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

E.g., 2019-06-22
E.g., 2019-06-22
Tue, 05/21/2019 | Spotlights

The sun was shining, but the mood was solemn at the Woodrow Wilson Plaza in Washington, D.C., on Thursday when hundreds of U.S. Customs and Border Protection personnel, families, and guests gathered to pay tribute to those who died in the line of...

Mon, 05/20/2019 | Spotlights

To ease the overwhelming demand on U.S. Customs and Border Protection personnel, facilities and operations brought on by the unprecedented increase in the number of families and children arriving at the Southwest Border, the agency stood up two...

Thu, 05/16/2019 | Spotlights

The U.S. Border Patrol took top honors in Police Week’s National Honor Guard Competition at the U.S.

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Thu, 05/16/2019 | Spotlights

The U.S. Capital building during the National Police Officer's Memorial Service
Members of various U.S. law...
Mon, 05/13/2019 | Spotlights

Two of U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s own were among the more than 200 fallen law enforcement officers honored during the 25th annual Blue Mass Tuesday in Washington, D.C.

Fri, 03/29/2019 | Spotlights

Deputy Chief, U.S. Border Patrol Scott Luck addresses attendees of the Border Security Expo
Deputy Chief, U....
Mon, 03/18/2019 | Spotlights

A new agreement between U.S. Customs and Border Protection and Ireland makes it easier to travel between the U.S. and the Emerald Isle. CBP Executive Assistant Commissioner Todd Owen and Irish Ambassador Daniel Mulhall signed the accord Tuesday...

Mon, 03/18/2019 | Spotlights

Former Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld, while talking about military issues, once remarked how there are “unknown unknowns,” possible problems officials don’t have information on because they don’t know about those problems. When it comes to...

Tue, 03/05/2019 | Spotlights

When members of the Commercial Customs Operations Advisory Committee, known as COAC, gathered in Washington, D.C., February 27, for their first public meeting in 2019, they were glad to be back. After the delay of the government shutdown, the...

Thu, 02/28/2019 | Spotlights

CBP is looking toward small and large companies to help strengthen border security and expedite trade and commerce while facing an unprecedented flood of families and unaccompanied children attempting to cross the Southwest border into United...

Fri, 02/15/2019 | Spotlights

El gran número de inmigrantes y sus familias que escapan de la hambruna, los problemas económicos y la violencia en Centroamérica están retando la capacidad de Aduanas y Protección Fronteriza de los Estados Unidos (CBP, por sus siglas en inglés)...

Fri, 02/15/2019 | Spotlights

Huge numbers of immigrants and their families escaping famine, economic problems and violence in Central America are taxing U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s ability to protect America’s borders. CBP is working with government and business...

Fri, 02/01/2019 | Spotlights

Working as the eyes in the sky, an AMO Black Hawk makes a pass over Atlanta’s Mercedes-Benz Stadium.
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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.

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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
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