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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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First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

Feds warn Halloween contact lenses can hurt eyes

(WXYZ) - As you pick out your Halloween costume, beware of decorative contact lenses sold over the counter.   They look like a fun way to celebrate Halloween, but the wrong ones could leave you injured, even blind.Right now the Food and Drug Administration’s ... [Published WXYZ - Oct 28 2014]
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 28 2014 - 2 reports

Paraplegic arrested while crossing border

A 41-year-old paraplegic man was arrested after border patrol officials discovered 1.3 pounds of crystal methamphetamine attached to his legs.Arturo Chavez of Aldama, Chihuahua, Mexico, will face charges associated with the failed smuggling attempt, according ... [Published OA Online - Oct 28 2014]
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 28 2014 - 1 reports

American, Mexican governments settle sugar cases

“The United States and Mexico struck a deal Monday to avoid tariffs on imports of Mexican sugar, staving off the Mexican government’s threat to retaliate with a case against the U.S. at the World Trade Organization,” Pro Trade’s Victoria Guida reports. ... [Published Sugar Producer - Oct 28 2014]
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 28 2014 - 2 reports

CBP Officers Arrest Cocaine Smuggler At El Paso Port Of Entry

EL PASO, Texas - U.S. Customs and Border Protection Office of Field Operations officers working at the El Paso port of entry made a 12.4 pound cocaine seizure Monday. The drugs have an approximate street value of $396,800."This interdiction removes a ... [Published Noodls - Oct 28 2014]
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 28 2014 - 1 reports

U.S. Customs Mandates Extra Screening for Passengers Flying from West Africa

To combat the spread of Ebola, the U.S. Customs and Border Protection agency ( CBP ) has mandated that all flights to the U.S. carrying people who have recently traveled to, from or through the disease-stricken West African countries of Liberia, Guinea ... [Published Aviation International News - Oct 28 2014]
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 28 2014 - 1 reports

Communication goof-up delays American Airlines flight by 3 hrs

A transatlantic American Airlines flight was delayed Sunday after a passenger noticed a portable Wi-Fi connection named “Al-Quida Free Terror Nettwork.”Flight Number 136 of American Airlines was scheduled to fly from Los Angeles International Airport ... [Published Travel and Tour World - Oct 28 2014]
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 28 2014 - 1 reports

Program Helping to Reduce Wait Times at Border Bridges

An international bridge connecting Laredo, Texas and Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas.Nine months into a federal pilot program created to reduce wait times at international ports of entry, operators of bridges on the Texas-Mexico border say it appears to be accomplishing ... [Published The Texas Tribune - Oct 28 2014]
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 28 2014 - 2 reports

Border Patrol Helicopter Makes Emergency Landing in Arizona

By Miranda Leitsinger A U.S. Customs and Border Protection helicopter made an emergency landing Monday afternoon in southern Arizona on a routine patrol, with the pilot able to walk away from the aircraft, the agency said in a statement.The pilot, who ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Oct 28 2014]
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 28 2014 - 1 reports

No injuries in Arizona helicopter hard landing

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - A pilot on a U.S. Customs and Border Protection helicopter escaped injury after an emergency landing in the desert between Douglas and Naco. CBP officials say the helicopter from the Tucson Air Branch made an emergency landing ... [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Oct 28 2014]
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 28 2014 - 1 reports

CBP officers seize $2.3M in marijuana on Friday

17 minutes 49 seconds ago byNOGALES - U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers arrested a Mexican national for attempting to smuggle 4,661 pounds of marijuana into the United States through the Port of Nogales on Friday, Oct. 24.Carlos Munoz-Munoz ... [Published KVOA 4 - Oct 28 2014]
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 28 2014 - 1 reports

First step toward cross-border rail service

Photo by Roger Crowley/for VTDiggerCross-border passenger rail service is one agreement closer to being restored, state officials learned Monday. But even under the best circumstances, it’s still years away.A crucial agreement has been reached between ... [Published VTDigger.org - Oct 28 2014]
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 28 2014 - 1 reports

CBP chopper crashes near Bisbee, no injuries reported

COCHISE COUNTY, Ariz. (KGUN9-TV) - A U.S. Customs and Border Protection chopper made an emergency landing on Monday afternoon near Bisbee.Victor Brabble with U.S. Customs and Border Protection tells KGUN9 that an AS-350 “A-Star” helicopter from the Tucson ... [Published KGUN 9 - Oct 28 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.   ...
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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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]
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