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Media Releases COVID-19

Media Releases from the previous administrations are available in the Archive section of our website.
Monday, July 20, 2020 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON - Aduanas y Protección Fronteriza de los Estados Unidos anunció hoy que los centros de inscripción de los programas de Viajero de Confianza...

Monday, July 20, 2020 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced today that Trusted Traveler Programs enrollment centers will remain closed until at least...

Wednesday, July 15, 2020 | Local Media Release

MOBILE, AL—U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Officers at the Area Port of Mobile recently intercepted more than $120K worth of mislabeled and...

Thursday, July 9, 2020 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) today released the agency’s operational update for June 2020, which includes CBP’s actions to prevent...

Wednesday, July 8, 2020 | Local Media Release

VANCOUVER — U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced today that it will no longer conduct Trusted Traveler Programs interviews at the Vancouver Urban...

Wednesday, July 1, 2020 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON — CBP decided today to postpone the previously announced reopening of Trusted Traveler Programs Enrollment Centers until at least August 10, 2020...

Friday, June 26, 2020 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON — U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced today plans to reopen Trusted Traveler Programs enrollment centers in early July. The reopening...

Wednesday, June 17, 2020 | Local Media Release

NEW ORLEANS— U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers assigned to the Ports of New Orleans and Shreveport seized more...

Friday, June 12, 2020 | Local Media Release

BIRMINGHAM, AL — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers assigned to the Port of Birmingham discovered nearly 500 unregistered non-contact and...

Friday, June 12, 2020 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) today released the agency’s operational update for May 2020, which included CBP’s actions to prevent...

Friday, June 5, 2020 | Local Media Release

BALTIMORE – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers in Philadelphia seized 10,000 unapprovcd KN-95 respirator masks Thursday, and have continued...

Friday, June 5, 2020 | National Media Release
CBP continues to seize unapproved COVID-19 test kits nationwide.

WASHINGTON — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) continues to identify and seize a...

Monday, June 1, 2020 | Local Media Release

JACKSON, MS—U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the Port of Vicksburg/Jackson recently seized two shipments of more than 2,000 Lainhua...

Monday, June 1, 2020 | Local Media Release

JACKSON, MS—U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the Port of Vicksburg/Jackson recently seized two shipments of more than 2,000 Lainhua...

Friday, May 29, 2020 | National Media Release
CBP Officers at ATL facilitate the return of inadmissible  Korean passengers.
Image by Ken Hodgkins

ATLANTA – An intricate scheme by a large group of...

Thursday, May 28, 2020 | Local Media Release

SEATTLE — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) seized 360 pills Wednesday of unauthorized influenza treatments being marketed to treat COVID-19.

CBP...
Tuesday, May 26, 2020 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON — U.S. Customs and Border Protection has extended the temporary closure of Trusted Traveler Program enrollment centers until at least July 6,...

Thursday, May 21, 2020 | Local Media Release

EL PASO, Texas – Since the beginning of the pandemic, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers have seen an increase in unapproved, counterfeit, or...

Friday, May 15, 2020 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON – Despite the COVID-19 pandemic and implementation of several CBP policies and travel restrictions to prevent the spread of the disease, human...

Friday, May 15, 2020 | Local Media Release

WILD HORSE, Mont. — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Office of Field Operations Area Port of Sweetgrass announces that the return to summer hours at...

Friday, May 15, 2020 | Local Media Release

LANCASTER, Minn. — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Office of Field Operations Area Port of Pembina announces that the return to summer hours at the...

Friday, May 15, 2020 | Local Media Release

CHIEF MOUNTAIN, Mont. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Office of Field Operations Area Port of Sweetgrass announces the delay of the opening of...

Monday, May 11, 2020 | Local Media Release

BALTIMORE – As the nation’s leading border security agency, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at Ports of Entry across the Baltimore Field...

Wednesday, May 6, 2020 | Local Media Release

EL PASO, Texas – U.S. Customs and Border Protection reminds the public that travel restrictions announced in March and extended on April 20 remain in place...

Tuesday, May 5, 2020 | Local Media Release

ROCHESTER, N.Y. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers seized counterfeit COVID-19 test kits during the inspection of express-consignment...

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