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Media Releases from the previous administrations are available in the Archive section of our website.
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 26, 2021 | Local Media Release

PITTSBURGH – There are likely to be some perturbed plundering pirates pillaging around Pittsburgh, but U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) only wants...

Thursday, February 18, 2021 | Local Media Release

LOUISVILLE, Ky— U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers in Louisville  seized a large shipment carrying various counterfeit items on Feb 11. The...

Thursday, February 18, 2021 | Local Media Release

CINCINNATI–-Last Thursday, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers in Cincinnati seized 450 boxes of counterfeit 3M surgical masks; each box...

Thursday, February 11, 2021 | Local Media Release

CINCINNATI—Last Thursday, February 4, Cincinnati CBP officers seized 41 ½ pounds, approximately 17,400 pills, of Viagra in a large shipment headed to an...

Friday, February 5, 2021 | Local Media Release

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — U.S. Customs and Border Protection released Thursday the Trade and Travel Report: Fiscal Year 2020,...

Thursday, February 4, 2021 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, Texas – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers and agriculture specialists at Laredo Field Office ports of entry processed more than $180.9...

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...

Tuesday, February 2, 2021 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON – As Valentine’s Day approaches, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agriculture specialists around the country are preparing for the day of...

Thursday, January 21, 2021 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON — The United States and the United Kingdom have concluded an arrangement to formally recognize one another’s authorized economic operator...

Wednesday, January 13, 2021 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON — Effective January 13 at all U.S. ports of entry, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) will detain cotton products and tomato products...

Thursday, December 31, 2020 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON — Effective December 31, 2020, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) personnel at all U.S. ports of entry will detain tuna and other seafood...

Wednesday, December 30, 2020 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON — Effective December 30, 2020, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) personnel at all U.S. ports of entry will detain palm oil and products...

Wednesday, December 2, 2020 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Homeland Security announced today that U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) personnel at all U.S. ports of entry...