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Tuesday, April 18, 2017 | National Media Release
WASHINGTON—U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced today four proposals from the Anzalduas Bridge Board; Cameron County, Texas; the City of Donna, Texas; and the City of Laredo, Texas have been selected to engage in further planning and...
Tuesday, April 18, 2017 | National Media Release
CHICAGO—U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Office of Field Operations announced today that a Global Entry enrollment event will be held once again at this year’s EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2017 Air Show. During this enrollment event, CBP will...
Thursday, April 13, 2017 | Local Media Release
BLAINE, Wash. — 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 season to make sure they have their proper documents and to plan ahead...
Thursday, April 13, 2017 | Local Media Release
HSI and CBP at Atlanta InternationalAirport turn over wanted Guatemalan toCarolina County Sheriffs' Office MD. ATLANTA – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers working jointly with ICE Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) arrested an...
Tuesday, April 11, 2017 | Local Media Release
ST. ALBANS, VT — U.S. Customs and Border Protection is reminding travelers that there will be increased traffic volumes associated with Good Friday and Easter weekend beginning April 14; however there are a number of tips to help expedite cross-...
Wednesday, April 5, 2017 | Local Media Release
CHARLESTON, S.C. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Office of Field Operations, at Charleston seaport arrested two U.S. citizens Monday. The individuals arrived on a cruise ship from the Bahamas and were taken into custody on outstanding...
Tuesday, April 4, 2017 | Local Media Release
NECHE, N.D. — U.S. Customs and Border Protection would like to inform the traveling public that Neche Port of Entry reopened to all traffic Tuesday at 8 a.m. U.S Highway 18 south of the Neche Port of Entry was closed due to overland flooding. The...
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 | Local Media Release
STERLING, Va. — U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers arrested three wanted persons at Washington Dulles International Airport over the weekend. Oguzhan Baris Sagir, 35, of Mechanicsburg, Pa., on Montgomery County, Md., charges of felony theft...
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 | National Media Release
WASHINGTON—The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) announced today a $179,800 award to Kiana Analytics, Inc. to enhance U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s (CBP) passenger screening technology. The...
Tuesday, March 21, 2017 | Local Media Release
NOGALES, Ariz. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials in Arizona are advising travelers to plan ahead and avoid unnecessary delays during the upcoming Easter (Semana Santa) holiday. CBP also reminds the traveling public that they may obtain...
Tuesday, March 14, 2017 | Local Media Release
ATLANTA — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Office of Field Operations, at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) arrested a Camden, New Jersey man Saturday who was wanted on a felony arrest warrant. CBP Field Operations...
Monday, March 13, 2017 | Local Media Release
HOUSTON - U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) arrested a 31-year old male traveler, wanted for aggravated sexual assault of a child, on March 9.  CBP officers intercepted Julio Davila, a U.S. citizen,...
Friday, March 10, 2017 | Local Media Release
LAREDO, Texas– U.S. Customs and Border Protection at the Laredo Port of Entry encourages travelers to plan ahead and avoid unnecessary delays during the upcoming Semana Santa traffic. CBP also reminds the traveling public that they may obtain their...
Friday, March 10, 2017 | Local Media Release
STERLING, Va., – People are using handheld technology for more things every day.  From sales clerks swiping credit cards in stores to security guards checking ticket authenticity at sporting events, handheld technology is enhancing routine processes...
Thursday, March 2, 2017 | Local Media Release
Applicants can begin scheduling interviews now through the GOES website RICHMOND, VA.—U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) opened a Global Entry Enrollment Center yesterday at Richmond International Airport (RIC). Conditionally approved Global...
Monday, February 27, 2017 | Local Media Release
BALTIMORE — Federal currency reporting requirements are simple.  International travelers can carry as much currency as they wish into and out of the United States, but they must report all U.S. and foreign monetary instruments totaling $10,000 or...
Thursday, February 16, 2017 | Local Media Release
RICHMOND, VA. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) will open a Global Entry enrollment center in Richmond, VA on March 1, 2017. Conditionally-approved Global Entry applicants can begin scheduling interviews for the Richmond Enrollment Center...
Thursday, February 16, 2017 | Local Media Release
STERLING, Va. — U.S. Customs and Border Protection agriculture specialists have seen some really unusual things in traveler baggage at Washington Dulles International Airport over the years.  From charred full monkeys, to voodoo ceremony tools, to...
Tuesday, February 14, 2017 | Local Media Release
DRUMMOND ISLAND, Mich. — It is that time of year again when the “Ice Bridge” forms between Canada and the United States.  Once the ice bridge is established, CBP will begin staffing the reporting station on Friday, February 17. The opening and...
Friday, February 10, 2017 | Local Media Release
STERLING, Va. — Five travelers learned the value of truthfully reporting all currency they possessed to U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers during two currency seizures totaling $60,806 at Washington Dulles International Airport this...
Wednesday, February 1, 2017 | National Media Release
WASHINGTON— U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced today the open period for accepting letters of application through the Reimbursable Services Program (RSP) will remain open indefinitely. Applications may be submitted via email to RSP@cbp.dhs...
Friday, January 27, 2017 | Local Media Release
STERLING, Va. — U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers detected two men, a Sri Lankan and a Ghanaian, as impostors to the passports they possessed upon their arrivals at Washington Dulles International Airport on January 16 and January 23...
Thursday, January 26, 2017 | Local Media Release
Hartford, Conn. — U.S. Customs and Border Protection opened its latest Global Entry Enrollment Center in New England today at Bradley International Airport, bringing the total number of enrollment centers for the Boston Field Office to seven.  The...
Tuesday, January 24, 2017 | Local Media Release
INTERNATIONAL FALLS, Minn. — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Office of Field Operations is reminding travelers planning trips across the border into Minnesota or North Dakota to leave their medicinal marijuana at home. Although medical...

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