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Thursday, September 9, 2021 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON — U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced today that it has modified the forced labor Finding on Top Glove Corporation Bhd.  Effective...

Wednesday, August 25, 2021 | Local Media Release

BALTIMORE - U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers in Baltimore seized 550 rubber tires from Malaysia on Thursday for...

Wednesday, August 4, 2021 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON — Effective August 4, 2021, U.S. Customs and Border Protection personnel at all U.S. ports of entry will detain tuna and other seafood harvested...

Monday, July 26, 2021 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Customs and Border Protection has modified a Withhold Release Order on imports of carpets and hand-knotted products from Nepal. Effective...

Tuesday, July 20, 2021 | Local Media Release

PEMBINA, N.D. — U.S. Customs and Border Protection Agriculture Specialists (CBPAS) issued 246 emergency action notifications during...

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....

Wednesday, June 30, 2021 | Local Media Release

SANTA TERESA, N.M. — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), the General Services Administration (GSA), and TPI Composites, Inc. announced a formal...

Thursday, June 24, 2021 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON — Today, Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro N. Mayorkas announced that DHS’s U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP)...

Monday, June 21, 2021 | Local Media Release

STERLING, Va. – The reviews are in and critics are raving about the recent encore performance by U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at Washington...

Monday, June 21, 2021 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON — U.S. Customs and Border Protection has selected Ms. AnnMarie R. Highsmith as Executive Assistant Commissioner and Mr. John P. Leonard as Deputy...

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...

Wednesday, June 9, 2021 | Local Media Release

CINCINNATI–-On May 13th, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers in Cincinnati intercepted two large shipments of Bluetooth audio devices and...

Friday, May 28, 2021 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON — Today, Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro N. Mayorkas announced that U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) issued a Withhold...

Thursday, May 27, 2021 | Local Media Release

NOGALES - On April 16, U.S. Customs and Border Protection Officers Task Force Officers (TFO) and special agents with Homeland Security Investigations (HSI)...

Thursday, May 27, 2021 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON — U.S. Customs and Border Protection and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce announced a joint initiative today to prevent the importation of...

Monday, May 24, 2021 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON — U.S. Customs and Border Protection has modified an existing Withhold Release Order on imports of tobacco from Malawi.

Effective May 21,...

Thursday, May 20, 2021 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON — U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced a new formal partnership arrangement with NIKE, Inc. today as part of the Donations Acceptance...

Thursday, May 20, 2021 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON — U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced three tentative selections today for new reimbursable services agreements that will enhance...

Wednesday, May 12, 2021 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) unveiled a $46 million dollar initiative today to enhance the security and efficiency of rail cargo...

Monday, May 10, 2021 | Local Media Release

CINCINNATI–-On May 5, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers in Cincinnati seized a shipment of jewelry deemed to be counterfeit by CBP’s Centers...

Wednesday, May 5, 2021 | National Media Release
CBP personnel in Miami inspect cut flower imports

WASHINGTON — U.S. Customs and Border Protection agriculture specialists are working round the clock to...

Tuesday, May 4, 2021 | Local Media Release

CINCINNATI — On April 30, U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers seized two large shipments of fake merchandise that arrived at the Port of Cincinnati...

Tuesday, May 4, 2021 | National Media Release
Executive Director  Ana Hinojosa and Deputy Executive Director
Eric Choy lead the CBP team selected as a 2021 Sammies finalist.
 

WASHINGTON — The...

Friday, April 30, 2021 | National Media Release
CBP Chicago seized $636K of counterfeit designer handbags in March.

WASHINGTON — U.S. Customs and Border Protection is reminding consumers to be alert for...

Tuesday, April 27, 2021 | Local Media Release

CINCINNATI— On April 26, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers in Cincinnati seized 9,377 pieces of jewelry from a shipment originating in China...

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