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Media Releases from the previous administrations are available in the Archive section of our website.
Thursday, August 31, 2017 | Local Media Release

PITTSBURGH – Today’s world is more global and accessible, and that’s making it easier for people across oceans to meet.  However, when relationships build...

Monday, August 28, 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...

Thursday, August 24, 2017 | Local Media Release

HOUSTON – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has collaborated with The Woodlands Township to open a new Global Entry...

Tuesday, August 22, 2017 | Local Media Release

NORTHWEST ANGLE, Minn. — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Office of Field Operations kicked off a remote reporting pilot project Monday with...

Thursday, August 17, 2017 | Local Media Release

Houlton, ME – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) are reminding travelers that the hours of operation at...

Tuesday, August 15, 2017 | Local Media Release

STERLING, Va., – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers arrested two men Sunday at Washington Dulles International Airport.

Mohammad Asim...

Tuesday, August 15, 2017 | Local Media Release

STERLING, Va., — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers seized more than $29,000 from cousins traveling to Ghana Monday at Washington Dulles...

Friday, August 11, 2017 | Local Media Release

PHILADELPHIA – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agriculture specialists intercepted Khapra beetle larvae, an insect considered one of the world’s...

Thursday, August 10, 2017 | Local Media Release

STERLING, Va., — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers seized $77,586 combined in three seizures of travelers flying international through...

Tuesday, August 8, 2017 | Local Media Release

HOUSTON — U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced today the deployment of facial recognition biometric exit technology to William P. Hobby...

Tuesday, August 8, 2017 | Local Media Release

LAS VEGAS — U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced today the deployment of facial recognition biometric exit technology to McCarran International...

Thursday, August 3, 2017 | Local Media Release

MIAMI — U.S. Customs and Border Protection and Miami International Airport (MIA) announced today the addition of Mobile Passport Control (MPC) to MIA...

Tuesday, August 1, 2017 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON — U.S. Customs and Border Protection and the Department of Homeland Security today met with representatives from the privacy community to discuss...

Wednesday, July 26, 2017 | Local Media Release

PEMBINA, N.D. — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Office of Field Operations is reminding both Americans and Canadians to ensure they have proper...

Thursday, July 20, 2017 | Local Media Release

STERLING, Va., — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers seized more than $25,000 Wednesday from travelers departing Washington Dulles...

Wednesday, July 19, 2017 | Local Media Release

BALTIMORE – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers arrested a Laurel, Md., man at Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport...

Thursday, July 13, 2017 | Local Media Release

STERLING, Va., — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers seized more than $48,000 combined in two seizures of travelers departing Washington...

Thursday, July 13, 2017 | Local Media Release

STERLING, Va., – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers arrested a Fairfax, Va., man on heroin charges at Washington Dulles International Airport...

Tuesday, July 11, 2017 | National Media Release

CHICAGO — U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced today the deployment of facial recognition biometric exit technology to Chicago O’Hare International...

Friday, July 7, 2017 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON—U.S. Customs and Border Protection launched Enrollment on Arrival at George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH), William P. Hobby Airport (HOU),...

Monday, July 3, 2017 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON—U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced today the expansion of Global Entry eligibility to citizens of India. Global Entry, a CBP...

Thursday, June 29, 2017 | Local Media Release

BUFFALO, N.Y. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection is expecting an increase in border traffic throughout the next week which includes Canadian and U.S....

Wednesday, June 28, 2017 | Local Media Release

PHILADELPHIA — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers seized more than $93,000 from a Qatar-bound family for violating federal currency reporting...

Wednesday, June 28, 2017 | Local Media Release

BALTIMORE – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is extending enrollment center hours during the summer in Baltimore, Philadelphia and Pittsburgh for...

Wednesday, June 28, 2017 | Local Media Release

ST. ALBANS, VT — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is reminding travelers that there will be increased traffic volumes associated with holiday...

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