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Thursday, August 16, 2018 | Local Media Release
STERLING, Va., – Parents of infants cherish the milestone when they can start adding solid food to their baby’s formula diet, but the pork sausages that U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agriculture specialists discovered concealed inside an...
Tuesday, August 14, 2018 | Local Media Release
LAREDO, Texas – Aduanas y Protección Fronteriza de Estados Unidos en el Puerto de Entrada de Laredo informó que a partir del lunes 20 de agosto el tráfico vehicular hacia el norte procesado en el Puente Puerta a las Américas será SENTRI / Viajero de...
Tuesday, August 14, 2018 | Local Media Release
LAREDO, Texas –U.S. Customs and Border Protection at Laredo Port of Entry advised that effective Monday, Aug. 20 northbound vehicular traffic processed at Gateway to the Americas Bridge will be SENTRI/Trusted Traveler only from 6 a.m. to 9 a.m....
Thursday, August 9, 2018 | Local Media Release
STERLING, Va., — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers seized $169,431 during seven recent violations of federal currency reporting laws at Washington Dulles International Airport. Some unreported currency CBP officersdiscovered July 30...
Monday, August 6, 2018 | National Media Release
San José, Calif. - Mineta San José International Airport (SJC) and U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced today its partnership in using facial recognition technology to process arriving international travelers to secure and enhance the...
Friday, August 3, 2018 | Local Media Release
CAROLINA, Puerto Rico – U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s (CBP) San Juan Area Port announced Thursday that Fixed Base Operator (FBO) Airport Aviation Services (AAS) opened a new general aviation processing facility at the Luis Munoz Marin...
Thursday, July 26, 2018 | National Media Release
WASHINGTON—On July 24, President Donald J. Trump signed into law H.R.5956, the Northern Mariana Islands U.S. Workforce Act of 2018. Effective immediately, CW visa holders may be admitted in Guam when in transit to the Commonwealth of the Northern...
Wednesday, July 25, 2018 | Local Media Release
CAROLINA, Puerto Rico - El Puerto del Área de San Juan de Aduanas y Protección Fronteriza de Estados Unidos participó junto con Aerostar Airport Holdings, la Compañía de Turismo de Puerto Rico, la Autoridad de Puertos, Jet Blue Airways y el Gobierno...
Wednesday, July 25, 2018 | Local Media Release
CAROLINA, Puerto Rico – U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s (CBP) San Juan Area Port participated along with Aerostar Airport Holdings, the Puerto Rico Tourism Company, the Puerto Rico Port Authority, Jet Blue Airways and the Municipal Government...
Friday, July 20, 2018 | Local Media Release
STERLING, Va. — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers arrested a Swedish man wanted on attempted murder charges in Austria at Washington Dulles International Airport Wednesday. CBP officers arrested Mamodou Secka, 40, of Farsta, Sweden,...
Monday, July 16, 2018 | Local Media Release
GOAT HAUNT, Mont. — As part of U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s (CBP) comprehensive effort to improve the security of our nation's borders while enhancing legitimate travel, CBP has launched the Reporting Offsite Arrival – Mobile (ROAM) app for...
Sunday, July 15, 2018 | Local Media Release
BALTIMORE – As part of U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s (CBP) comprehensive effort to improve the security of our nation's borders while enhancing legitimate travel, CBP has launched the Reporting Offsite Arrival – Mobile (ROAM) app and added...
Friday, July 13, 2018 | Local Media Release
NEW ORLEANS, La--The New Orleans Field office of U.S Customs and Border Protection met with Fort Lauderdale and New Orleans representatives from the Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) July 12, 2018 to discuss coastwise laws, specifically...
Friday, July 6, 2018 | Local Media Release
STERLING, Va., — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers seized nearly $91,819 during five recent violations of federal reporting laws at Washington Dulles International Airport. Travelers may carry as much currency as they wish into and...
Tuesday, July 3, 2018 | Local Media Release
Chicago — When visiting other countries, many people want to bring back souvenirs to remember their time spent abroad. Whether it is small trinkets, pictures, or memories, there are some things you just cannot bring back. Agricultural Specialists...
Monday, July 2, 2018 | Local Media Release
DETROIT –As part of U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s (CBP) comprehensive effort to improve the security of our nation's borders while enhancing legitimate travel, CBP has launched the Reporting Offsite Arrival – Mobile (ROAM) app and added...
Friday, June 29, 2018 | Local Media Release
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - Con el esfuerzo integral de Aduanas y Protección Fronteriza (CBP) para mejorar la seguridad de las fronteras de nuestra nación y mejorar los viajes legítimos, CBP anuncia hoy la implementación de la aplicación Reporting...
Friday, June 29, 2018 | Local Media Release
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – With U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s (CBP) comprehensive effort to improve the security of our nation's borders while enhancing legitimate travel, CBP announces today the implementation of the Reporting Offsite Arrival...
Wednesday, June 27, 2018 | Local Media Release
PEMBINA, N.D. — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is reminding travelers planning trips across the border into the United States during the upcoming holidays to make sure they have proper documents and to anticipate heavy traffic.  Border...
Thursday, June 21, 2018 | National Media Release
WASHINGTON—U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced the integration of facial biometrics into Global Entry as the program celebrates 10 years of expedited clearance for pre-approved, low-risk travelers arriving in the United States. CBP launched...
Thursday, June 21, 2018 | National Media Release
ORLANDO—U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and Greater Orlando Aviation Authority (GOAA) announced today joint efforts to advance the biometric exit mandate and transform the traveler experience at Orlando International Airport (MCO).  MCO is...
Friday, June 15, 2018 | National Media Release
WASHINGTON — U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced today 20 tentative selections for new reimbursable services agreements to promote economic growth in cross-border trade and travel across the country. U.S. Customs and Border...
Thursday, June 14, 2018 | Local Media Release
PITTSBURGH – With the busy summer travel season upon us, U.S. Customs and Border Protection is pleased to announce that Pittsburgh International Airport today becomes the 26th U.S. airport to offer Mobile Passport Control to initiate the CBP...
Thursday, June 14, 2018 | Local Media Release
SWEETGRASS, Mont. — U.S. Customs and Border Protection Office of Field Operations is pleased announce the addition of Waterton, Alberta, to the list of pilot locations now using the new Reporting Offsite Arrival-Mobile (ROAM) application for...
Tuesday, June 12, 2018 | Local Media Release
PITTSBURGH – As the summer travel season begins in earnest, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) urges all international visitors to ensure they possess the appropriate U.S. travel visa for the purpose of their visit. Two women learned that...

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