U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and Union Pacific
In recent years, CBP has asserted hundreds of millions of dollars in penalties against Union Pacific after illegal narcotics were discovered on trains originating in Mexico and delivered by Mexican railroads to Union Pacific at Mexican border crossings. CBP and Union Pacific disagreed about whether federal law authorizes CBP to issue such penalties.
- Response to US District Court in Nebraska Decision - Dec. 19, 2011
- Union Pacific & US Customs and Border Protection Agreement Summary of Key Points (76K PDF File)
- CBP Announces Mitigation Decision with Union Pacific (19K PDF File)
- Union Pacific Vigorously Defends Position: Rail Cars at Border Crossings Are in Government Control (25K PDF File)