Category: Customs and Border Protection

over-120-pounds-of-liquid-meth-hidden-in-water-bottles-seized-at-border
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Jan
2021

Over 120 Pounds Of Liquid Meth Hidden In Water Bottles Seized At BorderOver 120 Pounds Of Liquid Meth Hidden In Water Bottles Seized At Border

January 09, 2021 12:27 PM ET Border officials seized over 120 pounds of liquid methamphetamine hidden in water bottles near a San Diego, California, port of entry on Wednesday, U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced Friday. The narcotics were found in a 2020 Ford Eagle driven by a 36-year-old female U.S. citizen who was waiting […]

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Jan
2021

Latino Democratic Congressman Wants To Help Border Agents Get VaccinatedLatino Democratic Congressman Wants To Help Border Agents Get Vaccinated

A Latino Democratic congressman is soliciting agencies for doses of the COVID-19 vaccines to give to federal border officials, according to the Border Report on Monday. Border Patrol agents and Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) officials are not set to receive COVID-19 vaccinations under federal guidelines, CBP Acting Commissioner Mark Morgan told Democratic Texas Rep. Henry […]

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Dec
2020

Border Agents Save Illegal Immigrant’s Life After She Fell Off A CliffBorder Agents Save Illegal Immigrant’s Life After She Fell Off A Cliff

December 23, 2020 5:02 PM ET An illegal immigrant fell from a 10-foot cliff and was bleeding from her head when officials found her and another illegal immigrant near Tucson, Arizona on Tuesday, Customs and Border Protection announced Wednesday. The two illegal immigrants were rescued from a remote portion of the Baboquivari Wilderness Peak area […]

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over-$37-million-worth-of-meth,-800-pounds-of-weed-and-14-pounds-of-fentanyl-seized-by-cbp-over-the-weekend
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Dec
2020

Over $37 Million Worth Of Meth, 800 Pounds Of Weed And 14 Pounds Of Fentanyl Seized By CBP Over The WeekendOver $37 Million Worth Of Meth, 800 Pounds Of Weed And 14 Pounds Of Fentanyl Seized By CBP Over The Weekend

Officials announced the seizure of liquid methamphetamine hidden in a gas tank, more than 800 pounds of marijuana, nearly 15 pounds of fentanyl and over $37 million worth of methamphetamine at the southern border over the weekend, Customs and Border Protection announced Monday. Officials found liquid methamphetamine in the gas tank of a semi-truck driven […]

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Dec
2020

Biden’s Perceived ‘Open Borders’ Stance Will Increase Smuggling, CBP SaysBiden’s Perceived ‘Open Borders’ Stance Will Increase Smuggling, CBP Says

Illegal immigration continued to increase through November largely due to smugglers fuelling perceptions that U.S. borders will be open under the incoming Biden administration, Customs and Border Protection announced Monday. Around 70,000 enforcement actions, including more than 61,000 run-ins with single adults, occurred in November 2020, a 64% increase from November 2019, Acting Commissioner Mark […]

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Dec
2020

Multiple Illegal Immigrants With Serious Crime Convictions Arrested In Texas: CBPMultiple Illegal Immigrants With Serious Crime Convictions Arrested In Texas: CBP

Over 20 illegal immigrants, including some with prior deportations, criminal histories, and gang affiliations, were arrested within a 24-hour period near Laredo, Texas, officials announced Thursday. The arrests were part of a “troubling trend” of agents detaining large groups of illegal immigrants, including finding detainees with significant criminal histories, according to Customs and Border Protection […]

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Dec
2020

CBP Program To Collect DNA From Illegal Immigrant Detainees In ‘Full Force’ By The End Of The YearCBP Program To Collect DNA From Illegal Immigrant Detainees In ‘Full Force’ By The End Of The Year

A pilot program to collect DNA samples from individuals in Customs and Border Protection custody will be fully implemented on Dec. 31, officials announced Thursday. The pilot program began in January of this year and was given three years to meet the legal requirements to implement national collection, according to CBP. The program was expanded […]

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Dec
2020

DHS Blocks Cotton Imports From Chinese Slave Labor Camps From Entering USDHS Blocks Cotton Imports From Chinese Slave Labor Camps From Entering US

Cotton products manufactured through slave labor in China will be detained upon entering the U.S., officials announced Wednesday. The Nov. 30 withhold release order targets Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps following recent information that the company used forced labor from internment camps in China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, officials with the Customs and Border Protection […]

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Dec
2020

Human Smuggling Attempt Stopped By Multiple Law Enforcement Agencies In TexasHuman Smuggling Attempt Stopped By Multiple Law Enforcement Agencies In Texas

A human smuggling attempt was intercepted by U.S. Border Patrol stations along with multiple other law enforcement agencies in Freer, Texas, Customs and Border Protection said Tuesday. Law enforcement officials pursued a minivan transporting two U.S. citizens and seven illegal immigrants early Tuesday morning, according to Customs and Border Protection (CBP). Officials stopped the vehicle […]

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border-patrol-rescues-25-illegal-immigrants-over-thanksgiving-weekend,-including-3-toddlers
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Dec
2020

Border Patrol Rescues 25 Illegal Immigrants Over Thanksgiving Weekend, Including 3 ToddlersBorder Patrol Rescues 25 Illegal Immigrants Over Thanksgiving Weekend, Including 3 Toddlers

December 02, 2020 12:55 PM ET Border Patrol agents rescued 25 people attempting to illegally enter the U.S. in 10 separate incidents over Thanksgiving weekend in southern Arizona, Customs and Border Protection announced Tuesday. Several of the incidents Tucson Border Patrol agents responded to were emergency calls from mothers who were abandoned by smugglers in […]

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