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Tuesday, October 22, 2019 | Local Media Release
PEMBINA, N.D. — U.S. Customs and Border Protection will hold informational town hall meetings to discuss proposed adjusted hours of operation at the Antler, Carbury and Maida Ports of Entry.  The Ports of Antler, Carbury and Maida were identified...
Wednesday, October 2, 2019 | Local Media Release
PHILADELPHIA – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers arrested a Philadelphia man at Philadelphia International Airport Monday who was wanted by the Philadelphia Police Department on rape charges. CBP officers detained Edgar Joel Vargas, 21,...
Tuesday, October 1, 2019 | Local Media Release
STERLING, Va. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers discovered cocaine concealed in parcels that a Honduran courier was delivering to an address in Maryland September 26 at Washington Dulles International Airport. Roving CBP officers...
Wednesday, September 25, 2019 | National Media Release
DETROIT — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) launched Simplified Arrival at Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW) today, September 25.  Simplified Arrival is modernizing international arrivals for air travelers and crew by automating processes...
Tuesday, September 24, 2019 | Local Media Release
STERLING, Va., – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) resumed the Mobile Passport Control option Monday at Washington Dulles International Airport. "Customs and Border Protection listened to concerns voiced by the traveling public and is pleased...
Friday, September 20, 2019 | Local Media Release
Fresh oranges, mooncakes, onions, rice crackers among items destroyed   DALLAS – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agriculture specialists from the Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) found a variety of prohibited plant and animal...
Tuesday, September 17, 2019 | Local Media Release
STERLING, Va., -- U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers intercepted an Indian national in possession of a fraudulent German passport Monday at Washington Dulles International Airport. The man was refused admission to the United States....
Tuesday, September 17, 2019 | Local Media Release
SEATTLE, Wash. — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) piloted the first facial debarkation of cruise ship passengers on the West Coast at Bell Street Cruise Terminal 66 on Saturday. During the processing of Norwegian Cruise Line’s (NCL) C/S...
Monday, September 9, 2019 | Local Media Release
National Park Service Closing Highway 17 Due to Anticipated Blizzard Conditions CHIEF MOUNTAIN, Mont. — U.S. Customs and Border Protection Office of Field Operations has been notified by the National Park Service that due to blizzard conditions and...
Sunday, September 8, 2019 | National Media Release
MIAMI – Conditions on Abaco and Grand Bahama Island remain difficult and human nature draws us to want to help, including in evacuation efforts, such as the story of the nearly 1,500 Hurricane Dorian survivors who arrived at the Port of Palm Beach,...
Saturday, September 7, 2019 | National Media Release
** Editor’s Note: Latest information and imagery of CBP’s Hurricane Dorian response efforts can be downloaded at the following links: Still photos (FLICKR): https://flic.kr/s/aHsmGzAteL Video (DVIDS): https://www.dvidshub.net/feature/cbpdorian...
Monday, August 26, 2019 | Local Media Release
PEMBINA, N.D. — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Office of Field Operations is reminding travelers planning trips across the border into the United States this holiday weekend to plan ahead and anticipate increased traffic volumes. Traffic...
Tuesday, August 13, 2019 | Local Media Release
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico-  La Oficina de Operaciones de Campo en San Juan de Aduanas y Protección Fronteriza (CBP) anuncio el martes la implementación del Control Móvil de Pasaporte (MPC, por sus siglas en ingles) en Puerto Rico.  Los ciudadanos...
Tuesday, August 13, 2019 | Local Media Release
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico —The San Juan Field Office of U.S. Customs and Border announced Tuesday the upcoming implementation of Mobile Passport Control (MPC) in Puerto Rico. U.S. citizens and Canadian visitors will now have the option of MPC processing...
Wednesday, July 17, 2019 | Local Media Release
BALTIMORE — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers arrested a Jamaican man at Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport Sunday on a Palm Beach County, Florida, felony arrest warrant for sex offenses on a child. Officers...
Wednesday, July 3, 2019 | Local Media Release
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico –El verano es el momento favorito de los navegantes de placer para navegar entre los archipiélagos de Puerto Rico, y las Islas Vírgenes británicas y estadounidenses.  A la luz de esto, Aduanas y Protección Fronteriza (CBP)...
Wednesday, July 3, 2019 | Local Media Release
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – The summer is a favorite time for pleasure boaters to navigate between the archipelagos of Puerto Rico, and the US, and British Virgin Islands.  In light of this, US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) issued today a public...
Wednesday, July 3, 2019 | Local Media Release
PORT CANAVERAL, Fla.— U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) in Florida and across the country encourages travelers to “Know Before You Go” when traveling to the United States or returning home this summer during the busy summer travel season. CBP...
Tuesday, July 2, 2019 | Local Media Release
DETROIT - U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations reminds travelers planning trips across the Detroit, Port Huron and Sault Ste. Marie border crossings to anticipate heavy traffic and to have their approved travel documents...
Friday, June 14, 2019 | Local Media Release
PHILADELPHIA — Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers seized $16,542 in unreported currency from a Jamaica-bound man at Philadelphia International Airport Thursday. The man, a Jamaican citizen and U.S. lawful permanent resident, verbally told...
Friday, June 14, 2019 | Local Media Release
STERLING, Virginia — Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers seized $21,920 in unreported currency from a Ghana-bound couple at Washington Dulles International Airport Wednesday. The couple verbally and in writing told CBP officers that they...
Monday, June 10, 2019 | Local Media Release
BALTIMORE – As usual, summer brings an increase in the number of international travelers arriving at Washington Dulles International Airport. This increase in travelers also means that Customs and Border Protection expects to see an increase in...
Monday, June 10, 2019 | Local Media Release
PHILADELPHIA – Temperatures are rising with summer quickly approaching and with that Customs and Border Protection (CBP) anticipates rising numbers of private vessels arriving to Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware from Canada, Bermuda and the...
Monday, June 10, 2019 | Local Media Release
BALTIMORE – Temperatures are rising with summer quickly approaching and with that Customs and Border Protection (CBP) anticipates rising numbers of private vessels arriving to Maryland from Canada, Bermuda and the Caribbean. CBP reminds vessel...
Tuesday, June 4, 2019 | Local Media Release
BALTIMORE — Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers seized nearly $21,000 of unreported currency Friday at Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI). A Nigerian couple, who arrived on a flight from London, reported to...

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