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Media Releases from the previous administrations are available in the Archive section of our website.
Monday, August 5, 2019 | Local Media Release

PORT OF NEW YORK/NEWARK, NJ  — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and U. S. Coast Guard (USCG) at the Port...

Wednesday, July 17, 2019 | Local Media Release

SAVANNAH, GA. – On July 31, 1789 the Fifth Act of the First United States Congress created the U.S. Customs Service, to...

Wednesday, July 3, 2019 | Local Media Release
CBP demo at Trade Day 2018

DETROIT – U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s (CBP) Detroit Field Office will be hosting its 8th Annual Trade Day from 7:30 a.m...

Tuesday, July 2, 2019 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON - The United States signed a Customs Mutual Assistance Agreement (CMAA) with Tunisia Thursday marking a significant milestone in collaboration on...

Wednesday, June 26, 2019 | Local Media Release

PHILADELPHIA — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers seized 3,942 tires June 13 that were imported from China for violating National Highway...

Friday, June 21, 2019 | Local Media Release

NEW YORK — U.S. Customs and Border Protection and Cisco Systems partnered on an operation resulting in the seizure of counterfeit electronics entering the...

Friday, June 21, 2019 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Acting Commissioner John Sanders announced the reappointment/appointment of the CBP User Fee Advisory...

Friday, May 31, 2019 | Local Media Release

STERLING, Virginia – Consumers are likely to spend $1,000 or more to purchase the newest smartphone model. That’s a hefty price for an essential tool in...

Friday, May 3, 2019 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON- Después de más de dos años y medio de colaboración con la comunidad comercial, el Consorcio de Aduanas y el Comercio Contra el Terrorismo (CTPAT...

Friday, May 3, 2019 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON—After over two and a half years of collaboration with the trade community, U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s Customs Trade Partnership Against...

Tuesday, February 12, 2019 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON - El 1ero de marzo de 2019, en el Auditorio Herbert Hoover del Departamento de Comercio de Estados Unidos, la Oficina de Comercio Internacional...

Tuesday, February 12, 2019 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON — Smelling roses with Valentine’s Day around the corner? Us too. This year, U.S. Customs and Border Protection expects to process more than one...

Tuesday, February 12, 2019 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON—On March 1, 2019, the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Office of Trade will hold a 21st Century Customs Framework (21CCF) public meeting...

Wednesday, February 6, 2019 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON—On February 4, 2019, U.S. Customs and Border Protection issued a withhold release order against tuna and tuna products from the Tunago No. 61...

Tuesday, December 11, 2018 | Local Media Release

HOUSTON – As the holidays approach, gift-givers may feel the pressure to wrap the perfect four-legged gift.

A CDC officer examines a puppy's teeth.

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Tuesday, December 4, 2018 | Local Media Release

BALTIMORE – In biblical references, residents feared the destructive arrival of the locust; however, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agriculture...

Tuesday, December 4, 2018 | Local Media Release

NEW YORK – They’re known as sneakers, but 9,024 pairs of counterfeit Nike sneakers could not sneak past alert U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP)...

Wednesday, November 28, 2018 | Local Media Release

TUCSON, Ariz. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection, along with the Department of Defense, will be conducting readiness exercises at the Port of Nogales in...

Wednesday, November 21, 2018 | Local Media Release

SAVANNAH, GA.— U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Office of Field Operations, at the Area Port of Savannah, showcased today a collection of cargo...

Wednesday, November 21, 2018 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON — With Black Friday and Cyber Monday fast approaching, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) would like to remind consumers that some of the...

Wednesday, November 7, 2018 | Local Media Release

PORT OF NEW YORK /NEWARK – Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Officers made a shocking discovery at the Port of New York/Newark: counterfeit wall chargers...

Thursday, November 1, 2018 | Local Media Release

LOS ANGELES— Starting today and closing on November 30th, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is accepting applications for officer positions in the...

Tuesday, October 2, 2018 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON—U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced today 17 tentative selections for new reimbursable services agreements to promote economic growth in...

Tuesday, September 11, 2018 | Local Media Release

BALTIMORE – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) in the Mid-Atlantic states is preparing for Hurricane Florence.

Hurricane Florence. NOAA photo.

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Monday, August 20, 2018 | Local Media Release

TACOMA, Wash. — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Office of Field Operations officers seized a shipment of more than 300 potentially unsafe...

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