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Cincinnati CBP intercepts over 70 shipments of unapproved cosmetic injectables in 2 weeks

CINCINNATI—Throughout the last two weeks, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers in Cincinnati seized 78 shipments of unapproved cosmetic treatments such as Botox, Juvéderm, and other fillers. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulates injectable cosmetic treatments. Products like these can have unknown ingredients that may potentially cause harm to the consumer.

Border Patrol and Local Communities Come Together to Combat Cross-Border Human Smuggling

HOULTON, Maine – U.S. Border Patrol (USBP) in Maine is seeking assistance from the public to combat suspected human smuggling activity in and around border areas. Over the past 14 days, Houlton Sector has disrupted multiple cross-border smuggling events, resulting in numerous arrests and vehicle seizures.      

CBP Officers Discover Stolen Vehicle at the Peace Bridge Valued at Approximately $65,000

BUFFALO, N.Y. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the Port of Entry seized a stolen vehicle that was encountered at the Peace Bridge.

Yesterday, CBP officers encountered a 2022 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT passenger vehicle attempting entry into the United States. A 25-year-old United States citizen indicated that he was attempting to go to Canada and was refused entry due to lack of paperwork. CBP officers then sent the driver and vehicle to the secondary inspection area to further exam the vehicle’s documentation.

Agriculture Enforcement Statistics

Millions of pounds of fresh fruits, vegetables, animal products, and other items enter the United States from other countries every year. Although these items appear to be harmless, there could be hidden threats in that baggage and in those truckloads, trainloads, and containers of fresh items that could seriously threaten U.S. agriculture, our natural resources, and our economy. CBP agriculture specialists and the CBP officers at U.S. ports of entry target, detect, intercept, and thereby prevent the entry of these potential threats before they have a chance to do any harm.

CBP Enforcement Statistics Fiscal Year 2023

U.S. Customs and Border Protection is the nation’s largest federal law enforcement agency charged with securing the nation’s borders and facilitating international travel and trade. Our top priority is to keep terrorists and their weapons from entering the United States.

Nationwide Enforcement Encounters: Title 8 Enforcement Actions and Title 42 Expulsions Fiscal Year 2023

On March 21, 2020 the President, in accordance with Title 42 of the United States Code Section 265, determined that by reason of existence of COVID-19 in Mexico and Canada, there is a serious danger of the further introduction of COVID-19 into the United States; that prohibition on the introduction of persons or property, in whole or in part, from Mexico and Canada is required in the interest of public health.