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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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Should U.S. be more concerned about its northern border?

Thad Bingel, formerly of the U.S. Customs and Border Protection, on the concerns raised by the shooting in Canada. ... [Published FOX Business - Video - 4 hours ago]
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Local Agencies Vigilant After Canadian Attacks

The United States is on alert after two separate terror attacks in Canada.Stella Degaetano was visiting Vermont Thursday, but she lives in Montreal. That's where she was during two separate deadly attacks on Canadian soldier this week."These things don't ... [Published My Champlain Valley - 9 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

Feds Warn Public About Decorative Contact Lenses

Federal authorities say if you're thinking about wearing those decorative contact lenses for Halloween, don't.Numerous federal police agencies note they've seized more than 20,000 pairs of the lenses on 74 different occasions this year.  Immigration and ... [Published WIBC - 15 hours ago]
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U.S. Customs and Border Protection evaluating Lockheed system

Richard Tomkins WASHINGTON, Oct. 23 (UPI) -- An aerostat surveillance system being used by the U.S. Army in Afghanistan is being evaluated along the U.S.-Mexico border U.S. Customs and Border Protection. ... [Published Crawford Financial Planning - 17 hours ago]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

US DOC review confirms zero percent margins for Spanish stainless bar

The US Department of Commerce (DOC) announced Wednesday the final results of its administrative review of the antidumping (AD) order on stainless steel bar from Spain.The review covered one company — Gerdau Aceros Especiales Europa, S.L. — during the ... [Published SteelOrbis - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

BP responds to two truck fires in one week

NOGALES, Ariz. (KGUN9-TV) - Multiple burning vehicle incidents were prevented during the past week by Border Patrol agents, reports the U.S. Customs and Border Protection.On Oct. 11, an agent from the Nogales Border Patrol Station encountered a Ford F150 ... [Published KGUN 9 - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

CBP seizes $53K in meth, arrests alleged smuggler

NOGALES, Ariz. -- U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers in Nogales reportedly seized nearly 18 pounds of methamphetamine and arrested the alleged smuggler Tuesday.Officers at the Dennis DeConcini crossing searched a Ford sedan driven by 39-year-old ... [Published AZ Family - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

Ebola and travel: Times readers fearful, some changing plans, poll shows

A passenger who just arrived in Chicago from Sierra Leone is screened at O’Hare airport. Anyone flying to the U.S. from Ebola-affected countries in West Africa must enter through one of five U.S. airports, including O’Hare, that  now screen for the disease. ... [Published Seattle Times - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

CBP Officers in San Diego Apprehend Undocumented Man Attempting Entry Inside Shipment of Scrap Paper

OTAY MESA, Calif. — U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers working at the Otay Mesa commercial facility Tuesday thwarted an illegal entry attempt after discovering an undocumented man hiding inside a commercial shipment of paper scrap.U.S. Customs ... [Published U.S. Bureau of Customs and Border Protection - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

Six illegal immigrants found in fuel tank

Updated: Wednesday, October 22 2014, 07:43 AM CDTPhoto: U.S. Customs and Border ProtectionEAGLE PASS, Texas - An investigation is underway in Eagle Pass after border agents found six immigrants hiding inside a truck's fuel tank.According to a release ... [Published WOAI News 4 San Antonio - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 2 reports

Customs agents seize marijuana at Texas border

We also have more stories about:(click the phrases to see a list)Subjects:Places:EL PASO, Texas — Federal authorities have arrested a West Texas man who they say tried to cross the U.S. border with nearly 150 pounds of marijuana hidden in his car bum ... [Published Greenfield Daily Reporter - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

Ebola: WHO Looking at Testing of Vaccines on Health Workers by January

An Office of Field Operations Officer conducts an interview with a passenger in this handout picture from the US Customs and Border Protection taken at Washington Dulles International Airport October 16, 2014. Travellers, whose trips originated in Ebola-stricken ... [Published International Business Times UK - Oct 22 2014]
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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.   ...
CHSi Awarded $97 Million U.S. Customs and Borde... [Published Business Wire Health News - May 20 2014]
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. & RESTON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Comprehensive Health Services, Incorporated (CHSi) was recently awarded a five-year, $97 million contract by U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to provide medical exams services in the 48 continental ...
CHSi Awarded $97 Million U.S. Customs and Borde... [Published Business Wire Defense News - May 20 2014]
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. & RESTON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Comprehensive Health Services, Incorporated (CHSi) was recently awarded a five-year, $97 million contract by U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to provide medical exams services in the 48 continental ...
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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]
Attack on Canadian soldiers 'linked to terroris... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Oct 21 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]
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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]
Remarks by President Herman Van Rompuy at the U... [Published European Council - Press - EN - Sep 23 2014]
Stimson Center Report Calls for Global Effort t... [Published PR Newswire - Jan 07 2014]
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