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Students and Recent Grads

Statement for the Record on H.R. 529, Extending Limits of U.S. Customs Waters Act

U.S. Customs and Border Protection Statement for the Record for a May 25, 2023, hearing on, "Modernizing Customs Policies to Protect American Workers and Secure Supply Chains," before the House Committee on Ways and Means, Subcommittee on Trade.

Statement for the Record

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) submits this statement for the record regarding CBP’s Air and Marine Operations (AMO) law enforcement authorities in the maritime domain.

Houlton Border Patrol Explorer Post Returns to Washington D.C. for Police Week

HOULTON, Maine – Houlton Border Patrol Explorer Post 1820 traveled to Washington, D.C., to participate in National Police Week activities. The weeklong visit to the nation's capital will give the Explorers an active role in commemorating and honoring law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty. 

Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program

CBP full-time employees are eligible to apply for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program, a federal program designed to encourage college graduates to enter into public service. It offers tax-free forgiveness of student loan debts for government and non-profit organization employees after 10 years of public service and 120 qualifying payments.

Opportunity Extended through July to Apply to be a Customs and Border Protection Officer in Baltimore or Philadelphia

BALTIMORE – Great news for job seekers looking for a federal law enforcement career, you have another chance to apply through July to be a Customs and Border Protection officer in Philadelphia or Baltimore.

Previously, this hiring opportunity was to expire June 30.

Customs and Border Protection is Hosting Hiring Workshops for Philadelphia Officer Positions

PHILADELPHIA – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is hiring men and women to serve as officers in the Area Port of Philadelphia, which includes Philadelphia International Airport and the seaport environment.

To help potential candidates with the application process, CBP is hosting a series of free hiring workshops throughout the region. Those wishing to attend should register to attend by using the links following their preferred location.

Rio Grande Valley Students Honored as “Youth of the Year” Recipients

PHARR, Texas — On Thursday, May 30, 2019, Border Patrol agents from the Rio Grande Valley Sector Headquarters recognized the importance of higher education and awarded this year’s Youth of the Year recipients at a ceremony held at the Pharr Events Center in Pharr, Texas. The Mayor of the City of Pharr, Dr. Ambrosio Hernandez, matched the Border Patrol’s scholarship donation of $15,000.00, making this year’s scholarship ceremony a record with over $30,000.00 awarded to the students.