Los Angeles-based businessman Sunil Jiwat Mirwani has been sentenced to 27 months in prison for evading customs duties on more than $30 million in Chinese-made apparel...
US Customs Regulations
22 Oct 2013
The U.S. Government Accountability Office has published a report, “DHS Could Improve Cargo Security by Periodically Assessing Risks From Foreign Ports,” recommending...
04 Oct 2013
WASHINGTON — Import cargo delays at U.S. ports of entry will become “catastrophic” if the partial government shutdown lasts more than two weeks, an international trade attorney said on Friday.
04 Oct 2013
A U.S. Department of Agriculture laboratory has confirmed that 27 egg masses of Asian gypsy moths were discovered on a freighter in Baltimore, and again during the ship’s transit to Brunswick, Ga.
02 Oct 2013
Less than 48 hours after the federal government's shutdown, shippers dependent on some agencies to clear cargo are seeing delays at U.S. ports of entry.
01 Oct 2013
The next politically appointed Customs and Border Protection commissioner faces a steep learning curve, funding challenges and calls from many in the trade community to improve a key trusted trader initiative.
30 Sep 2013
U.S. Customs and Border Protection is finalizing talks with five entities to allow some U.S.-Mexico shippers to fund additional Customs and Border Protection staffing during busy times or for extended hours as part of a pilot project.
16 Aug 2013
Baltimore U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials have intercepted seven shipments of uncertified chicken skeletons from China.
14 Aug 2013
The Border Commerce and Security Council has voiced concerns about U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s plan to fund certain staffing costs through agreements with some border cities.
08 Aug 2013
WASHINGTON — It’s still more than three years away, but completion of Customs and Border Protection’s long-delayed major cargo-processing system appears to be in sight.
08 Aug 2013
U.S. Customs and Border Protection has released a schedule for completing trade processing capabilities in its automated commercial environment by the end of 2016.
02 Aug 2013
President Obama this week nominated the nation's drug policy czar to take the reins of Customs and Border Protection, setting the stage for the agency to get its first politically appointed chief in more than a year and a half.