Shortly after taking office in January, President Biden paused border wall construction projects that were initiated by former President Trump.
The photos were included in a watchdog report that found CBP often doesn't move quickly enough to release newborns and their moms.
Prosecutors said the tribal members tried to leave, but the off-duty CBP officer kept his rifle pointed at them and ordered them to come closer.
In May, Customs and Border Protection reported more than 180,000 migrants at the Southern border, the largest number in a month in more than 20 years.
The move was announced Monday in memos circulated to ICE and CBP department heads.
A Department of Homeland Security facility that can hold 250 is housing more than 4,000 migrants, including children, the Associated Press reported.
Customs and Border Protection officers at JFK airport search 1 million mail packages a day for illegal drugs, food, animals and counterfeit goods.
Recent CBP data suggests the influx is similar to the migration surge in 2019 when hundreds of thousands of migrant families sought asylum.
A HHS document said that as of March 8, almost 1,400 unaccompanied minors had been held in CBP facilities for more than three days, per CBS.
CBP agents in Cincinnati, Ohio seized 44 pounds of cocaine-coated corn flakes last week. The product could be worth up to $US2,822,400. The shipment came from Peru and was on its way to a private residence in Hong Kong. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. US Customs and Border Protection […]
Customs and Border Protection boasted that it intercepted 2,000 ‘counterfeit Apple AirPods’ entering the US from Hong Kong in an announcement posted Sunday night. But the photos CBP included in its announcement don’t show counterfeit AirPods – instead, they show OnePlus Buds, wireless headphones made by an Apple competitor. “Hey, […]
Customs and Border Protection has paid tens of thousands of dollars for access to a private company’s network of security cameras that spans the US, according to federal procurement records. The camera network, owned by a company called Vigilant, monitors roads and highways for licence plates and sends automatic alerts […]
Customs and Border Protection paid $US476,000 to Venntel, a firm that gathers and sells location data from people’s phones, according to government procurement records published this month. Venntel is currently being investigated by House lawmakers, who have raised concerns about its business of collecting people’s location data and selling it […]
President Donald Trump ordered Customs and Border Protection agents to Portland and Seattle last month to quell unrest in those cities. This may have come as a surprise as the CBP is mostly known for policing US land borders, especially near Mexico. CBP agents are actually allowed to operate anywhere […]
“Immigration Nation,” a six-part Netflix documentary, began filming in 2017, its creators embedded within US Immigration and Customs Enforcement. The documentary shows ICE agents lying to immigrants, illegally breaking into a home, and expressing joy at being told to “arrest as many people as possible,” The New York Times reported. […]
So-called constitutional conservatives used to be terrified of federal government intrusions into local municipalities. Then came President Donald Trump, who can do no wrong in the eyes of his obedient supporters: Orange Man Good. Trump’s deployment of federal agents in “Democrat” cities to enforce local laws is sadly within the […]
President Donald Trump has always thought of federal law-enforcement agents as the president’s own toy soldiers. He’s sent them to Portland, Oregon, to arrest protesters, and now he’s threatening to send them to other cities with Democratic mayors and governors. Trump’s actions might be unconstitutional, but they’re not illegal. A […]