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National Media Release

CBP Signs Global Entry Agreement With Dominican Republic

WASHINGTON – U.S. Customs and Border Protection Deputy Commissioner Troy Miller and Dominican Republic Minister of Foreign Affairs Roberto Álvarez signed a memorandum of understanding today formally initiating negotiations to include the Dominican Republic among the Global Entry foreign partner countries, an initiative that expedites entry procedures to U.S. territory.

CBP Publishes Its Privacy Evaluation Report of the Traveler Verification Service (TVS)

WASHINGTON — As part of its continuing effort to promote organizational accountability and transparency, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Office of Field Operations (OFO), and the Office of Privacy and Diversity (PDO) released a report of the Traveler Verification Service (TVS) in support of CBP’s Biometric Entry-Exit (BE-E) Program.

CBP signs Mutual Recognition Arrangement with Brazil

WASHINGTON – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and Brazil’s Customs Authority Receita Federal today signed an Authorized Economic Operator (AEO) Mutual Recognition Arrangement (MRA). This MRA builds on other agreements between CBP and the Government of Brazil and ensures coordination for each nation’s supply chain security as well as efforts in combating customs and trade offenses.

CBP Modifies Withhold Release Order on Natchi Apparel (P) Ltd.

This modification takes place a month after CBP issued the WRO on July 29, 2022, representing swift and successful collaboration between civil society and worker rights organizations, Natchi Apparel (P) Ltd. and its parent company Eastman Exports, and CBP.  This collaboration plays a critical role in ensuring that imports entering the United States are free of forced labor and meet the humane and ethical standards required by U.S. customs and trade laws.  It improves American economic security while upholding human rights for workers.

CBP Hosting Fall 2022 Virtual Career Expo

WASHINGTON D.C.— U.S. Customs and Border Protection is hosting a Fall 2022 Virtual Career Expo on Tuesday, September 13. CBP is seeking entry-level and experienced law enforcement professionals who are interested in a challenging and rewarding career serving our country. Interested applicants can discuss career options with CBP recruiters and attend live group presentations to learn more about the hiring process.