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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Two hundred and thirty years ago on August 5, 1789, the newly formed U.S. Customs Service processed the first inbound vessel from overseas in the Port of New York.
15 to a service in front of the U.S. Customs House, home to several federal agencies, including U.S.
In the latest news of United States support for Taiwan, Premier William Lai announced on March 23, that Taiwan has been accepted into the 'Global Entry' program established by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Department.
According to the stranded passengers, the delay was because the computer system to check passports, operated by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection, had failed. CBP later put out a statement on its Twitter page, saying all the airports were back online after a brief outage of its processing systems.
Emirates will continue to comply with entry requirements for travel to and from the United States, as required by U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Emirates Airline has stated.
Summary: U.S. Customs and Border Protection has an evolving mission to facilitate safe and secure trade while enforcing the U.S.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection said its agents were fired upon late Sunday night in the waters of the British Caribbean territory as they chased a boat suspected of being used to transport drugs.
GGA urges U.S. Customs officials to improve service at Metro New York airports The Global Gateway Alliance, which advocates for New York City-area airports, has asked U.S.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection recently seized two shipments of counterfeit BLACKHAWK!
yesterday announced that the U.S. Customs released the smartphones it shipped a few days ago to the U.S.
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