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

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E.g., 2018-09-26
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,

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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...

Tue, 04/17/2018 | Spotlights

CBP officers ended a terrorizing 30-minute ride for two children trapped in their vehicle that was stolen while parked for just minutes at a San Diego shopping plaza. A 7-year old girl and her 3-year-old brother waited in their idling car shortly...

Mon, 04/16/2018 | Spotlights

EL PASO, TX--The United States Border Patrol El Paso Sector, in collaboration with the General Consulate...

Mon, 04/02/2018 | Spotlights

A smartphone application that gives CBP frontline personnel instant information about their surroundings will vastly change how border crossings and other illegal activity is detected while improving officer and agent safety. Developed by the Air...

Fri, 03/30/2018 | Spotlights

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Fri, 03/30/2018 | Spotlights

Los Estados Unidos y México firmaron varios acuerdos para mejorar la cooperación de ambos países en materia de comercio y cumplimiento aduanero, así como para combatir las actividades ilícitas. Un memorando de cooperación en materia de aduanas y...

Fri, 03/30/2018 | Spotlights

The U.S. and Mexico have inked deals to help the two countries better cooperate on trade and customs compliance, as well as combat illicit activities. U.S. Customs and Border Protection Commissioner Kevin McAleenan and Chief of Mexico’s Tax...

Tue, 03/13/2018 | Spotlights

Walls work and are vital to the integrity of the nation.

Fri, 03/02/2018 | Spotlights

Advances in trade, security and technology dominated Wednesday’s quarterly meeting of the Advisory Committee on Commercial Operations or COAC. Hosted by CBP, the event in Miami featured a keynote address by CBP Acting Commissioner Kevin McAleenan...

Thu, 03/01/2018 | Spotlights

Formed in the wake of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, the Department of Homeland Security, of which U.S. Customs and Border Protection is a part, celebrated its 15th anniversary today at a ceremony in the Ronald Reagan Building in...

Wed, 02/21/2018 | Spotlights

For more than a century, a bridge between Laredo, Texas, and Nuevo Laredo, Mexico, has provided more than just a way to get to each of these border cities. On Feb. 17, during a ceremony honoring George Washington’s birthday, U.S. Customs and...

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