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Media Releases from the previous administrations are available in the Archive section of our website.
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 — A partir del 30 de diciembre de 2020, el personal de Aduanas y Protección Fronteriza (CBP) de EE. UU., en todos los puertos de entrada...

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 16, 2020 | National Media Release

LONDON - The United States and the United Kingdom concluded a Customs Mutual Assistance Agreement (CMAA) today to further enhance bilateral efforts...

Tuesday, December 15, 2020 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON - U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced today that the 2021 Customs Broker Triennial Status Report and fee submission period for all...

Monday, December 7, 2020 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON — U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced today that it modified a Withhold Release Order (WRO) such that bone black produced by Bonechar...

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...

Tuesday, November 24, 2020 | National Media Release
CBP Officers at LAX seized a shipment of counterfeit designer footwear,
purses, scarves and wallets worth nearly $5 million in September 2020.

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Tuesday, November 10, 2020 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and Singapore Customs signed a historic letter of intent today that will enable closer cooperation in...

Monday, November 9, 2020 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON— U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced today 15 tentative selections for new reimbursable services agreements that will promote cross-...

Friday, October 30, 2020 | National Media Release

Recently, leadership from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), and the U.S. Immigration and Customs...

Wednesday, October 28, 2020 | Local Media Release

BOSTON – On October 23, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers in Boston seized three counterfeit Rolex watches and one counterfeit Richard Mille...

Tuesday, October 27, 2020 | Local Media Release

ST. THOMAS, Virgin Islands - U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) embarked on an automated cargo...

Thursday, October 22, 2020 | Local Media Release

CINCINNATI— U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers in Cincinnati seized 11 counterfeit Richard Mille watches originating from Hong Kong and...

Thursday, October 22, 2020 | Local Media Release

LOUISVILLE, Ky—During the last 12 months, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Officers in Louisville, KY have, on a nightly basis, seized counterfeit...

Wednesday, October 21, 2020 | Local Media Release

MINNEAPOLIS— U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers in Minneapolis recently seized almost 2,500 unapproved tire rims exported from Thailand.

On...

Wednesday, October 21, 2020 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON—In Fiscal Year (FY) 2020, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) prevented importers from evading $287 million in duties owed to the U.S....

Friday, October 16, 2020 | Local Media Release

ALEXANDRIA BAY, N.Y. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the Alexandria Bay Port of Entry seized more than 2,400 glass smoking pipes as...

Thursday, October 1, 2020 | Local Media Release

BALTIMORE – Customs and Border Protection’s Area Port of Baltimore expedited the clearance of two huge pharmaceutical rubber stopper presses at Baltimore...

Wednesday, September 30, 2020 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON— A partir del 30 de septiembre en todos los puertos de entrada de los Estados Unidos, Aduanas y Protección Fronteriza (CBP) detendrá el aceite de...

Wednesday, September 30, 2020 | National Media Release

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

Thursday, September 24, 2020 | Local Media Release

LOUISVILLE, Ky—In one night U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers in Louisville seized five shipments containing counterfeit designer apparel...

Wednesday, September 23, 2020 | National Media Release
Unapproved pills seized by CBP in Indianapolis during Mega  Flex

WASHINGTON — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced today that Operation Mega...

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