Washington, DC - U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced today the expansion of Global Entry eligibility to Taiwan passport holders and the expansion of Taiwan’s trusted traveler program, e-Gate, to U.S. citizens enrolled in a CBP Trusted Traveler Program. Global Entry and e-Gate allow expedited clearance for pre-approved, low-risk travelers. Taiwan passport holders can apply for Global Entry beginning on November 1.

Houston, Texas - U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers working at the Houston/Galveston Seaport arrested 15 wanted persons in separate incidents in the first month of fiscal year 2018.

Washington, DC - As announced on October 26, Deputy Secretary of State John J. Sullivan will travel to Paris, France to address the 162nd Bureau of International Expositions (BIE) General Assembly in support of the United States’ bid to host the 2023 World’s Fair in Minnesota.

Washington, DC - The Navy will christen the newest guided-missile destroyer, the future USS Delbert D. Black (DDG 119), Saturday, during a 10 a.m. CST ceremony at Huntington Ingalls Industries Shipbuilding in Pascagoula, Mississippi.

Washington, DC - The 37th annual Vice Adm. James Bond Stockdale Leadership Award ceremony was held yesterday, in the Pentagon Hall of Heroes in Washington, D.C.

Washington, DC - The Federal Trade Commission testified today before the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial and Antitrust Law on the role of antitrust enforcement in the debate over network neutrality.