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Media Releases from the previous administrations are available in the Archive section of our website.
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...

Friday, November 22, 2019 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON – The Border Interagency Executive Council confirmed its new vice-chair, Aurelia Skipwith, during its quarterly meeting on Nov. 18.

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Tuesday, November 19, 2019 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON—U.S. Customs and Border Protection has collected $3,320,425 from Satisloh, an importer of machinery used in the production of optical lenses...

Tuesday, November 12, 2019 | Local Media Release

LOS ANGELES— U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers assigned to Ontario International Airport (ONT) express air cargo operations in Ontario,...

Monday, November 4, 2019 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON— U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced today 11 tentative selections for new reimbursable services agreements to promote economic growth...

Friday, November 1, 2019 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON—U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) issued a withhold release order on tobacco from Malawi and products containing tobacco from Malawi. The...

Wednesday, October 23, 2019 | Local Media Release

NEW ORLEANS—For the third straight year, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), New Orleans Field Office has partnered with Homeland Security...

Tuesday, October 8, 2019 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON—The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Office of Trade and the Department of Commerce (Commerce) Office of Enforcement and Compliance  ...

Thursday, October 3, 2019 | Local Media Release

PHILADELPHIA – One priority of U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s (CBP) trade enforcement mission is consumer protection. CBP seizes all sorts of...

Tuesday, October 1, 2019 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) issued five Withhold Release Orders (WROs) covering five different...

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