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

E.g., 2017-07-20
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Tue, 06/20/2017 | Spotlights

Joint ventures in trade, security and transportation continue to strengthen ties and advance trust between the United States and Mexico, CBP Acting Commissioner Kevin McAleenan noted during a forum on border issues Wednesday at the Wilson Center...

Mon, 05/22/2017 | Spotlights

The sun was shining, but the mood was solemn at the Woodrow Wilson Plaza in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday 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...

Fri, 05/19/2017 | Spotlights

Acting Commissioner Kevin K. McAleenan was presented the Larry Neushotz Memorial DHL Partnership Award May 11 during the 2017 DHL Public Policy Forum at Washington, D.C.’s Newseum. The award recognizes an individual’s commitment not only to bring...

Fri, 05/19/2017 | Spotlights

Led by a pipes and drums band, a long column of men, women, teens and children walked along a path flanked by state and local police, sheriffs and federal officers from much of the country. They stood at attention and smartly saluted the...

Fri, 05/19/2017 | Spotlights

29th Annual Candlelight Vigil
Candles held aloft honor and celebrate the
lives of 394 law...
Mon, 05/08/2017 | Spotlights

A combined pipes and drums unit of Montgomery County Police, U.S. Capitol Police, D.C. Metropolitan Police and CBP directed by Border Patrol Assistant Chief Richard Fortunato opened the 23rd annual Blue Mass on Tuesday. The unit led an honor...

Mon, 05/01/2017 | Spotlights

Treating and stabilizing victims with multiple stab wounds, providing life-saving aid to injured passengers of a bus rollover and extracting an illegal alien with broken ribs after falling in a snake-infested pit were among the heroic life-saving...

Fri, 03/17/2017 | Spotlights

Before nearly 100 attendees, including family, friends, Congressional staff and CBP and DHS leadership, Ronald D. Vitiello, was sworn in as the U.S. Border Patrol’s chief Tuesday.

Tue, 03/07/2017 | Spotlights

Members of the Commercial Customs Operations Advisory Committee, known as COAC, met in Washington, D.C., March 1, for their first meeting in 2017.

Tue, 01/24/2017 | Spotlights

With the eyes of the world watching the events of the Inauguration of the Nation’s 45th President, Donald J. Trump, U.S. Customs and Border Protection served both highly visible and some less-visible functions throughout the historic day.