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Media Releases from the previous administrations are available in the Archive section of our website.
Wednesday, June 3, 2020 | Local Media Release

PHILADELPHIA – A United Kingdom citizen, plucked from his disabled sailboat in the Atlantic Ocean by a good Samaritan merchant ship, is quickly heading home...

Friday, May 29, 2020 | National Media Release
CBP Officers at ATL facilitate the return of inadmissible  Korean passengers.
Image by Ken Hodgkins

ATLANTA – An intricate scheme by a large group of...

Tuesday, May 26, 2020 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON — U.S. Customs and Border Protection has extended the temporary closure of Trusted Traveler Program enrollment centers until at least July 6,...

Friday, May 22, 2020 | 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...

Thursday, May 21, 2020 | Local Media Release

BUFFALO, N.Y. – Based on the President’s determination, as part of U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s (CBP’s) continued effort to combat the spread of...

Thursday, April 30, 2020 | Local Media Release

SAN DIEGO - U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials are announcing changes to hours of operation at the Otay Mesa port of entry, in response to the...

Monday, April 27, 2020 | Local Media Release

BOSTON – U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s (CBP) Boston Field Office reminds travelers that per the “Notification of Temporary Travel Restriction between...

Friday, April 24, 2020 | Local Media Release

SAN DIEGO - U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials are announcing changes to operational hours for vehicle SENTRI lanes at the Otay Mesa passenger...

Wednesday, April 22, 2020 | Local Media Release

CALEXICO, Calif. - U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials are announcing changes to hours of operation at the Calexico East port of entry, in response...

Wednesday, April 22, 2020 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON — U.S. Customs and Border Protection will extend the temporary closure of Trusted Traveler Program enrollment centers until at least June 1, 2020...

Friday, April 17, 2020 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced today that Visa Waiver Program travelers who have been granted satisfactory departure may...

Friday, April 10, 2020 | Local Media Release

SAN DIEGO – As the Easter holiday approaches (Sunday, April 12, 2020), U.S. Customs and Border Protection is reminding travelers about the temporary travel...

Wednesday, April 8, 2020 | Local Media Release

STERLING, Va. – U.S. citizens and lawful permanent residents stranded overseas due to the coronavirus pandemic continue to trickle home to be with family,...

Sunday, April 5, 2020 | Local Media Release

CHAMPLAIN, N.Y. – Based on the President’s determination, as part of U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s (CBP’s) continued...

Friday, April 3, 2020 | Local Media Release

SAN DIEGO - U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials are announcing changes to hours of operation at select ports of entry along the California/Mexico...

Monday, March 30, 2020 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON — U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced today 10 tentative selections for new reimbursable services agreements that will promote cross-...

Wednesday, March 18, 2020 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON — U.S. Customs and Border Protection will temporarily suspend operations at Trusted Traveler Program enrollment centers nationwide from March 19...

Monday, March 16, 2020 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, Texas – Funcionarios de Aduanas y Protección Fronteriza de los EE. UU. en el Puerto de Entrada de Laredo informan a los viajeros internacionales que...

Monday, March 16, 2020 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, Texas – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials at Laredo Port of Entry is advising international travelers that a paperless I-94 tourist...

Thursday, March 12, 2020 | Local Media Release

NEW YORK — U.S. Customs and Border Protection introduced biometric facial comparison technology at John F. Kennedy International Airport Terminal 4 on March...

Friday, March 6, 2020 | Local Media Release

BOSTON - U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at Logan Airport arrested a citizen of the Dominican Republic who falsely claimed to be a...

Tuesday, March 3, 2020 | Local Media Release

STERLING, Virginia – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers arrested Luis Gustavo Sanchez Arenales, wanted by New York City Police on suspicion of...

Monday, February 24, 2020 | Local Media Release

BROWNSVILLE, Texas - Aduanas y Protección Fronteriza de Estados Unidos. (CBP, por sus siglas en inglés) anunció la implementación, a partir del 24 de...

Monday, February 24, 2020 | Local Media Release

BROWNSVILLE, Texas — U.S. Customs and Border Protection will introduce biometric facial comparison technology at the pedestrian border crossings in...

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 | Local Media Release

HOUSTON, Texas — U.S. Customs and Border Protection will introduce biometric facial comparison technology at Houston’s William P. Hobby Airport on February...

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