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.
Tammany Parish, a former Louisiana state trooper and a retired investigator for the U.S. Customs Service in New Orleans, he is more than qualified and ready to serve.
While the (http://otexa.trade.gov/twgrep.pdf) U.S. Customs Service  tried to detect and crack down on this practice, that proved a (https://www.gao.gov/assets/250/241271.html) daunting task.
Export data however is not reported to the EIA but to the U.S. customs service.
household furniture imports, 2014 (In $ millions) 2014 2013 Revised % Change from 2013 China $12,222.0 $11,565.9 6% Vietnam $2,619.7 $2,221.5 18% Canada $1,122.0 $1,081.6 4% Mexico $1,090.0 $964.8 13% Italy $652.8 $564.7 16% Malaysia $619.0 $598.8 3% Indonesia $618.2 $600.2 3% Taiwan $380.6 $319.3 19% India $272.5 $245.5 11% Poland $269.3 $212.7 27% World Total $21,359.6 $19,723.4 8% Source: U.S. Customs Service, U.S.
In fact, the agency's name changed from the U.S. Customs Service under the Treasury Department to eventually becoming U.S.
The airplane, which was registered to the U.S. Customs Service, was consumed by post-crash fire.
Michael Taylor, a 20-year veteran of the U.S. Customs Service, said his daughter spent several months at Children's Hospital in Washington, D.C., and was in such serious condition that she suffered a stroke.
"Ray Kelly's record as a scholar, a Marine, a Police Officer, a U.S. Customs Service Commissioner, a U.S.
In 1980 the U.S. Customs Service seized 200 cigarette boats and 50 airplanes, one of which was a World War II-era bomber.
Successful aerial interdiction by the U.S. Customs Service made direct smuggling flights into the United States untenable.
"We'd want to match that against our tax files to identify anyone doing business without a permit." Those external files include such databases as those of the Federal Aviation Administration, U.S. Customs Service and the IRS.
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