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Friday, September 14, 2018 | Local Media Release
EL PASO, Texas -- U.S. Customs and Border Protection Office of Field Operations is announcing a project to expand Ready Lane traffic access at the El Paso port of entry. The project will be begin September 17 and is expected to be completed by...
Tuesday, September 11, 2018 | Local Media Release
BALTIMORE – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) in the Mid-Atlantic states is preparing for Hurricane Florence. Hurricane Florence. NOAA photo.CBP activated Casey Durst, the Baltimore Field Office Director, as the agency’s Lead Field...
Monday, September 10, 2018 | Local Media Release
STERLING, Va., -- Less than three weeks into the use of its new cutting-edge facial comparison biometric system, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Office of Field Operations (OFO) at Washington Dulles International Airport intercepted a...
Friday, September 7, 2018 | National Media Release
WASHINGTON- Aduanas y Protección Fronteriza de Estados Unidos (CBP) anunció hoy la actualización de su sitio en la red para la presentación de la solicitud I-94, que permitirá para los viajeros que ingresen a los Estados Unidos en los puertos de...
Friday, September 7, 2018 | National Media Release
WASHINGTON—Through an agreement with U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), the Kickapoo Traditional Tribe of Texas (KTTT) began issuing Enhanced Tribal Cards (ETC) August 22. ETCs serve the mutual interests of CBP and the tribe by expediting and...
Friday, September 7, 2018 | National Media Release
WASHINGTON—U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) reminds travelers of guidance related to the annual Jewish holiday of Sukkot. The estimated travel period for the Jewish holiday of Sukkot is from Sept. 14 through Oct. 8. The holiday begins Sept....
Friday, September 7, 2018 | National Media Release
WASHINGTON—U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) today announced an enhancement to the I-94 website, which will allow group payments for I-94 applications for travelers entering the U.S. at land ports of entry. A traveler, family member,...
Thursday, September 6, 2018 | National Media Release
WASHINGTON—U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority (MWAA) announced today joint efforts to implement facial recognition technology to transform the traveler experience for both departing and arriving...
Wednesday, September 5, 2018 | National Media Release
WASHINGTON—Through an agreement with U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), the Muscogee (Creek) Nation began issuing Enhanced Tribal Cards (ETC) July 12. ETCs serve the mutual interests of CBP and the tribe by expediting and facilitating cross-...
Wednesday, September 5, 2018 | National Media Release
WASHINGTON—Through an agreement with U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), The Puyallup Tribe began issuing Enhanced Tribal Cards (ETC) May 14. ETCs serve the mutual interests of CBP and the tribe by expediting and facilitating cross-border...
Friday, August 31, 2018 | National Media Release
WASHINGTON— U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced today that, effective Sept. 5, the Small Vessel Reporting System (SVRS) will no longer be in service and float plans will no longer be accepted. Boaters can use the Reporting Offsite Arrival-...
Wednesday, August 29, 2018 | Local Media Release
ANZALDUAS, Texas — U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced today a facial comparison technical demonstration will begin tomorrow at the Anzalduas International Bridge Port of Entry for vehicle travelers. CBP will deploy a facial comparison...
Wednesday, August 29, 2018 | Local Media Release
CBP K9 GinnaSTERLING, Va., — Three alerts by U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) narcotics detector dogs in about one week led to zero tolerance penalties assessed to international travelers at Washington Dulles International Airport recently....
Wednesday, August 29, 2018 | Local Media Release
DETROIT - U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations reminds travelers planning trips across the Detroit, Port Huron and Sault Ste. Marie border crossings to anticipate heavy car traffic during the Labor Day weekend. Blue Water...
Tuesday, August 21, 2018 | National Media Release
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Kansas City International Airport (MCI) has made two key upgrades during its recent renovations to meet the needs of passengers and to comply with new guidance. Kansas City International Airport is thefirst airport in the Office...
Thursday, August 16, 2018 | Local Media Release
STERLING, Va., – Parents of infants cherish the milestone when they can start adding solid food to their baby’s formula diet, but the pork sausages that U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agriculture specialists discovered concealed inside an...
Tuesday, August 14, 2018 | Local Media Release
LAREDO, Texas – Aduanas y Protección Fronteriza de Estados Unidos en el Puerto de Entrada de Laredo informó que a partir del lunes 20 de agosto el tráfico vehicular hacia el norte procesado en el Puente Puerta a las Américas será SENTRI / Viajero de...
Tuesday, August 14, 2018 | Local Media Release
LAREDO, Texas –U.S. Customs and Border Protection at Laredo Port of Entry advised that effective Monday, Aug. 20 northbound vehicular traffic processed at Gateway to the Americas Bridge will be SENTRI/Trusted Traveler only from 6 a.m. to 9 a.m....
Thursday, August 9, 2018 | Local Media Release
STERLING, Va., — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers seized $169,431 during seven recent violations of federal currency reporting laws at Washington Dulles International Airport. Some unreported currency CBP officersdiscovered July 30...
Monday, August 6, 2018 | National Media Release
San José, Calif. - Mineta San José International Airport (SJC) and U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced today its partnership in using facial recognition technology to process arriving international travelers to secure and enhance the...
Friday, August 3, 2018 | Local Media Release
CAROLINA, Puerto Rico – U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s (CBP) San Juan Area Port announced Thursday that Fixed Base Operator (FBO) Airport Aviation Services (AAS) opened a new general aviation processing facility at the Luis Munoz Marin...
Thursday, July 26, 2018 | National Media Release
WASHINGTON—On July 24, President Donald J. Trump signed into law H.R.5956, the Northern Mariana Islands U.S. Workforce Act of 2018. Effective immediately, CW visa holders may be admitted in Guam when in transit to the Commonwealth of the Northern...
Wednesday, July 25, 2018 | Local Media Release
CAROLINA, Puerto Rico - El Puerto del Área de San Juan de Aduanas y Protección Fronteriza de Estados Unidos participó junto con Aerostar Airport Holdings, la Compañía de Turismo de Puerto Rico, la Autoridad de Puertos, Jet Blue Airways y el Gobierno...
Wednesday, July 25, 2018 | Local Media Release
CAROLINA, Puerto Rico – U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s (CBP) San Juan Area Port participated along with Aerostar Airport Holdings, the Puerto Rico Tourism Company, the Puerto Rico Port Authority, Jet Blue Airways and the Municipal Government...
Friday, July 20, 2018 | Local Media Release
STERLING, Va. — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers arrested a Swedish man wanted on attempted murder charges in Austria at Washington Dulles International Airport Wednesday. CBP officers arrested Mamodou Secka, 40, of Farsta, Sweden,...

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