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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.

Statement from Acting Commissioner Kevin McAleenan on General Alles’ Departure and CBP Leadership Announcements

Release Date: 
April 25, 2017

Over the course of my career at CBP, I’ve been fortunate to work with some remarkable public servants. They have inspired me, they’ve encouraged me, and they’ve helped guide me. Today, I want to congratulate two of these colleagues and commend them for their outstanding leadership and their unwavering, selfless service to our nation.

First, I want to congratulate Acting Deputy Commissioner Randolph D. (“Tex”) Alles for his appointment to be the Director of the U.S. Secret Service. I am deeply grateful to General Alles for his exceptional service as CBP’s Acting Deputy Commissioner. His broad leadership experience and his keen understanding of law enforcement and national security challenges will serve him well in his new role. The U.S. Secret Service’s motto is “Worthy of Trust and Confidence.” I can think of no more accurate description for the Service’s new director than that; General Alles will inspire both trust and confidence in his new leadership position, as he has at CBP.

With Gen. Alles’ departure, U.S. Border Patrol Chief Ronald D. Vitiello will serve as CBP’s Acting Deputy Commissioner. Chief Vitiello will help guide CBP’s implementation of key priorities, including the construction of new border security infrastructure, the execution of trade enforcement and facilitation rules, and the recruitment and hiring of 5,000 additional Border Patrol agents and 500 Air and Marine law enforcement personnel.

Congratulations to Gen. Alles on his appointment to be the Director of the U.S. Secret Service and to Chief Vitiello as CBP’s Acting Deputy Commissioner.

Last modified: 
April 25, 2017