US Customs and Border Protection

Type: Organization
Name: US Customs and Border Protection (U.S. Customs and Border Protection)
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 5 mins ago - 3 reports

9 pounds of opium seized from inside soap at SFO

(09-15) 13:43 PDT SAN FRANCISCO -- Authorities at San Francisco International Airport seized almost 9 pounds of opium last week that had been smuggled from Thailand inside 66 bars of soap, U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials said Monday.Customs ... [Published San Francisco Chronicle - 4 hours ago]
First reported 39 mins ago - Updated 39 mins ago - 1 reports

Laredo CBP officers seize nearly $3 million in hard narcotics

NEWS21 immigration violations uncovered over the weekendPosted TODAY, 7:41 PM Updated TODAY, 7:41 PMLAREDO, Texas - U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Laredo Port of Entry seized nearly $3 million in hard narcotics and uncovered 21 violations ... [Published KSAT 12 - 39 mins ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Nearly 9 Pounds of Opium Hidden in Soap Bars Seized at SFO Airport

SFO (BCN)–A box of soap delivered to San Francisco International Airport from Thailand was hiding nearly 9 pounds of opium, U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials said Monday.The box containing 66 bars of individually packaged soap was received ... [Published KRON4 - 7 hours ago]
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Bad Cop Blotter: Anonymous Border Patrol Agents Keep Killing People

A US Customs and Border Protection officer. Photo via Flickr user Elvert BarnesFor the last six months, US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has been spinning its wheels instead of instituting reforms or achieving accountability concerning their agents ... [Published Vice Magazine US - 1 hour ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Our Comprehensive Response at the Border, By the Numbers

04:51 PM EDTShare This PostOur border has been and remains more secure than it has been in decades. Earlier this year, we saw an influx of Central American migrants including unaccompanied children and adults with children in one isolated area of our ... [Published The White House - 3 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 2 reports

Georgia rape suspect arrested at Rainbow Bridge

NIAGARA FALLS – A rape suspect from Georgia was detained at the Rainbow Bridge by U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents Sunday, the agency reported Monday.Mohammed Ahmed, a U.S. citizen and resident of Atlanta, Ga., was found to be the subject of ... [Published Buffalo News - 4 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Dallas / Fort Worth International Airport: The Only U.S. Airport Offering All Expedited Customs Clearance Programs for International Travelers

Dallas / Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) has emerged as the onlyairport in the United States (U.S.) that offers all expedited Customsclearance programs for international travelers, making it the easiestand most efficient airport to clear U.S. Customs ... [Published CEOWorld Magazine - 7 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

Government Information Specialist (Privacy Analyst)

Do you desire to protect American interests and secure our Nation while building a meaningful and rewarding career If so the Department of Homeland Security DHS is calling DHS components work collectively to prevent terrorism secure borders enforce and ... [Published CareersInfoSecurity - 21 hours ago]
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 1 reports

Liverpool Hits Box Security Mark

Peel Ports operators of the Port of Liverpool, says it has been accredited by US Customs and Border Protection as a certified partner in the Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT) programme. The accreditation system validates ‘best in class’ ... [Published Shiptalk - Sep 14 2014]
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 1 reports

Man arrested as he enters country

DAYTON — Prosecuting Attorney Mat Heck, Jr. announced that 46‐year‐old Terry O. Stevenson was arrested on a nearly decade old warrant as he tried to enter the United States.On March 11, 2005, the Montgomery County Grand Jury indicted the defendant on ... [Published Englewood Independent - Sep 14 2014]
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 1 reports

V.I. marine industry leaders agree job growth, resourcefulness are needed to revitalize field

ST. THOMAS - Marine industry experts are hoping that the territory can take advantage of its existing assets to revitalize an industry that has lost steam in the last few decades.About two dozen leaders in the industry convened this week at the University ... [Published Virgin Islands Daily News - Sep 14 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 4 reports

​Feds "vastly overpaid" for Border Patrol employee housing, probe reveals

Exterior view of the houses financed by U.S. Customs and Border Protection in Ajo, Arizona. Department of Homeland Security, Office of Inspector GeneralU.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) "vastly overpaid" for a new employee housing development in ... [Published CBS News - Sep 12 2014]

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"Opium is kind of an obscure drug. It's not really a street drug like heroin, cocaine or marijuana" he said
"Smugglers will often take unusual measures in an attempt to conceal their product" said Brian J Humphrey, CBP Director of Field Operations in San Francisco
"These are not the planeloads of people from Central America that we were getting before," Garcia said. "These are people who are fleeing from a state in Mexico because of intolerable and dangerous conditions they say exist in their home state. REPORTER Diana"
"While oil and gas operators take every precaution to limit any threat to their equipment and product, the unfettered flow of illegal aliens complicates their efforts,” said Porter. “South Texas pipelines are vulnerable because the federal government has abdicated its most basic function to protect our borders.”"

