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Fact Sheet for U.S. Customs and Border Protection

Country: USA
Homepage: http://cbp.gov
Comments: Preventing terrorists and terrorist weapons from entering the United States, while facilitating the flow of legitimate trade and travel.
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A look at what's pushing Central American children to the US

Pool/Two female detainees sleep in a holding cell, as the children are separated by age group and gender, as hundreds of mostly Central American immigrant children are being processed and held at the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Nogales Placement ... [Published SCPR - 6 mins ago]
First reported 48 mins ago - Updated 48 mins ago - 1 reports

House Won’t Back $3.7 Billion for Border, Rogers Says

The U.S. House won’t support giving President Barack Obama his full $3.7 billion request to fund the response to the child migrant surge at the U.S.-Mexico border, Appropriations Committee Chairman Hal Rogers said.“That’s too much,” Rogers, a Kentucky ... [Published Bloomberg - 48 mins ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

CBP: Possessing marijuana when crossing into Washington, other states, still illegal

Government Security News: U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is reminding travelers crossing the border that possession of any amount of marijuana remains a violation under federal law.In enacting the Controlled... ... [Published I360 Gov - 2 hours ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Dallas/Fort Worth Airport introduces new services for international travellers

Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) has expanded and launched more new services for international travellers.As part of this initiative, the airport will expand its customs and border protection (CBP) baggage exits and the Terminal D22 checkpoint ... [Published Airport Technology - 5 hours ago]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated 6 hours ago - 2 reports

New Mexico woman receives settlement from hospital after controversial cavity search

In 2012, U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents suspected a New Mexico woman was carrying drugs and began a humiliating and controversial search of her body that lasted for more than six hours:[1]"During the car ride to the Medical Center, Ms. Doe ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 6 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 2 reports

Woman arrested at border with 58 lbs of cocaine

HIDALGO — U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers said Wednesday that they arrested a Mexican woman and seized about 58 pounds of cocaine concealed in a white 2004 Ford Focus.The 42-year-old Mexican citizen was stopped at the Hidalgo-Reynosa International ... [Published Valley Morning Star - 14 hours ago]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated 21 hours ago - 2 reports

Scabies Outbreak Halts Flights Of Illegal Immigrants To San Diego

A scabies outbreak has halted illegal immigrants transfer to San Diego County. The U.S. Customs and Border Protection issued a notice that all flights carrying the children, teens, and adults who crossed the Texas border illegally would were on hold because ... [Published Inquisitr - 21 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

Here’s What Obama Would See at the Border

Sleeping detainees are seen through the window of holding cell at a U.S. Customs and Border Protection processing facility, on June 18, 2014, in Brownsville, Texas. Eric Gay-Pool/ ShareABC News | ABC Sports News CopyRepublicans -- and even ... [Published ABC News - 22 hours ago]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 2 reports

Border reality check

U.S. Customs and Border Protection checkpoints are a part of daily life along the border, but on Wednesday the American Civil Liberties Union of Texas sought to bring pause to the routine interactions by making residents aware of their rights as they ... [Published Valley Morning Star - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated 23 hours ago - 2 reports

Kids overwhelming U.S. border, officials acknowledge

WASHINGTON -- Top Obama administration officials told senators Wednesday they're struggling to keep up with the surge of immigrants at the Southern border, acknowledging they've been overwhelmed as children show up by the tens of thousands from violence-torn ... [Published Bayou Buzz - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 2 reports

Obama administration pledges to stem immigration tide

PBS Wednesday 9th July, 2014Detainees watch a World Cup soccer match from a holding cell where hundreds of mostly Central American immigrant children are being processed and held at the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Nogales Placement Center on June ... [Published Canada Standard - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 2 reports

kickerBorderland has mixed reaction to Obama's immigration proposal

REPORTER Aaron Martinez A $3.7 billion proposal by President Barack Obama to address the surge of unaccompanied children from Central America coming to the U.S. has caused mixed reactions in the Borderland."Any policy, operation or any strategy that deports ... [Published El Paso Times - Jul 09 2014]
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Blogs

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U.S. Customs and Border Protection in the 21st ... [Published CSIS: Event Feed - Jun 06 2014]
The CSIS Homeland Security and Counterterrorism Program cordially invites you to a discussion of: "U.S. Customs and Border Protection in the 21st Century:Building a Model Law Enforcement Workforce" Featuring The Honorable Gil Kerlikowske Commissioner, ...
U.S. Customs and Border Protection $1 million a... [Published adland.tv - Jul 03 2014]
There's been a recent surge of unaccompanied children crossing the border into the United States without visas with the intention of immigrating. 226 immigrants have died crossing the border since October and as recently as last week a body of an ...
UMD Business School to Educate 600 U.S. Customs... [Published PR Newswire: Policy & Public Interest - Jun 04 2014]
COLLEGE PARK, Md., June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Starting this summer, the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business, Office of Executive Programs, will direct the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Leadership Institute.   ...
Smiths Detection to Supply U.S. Customs and Bor... [Published Business Wire Defense News - Feb 24 2014]
DANBURY, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Smiths Detection has been contracted by U.S. Customs and Border Protection to supply it miniaturized technology for fast, comprehensive in-field analysis of unknown suspicious substances at borders. ...
Smiths Detection to Supply U.S. Customs and Bor... [Published Business Wire Manufacturing News - Feb 24 2014]
DANBURY, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Smiths Detection has been contracted by U.S. Customs and Border Protection to supply it miniaturized technology for fast, comprehensive in-field analysis of unknown suspicious substances at borders. ...
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Audio/Video

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Negotiating With Terrorists [Published Slate Magazine - Jun 02 2014]
Terrorists on Twitter [Published Slate Magazine - Jun 25 2014]
Afghan official condemns "terrorists" who kille... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Jan 18 2014]
Al-Qaida’s Seven Rules for the Effective Terrorist [Published Slate Magazine - Jun 23 2014]
Do Terrorists Usually Claim Responsibility for ... [Published Slate Magazine - Mar 10 2014]
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Press Releases

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KVH Supports U.S. Customs and Border Protection... [Published GlobeNewswire: Advertising News - Feb 18 2014]
Hawthorne Global Provides U.S Customs & Border ... [Published PR Newswire - Jan 09 2014]
Texas Lawyer Calls Release Of PERF Report A Vic... [Published Financial Services - May 30 2014]
Stimson Center Report Calls for Global Effort t... [Published PR Newswire - Jan 07 2014]
SAF Calls on Kerry to Abandon Policy of Possibl... [Published PR Newswire - Dec 19 2013]
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