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Media Releases from the previous administrations are available in the Archive section of our website.
Monday, August 3, 2020 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has issued an administrative ruling that will clarify the duty-free exemption status of certain low-...

Saturday, August 1, 2020 | National Media Release

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

Friday, July 31, 2020 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON – The Technology Modernization Fund (TMF) awarded $15 million to U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) this week to replace the Automated...

Tuesday, July 21, 2020 | Local Media Release

MIAMI— U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) import specialists reeled in $7.6 million since May in duties from 676 shipments of imported tilapia, thanks...

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 1, 2020 | National Media Release

NEWARK, NJ —U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the Port of New York/Newark detained a shipment of products/accessories suspected to be...

Tuesday, June 30, 2020 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON—U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced today that it will implement the landmark United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) at 12:...

Monday, June 29, 2020 | Local Media Release
CBP Fort Street Cargo Facility

DETROIT— U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s (CBP) Office of Field Operations allows commercial truck carriers to prepay the...

Wednesday, June 17, 2020 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON - A partir del 17 de junio en todos los puertos de entrada de Estados Unidos, Aduanas y Protección Fronteriza (CBP, por sus siglas en inglés) se...

Wednesday, June 17, 2020 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON — Effective June 17 at all U.S. ports of entry, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) will detain imported merchandise made wholly or in part...

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

LOUISVILLE, Ky— U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Officers in Louisville intercepted a shipment containing an ancient amber glass bottle shipped from...

Wednesday, June 3, 2020 | Local Media Release

DETROIT— U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has effectively grounded more than 4,600 remote controlled helicopter drones at the Fort Street Cargo...

Tuesday, June 2, 2020 | Local Media Release

LOUISVILLE, Ky—U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Officers in Louisville intercepted 170 counterfeit championship rings arriving from China and...

Thursday, May 28, 2020 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON — U.S. Customs and Border Protection modified a withhold release order (WRO) today such that gold imported from the Democratic Republic of the...

Tuesday, May 12, 2020 | Local Media Release

SAVANNAH, GA. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the Savannah Seaport seized 5,000 stuffed toy ducks after...

Monday, May 11, 2020 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON— To help coordinate implementation of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, which enters into force on July 1, U.S. Customs and Border...

Sunday, April 19, 2020 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON — President Trump signed an Executive Order on April 18 to provide additional economic support for U.S. businesses, including critical supply...

Monday, March 30, 2020 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON — U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced today 10 tentative selections for new reimbursable services agreements that will promote cross-...

Tuesday, March 24, 2020 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON— U.S. Customs and Border Protection revoked the Withhold Release Order for rubber gloves imported by WRP Asia Pacific Sdn. Bhd. yesterday.

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Friday, February 28, 2020 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON — U.S. Customs and Border Protection is testing innovative blockchain solutions and specifications to enhance the agency’s ability to protect...

Thursday, January 30, 2020 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON — U.S. Customs and Border Protection released its annual Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 trade and travel report today....

Wednesday, January 8, 2020 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is announcing the selection of nine entities for the Section 321 Data Pilot.

The Section 321...

Wednesday, December 11, 2019 | Local Media Release

CHAMPLAIN, N.Y. - During a three week period, Agriculture Specialists with U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) searched...

Thursday, December 5, 2019 | Local Media Release

CHAMPLAIN, N.Y. - U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers seized 190 toy finger puppets after it was determined that...

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