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CBP to temporarily expand operating hours of SENTRI Trusted Traveler Program vehicle lanes at Calexico West Port of Entry

CALEXICO, Calif., – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officials announced today that they will temporarily expand the hours of operation for the SENTRI Trusted Traveler Program vehicle lanes at the Calexico West Port of Entry.

On Monday, November 13, CBP will conduct a two-month pilot program expanding the port’s hours of operation to 24 hours per day, seven days per week. Current, or normal, operating hours are from 4:00 a.m. to 12:00 a.m. Monday-Friday and 5:00 a.m. to 2:00 a.m. Saturday and Sunday.

GUTTED! Eviscerated Goat Discovered at Chicago International Airport

CHICAGO—U.S. Customs and Border Protection Agriculture Specialists (CBPAS) at Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD) stop countless prohibited items foreign guests try to introduce into the U.S., whether it is fruits, vegetables, plants, or other forbidden items. However, their latest seizure, an eviscerated goat, is certainly outside of the normal items they stop.

CBP reminds traveling public of prohibited agricultural items during upcoming Día De Los Muertos holiday

SAN DIEGO – As the U.S.-Mexico border community prepares for the upcoming All Souls Day (Día de los Muertos) holiday, U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials are advising the traveling public that certain agricultural items used in holiday decorations are prohibited from entering the United States. These items can carry harmful pests and diseases, such as citrus huanglongbing.

CBP to align Hours of Operations at the East Richford Port of Entry

EAST RICHFORD, Vt – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) will be reducing the hours of operations for the East Richford, Vermont Port of Entry (POE) from its current operating hours of 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. to align with the Glen Sutton Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) POE operating hours. CBP will continue operating two additional 24-hour POEs within 12 miles of East Richford, ensuring minimal impact on local traffic.

CBP emite consejos a medida que comienzan los viajes de verano en el Caribe

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico— Las operaciones en el Caribe de Aduanas y Protección Fronteriza (CBP) anunció hoy una serie de recomendaciones para los viajeros, ya que se espera un aumento en el número de llegadas internacionales a partir de este fin de semana como parte de la temporada de viajes de verano.

El fin de semana del Día de la Recordación (Memorial Day) marca el comienzo de la temporada de viajes de verano y, con ella, un aumento anticipado en el número de llegadas internacionales a los aeropuertos de Puerto Rico y las Islas Vírgenes estadounidenses.

CBP Issues Tips as Caribbean Summer Travel Starts

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) operations in the Caribbean issued a public recommendation today for travelers, as an increase in the number of international arrivals is expected to start this weekend as part of the summer travel season.

Memorial Day weekend marks the start of the summer travel season and with it an anticipated increment in the number of international arrivals to airports in Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands.