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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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​ROUTES: Self-service booths slash Chicago immigration queues

Chicago ’s airports are reaping the rewards from pioneering automatic immigration technology in the USA, which has significantly shortened the processing time for arriving international passengers.The automated passport control (APC) technology was introduced ... [Published Flight International - 5 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

U.S. immigration protestors drop U.S. border blockade plan

By Lisa Maria GarzaDALLAS, Sept 20 ( ) - A plan by U.S. protestersagainst illegal immigration to block traffic at more than adozen border crossings in the southwest on Saturday was canceledafter organizers said they received online threats from Mexic ... [Published Mail Online UK - 7 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Protesters plan to block border

DALLAS — U.S. citizens describing themselves as “deeply concerned” with Obama administrationimmigration policies plan a mass protest today to press their demand to seal the southern border byblocking traffic at more than a dozen U.S. crossings.Demonstrators ... [Published Columbus Dispatch - 12 hours ago]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated 14 hours ago - 2 reports

‘Prodigal Jaguar’ returns home after half a century

Stolen 46 years ago, a Jaguar XKE finds its way back home to its now 82-year-old owner.US authorities have recovered a Jaguar XKE stolen 46 years ago outside a New York City apartment after finding it on a ship to the Netherlands and tracking down the ... [Published thestar.com.my - 21 hours ago]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Border Patrol to start body camera testing

Listen Now[5 min 20 sec] Andrew Burton/U.S. Customs and Border Protection Commissioner Gil Kerlikowske.The U.S. Border Patrol will begin testing body cameras on some of its officers.Customs and Border Protection made the announcement yesterday amid ... [Published SCPR - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Pensioner’s stolen Jag found after 46 years

A pensioner has been reunited with his original Jaguar E-Type, nearly 50 years after it was stolen from outside his apartment.Retired lawyer Ivan Schneider had his rare E-Type taken from the front of his flat in Manhattan 46 years ago and had long thought ... [Published MotorTorque - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Stolen Jaguar XKE Found on Ship 46 Years Later

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers in partnership with a National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) Special Agent and a California Highway Patrol-Investigative Services Unit Investigator assigned to the Foreign Export and Recovery (FEAR) outbound ... [Published Maritime Executive - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Eagle Pass Enforcement Team Seizes Cocaine at Port of Entry

EAGLE PASS, Texas – Federal authorities at the Eagle Pass Port of Entry intercepted a load of cocaine with a street value in excess of $700,000 Tuesday morning.“The Eagle Pass Enforcement Team is made up of U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers ... [Published U.S. Bureau of Customs and Border Protection - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Redefining the 'Border Crisis'

Although the crisis on the southern border of the U.S. has abated in recent months, federal officials warn that the number of unaccompanied minors crossing the border could rise again . If it does, the influx will almost surely occur along one stretch ... [Published Bloomberg View - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 1 reports

Body Cameras to Be Installed on US Border Patrol Agents

MOSCOW, September 19 (RIA Novosti) – US border patrol agents will start wearing cameras by the end of this year, as the government is trying to reduce criticism of the agents’ use of excessive force , reports CBS News.“If they [the cameras] are used correctly ... [Published RIA Novosti - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

U.S. Border Patrol, under fire for use of force, to trial body cameras | Reuters

5:30am EDT (Reuters) - The U.S. Border Patrol said body cameras would be trialled for its agents from next month following allegations over abuse and use of excessive force, as Washington gave the agency authority to investigate staff for criminal mi ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Customs and Border Protection Addresses Use-of-Force Concerns (9/18/14)

WASHINGTON, Sept. 18 -- The National Immigration Forum issued the following news release:Today U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced measures that address concerns about incidents involving officers' use of force.According to CQ Roll Call ... [Published Targeted News Service - Sep 19 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]
Bomb blast in Chile wounds 7; government blames... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Sep 09 2014]
Al-Qaida’s Seven Rules for the Effective Terrorist [Published Slate Magazine - Jun 23 2014]
The Go Ahead, Negotiate With Terrorists Gabfest [Published Slate Magazine - Jun 06 2014]
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Press Releases

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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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