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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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US Preclearance Now Easier for US Bound Passengers

Two new additions to the Dublin Airport website make travelling to the USA easier than ever before.Passengers can prepare for travel to the USA before coming to the airport by downloading and filling in the required US Customs Declaration Form, leaving ... [Published Irish Travel Trade News - 3 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Man caught with more than $420K in suspected drug cash

A 33-year-old Mexican man was arrested Saturday for failing to declare more than $420,000 in U.S. currency when he attempted to cross into Mexico through Nogales.According to a complaint filed in federal court, a U.S. Customs and Border Protection officer ... [Published Nogales International - 13 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

ZOA: Stop Calling Terrorists ‘Militants’ — They’re Terrorists

NEW YORK, August 20  — The Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) today released the following statement:“Stop Calling Terrorists ‘Militants’  — They’re Terrorists.Those who deliberately murder and maim innocents are not ‘militants,’ so stop calling them ... [Published Five Towns Jewish Times - 13 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

It's Official: "We Are All Terrorists Now"

On the heels of the gruesome and disgraceful ISIS clip of the beheading of American journalist James Foley , The UK's Scotland Yard, according to The Guardian , warned the public that " viewing, downloading or disseminating the video within the UK ... [Published Zero Hedge - 15 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

State preps schools for immigrant children

Young boys sleep in 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 Wednesday, June 18, 2014, in Nogales, Ariz. CPB provided ... [Published KXAN - 17 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

U.S. Customs' Global Entry Program expanding

WASHINGTON, August 20 (UPI) -- The Global Entry Program allows clients to enter the U.S. using a kiosk, which identifies fingerprints electronically, saving hours of time waiting in line at customs in select airports around the country.In 2013, a record ... [Published UPI - 18 hours ago]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated 22 hours ago - 2 reports

Border guards arrest man who hid $420K in car

NOGALES, Ariz. (KGUN9-TV) - U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers arrested a man who tried to hide $420,000 currency in his vehicle while crossing into Mexico through the Port of Nogales.Agents arrested Victor Dariel Peralta-Cohen, 33, who did not ... [Published KGUN 9 - 22 hours ago]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

EDITORIAL:Leave the kids alone

© Prince William TimesRarely do national events intrude into our neighborhoods, but this week we bring news of an unfolding national, even international, humanitarian crisis that almost landed on our very doorstep.We've followed with interest the controversy ... [Published Times Community Newspapers - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

New!

More than 20 months after a Nogales, Sonora teenager was shot and killed by a Border Patrol agent or agents, U.S. investigators visited the site Tuesday to reconstruct the shooting scene.Personnel from the U.S. Attorney’s Office and the Department of ... [Published Nogales International - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Nano center, drone testing chosen priorities for state funds

This undated photo provided by U.S. Customs and Border Protection shows an unmanned drone used to patrol the U.S.-Canadian border. Local, state and federal agencies ranging from local sheriff's offices to the North Dakota Army National Guard have borrowed ... [Published Rome Sentinel - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Automated Passport Control Available At Tampa

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and the Hillsborough County Aviation Authority announced the launch of automated passport control (APC) at Tampa International.The APC self-service kiosks allow passengers to submit their declaration and biographic ... [Published Aviation News - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Border agents bust smuggler in Nogales cross-border tunnel

34 minutes 37 seconds ago byNOGALES- Border Patrol agents arrested a man on August 13 for trying to smuggle 10 bundles of marijuana through a cross-border tunnel west of the DeConcini Port of Entry.According to a U.S. Customs and Border Protection press ... [Published KVOA 4 - Aug 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]
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]
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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