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Media Releases from the previous administrations are available in the Archive section of our website.
Tuesday, September 19, 2017 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Customs and Border Protection welcomed the addition of the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) to the Commercial Targeting and...

Tuesday, September 12, 2017 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON— U.S. Customs and Border Protection will administer the first electronic Customs Broker License Examination on October 25. Interested applicants...

Monday, September 11, 2017 | Local Media Release

ATLANTA - U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Office of Field Operations,...

Friday, September 8, 2017 | Local Media Release

SAVANNAH, GA. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection at the Area Port of Savannah will cease trade operations on Friday, September 8, 2017 at 1700 due to...

Thursday, September 7, 2017 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON — The United States signed a Customs Mutual Assistance Agreement (CMAA) with Kuwait today marking a significant milestone in collaboration on...

Friday, August 18, 2017 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, Texas - Effective Monday August 21, World Trade Bridge will process all commodity lines. Hours of operation for both World Trade Bridge and Colombia...

Thursday, August 17, 2017 | Local Media Release
Representatives gathered in Laredo today
to formally dedicate a processing building
that will greatly help to facilitate
CBP/SAT joint rail...
Thursday, August 17, 2017 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) issued ten (10) decisions this week in Enforce and Protect Act (EAPA) investigations, concerning...

Monday, August 7, 2017 | Local Media Release

INTERNATIONAL FALLS, Minn. — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Office of Field Operations officers working at the International Falls Port of Entry (...

Wednesday, July 26, 2017 | Local Media Release

CHARLESTON, S.C. –U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Office of Field Operations, at Charleston seaport seized $121,442 worth of counterfeit children’...

Thursday, July 6, 2017 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON— The United States signed two Customs Mutual Assistance Agreements (CMAA) today with Bolivia and with Georgia marking a significant milestone in...

Wednesday, June 7, 2017 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON—U.S. Customs and Border Protection launched the “The Truth Behind Counterfeits” campaign today to raise awareness of the dangers and negative...

Monday, June 5, 2017 | National Media Release
Attendees participate in a general session
at U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s
2017 West Coast Trade Symposium held
in Scottsdale, Arizona,...
Monday, May 22, 2017 | Local Media Release

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) joined more than 100 members of the local trade community on Tuesday morning to share...

Friday, May 12, 2017 | Local Media Release

BALTIMORE – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agriculture specialists put an end to the globe-trotting ways of one Khapra beetle that arrived in...

Thursday, May 11, 2017 | Local Media Release

SAN DIEGO - U.S. Customs and Border Protection agriculture specialists are busy this week making sure that personal and commercial importations of Mother’s...

Thursday, May 4, 2017 | Local Media Release

CHARLESTON, S.C. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Office of Field Operations, at Charleston seaport announced the interceptions of a species of...

Monday, April 24, 2017 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON - U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced the recent seizure and destruction of a shipment of over 132 kilograms of prohibited yak...

Tuesday, April 18, 2017 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON—U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced today four proposals from the Anzalduas Bridge Board; Cameron County, Texas; the City of Donna...

Tuesday, April 11, 2017 | Local Media Release

CHARLESTON, S.C. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Office of Field Operations, at Charleston seaport seized an estimated $1.1 million in...

Friday, March 31, 2017 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON—U.S. Customs and Border Protection will begin to implement the Executive Order “Establishing Enhanced Collection and Enforcement of Antidumping...

Thursday, February 9, 2017 | Local Media Release

Norfolk, Virginia— U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the Norfolk Port of Entry seized two stolen cars worth over $140,000 that were...

Wednesday, February 8, 2017 | Local Media Release

MIAMI—Flowers are the most popular gift item during Valentine’s Day celebrations, but they could also be the hiding place for dangerous insects and diseases...

Tuesday, February 7, 2017 | Local Media Release

CHARLESTON, S.C. --- U.S. Customs and Border Protection at the Port of Charleston, SC recently completed seizure of more than $145,000 worth of potentially...

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