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Media Releases COVID-19

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Monday, November 15, 2021 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) today released operational statistics for October 2021, which can be viewed online here.

“CBP’s...

Monday, November 8, 2021 | Local Media Release

BALTIMORE - U.S. Customs and Border Protection reminds travelers that, starting today, foreign nationals boarding flights to Baltimore Washington (BWI),...

Friday, October 22, 2021 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) today released operational statistics for September 2021, which can be...

Tuesday, October 5, 2021 | Local Media Release

CHICAGO— U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers working at the International Mail Facility at Chicago O’Hare are still seizing counterfeit COVID-...

Wednesday, September 29, 2021 | Local Media Release

CHICAGO— For the second time in September, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers working at the International Mail Facility at Chicago O’Hare...

Thursday, September 16, 2021 | Local Media Release

CINCINNATI–As the country continues to grapple with the COVID-19 pandemic, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the Port of Cincinnati...

Wednesday, September 15, 2021 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) today released operational statistics for August 2021, which can be viewed online...

Wednesday, September 15, 2021 | Local Media Release

PITTSBURGH – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers seized the second of two shipments of counterfeit COVID-19 vaccination cards in Pittsburgh on...

Tuesday, September 7, 2021 | Local Media Release

CHICAGO— U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers working at the International Mail Facility at Chicago O’Hare recently seized 19 counterfeit COVID...

Friday, August 13, 2021 | Local Media Release

MEMPHIS — U.S. Customs and Border Protection Officers (CBPOs) working at the port of Memphis flagged a suspicious shipment coming from...

Thursday, August 12, 2021 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) today released operational statistics for July 2021, which can be viewed online...

Monday, July 19, 2021 | Local Media Release

LA GRULLA, Texas – Rio Grande City Border Patrol Station (RGC) agents apprehended 736 migrants in three large groups in La...

Friday, July 16, 2021 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) today released operational statistics for June 2021, which can be viewed here....

Tuesday, July 6, 2021 | Local Media Release

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Chicago – Straż Graniczna Stanów Zjednoczonych (CBP) ogłosiła...

Tuesday, July 6, 2021 | Local Media Release

غیر ضروری تاخیر سے بچنے کے لئے بین الاقوامی مسافروں کو کیا \"جاننے کی ضرورت ہے\"

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Tuesday, July 6, 2021 | Local Media Release

ما هي المعلومات المطلوب معرفتها لتجنب التأخير خلال السفر الدولي ؟

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Wednesday, June 9, 2021 | National Media Release

*Updated 6/29/2021 based on an internal review of CBP's forced labor enforcement data that found the total value of goods targeted under Withhold Release...

Tuesday, May 11, 2021 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) today released operational statistics for April 2021, which can be viewed here.

“CBP...

Thursday, April 8, 2021 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) today released operational statistics for March 2021, which can be viewed here.

“CBP has...

Monday, March 29, 2021 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced today that it has directed personnel at all U.S. ports of entry to begin seizing disposable...

Friday, March 12, 2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents in the Rio Grande Valley are commonly encountering families and unaccompanied alien children being smuggled into...

Wednesday, March 10, 2021 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) today released operational statistics for February 2021, which can be viewed here.

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Thursday, February 4, 2021 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON — U.S. Customs and Border Protection today released the Trade and Travel Report: Fiscal Year 2020, which describes measures the agency took to...

Thursday, February 4, 2021 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON—Effective Feb. 2, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is enforcing the requirement that travelers wear face masks at all air, land and sea...