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Bad Cop Blotter: Anonymous Border Patrol Agents... [Published Vice Magazine US - 1 hour ago]
Cal State Long Beach Students First in Nation t... [Published CSULB - 2 hours ago]
Free of congestion, Savannah looks for new sour... [Published Journal of Commerce - 3 hours ago]
Our Comprehensive Response at the Border, By th... [Published The White House - 3 hours ago]
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Georgia rape suspect arrested at Rainbow Bridge [Published Buffalo News - 4 hours ago]
Private prison firm may run new center [Published MSNBC - 4 hours ago]
9 pounds of opium seized from inside soap at SFO [Published San Francisco Chronicle - 4 hours ago]
Customs and Border Protection discover opium in... [Published San Francisco Examiner - 6 hours ago]
CBP Arrests Man Wanted for Rape [Published U.S. Bureau of Customs and Border Protection - 6 hours ago]
U.S. Customs seizes nearly 9 pounds of opium hi... [Published KTVU - 7 hours ago]
Nearly 9 Pounds of Opium Hidden in Soap Bars Se... [Published KRON4 - 7 hours ago]
Dallas / Fort Worth International Airport: The ... [Published CEOWorld Magazine - 7 hours ago]
Migrant Kids Face Shaky Transition to American ... [Published NBCNews.com - 16 hours ago]
Migrants from Michoacán seeking asylum in Unite... [Published Las Cruces Sun-News - 19 hours ago]
Government Information Specialist (Privacy Anal... [Published CareersInfoSecurity - 21 hours ago]
North Jersey schools brace for immigrant influx [Published North Jersey.com - 21 hours ago]
Liverpool Hits Box Security Mark [Published Shiptalk - Sep 14 2014]
Porter Voices Concerns Over Texas Pipelines [Published Marine Link - Sep 14 2014]
Getting the right pass for airport security [Published Seattle Times - Sep 14 2014]
Man arrested as he enters country [Published Englewood Independent - Sep 14 2014]
V.I. marine industry leaders agree job growth, ... [Published Virgin Islands Daily News - Sep 14 2014]
DEA finds $6M worth of marijuana plants on St. ... [Published Virgin Islands Daily News - Sep 14 2014]
There are ways to avoid long lines at airports [Published St. George Spectrum - Sep 14 2014]
Lessons from the Ajo Fiasco [Published AZCentral.com - Sep 14 2014]
CBP Atlanta Intercepts Destructive Khapra Beetle [Published Noodls - Sep 13 2014]
How Many Politicians Does It Take To Change A L... [Published Alliance To Save Energy - Sep 13 2014]
Massena man charged with possession of Ritalin,... [Published Watertown Daily Times - Sep 13 2014]
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Liverpool Hits Box Security Mark [Published Shiptalk - Sep 14 2014]
Peel Ports operators of the Port of Liverpool, says it has been accredited by US Customs and Border Protection as a certified partner in the Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT) programme. The accreditation system validates ‘best in class’ ...
U.S. border agency ‘vastly overpaid’ to build h... [Published Federal Eye - Sep 12 2014]
U.S. Customs and Border Protection “vastly overpaid” for an employee housing project near one of its checkpoints in rural Arizona, spending nearly eight times the average price of homes in the area to build each of the units, according to a federal audit. ...
Chase D. Kaniecki, Attorney, Kirkland & Ellis L... [Published PR.com Press Releases - Sep 12 2014]
New York, NY, September 12, 2014 --( PR.com )-- The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Chase D. Kaniecki, Attorney, Kirkland & Ellis LLP will speak ...
Lebanese National Caught Crossing Illegally Ove... [Published Breitbart Feed - Sep 10 2014]
In the days leading up to the 13th anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks on the U.S., a U.S. Border Patrol agent apprehended a Lebanese national and U.S. citizen after the two illegally crossed into the U.S. from Canada. Sunday, September 7, a ...
Another MS-13 Gang Member Apprehended in El Cen... [Published Breitbart Feed - Sep 09 2014]
SAN DIEGO, California -- Gang tattoos have tipped off U.S. Border Patrol to the MS-13 affiliation of an El Salvadorian national apprehended in the El Centro section of the U.S.-Mexico border earlier this year, marking the 22nd member of the deadly ...
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ASPA Praises Chairman Mary Landrieu's Hearing o... [Published GlobeNewswire: Advertising News - Jul 16 2014]
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Federal Agencies to Move to One World Trade Center [Published PR Newswire - Dec 10 2013]
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