United States Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is the largest federal law enforcement agency of the United States Department of Homeland Security, and is the country's primary border control organization. It is charged with regulating and facilitating international trade, collecting import duties, and enforcing U.S. regulations, including trade, customs, and immigration. CBP is one of the largest law enforcement agencies in the United States. It has a workforce of more than 45,600 sworn federal agents and officers. It has its headquarters in Washington, D.C.
A US judge has ruled in favor of refuges, who held in overcrowded border detention centers under inhumane conditions, banning authorities from holding asylum seekers for more than 48 hours in a.. WorldNews - Published
Grief-stricken relatives of passengers killed aboard an airliner shot down by Iran last month are grappling in Canada with the daily challenges of long-distance funeral arrangements, empty homes, cars..
Part of President Donald Trump’s border wall collapsed and fell into Mexico. According to Business Insider, strong winds of up to 37 mph caused the wall to break off. An agent from Customs and Border..
In the summer of 2019, U.S. immigration officials found themselves caught between a ballooning number of Central American families seeking asylum at the border, and a Trump administration demanding a..
The Border Patrol arrested about 34,000 migrants at the U.S.-Mexico border in November, a 75 percent drop from a recent high point in May, according to statistics released on Monday by U.S. Customs and.. Reuters - Published
This week on "Face the Nation," Margaret Brennan talks to acting commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection Mark Morgan, Sen. Dick Durbin, former Homeland Security Sec. Jeh Johnson and NASA.. CBS News - Published
Despite heightened security after the Sept. 11 terror attacks, U.S. Customs is still inspecting just two percent of the six million cargo containers entering the country each year. As Steve Kroft.. CBS News - Published
California Democratic Rep. Raul Ruiz is introducing a bill to improve the health care of migrants in the custody of Customs and Border Protection. He says it will provide the basic humanitarian needs.. CBS News - Published
U.S. border officials apprehended or rejected 970,000 people at or near the border with Mexico in the year through September, an 88% jump from a year earlier, U.S. Customs and Border Protection Acting.. Reuters - Published
(CNN)The number of migrants arriving at the US-Mexico border skyrocketed last year as Customs and Border Protection apprehended and deemed inadmissible nearly one million people during the government's.. WorldNews - Published
Democratic 2020 presidential candidate Julián Castro has accused the Trump administration of ignoring "due process" after he escorted 12 asylum seekers to the U.S. border only to learn they had been.. WorldNews - Published
(CNN)Two of the Trump administration's asylum policies will be heard before a federal appeals court Tuesday. The policies are part of a concerted effort by the administration to tighten asylum and curb.. WorldNews - Published
This week, on "Intelligence Matters," Michael Morell talks with Todd Owen, a top Customs and Border Protection official, about the agency's operations and the state of U.S. border security CBS News - Published
Mexican Foreign Secretary Marcelo Ebrard is set to meet Tuesday with U.S. Vice President Mike Pence and other officials to discuss Mexico's efforts to reduce the number of migrants arriving at the U.S... WorldNews - Published
Acting Commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection Mark Morgan on Monday said the country is expediting its immigration processes and deploying more resources to help storm victims from Bahamas.. Reuters - Published
The 15% duties on Chinese imports taking effect on Sept. 1 will have no grace period for goods in transit, U.S. Customs and Border Protection said in guidance on its website on Friday. Reuters - Published
A British journalist has said he was stopped at a US airport by a border agent who accused the writer of being part of the “fake news media”, a term regularly used by Donald Trump to attack media.. WorldNews - Published
At least three migrant children being held in detention centers have died after suffering from flu, but U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has said it does not plan to vaccinate detained.. WorldNews - Published
The U.S. Customs and Border Protection's system is back online after crashing on Friday evening and causing massive delays at airports across the country. 'The affected systems are coming back online.. WorldNews - Published
DALLAS (AP) — Travelers flying into the United States on Friday ran into long lines at major airports nationwide because of a temporary computer outage that affected the U.S. Customs and Border.. WorldNews - Published
U.S. Customs and Border Protection computers experienced an outage across North America. Airports in New York and Los Angeles saw long delays as passengers were processed manually. CBS News - Published
U.S. Customs and Border Protection said its computers were coming back online and travelers were being processed after a nationwide computer outage earlier on Friday at U.S. airports. Reuters - Published
Thousands of travelers at U.S. airports faced delays late on Friday because of an nationwide outage of U.S. Customs and Border Protection's (CBP) processing systems, officials said. Reuters - Published