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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...
Wednesday, October 3, 2018 | Local Media Release
SAN DIEGO - U.S. Customs and Border Protection in San Diego is introducing a new way for boaters to check in when they arrive to the U.S. from a foreign port or place, using an app on their phone or other smart device. The Reporting Offsite Arrival-...
Wednesday, October 3, 2018 | National Media Release
CLEVELAND— U.S. Customs and Border Protection Officers welcomed passenger vessel MS Hamburg to the Cleveland port of entry last week. Officers and Agricultural specialists were onsite to provide passengers a secure and streamlined arrival process...
Tuesday, October 2, 2018 | National Media Release
STERLING, Va., -- Customs and Border Protection’s new cutting-edge facial recognition technology identified a third impostor in 40 days Monday at Washington Dulles International Airport. A 26 year-old Cameroonian woman arrived on a flight from Accra...
Tuesday, October 2, 2018 | National Media Release
WASHINGTON—U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced today 17 tentative selections for new reimbursable services agreements to promote economic growth in cross-border trade and travel across the country. These public-private partnerships in...
Wednesday, September 26, 2018 | Local Media Release
WILD HORSE, Mont. — U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s Office of Field Operations Area Port of Sweetgrass would like to remind travelers the Port of Wild Horse will resume winter hours on Oct. 1. The port will operate from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily...
Wednesday, September 26, 2018 | Local Media Release
CHIEF MOUNTAIN, Mont. — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Office of Field Operations Area Port of Sweetgrass announces the winter closing of the Chief Mountain Port of Entry (POE). The port will close at 6 p.m. MDT on Sept. 30. The Canada...
Wednesday, September 26, 2018 | Local Media Release
DANVILLE, Wash. — New hours of operation at the Danville and Metaline Falls ports of entry will take effect Oct. 1. Current hours at the Danville and Metaline Falls ports of entry are 8 a.m. to midnight, daily. The new hours of operation at both...
Wednesday, September 26, 2018 | Local Media Release
BALTIMORE — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers arrested a United Kingdom citizen on Connecticut felony sexual assault charges from 2002 Saturday at Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport. Officers arrested Thomas...
Friday, September 21, 2018 | Local Media Release
STERLING, Va. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers (CBP) and agriculture specialists have seen some interesting things in passenger baggage at Washington Dulles International Airport, but the four baby turtles with painted shells they...
Friday, September 14, 2018 | Local Media Release
SEATTLE – As part of U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s 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 Washington...
Friday, September 14, 2018 | Local Media Release
EL PASO, Texas -- U.S. Customs and Border Protection Office of Field Operations is announcing a project to expand Ready Lane traffic access at the El Paso port of entry. The project will be begin September 17 and is expected to be completed by...

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