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Lapse in Federal Funding Impact on CBP Website Operations Notice

NOTICE: Due to the lapse in federal funding, this website will not be actively managed. This website was last updated on December 21, 2018 and will not be updated until after funding is enacted. As such, information on this website may not be up to date. Transactions submitted via this website might not be processed and we will not be able to respond to inquiries until after appropriations are enacted.


Aviso del impacto de la interrupción de fondos federales en las operaciones del sitio web del Oficina de Aduanas y Protección Fronteriza de los Estados Unidos (CBP, por sus siglas en inglés)

AVISO:  A causa de la interrupción de fondos federales, este sitio de web no será administrado activamente. La última actualización a este sitio web se realizó el 21 de diciembre de 2018 y no se harán más actualizaciones hasta que el gobierno reanude operaciones; por ende, puede que el sitio web no refleje la información más reciente. Es posible que no podamos procesar transacciones ni responder a
preguntas hasta que se reanuden operaciones.


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

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Thu, 12/13/2018 | Spotlights

A huge shift in the populations seeking entry into the United States is challenging CBP’s ability to process the migrants where less than 20 percent of the arrivals have a valid asylum claim, according to Commissioner Kevin K. McAleenan.


Mon, 11/26/2018 | Spotlights

The images tell part of the story: thousands of American military troops joining hundreds of U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers and Border Patrol agents as they harden the ports of entry.

Sat, 11/10/2018 | Spotlights

More than 5,000 U.S. military troops are in the southwest border region to support CBP officers and Border Patrol agents as they prepare for the expected arrival of thousands of Central American immigrants. The close cooperation between CBP and...

Tue, 11/06/2018 | Spotlights

CBP continues to a track thousands of migrants from Honduras and Guatemala traveling as a Group through Mexico. Their anticipated destination is the United States. At the direction of the President, the entire Federal Government is working...

Fri, 10/12/2018 | Spotlights

U.S. Customs and Border Protection is helping with recovery efforts in the Southeastern United States as another major hurricane blew ashore, leaving a path of destruction in its wake.

Fri, 10/12/2018 | Spotlights

U.S. Customs and Border Protection leaders, employees and their families from around the country gathered in Washington, D.C., Wednesday to recognize and honor the highest achievements, unwavering dedication and acts of courage during the past...

Thu, 10/11/2018 | Spotlights

U.S. Customs and Border Protection is expanding its industry partnerships – especially small and mid-sized businesses – to make sure the agency secures the nation’s borders while facilitating lawful travel and trade. That was the message CBP...

Wed, 10/10/2018 | Spotlights

What started this year as a series of tours to CBP facilities by high-level Egyptian border guard officials grew into an international border guard training program at the U.S. Border Patrol Academy in Artesia, New Mexico. The first-ever class...

Tue, 10/09/2018 | Spotlights

Revising and reforming regulations was the top priority when the Commercial Customs Operations Advisory Committee, known as COAC, met in Washington, D.C., on October 3. The meeting, which was held at the Dirksen Senate Office Building, was the...

Wed, 10/03/2018 | Spotlights

CBP Commissioner Kevin McAleenan highlighted the Department of Homeland Security’s northern border strategy Monday to members of the Canadian/American Border Trade Alliance in Washington, D.C. The alliance is an association of businesses, private...

Fri, 09/21/2018 | Spotlights

USBP and Field Operations Officers clear debris
CBP officers and Border Patrol agents
work together...
Wed, 09/19/2018 | Spotlights

Although the winds have died down, Hurricane Florence is still a huge challenge for the men and women of CBP. Water from rivers and local streams continues to rise and isolate towns and neighborhoods.

Mon, 09/17/2018 | Spotlights

As Hurricane Florence degrades to a tropical storm and torrential rains and flooding replace damaging winds,

Sun, 09/16/2018 | Spotlights

After Hurricane Florence made landfall, forcing millions to evacuate, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) personnel and assets are responding by land, air and sea.

Thu, 09/13/2018 | Spotlights

AMO Blackhawk flies overhead
A CBP Air and Marine Operations Black
Hawk helicopter crew lands in...
Thu, 08/23/2018 | Spotlights

At a time when trade news is in the headlines almost daily, U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s Trade Symposium, held in Atlanta, on August 14-15, drew a record number of attendees from near and far.  More than 1,100 members of the trade...

Mon, 06/18/2018 | Spotlights

The United States-Mexico relationship is stronger than ever, and it reflects a mutual commitment to partnerships that benefit both countries, including efforts to improve border security.

Fri, 06/01/2018 | Spotlights

Electronic commerce is a booming business, but it’s putting a strain on U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s land, sea and air ports of entry, Commissioner Kevin McAleenan told guests at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s 6th Annual Global Supply...

Mon, 05/21/2018 | Spotlights

Three names added to U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s Valor Memorial. Three lives lost while defending their country and communities. Three families to grieve the losses. And one CBP family to embrace the families left behind.

Wed, 05/16/2018 | Spotlights

As dusk settled over the nation’s capital on a crisp, cloudy Sunday evening in Washington, D.C., CBP law enforcement personnel joined with thousands of their law enforcement colleagues, family members and their most ardent supporters to remember...

Thu, 05/10/2018 | Spotlights

A combined pipes and drums unit of Montgomery County Police, Virginia State Police, D.C. Metropolitan Police and CBP directed by Agent Allen Terry, a Border Patrol operations officer, opened the 24th annual Blue Mass on Tuesday.

Wed, 04/18/2018 | Spotlights

A new center will help U.S. Customs and Border Protection do a better job of securing America’s borders, from the air and on the seas. In a ceremony that drew more than 200 guests to March Air Reserve Base, just east of Los Angeles, officials cut...