US Customs & Border Protection

Type: Organization
Name: US Customs & Border Protection (U.S. Customs and Border Protection)
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

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]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

U.S. security agency ill-prepared to deal with pandemic -audit

WASHINGTON, Oct 23 (Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), which protects sites ranging from land borders and airports to the White House, may not be able to maintain operations in a pandemic due to inadequate supplies of protective ... [Published London South East - 9 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

Puerto Rico authorities foil heroin smuggling attempt

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -- US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers assigned to San Juan Office of Field Operations discovered 2.55 kilograms (5.6 pounds) of heroin concealed within a vehicle arriving from the Dominican Republic on the ferry on ... [Published Caribbean News Now! - 8 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

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]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 2 reports

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 22 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 4 reports

CBP officers seize $53K worth of meth on Tuesday

18 minutes 15 seconds ago byNOGALES - U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers arrested a Mexican national after he attempted to smuggle nearly 18 pounds of methamphetamine on Tuesday, Oct. 21, at the Port of Nogales.Crecenio Garzon-Escalera was referred ... [Published KVOA 4 - Oct 23 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 - 2 reports

US Border Agent: We Are Not Ready For Ebola

A U.S. Border Agent is saying that his department has no policy in place to watch the borders for illegals entering who might be infected with Ebola.Fox 5 San Diego reports that the federal government has confirmed that six percent of people from Africa ... [Published Breitbart.com - 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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...Jeffrey Hackleman, president of the Georgia Optometric Association. "You only get one pair of eyes and risking a lifetime of vision for a quick thrill is quite frankly not being vision smart. Contact lenses are like sponges that can absorb bacteria and cause an infection if not handled properly. A lifetime of good vision is so much more important than a cheap Halloween accessory.”"
"DHS did not really know how much protective equipment it had on hand or where the equipment was being stored," he added. "The department's entire respirator stockpile has reached, or soon will reach, the manufacturer's date of guaranteed usability."
"The custom agent asked to lower my second window in the back, and he kind of checked and questioned a little more than usual" she said
...without a prescription pose serious health risks to consumers,'' said Peter Edge, executive associate director Homeland Security Investigations. "Halloween is a fun and festive holiday, and nobody wants to see those celebrations end with a trip to the ER."

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FDA warning for parents: Be wary of decorative ... [Published KATV - 10 hours ago]
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FDA, Homeland Security Launch Nationwide Crackd... [Published Houston Public Media - 12 hours ago]
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Crazy Eyes: Feds warn against those creepy, and... [Published al.com - 13 hours ago]
Security heightened for World Series games at S... [Published KGO San Francisco - 14 hours ago]
Eyes wide shut: Counterfeit contacts could caus... [Published WAFB - 15 hours ago]
Feds Warn Public About Decorative Contact Lenses [Published WIBC - 15 hours ago]
Sean Philpott-Jones: Fear And Loathing In West ... [Published WAMC.org - 15 hours ago]
U.S. Customs and Border Protection evaluating L... [Published Crawford Financial Planning - 17 hours ago]
U.S. Customs and Border Protection evaluating L... [Published UPI - 17 hours ago]
Ebola remains global public health emergency: WHO [Published Gulf News - 17 hours ago]
Federal agencies warn against counterfeit decor... [Published Waller County News Citizen - 17 hours ago]
Buffalo CBP Agriculture Specialists Stop Four S... [Published Noodls - 18 hours ago]
A Mysterious Oil Tanker Might Hold the Key to K... [Published BusinessWeek - 22 hours ago]
US DOC review confirms zero percent margins for... [Published SteelOrbis - Oct 23 2014]
Bristow murder ends in suicide of alleged gunman [Published PrinceWilliamTimes.com - Oct 23 2014]
CBP officers seize $53K worth of meth on Tuesday [Published KVOA 4 - Oct 23 2014]
Weapons and ammunition seized at Douglas port o... [Published Arizona Daily Star - Oct 23 2014]
BP responds to two truck fires in one week [Published KGUN 9 - Oct 23 2014]
CBP seizes $53K in meth, arrests alleged smuggler [Published AZ Family - Oct 23 2014]
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Should U.S. be more concerned about its norther... [Published FOX Business - Video - 4 hours ago]
Thad Bingel, formerly of the U.S. Customs and Border Protection, on the concerns raised by the shooting in Canada. ...
Boehner Goes Big On Executive Amnesty: 'Obama A... [Published Breitbart Feed - 11 hours ago]
The Obama administration is trying to keep the truth from the American people about what it has planned on immigration, House Speaker John Boehner’s office declared Thursday, in part citing Breitbart News' reporting on the administration's quiet ...
US Border Agent: We Are Not Ready For Ebola [Published Breitbart Feed - Oct 22 2014]
A U.S. Border Agent is saying that his department has no policy in place to watch the borders for illegals entering who might be infected with Ebola. Fox 5 San Diego reports that the federal government has confirmed that six percent of people from ...
WNU #1238: UN Troops to Stay in Haiti [Published Weekly News Update on the Americas - Oct 21 2014]
Issue #1238, October 19, 2014 1. Haiti: UN Troop Mandate Renewed for One Year 2. Mexico: Guerrero Protesters Seize City Halls 3. El Salvador: 1980s Army Hit List Unearthed 4. Central America: US Returns Migrants to Danger 5. Links to alternative sources ...
Is the U.S. turning people away at the border w... [Published Greenspace - Oct 17 2014]
The Department of Homeland Security has a protocol for handling undocumented migrants who show up at the border or at “ports of entry” such as Los Angeles International Airport. The first contact is U.S. Customs and Border Protection, whose agents question ...
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ASPA Praises Chairman Mary Landrieu's Hearing o... [Published GlobeNewswire: Advertising News - Jul 16 2014]
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