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U.S. Customs and Border Protection: Department of the United States Federal Government
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.

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US judge says conditions in overcrowded border holding cells violate Constitution

us judge says conditions in overcrowded border holding cells violate constitution
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..
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At odds with Native American tribe, feds say no cultural sites near border wall blasting

Customs and Border Protection said it found no biological, cultural or historic sites in the area where crews are building a border wall in Arizona.
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Families of Iran crash victims put lives back together [Video]Families of Iran crash victims put lives back together

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..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:31Published

Longest ever smuggling tunnel found at U.S.-Mexico border [Video]Longest ever smuggling tunnel found at U.S.-Mexico border

Authorities have found what they are calling the "longest" smuggling tunnel ever discovered on the U.S.-Mexico border.

Credit: Reuters - 3D Animations (Next Me     Duration: 01:01Published

A Chunk Of Trump Border Wall Collapsed [Video]A Chunk Of Trump Border Wall Collapsed

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..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

Security officials see no credible threats ahead of Super Bowl, Miami screening for coronavirus [Video]Security officials see no credible threats ahead of Super Bowl, Miami screening for coronavirus

Security officials see no credible threats ahead of Super Bowl LIV, U.S. and Miami screening for coronavirus as travelers arrive from all over world

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 01:32Published

Vultures Are Messing With US Border Protection [Video]Vultures Are Messing With US Border Protection

A radio tower for the US Customs and Border Protection near the US-Mexico border has have been dealing with some unwelcome visitors. According to Business Insider, the tower has been plagued by..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:44Published

A surge in asylum-seekers meets a U.S. crackdown [Video]A surge in asylum-seekers meets a U.S. crackdown

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..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 06:20Published

 

Passenger tried to sneak package of tiny dead birds into US at Washington Dulles airport

U.S. Customs and Border Protection agriculture specialists found a package of dead birds in luggage at Washington Dulles International Airport.
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U.S. citizen suspected of smuggling dies in Border Patrol custody in Texas

James Paul Markowitz as identified as a suspect in an alien smuggling case prior to his arrest, U.S. Customs and Border Protection says.  
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Disease that killed millions of China's pigs poses global threat

Bettie the beagle, a detector dog for U.S. Customs and Border Protection, picked up the scent of pork on a woman arriving from China at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport.
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Border Officials Seek to Evict Defecating Vultures From Texas Radio Tower

United States Customs and Border Protection, which operates the tower, wants to attach a net to deter the birds.
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Dozens of Iranian and Iranian-Americans report being detained at U.S. border crossing

Multiple reports emerged that U.S. Customs and Border Patrol detained dozens of people at the Blaine, Wash., port of entry. CBP refuted the report.
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Racial bias in facial recognition software: What travelers should know as TSA, CBP expand programs

Researchers found evidence of bias against minorities in facial recognition software as its use is set to expand at airport security checkpoints.
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U.S. border arrests dropped again in November amid Trump crackdown on migrant crossers

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

Big delays at US-Mexico border crossings after migrants use car lanes to claim asylum

Customs and Border Protection has reduced lanes at the Nogales and Douglas ports of entry after migrants used car lanes to present asylum claims.
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That's a lot of bologna: US border officers seize more than 150 pounds of pork

CBP officers stopped a truck trying to bring 14 rolls of Mexican bologna into the United States, which is prohibited because of potential diseases.
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Arizona border agent shoots and wounds Russian migrant during altercation

The agent was attempting to arrest the migrant suspected of crossing the border illegally when an altercation occurred, according to CBP officials.  
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Man caught at Houston airport with 35 pounds of liquid cocaine in shampoo bottles

The U.S. Customs and Border Patrol says an arriving passenger tried to smuggle 35 pounds worth of liquid cocaine in shampoo bottles into the country.
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Smugglers are sawing through the border wall

Customs and Border Protection told CBS News "it's happening but not to the point where it's an issue"
CBS News - Published

