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Media Releases from the previous administrations are available in the Archive section of our website.
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...

Thursday, November 14, 2019 | Local Media Release

PHILADELPHIA – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers intercepted a Nigerian national attempting to enter the United States using a French...

Friday, November 8, 2019 | Local Media Release

PHILADELPHIA – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agriculture specialists have seen some strange things packed into foreign visitors’ baggage at...

Monday, November 4, 2019 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON— U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced today 11 tentative selections for new reimbursable services agreements to promote economic growth...

Friday, November 1, 2019 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, Texas — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is introducing biometric facial comparison technology to further secure and streamline travel...

Friday, October 25, 2019 | Local Media Release

STERLING, Va. – Protecting our nation’s crop, grain and livestock industries is a daunting task and four recent U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP)...

Tuesday, October 22, 2019 | Local Media Release

PEMBINA, N.D. — U.S. Customs and Border Protection will hold informational town hall meetings to discuss proposed adjusted hours of operation at the Antler...

Wednesday, October 2, 2019 | Local Media Release

PHILADELPHIA – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers arrested a Philadelphia man at Philadelphia International Airport Monday who was wanted by the...

Tuesday, October 1, 2019 | Local Media Release

STERLING, Va. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers discovered cocaine concealed in parcels that a Honduran courier was delivering to an...

Wednesday, September 25, 2019 | National Media Release

DETROIT — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) launched Simplified Arrival at Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW) today, September 25.  Simplified...

Tuesday, September 24, 2019 | Local Media Release

STERLING, Va., – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) resumed the Mobile Passport Control option Monday at Washington Dulles International Airport.

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Friday, September 20, 2019 | Local Media Release

Fresh oranges, mooncakes, onions, rice crackers among items destroyed

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Tuesday, September 17, 2019 | Local Media Release

STERLING, Va., -- U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers intercepted an Indian national in possession of a fraudulent German passport Monday at...

Tuesday, September 17, 2019 | Local Media Release

SEATTLE, Wash. — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) piloted the first facial debarkation of cruise ship passengers on the West Coast at Bell Street...

Monday, September 9, 2019 | Local Media Release

National Park Service Closing Highway 17 Due to Anticipated Blizzard Conditions

CHIEF MOUNTAIN, Mont. — U.S. Customs and Border Protection Office of...

Sunday, September 8, 2019 | National Media Release

MIAMI – Conditions on Abaco and Grand Bahama Island remain difficult and human nature draws us to want to help, including in evacuation efforts, such as the...

Saturday, September 7, 2019 | National Media Release

** Editor’s Note: Latest information and imagery of CBP’s Hurricane Dorian response efforts can be downloaded at the following links:

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Monday, August 26, 2019 | Local Media Release

PEMBINA, N.D. — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Office of Field Operations is reminding travelers planning trips across the border into the United...

Tuesday, August 13, 2019 | Local Media Release

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico-  La Oficina de Operaciones de Campo en San Juan de Aduanas y Protección Fronteriza (CBP) anuncio el martes la implementación del...

Tuesday, August 13, 2019 | Local Media Release

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico —The San Juan Field Office of U.S. Customs and Border announced Tuesday the upcoming implementation of Mobile Passport Control (MPC)...

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