National News Releases

Post date: Tuesday, March 11, 2014 - 18:55
Post date: Wednesday, March 5, 2014 - 03:29

Washington - U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announces the speakers for the upcoming 2014 East Coast Trade Symposium. The 2014 East Coast Trade Symposium is scheduled for March 6-7, 2014 at the Washington Hilton Hotel in Washington, DC. This year's theme is "Increasing Economic Competitiveness through Global Partnerships and Innovation. (more)

Post date: Saturday, February 8, 2014 - 03:11

Washington - U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) reminds international travelers returning from the 2014 Winter Olympics to carry the appropriate travel documents and to declare all agriculture goods upon arriving to the United States to a CBP officer. (more)

Post date: Saturday, January 18, 2014 - 03:16

Washington - U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) today released a summary of fiscal year 2013 border enforcement efforts, which reflects the administration's focus on reducing threats, optimizing resources and building partnerships to secure our nation's borders and facilitate trade and travel. (more)

Post date: Friday, January 3, 2014 - 03:15

Washington - U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) in partnership with Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) and Public Safety Canada concluded a five month pilot test of cargo pre-inspection, and deemed the concept feasible. The truck cargo pre-inspection pilot began on June 18, 2013 at the Pacific Highway crossing adjacent to Surrey, British Columbia (BC). (more)

Post date: Monday, December 23, 2013 - 22:40

Washington - U.S. Customs and Border Protection Office of Air and Marine today announced it will take delivery of its last American Eurocopter AS-350 Light Enforcement Helicopter under the current contract. This delivery makes 84 such helicopters in OAM's fleet and provides the agency with improved capabilities as it retires the MD-500, MD-600 and OH-6 helicopters. (more)

Post date: Saturday, December 21, 2013 - 03:43

Washington - U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is ready for the additional traffic at international airports, cruise terminals and land border ports of entry around the country and at preclearance facilities around the world.CBP has introduced several initiatives to increase efficiencies while ensuring our complex security mission remains our highest priority. (more)

Post date: Thursday, December 19, 2013 - 21:50

Washington - U.S. Customs and Border Protection today finalized the agreements for five public-private partnerships during an official signing ceremony. Under authority from the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2013, CBP created a reimbursable fee agreement program to increase CBP's ability to provide new or enhanced services on a reimbursable basis to support growth in cross-border trade and travel. (more)

Post date: Thursday, December 19, 2013 - 03:36

Washington - U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) opens registration today for the forthcoming 2014 East Coast Trade Symposium and encourages members of the international trade community to attend. The 2014 East Coast Trade Symposium will be held March 6-7, 2014 at the Washington Hilton Hotel in Washington, DC. (more)

Post date: Saturday, December 14, 2013 - 03:46

Washington- U.S. Customs and Border Protection sent today to the Federal Register a Final Rule designed to broaden the definition of "members of a family residing in one household" to more accurately reflect relationships for U.S. citizens, residents and international visitors who are traveling together as a family. (more)

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