U.S. Customs and Border Protection

Trump’s border wall stymies US special forces but unlikely to stop those willing to build a tunnel

The Associated Press recently reported on the tests being conducted on U.S. President Donald Trump’s proposed border wall with Mexico.<p><i>“Recent</i> …

Donald Trump

U.S. Customs And Border Officers Seize Nearly 3,000 Counterfeit Sinks Worth $1M

<b>BALTIMORE (WJZ)–</b> U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers seized nearly 3,000 counterfeit stainless steel sinks worth more than $1 million …


20 pounds of the drug khat bound for Minnetonka seized

A nearly 20-pound parcel of khat headed for Minnesota was intercepted by customs officials in Philadelphia this month.On Jan. 11, the U.S. Customs …

Arabian Peninsula

3,500 pounds of marijuana found in earplugs shipment

SAN DIEGO – Customs officers found $1.9 million worth of marijuana hidden inside boxes of earplugs at the Otay Mesa Cargo facility, authorities …

San Diego

2 women with concealed drugs arrested at I-19 checkpoint

Two Phoenix women were arrested at an Interstate 19 checkpoint in southern Arizona when found to have packages of pills hidden in their clothing.<p>U.S. …


$55,000 in Counterfeit Air Jordans Seized at DC Airport

Tens of thousands of dollars’ worth of counterfeit Nike Air Jordan sneakers were identified by U.S. Customs and Border Protection at Dulles …


$22M of cocaine hidden in furniture seized by customs officers

PHILADELPHIA — Federal customs officials in Philadelphia say they recently discovered more than 700 pounds (317 kilograms) of cocaine hidden inside bedroom furniture and kitchen cabinets that were shipped from Puerto Rico, making it the area’s largest illicit drug bust in a decade.<p>The drugs, which …

Puerto Rico

Trump reportedly to visit border wall prototypes in San Diego

The president plans to make the cross-country trip after he delivers his first official State of the Union address to Congress on Jan. 30, the report …

San Diego

U.S. Customs And Border Protection Sets New Rules For Searching Electronic Devices

Support the news<p>U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents need to have "reasonable suspicion" to carry out "advanced" searches on electronic devices, …


"Accidental minimalism": An architecture critic's take on the Trump border wall

<i></i>The slabs in front of me seemed at once the most and least architectural objects I’d ever seen. They were banal and startling, full and empty of …

Land Art

Man tries to smuggle $1.2M worth of weed from Mexico to U.S

An Arizona man was arrested after trying to smuggle millions of dollars’ worth of marijuana from Mexico to the U.S. over the weekend.


Australian man sailing in homemade boat rescued off Maui

HONOLULU (AP) — An Australian man sailing alone in a homemade boat was rescued off the coast of Hawaii after he was blown off course on a journey …



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Customs Seizes $54,000 Worth of Counterfeit Jordans

The U.S. government scored a win in the fight against fake sneakers this holiday season, intercepting seven parcels of counterfeit Air Jordan …


Passport System Down, Thousands Delayed At Airports Around The Country

Thousands of passengers reported being stranded at airports across the United States, in a delay that was caused because the passport system across …

John F. Kennedy International Airport

Customs outage causes delays at airports

A two-hour outage in U.S. Customs and Border Protection's processing systems caused delays at some of the nation's biggest airports on New Year's Day.


Computer outage at US customs causes massive delays at airports

A two-hour computer outage affecting U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s computer systems left international travelers waiting in long lines at airports across the country on New Year’s Day. NBC’s Tom Costello has the report for TODAY.


Long Lines At Miami International Airport Due To U.S. Customs Computer Issue

<b>Follow CBSMIAMI.COM:</b> <b>Facebook | Twitter</b><p>MIAMI (CBSMiami) – It’s a rough night for international travelers at Miami International Airport.<p>A computer …


Customs System "Disruption" Halts Major Airports

The United States Customs and Border Protection system temporarily experienced an outage after a “technology disruption” Monday at major airports …


JFK Airport faces delays after Customs' processing outage

A U.S. Customs and Border Protection processing systems outage has caused delays at JFK Airport and other airports around the country.<p>International …


Computer problems halt U.S. Customs operations for hours

A computer problem halted operations at U.S. Customs Monday, causing long lines at immigration checkpoints.<p>A spokesperson for U.S. Customs and Border …


Thousands Of Passengers Affected By CBP Outage

<b>DENVER (CBS4) –</b> Operations at Denver International Airport are back to normal after the U.S. Customs and Border Protection lost access to its …


Airport Delays Due to CBP System Outages

San Diego fliers may have experienced airport lines and delays Monday evening due to U.S. Customs and Border Protection system outages at various …


U.S. could split up detained migrant families: reports

The U.S. administration is considering a plan to separate immigrants who enter the country illegally from their children, newspapers reported on …


The Latest Immigration Numbers Suggest the Trump Factor Is Losing Its Edge

Those illegal immigration numbers aren’t looking too great, according to the data released this morning by U.S. Customs and Border Protection.<p>In …

Conservative View

Christmas 'Cuties': Canadian Travelers Should Leave Citrus Behind

U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents warn that it's illegal to bring citrus across the border, even at the holidays as gifts.<p>Travelers coming …


Drug arrests at border checkpoints challenged by ACLU

Published: Dec 12, 2017, 8:54 am • Updated: Dec 12, 2017, 8:54 am<p>CONCORD, N.H. — The American Civil Liberties Union is asking a court to suppress …


U.S. Coast Guard intercepts semi-submersible vessel packed with 3,800 pounds of cocaine

A U.S. Coast Guard cutter intercepted a semi-submersible vessel filled with thousands of pounds of cocaine off the coast of Texas last month, according to an official statement.<p>On Nov. 12, the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Air (CBP) and Marine Operations (AMO) along with other agencies tracked …

U.S. Coast Guard

Self-propelled vessel intercepted smuggling more than 3,800 pounds of cocaine near Texas

A U.S. Coast Guard cutter intercepted a self-propelled semi-submersible vessel engaged in smuggling more than 3,800 pounds of cocaine, federal officials said Sunday.<p>According to the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), on November 13, CBP and Marine Operations (AMO) arrested the crew during …

Corpus Christi

Man pleads guilty to smuggling tiger cub from Mexico to Calif.

A man arrested for illegally smuggling a baby tiger across the U.S.-Mexico border pleaded guilty to federal charges on Tuesday.<p>Luis Valencia, 18, …