Customs and Border Protection

CBP Commissioner Morgan: Floyd’s Death ‘Absolutely Tragic’ – Cannot Allow Criminals to Take Advantage of Lawful Protest

On Tuesday’s broadcast of the Fox Business Network’s “Evening Edit,” acting Customs and Border Protection Commissioner Mark Morgan stated that everyone is “united” that George Floyd’s death “is absolutely tragic and those responsible should be held accountable” and that lawful, peaceful protesters should be supported. He also stated that those who are “taking advantage” of those who want to lawfully protest “as an excuse to continue their criminal activity” cannot be allowed to continue.

Acting Customs and Border Protection director Mark Morgan speaks with reporters in the briefing room at the White House, Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

CBP: Migrant Wave Drops to 42,000 in October

U.S. border agencies apprehended 42,000 migrants at the southern border in October, down 14 percent from September, the acting commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) told reporters at the White House.

Acting Customs and Border Protection director Mark Morgan speaks with reporters in the briefing room at the White House, Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

DHS Keeps Mileage of Newly Built Border Wall a Mystery

The total mileage of new border wall constructed on land that did not previously have a barrier built on it at the United States-Mexico border remains unknown, as the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has kept the number a mystery.

Cacti are seen near the metal fence along the border in Sonoyta, Sonora state, northern Mexico, between the Altar desert in Mexico and the Arizona desert in the United States, on March 27, 2017.