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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...
Monday, June 3, 2019 | Local Media Release
Sault Ste. Marie, Mich— U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Field Operations is installing the Reporting Offsite Arrival-Mobile (ROAM) application for small boat reporting at four sites in the Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan area of responsibility...
Friday, May 31, 2019 | Local Media Release
STERLING, Virginia — On consecutive days, a Customs and Border Protection (CBP) currency detector dog alert resulted in the seizure Thursday of unreported currency from Ghana-bound travelers at Washington Dulles International Airport. CBP officers...
Thursday, May 30, 2019 | Local Media Release
STERLING, Virginia — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) recently issued travel tips for international travel through Washington Dulles International Airport. Chiefly among those tips is for travelers to truthfully report all currency they...
Friday, May 24, 2019 | National Media Release
SHANNON, Ireland – Clint Lamm, Director of U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s (CBP) Preclearance Field Office, and Andrew Murphy, Managing Director of the Shannon Airport Authority in Ireland, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) Thursday,...
Thursday, May 23, 2019 | National Media Release
WASHINGTON - Dado que la temporada de viajes durante el verano se encuentra entre los momentos más concurridos en todos los aeropuertos internacionales y los puertos de entrada en todo el país, Aduanas y Protección Fronteriza (CBP, por sus siglas en...
Tuesday, May 21, 2019 | Local Media Release
STERLING, Virginia – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) offers five travel tips for travelers returning from overseas trips to Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) during the busy Memorial Day holiday. “Holiday travel can be an...
Tuesday, May 21, 2019 | Local Media Release
BALTIMORE – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) offers five travel tips for travelers returning from overseas trips to Philadelphia International Airport (PHL), Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT) and Baltimore Washington International...
Monday, May 13, 2019 | Local Media Release
CALEXICO, Calif. — U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials announced today that they are revising the standard hours of operation at the Calexico East port of entry. Beginning on Monday, June 3, the East port will operate from 6 a.m. until...
Tuesday, May 7, 2019 | Local Media Release
SAN DIEGO - U.S. Customs and Border Protection agriculture specialists are diligently at work this week making sure that personal and commercial importations of Mother’s Day flowers are free from insects, pests and diseases that could harm the...
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...

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