Tag: Customs and Border Protection

President Donald Trump hinted during a cabinet meeting that he might be visiting the wall prototypes on the southern border.

AP: Border Wall Models Thwart U.S. Commandos in Tests

Recent assaults by tactical teams on prototypes of President Donald Trump’s proposed wall with Mexico indicate their imposing heights should stop border crossers, a U.S. official with direct knowledge of the rigorous assessment told The Associated Press.

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2017 Year-End Border Wall Update — ‘Build the Wall’

“Build the wall, build the wall” is a chant that rings on in the minds of supporters of President Donald J. Trump — his cornerstone promise to build a wall along the U.S. southern border. So when will these Trump-faithful see this promise realized?

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Obama Let in Admitted MS-13 Members, Whistleblower Says

Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI), Chairman of the Senate Homeland Security Committee, said that a whistleblower turned over documents that showed more than a dozen apprehended illegal alien teenagers–who admitted to being MS-13 members–were released by the Obama Administration to homes throughout the United States.

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Woman Straps $45K in Heroin to Buttocks at Mexican Border

Officers noticed something suspicious about a 47-year-old woman from Nogales, Arizona, as she attempted to enter the U.S. through the pedestrian border lines. Upon further inspection, officers discovered nearly 3 pounds of heroin strapped to her buttocks, worth an estimated $45,000.

the closing of Rockville High School due to one suspected case of swine flu, in Rockville, Md. on Friday, May 1, 2009. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

Illegal Aliens in Maryland HS Bathroom Sex Case Face Child Porn Charges

Prosecutors in the “sanctuary state” of Maryland are dropping sexual offense charges against the illegal aliens accused of sexually assaulting a 14-year-old girl in a high school bathroom. The Rockville High School freshmen now face charges of distribution of child

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Deportations Hit 10-Year Low as Obama Prepares Exit

Deportation of illegal immigrants hit a 10-year low during President Obama’s last full fiscal year in office. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security also appeared to be cutting back on information provided about all three of its law enforcement agencies.

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Judicial Watch: Feds Gave Investigated Somalis Tours of Secure Areas at Three Airports

Judicial Watch, the Washington-based government watchdog, released documents with many details redacted that describe “community engagement tours,” including security briefings, in secured areas of at least three major U.S. airports – Los Angeles, Minneapolis and Columbus, Ohio — given to members of the Somali community, including individuals who were the subject of federal investigations, by Homeland Security Officials.

Ahmad Khan Rahami is taken into custody after a shootout with police Monday, Sept. 19, 2016, in Linden, N.J. Rahami was wanted for questioning in the bombings that rocked the Chelsea neighborhood of New York and the New Jersey shore town of Seaside Park. (Nicolaus Czarnecki/Boston Herald via AP)

Customs Notified FBI of Chelsea Bomber’s Trips to Pakistan and Afghanistan

More information continues to surface about Ahmad Khan Rahami, the jihadi who set bombs in New York and New Jersey over the weekend. It appears, contrary to reports from earlier this week, that the U.S. government wasn’t entirely unaware that he was traveling to Pakistan and Afghanistan.

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Obama Admin. Warns Central Americans Against Dangers of Illegal Immigration with PSA

In the first PSA of the campaign, released this week, the Spanish-language message from Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to would-be migrants warns that the 1,600 mile journey north is dangerous. The PSA makes no mention of the illegality of the practice nor offers any warnings that migrants attempting the trip will be sent home.

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Homeland Security Not Screening New Arrivals for Zika Virus

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), which includes the Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agency, has announced that the United States will not screen arriving travelers for the mosquito-borne Zika virus that is primarily afflicting Latin America and the Caribbean.

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Woman Claims Feds Barred Her for Period, Pot

A San Diego woman claims she was denied acceptance to U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s (CBP) Global Entry program because she uses cannabis oil to relieve period pain.

A U.S. Customs and Border Protection officer's patch is seen as they unveil a new mobile app for international travelers arriving at Miami International Airport on March 4, 2015 in Miami, Florida. Miami-Dade Aviation Department and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) unveiled a new mobile app for expedited passport …

Customs and Border Protection Announces Spanish-Language Service

The Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agency is now offering a Spanish-language information service, in what the agency says is a “first step” toward providing Spanish-speakers a more effective means of communicating with agents responsible for protecting the nation’s borders.

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Report: 150 Passengers On Flight From Mexico to NYC Skipped Customs

Sources tell The Daily News that passengers on American Airlines Flight 1671 arriving at JFK from Cancun, Mexico, last week simply walked out of the airport without ever having to present their passports or check in with Customs and Border Protection.

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Pro-Syrian Refugee Protest Draws Hundreds to Texas Capital

Hundreds of pro-Syrian refugee activists took to the streets of Austin, Texas, this weekend to protest Governor Greg Abbott’s order to refuse the resettlement of Syrian refugees into Texas. One week ago, the Texas governor ordered state agencies not to participate in any federal resettlement programs. He also urged the White House to stop its program of bringing un-vetted Syrian refugees into America. Abbott partnered with at least thirty other governors in refusing the refugees from Syria.

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Armored Blackhawks Arrive at Texas Border

Armored Blackhawk helicopters have arrived at the Texas border with Mexico in response to the recent attack on a U.S. helicopter from Mexican soil. As Breitbart Texas first reported, a Customs and Border Protection (CBP) helicopter was participating in stopping a well-organized drug trafficking effort that involved individuals on both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border. Shots were fired from the Mexican side on the CBP helicopter and it was forced down after sustaining damage.

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Congressional Leaders Arrive in Laredo over Downed Chopper

Two members of the U.S. House Oversight and Government Reform Committee arrived in Laredo on Sunday for a briefing about a Customs and Border Protection helicopter that made an emergency landing after taking fire from the Mexican side of the border. They will be meeting on Sunday and Monday with officials from the Air Branch and Marine Branch Sector Headquarters.

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Molester of Little Girl Avoids Prison in New Jersey, Gets Deported and Illegally Re-Enters US

Border Patrol Agents in the Rio Grande Valley Sector of the Texas/Mexico border captured a criminal illegal alien child molester who was attempting to cross back into the United States after being deported. The Guatemalan man was captured near Rio Grande City in Starr County. He was initially transported to the McAllen Border Patrol Station for processing where his prior criminal record was discovered.