Washington, DC - Veterans Day is a time to reflect on the sacrifices of those who have served this nation in uniform, but it’s also a time to assess the nation’s efforts at keeping President Lincoln’s promise to care for those who have “borne the battle.”

Washington, DC - At the Federal Trade Commission’s request, a federal court temporarily halted a New York-based office supply scheme that charged small businesses and non-profit organizations millions of dollars for “free” samples of cleaning and other products. The agency seeks to end the defendants’ illegal practices and recover restitution for victims.

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.

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.

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