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

Monday, April 15, 2019 | Local Media Release
TUCSON, Ariz. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is reminding travelers that the Easter Holiday may result in delays at the border.  This season is one of the busiest travel weeks of the year at Arizona ports of entry.  CBP would like to...
Tuesday, March 26, 2019 | Local Media Release
PHILADELPHIA – With the busy summer travel season quickly approaching, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) authorities announce the launch March 26 of Mobile Passport Control. Mobile Passport Control...
Monday, March 18, 2019 | Local Media Release
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - Oficiales de Aduanas y Protección Fronteriza de Estados Unidos arrestaron el viernes a un extranjero intentando abordar un vuelo en el Aeropuerto Internacional Luis Muñoz Marín hacia la ciudad de Nueva York, haciendo uso de...
Monday, March 18, 2019 | Local Media Release
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – U.S. Customs and Border Protection Officers arrested Friday an alien man using fraudulent documents prior to boarding a domestic flight at the Luis Munoz Marin International Airport bound to the city of New York. Juan...
Wednesday, March 6, 2019 | Local Media Release
TECATE, Calif.  — CBP officials at the Tecate port of entry are advising that the I-94 travel permit application process will change in the near future.  Citizens of Mexico who require I-94 travel permits will only be allowed to obtain the document...
Thursday, February 21, 2019 | 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...
Thursday, February 21, 2019 | Local Media Release
STERLING, Virginia — Valentine’s Day may have passed a week ago, but that didn’t stop a woman from presenting chocolate to U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at Washington Dulles International Airport Monday. Only problem was this...
Wednesday, February 20, 2019 | Local Media Release
BALTIMORE – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers ordered three Jamaican men to be removed Tuesday at Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport for coming to the United States to work without authorization at a...
Friday, December 21, 2018 | Local Media Release
BALTIMORE — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers arrested a Virginia man Sunday at the Baltimore Cruise Terminal who was wanted in Portsmouth, Virginia on five felony charges. CBP officers arrested Corey D. Armistead, 29, as he...
Friday, December 21, 2018 | Local Media Release
STERLING, Virginia — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers seized nearly $57,000 in unreported currency from a Benin couple Thursday at Washington Dulles International Airport. The couple, who arrived on a flight from Belgium, initially...
Thursday, December 20, 2018 | Local Media Release
SARLES, N.D. — U.S. Customs and Border Protection will adjust the hours of operation at the Sarles and Hansboro port of entry (POE), effective Jan. 6.  The Sarles POE will implement an alternate schedule while hours at the Hansboro POE will be 8 a.m...
Friday, December 14, 2018 | Local Media Release
PHILADELPHIA – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers seized anabolic steroids from a Dutch man Wednesday at Philadelphia International Airport. The man, whose name CBP is not releasing because he was not criminally charged, arrived on a...
Wednesday, December 12, 2018 | Local Media Release
BALTIMORE -- Holiday travel can be exciting but also hectic and stressful.  U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is reminding travelers planning trips to the United States during the holidays to make sure they have their proper documents and to...
Friday, December 7, 2018 | Local Media Release
STERLING, Virginia — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers seized nearly $53,000 during two outbound currency examinations Thursday at Washington Dulles International Airport. CBP is not releasing the travelers’ names because none were...
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 preparation for the migrant caravan, which may lead to a temporary suspension of port...
Wednesday, November 21, 2018 | Local Media Release
TUCSON, Arizona - Aduanas y Protección Fronteriza de Estados Unidos exhortó a los viajeros que soliciten su I-94 lo antes posible para evitar demoras en la frontera de Arizona con México. Se emite el recordatorio a los transeúntes mexicanos que...
Wednesday, November 21, 2018 | Local Media Release
TUCSON, Ariz. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection is reminding travelers to apply for their I-94 as soon as possible to avoid delays at the Arizona-Mexico border. The reminder applies to travelers holding a Mexican border-crossing card, or “Laser...
Wednesday, November 21, 2018 | National Media Release
WASHINGTON—U.S. Customs and Border Protection encourages travelers to “Know Before You Go” when traveling to the United States or returning home during the holiday season. CBP officers at international airports, cruise terminals and land border...
Tuesday, November 20, 2018 | Local Media Release
EL PASO, Texas -- U.S. Customs and Border Protection is reminding those who are planning to cross the border during the Thanksgiving/Christmas/New Year’s holiday season to employ steps to expedite their crossing experience. CBP is also reminding...
Monday, November 19, 2018 | Local Media Release
LAREDO, Texas - La Oficina de Operaciones Aduaneras (OFO) de Aduanas y Protección de Fronteras de los EE. UU. En el Puerto de Entrada de Laredo alienta a los viajeros a planificar por adelantado, utilizan Ready Lanes y solicitan la paciencia del...
Monday, November 19, 2018 | Local Media Release
LAREDO, Texas– U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Office of Field Operations (OFO) at the Laredo Port of Entry encourages travelers to plan ahead, utilize Ready Lanes and asks for the public’s patience as CBP prepares to facilitate...
Monday, November 19, 2018 | Local Media Release
DETROIT- U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Office of Field Operations, advises travelers planning trips across Michigan border crossings with Canada about several steps that can be taken to expedite their arrival into the United States...
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 Los Angeles area directly. This is a unique opportunity for the people of Los Angeles and its...
Monday, October 22, 2018 | National Media Release
DAYTON, Ohio — U.S. Customs and Border Protection joined the Dayton International Airport (DAY) in a ribbon cutting ceremony for their new General Aviation Facility (GAF) on October 16. The new General Aviation Facility (GAF) in Dayton, Ohio opened...
Thursday, October 4, 2018 | Local Media Release
PHILADELPHIA -- Customs and Border Protection officers intercepted a Mexican impostor to a United States citizen’s passport at Philadelphia International Airport Sunday night. The woman, who arrived on a flight from Mexico City, Mexico, presented a...

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