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

Friday, April 13, 2018 | Local Media Release
BUFFALO, N.Y. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection has added the Buffalo Field Office to the list of locations now using the new Reporting Offsite Arrival-Mobile (ROAM) application for small boat reporting.  CBP Air and Marine Operations vesselon...
Thursday, April 12, 2018 | Local Media Release
PHILADELPHIA — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers seized $152,342 in unreported currency from two men who recently departed Philadelphia International Airport. CBP is not releasing the travelers’ names because none was criminally...
Tuesday, April 3, 2018 | National Media Release
WASHINGTON- Aduanas y Protección Fronteriza de Estados Unidos (CBP, por sus siglas en inglés) anunció hoy una meta histórica al inscribirse 5 millones de participantes en su programa emblemático de Viajero de Confianza, Global Entry, que proporciona...
Tuesday, April 3, 2018 | National Media Release
WASHINGTON—U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced a membership enrollment milestone today for its flagship Trusted Traveler Program, Global Entry, with more than 5 million members now receiving expedited clearance. Global Entry provides...
Monday, April 2, 2018 | Local Media Release
BALTIMORE — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Office of Field Operations (OFO) at Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport assessed a $500 zero tolerance penalty to a U.S. woman on March 26 after officers found marijuana...
Thursday, March 29, 2018 | Local Media Release
PEMBINA, N.D. — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Office of Field Operations announces that the Pembina Global Entry enrollment center will be open on Fridays during the month of April. During the month of April, the Global Entry enrollment...
Thursday, March 29, 2018 | Local Media Release
BALTIMORE — Summer is quickly approaching, which means the return of the busy summer travel season and a higher density of travelers at U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) federal inspection stations in Mid-Atlantic airports. CBP encourages...
Thursday, March 29, 2018 | Local Media Release
ST. ALBANS, VT — U.S. Customs and Border Protection is reminding travelers that there will be increased traffic volumes associated with Good Friday and Easter weekend beginning March 30; however there are a number of tips to help expedite cross-...
Wednesday, March 28, 2018 | Local Media Release
BUFFALO, N.Y. – Easter is one of the busiest travel holidays, and U.S. Customs and Border Protection is expecting an increase in border traffic.  Travelers planning trips across the border should anticipate delays due to heavy traffic, and be aware...
Thursday, March 15, 2018 | Local Media Release
INDIANAPOLIS— U.S. Customs and Border Protection and the Indianapolis Airport Authority announced today that two Global Entry kiosk are now in operation for travelers arriving from international destinations. New Global Entry kiosks nowoperational ...
Thursday, March 8, 2018 | Local Media Release
STERLING, Va., — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) seized more than $56,000 in unreported currency from three groups of Ghana- and Turkey-bound travelers at Washington Dulles International Airport this week. Travelers may carry as much...
Thursday, March 8, 2018 | Local Media Release
BALTIMORE – Trogoderma granarium, commonly known as Khapra beetle, is one of the world’s most destructive insect pests of stored grains, cereals and seeds, and it presents potentially crippling economic consequences to grain and cereal exporters...
Thursday, March 1, 2018 | Local Media Release
ATLANTA – Fifteen years ago, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) became a Cabinet-level department to coordinate and oversee a national strategy to prevent terrorist and terrorist weapons from entering the United States. CBP officer on duty at...
Thursday, March 1, 2018 | Local Media Release
STERLING, Va. — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers intercepted a male Cameroon impostor posing as a South African national at Washington Dulles International Airport Friday. CBP is withholding the man’s name because he was not...
Thursday, February 22, 2018 | National Media Release
WASHINGTON—U.S. Customs and Border Protection has released an electronic version of Form I-736 for visitors destined for Guam or the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI) who are participating in the Guam-CNMI Visa Waiver Program (VWP...
Thursday, February 22, 2018 | Local Media Release
BUFFALO, NY. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection has released the 2017 Trade and Travel Report. U.S. Customs and Border Protection employees from the Buffalo Field Office, Office of Field Operations, had a successful fiscal year in 2017, which...
Friday, February 16, 2018 | Local Media Release
STERLING, Va. — A Sudanese man was arrested Tuesday by Metropolitan Washington Airport Authority (MWAA) Police after U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers discovered narcotics in his checked baggage at Washington Dulles International...
Friday, February 16, 2018 | Local Media Release
BALTIMORE — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Office of Field Operations (OFO) at Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport assessed a $500 zero tolerance penalty to a U.S. man Monday after officers found marijuana and non-...
Wednesday, February 14, 2018 | Local Media Release
STERLING, Va., — U.S. federal law is clear in regards to international travelers reporting to Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers all currency and other monetary instruments they possess during a CBP arrival or departure inspection.  CBP...
Tuesday, February 13, 2018 | National Media Release
WASHINGTON—International travel and trade continued to grow in FY2017 as U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) incorporated innovation and implemented new technologies to expedite the processing of a record number of air travelers and goods...
Monday, February 12, 2018 | Local Media Release
LAREDO, TEXAS – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Office of Field Operations, Laredo Port of Entry officials would like to advise the traveling public that all vehicular traffic at Juarez-Lincoln Bridge will be temporarily halted the morning...
Wednesday, February 7, 2018 | Local Media Release
STERLING, Va. — U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers continue to enforce a variety of U.S. laws at Washington Dulles International Airport, including intercepting a Ghanaian impostor, and seizing $11,822 of unreported currency from a Vietnam-...
Wednesday, February 7, 2018 | Local Media Release
BROWNSVILLE, Texas–U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Office of Field Operations (OFO) at the Port of Brownsville is advising the traveling public that the Los Indios International Bridge currently undergoing renovations of the canopy and...
Friday, February 2, 2018 | National Media Release
SAN FRANCISCO — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) met with representatives from several privacy advocacy groups last week to discuss CBP’s Biometric Entry/Exit Program. Deputy Executive Assistant Commissioner, Office of Field Operations, John...
Tuesday, January 23, 2018 | Local Media Release
MIAMI – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and the Government of the Cayman Islands reached an agreement Tuesday to implement a pilot program that will permit screening of passengers traveling from the Miami International Airport (MIA) to the...

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