United States Customs Service

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United States Customs Service

An agency of the Treasury Department charged with enforcing laws relative to imports.

United States Customs Service

A former agency of the U.S. Government responsible for keeping illegal substances out of the United States as well as collecting tariffs and other import duties. The Customs Service was responsible for, among other things, enforcing the trade embargo on Cuba and trade agreements between the U.S. and other countries. In 2003, the Customs Service combined with Immigration and Naturalization Services to form Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
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Passengers on all Etihad Airways flights to the United States, comprising passengers from Pakistan, from this week can experience the advantages of arriving in the US having precleared US Customs and Border Protection at Abu Dhabi Airport.
A new US Customs and Border Protection Federal Inspection Station at Capital Region International Airport, Michigan, will be open to the public on 26 May 2009.
Customs Gateway has been introduced by Sterling Commerce, a software and services provider and subsidiary of AT&T Inc (NYSE:T), to help companies comply with the 2007 US Customs requirement for mandatory filing of e-Manifests, imposed in April by the US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agency.
Member governments have agreed to cooperate with US customs authorities by identifying and inspecting 'at risk' containers and by allowing US customs agents access to port facilities.
Liverpool is one of 30 ports across the world and four in the UK which are using teams of US Customs officers under the Container Security Initiative.
A DEVICE called BodySearch is being used by US customs inspectors at six airports to detect contraband.
The Miami facility's designation as a US Customs Bonded Container Freight Station is a "terrific complement to Cargo Connection's other CFS facilities located in Atlanta, Chicago, Columbus and New York," added Goodman.
Capital Region International Airport in Lansing, Michigan has become an official port of entry into the United States with the establishment of a facility for US Customs and Border Protection operations.
Its concerns were raised after eight Member States declared they would accept the stationing of US customs officials in their ports, as part of the US "container security initiative" (CSI).
TELECOMWORLDWIRE-3 March 2003-Concord supplies eHealth to US Customs Service(C)1994-2003 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD http://www.
Nasdaq:OSIS) announced today that US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has begun operating an Eagle(R) mobile cargo inspection system at the Port of Savannah, Georgia.
A US Customs agent approached the man and requested to see his ticket and passport - which are new required in order to gain access to screening and boarding areas.
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