Customs and Border Protection 2008 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Notice of Expansion of Temporary Worker Visa Exit Program Pilot To Include H-2B Temporary Workers
Document Number: E8-30093
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-12-19
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Customs and Border Protection
This notice announces that U.S. Customs and Border Protection is expanding a pilot program that implements a land-border exit system for certain temporary workers at certain designated ports of entry. Under the expansion of this pilot program, temporary workers within the H-2A and H-2B nonimmigrant classifications that enter the United States at the ports of San Luis, Arizona or Douglas, Arizona on or after August 1, 2009, must depart from either one of those ports and provide certain biographic and biometric information at one of the kiosks established for this purpose. Any nonimmigrant alien admitted under an H-2A or H-2B nonimmigrant visa at one of the designated ports of entry will be issued a CBP Form I-94, Arrival and Departure Record, and be presented with information material that explains the pilot program requirements.
The Electronic System for Travel Authorization: Mandatory Compliance Required for Travel Under the Visa Waiver Program
Document Number: E8-26997
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-11-13
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Customs and Border Protection
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announces that, beginning January 12, 2009, all nonimmigrant aliens traveling to the United States under the Visa Waiver Program (VWP) must obtain an approved travel authorization from the Department's Electronic System for Travel Authorization (ESTA). To comply with ESTA, VWP travelers must provide electronically to U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) the information currently collected on the I-94W Nonimmigrant Alien Arrival/Departure (Form I-94W) through the CBP ESTA Web site and receive authorization to travel before embarking on travel to the United States.
Notice of Issuance of Final Determination Concerning Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter
Document Number: E8-21934
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-09-19
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Customs and Border Protection
This document provides notice that U.S. Customs and Border Protection (``CBP'') has issued a final determination concerning the country of origin of a ground fault circuit interrupter (``GFCI''). Based upon the facts presented, CBP has concluded in the final determination that China is the country of origin of the GFCI for purposes of U.S. Government procurement.
Customs and Border Protection Trade Symposium 2008: “Global Trade: Continuity Through Transition”
Document Number: E8-19781
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-08-26
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Customs and Border Protection
This document announces that U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) will convene its annual trade symposium, featuring panel discussions involving department personnel, members of the trade community and other government agencies, on the agency's role in international trade initiatives and programs. Members of the international trade and transportation communities and other interested parties are encouraged to attend.
Container Seals on Maritime Cargo
Document Number: E8-18174
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-08-07
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Customs and Border Protection
This document brings attention to the existing statutory requirement by which all maritime containers in transit to the United States are required to be sealed with a seal meeting the ISO/PAS 17712 standard and specifies the date on which the requirement shall take effect.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Air Transport Program
Document Number: E8-3658
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-02-27
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Customs and Border Protection
As part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on an information collection requirement concerning the Air Transport Program. This request for comment is being made pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act (Pub. L. 104-13; 44 U.S.C. 3505(c)(2)).
Approval of Inspectorate America Corporation, as a Commercial Gauger
Document Number: E8-2403
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-02-12
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Customs and Border Protection
Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to 19 CFR 151.13, Inspectorate America Corporation, 3306 Loop 197 North, Texas City, TX 77590, has been approved to gauge petroleum, petroleum products, organic chemicals and vegetable oils for customs purposes, in accordance with the provisions of 19 CFR 151.13. Anyone wishing to employ this entity to conduct gauger services should request and receive written assurances from the entity that it is approved by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection to conduct the specific gauger service requested. Alternatively, inquiries regarding the specific gauger service this entity is approved to perform may be directed to the U.S. Customs and Border Protection by calling (202) 344-1060. The inquiry may also be sent to cbp.labhq@dhs.gov. Please reference the Web site listed below for a complete listing of CBP approved gaugers and accredited laboratories. http://cbp.gov/xp/cgov/import/operations support/labsscientificsvcs/commercialgaugers/.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request; North American Free Trade Agreement Duty Deferral
Document Number: E8-1040
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-01-23
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Customs and Border Protection
As part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on an information collection requirement concerning the North American Free Trade Agreement Duty Deferral. This request for comment is being made pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act (Pub. L. 104-13; 44 U.S.C. 3505(c)(2)).
Proposed Collection; Comment Request Ship's Stores Declaration
Document Number: E8-1038
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-01-23
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Customs and Border Protection
As part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on an information collection requirement concerning Ship's Stores Declaration. This request for comment is being made pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act (Pub. L. 104-13; 44 U.S.C. 3505(c)(2)).
Proposed Collection; Comment Request Record of Vessel Foreign Repair or Equipment Purchase
Document Number: E8-1034
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-01-23
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Customs and Border Protection
As part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on an information collection requirement concerning Record of Vessel Foreign Repair or Equipment Purchase. This request for comment is being made pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act (Pub. L. 104-13; 44 U.S.C. 3505(c)(2)).