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Media Releases from the previous administrations are available in the Archive section of our website.
Wednesday, February 12, 2020 | Local Media Release

PROGRESO, Texas — U.S. Customs and Border Protection is introducing biometric facial comparison technology to further secure and streamline travel through...

Wednesday, February 12, 2020 | Local Media Release

STERLING, Va. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agriculture specialists continue to intercept potential threats to our nation’s agricultural...

Monday, February 10, 2020 | Local Media Release

STERLING, Va. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agriculture specialists recently seized a package of tiny dead birds in a passenger’s baggage at...

Thursday, February 6, 2020 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON — Effective immediately, residents of the State of New York will no longer be eligible to apply for or renew membership in U.S. Customs and...

Thursday, January 30, 2020 | Local Media Release

STERLING, Va. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at Washington Dulles International Airport seized more than $32,000 from a man traveling...

Thursday, January 30, 2020 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON — U.S. Customs and Border Protection released its annual Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 trade and travel report today....

Monday, January 27, 2020 | Local Media Release

TORONTO — U.S. Customs and Border Protection intercepted nearly 40 pounds of marijuana at the Toronto Preclearance Facility on January 26. It was the second...

Monday, January 13, 2020 | Local Media Release

PHILADELPHIA – The most important advice U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) offers passengers traveling to and from the United States is to provide...

Monday, January 6, 2020 | Local Media Release

PHILADELPHIA – A Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agriculture detector dog led to the seizure of nearly 14 pounds of prohibited food products at...

Friday, January 3, 2020 | Local Media Release

STERLING, Va. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at Washington Dulles International Airport continue to encounter travelers who attempt to...

Friday, January 3, 2020 | Local Media Release

ATLANTA — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Officers on duty at Hartsfield- Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) finished out 2019 by seizing...

Friday, December 20, 2019 | National Media Release

TORONTO —U.S. Customs and Border Protection intercepted nearly 40 pounds of marijuana at the Toronto Preclearance Facility on December 19.

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Wednesday, December 18, 2019 | Local Media Release

TUCSON, Ariz. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection encourages international travelers to “Know Before You Go” this holiday...

Monday, December 16, 2019 | Local Media Release

STERLING, Va. – For the fourth time in two weeks, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers seized unreported currency from travelers at Washington...

Wednesday, December 11, 2019 | Local Media Release

PHILADELPHIA – A Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agriculture detector dog led to the seizure of nearly 16 pounds of unpasteurized cheese wrapped in...

Wednesday, December 11, 2019 | Local Media Release

STERLING, Va. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers detected a counterfeit Slovenian passport in the possession of an Indian national Sunday...

Wednesday, December 11, 2019 | Local Media Release

STERLING, Va. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers seized $21,255 in unreported currency from a U.S. woman destined to Pakistan Friday at...

Wednesday, December 4, 2019 | Local Media Release

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - A medida que las bajas temperaturas caen en el hemisferio norte, las fiestas de fin de año representan el comienzo de la temporada...

Wednesday, December 4, 2019 | Local Media Release

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – As the cold temperatures drop in the northern hemisphere, the holidays represent the start of the high season in the Caribbean; as...

Wednesday, December 4, 2019 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON — U.S. Customs and Border Protection met yesterday with leading privacy experts to discuss CBP’s implementation of the Congressional biometric...

Wednesday, November 27, 2019 | Local Media Release

TUCSON, Ariz. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s Port of Nogales experienced travel delays Tuesday evening November 26 after vehicle lane closures.

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Tuesday, November 26, 2019 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON—U.S. Customs and Border Protection encourages international travelers to “Know Before You Go” this holiday season. Planning ahead and using the...

Monday, November 25, 2019 | Local Media Release

DETROIT- U.S. Customs and Border Protection advises travelers planning trips across Michigan border crossings with Canada that there are a number of steps...

Friday, November 22, 2019 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON — On November 23, U.S. Customs and Border Protection will introduce new features to the Electronic Travel System for Travel Authorization (ESTA)...

Monday, November 18, 2019 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON—Many hunters enjoy traveling to international destinations, but before heading on that international hunting trip, there are certain requirements...

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