Open: This is "Face the Nation," July 14

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..
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On the Waterfront

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..
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Rep. Raul Ruiz on new migrant health bill

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. apprehensions at Mexican border up 88% this year: CBP

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..
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Mexican migrant in Border Patrol custody dies at Arizona hospital

Customs and Border Protection said agents apprehended a 49-year-old Mexican migrant on Sunday. He had a preexisting heart condition and died Monday.  
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British couple 'traumatized' by weeks in detention center after crossing border

Two British couples say they accidentally crossed the Canada-U.S border, were detained by CBP agents and spent two weeks in detention.  
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Feds seize $2.2 million worth of fake Nike shoes at SoCal seaport

U.S. Customs and Border Protection found 14,806 pairs of shoes on a shipment arriving from China
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Nearly 1 million migrants apprehended or deemed inadmissible along US-Mexico border in fiscal year 2019, ...

nearly 1 million migrants apprehended or deemed inadmissible along us-mexico border in fiscal year 2019, ...
(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

Julian Castro Escorted LGBT Migrants Across the Border Only for CBP to Send Them Back After He Left

julian castro escorted lgbt migrants across the border only for cbp to send them back after he left
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

Journalist says CBP agent refused to return passport until he admitted to writing 'propaganda'

A U.S. Customs and Border Protection official withheld journalist Ben Watson's passport until he admitted to writing 'propaganda.'
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Trump administration asylum policies to be heard in federal appeals court

trump administration asylum policies to be heard in federal appeals court
(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..
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Transcript: Todd Owen on "Intelligence Matters"

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

N.J. mayor says he was profiled at airport for being Muslim

Customs and Border Protection officers asked Mayor Mohamed Khairullah if he met with terrorists while in Turkey with his family, he says
CBS News - Published

US, Mexico Officials to Meet About Reduction in Migrant Border Crossings

us, mexico officials to meet about reduction in migrant border crossings
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...
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U.S. working to take in Bahamas storm victims - acting border chief

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

Border Enforcement chief holds briefing on migrant apprehensions

Top official at Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is expected to discuss a third consecutive monthly drop in apprehensions of migrants along the U.S.-Mexico border
CBS News - Published

Arizona State University students from China detained at LAX

"CBP has given ASU no information on what has transpired," university spokesman Jerry Gonzalez
CBS News - Published

U.S. says no grace period for Chinese imports facing tariffs on Sept. 1

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

Journalist stopped by US border agent 'for being part of fake news media'

journalist stopped by us border agent 'for being part of fake news media'
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

3 migrant children have died from flu in custody, but US won't provide vaccines

Customs and Border Protection said it will not provide flu vaccines to detained migrant children, despite three deaths in part because of influenza.  
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At Least 3 Migrant Children Die Of Flu In U.S. Detention As Authorities Refuse Vaccinations

at least 3 migrant children die of flu in u.s. detention as authorities refuse vaccinations
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

US Customs system crashes at airports across the ENTIRE country causing huge lines of frustrated passengers and chaos for immigration officials who were unable to process arrivals

us customs system crashes at airports across the entire country causing huge lines of frustrated passengers and chaos for immigration officials who were unable to process arrivals
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

Customs and Border Protection outage snarls major airports

customs and border protection outage snarls major airports
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

CBP warns of delays as computers go down

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

Computers coming back online after Customs outage at U.S. airports

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 delayed at U.S. airports by computer outage

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

CBP computer outage leads to long lines at U.S. airports

Some of the airports affected included JFK Airport in New York City, Dulles International Airport and LAX in Los Angeles
CBS News - Published

Customs Computer Failure Snarls Passengers at U.S. Airports

United States Customs and Border Protection said it was experiencing “a temporary outage.”
NYTimes.com - Published

U.S. Customs system shutdown causes major delays at airports nationwide

Travelers around the country are facing major delays at airports after the U.S. Customs and Border Protection's computer system went down.
USATODAY.com - Published

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