Guidance Reminder: The Agency Is 'Customs And Border Protection'

Jul 9, 2019
Originally published on July 9, 2019 1:35 pm

On a few occasions recently we've said or written "Customs and Border Patrol." That's a mistake.

Please remember: the agency's name ends with "Protection," not "Patrol."

It's Customs and Border Protection.

True, there is a United States Border Patrol within the agency. The Border Patrol has agents and officers.

But, again, there is no agency called "Customs and Border Patrol."

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