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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On 23rd September, the delegation visited the United States Customs & Border Protection (CBP), Long Beach Cargo Examination Station.
17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Ardent Management Consulting (ArdentMC) announced today that it was awarded the Border Patrol GIS task order under the Geospatial Service Center in coordination with the United States Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and United States Border Patrol (USBP).
The United States Customs and Border Protection (USCBP) facility at Terminal 2 in Dublin Airport is a purpose built facility that allows US bound passengers to undertake all immigration, customs and agriculture inspections at Dublin prior to departure.
Dubai: The pre-clearance facility that allows airline passengers to clear United States customs and immigration before leaving Abu Dhabi is "working very well", a US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) official told Gulf News on Monday.
He regularly represents foreign and domestic clients before the United States Customs Service, the United States International Trade Commission, the United States Department of Commerce, the Federal Maritime Commission, the Foreign Trade Zones Board and the Office of United States Trade Representative, and litigates before the United States Court of International Trade and United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.
In his new role, he will continue to focus the practice on legal and regulatory matters concerning FDA, FTC, USDA, United States Customs and other federal and state regulatory agencies.
A new Federal Inspection Site to handle United States customs and immigration checks will be constructed, eliminating the need for JetBlue international arrivals to be processed at JFK Terminal 4.
The drugs investigation began in September when a United States Customs dog at New York Airport sniffed out a consignment of cannabis resin hidden in an amplifier box used by pop groups.
MONTERREY, Mexico - The convenience store was the last stop until the border on the road leading out of this industrial Mexican city, and Raul Vargas, a tour guide, made his instructions clear: The 24 die-hard Cowboys fans on his charter bus should get their snacks and beer now, because this bus would not stop again until it reached the United States Customs checkpoint in Laredo.
As part of the nation's Homeland Security effort, the operation uses National Guard troops to support the United States Customs and Border Protection mission of preventing illegal crossing and drug trafficking along the border with Mexico.
United States Customs and Border Protection agency spokesman Kevin Corsaro told AFP that one reason Khan, 43, had been delayed was that his luggage was lost.
Seven years after the above ground structure of the United States Customs House was cleared after being severely damaged in the September 11 terrorist attacks, a permit was filed this week to demolish remaining underground steel structures within the demolished building's footprint.
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