| Aug 16, 2013
| 1:35 PM
Federal officials seized $44,783 from a Nigerian man traveling through Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport for what officials said was a violation of currency reporting regulations, U.S. Customs and Border Protection said Friday....
| Sep 4, 2013
| 4:35 PM
Travelers at Midway Airport will have the option to participate in a speedier and less hassling security screening process by the end of the year, the Transportation Security Administration announced Wednesday.
The PreCheck expedited-screening program...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 10:01 AM
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Officers from several law enforcement agencies served search warrants at several undisclosed locations in Springfield on Wednesday.
Shawn Neudauer, spokesman for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, said in an e-mailed statement...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 1:07 PM
A Los Angeles-based U.S. Customs and Border Protection officer and his two brothers have been charged in an international weapons-smuggling scheme, federal prosecutors announced Friday.
Authorities allege Wilfredo Maralit, 48, and his brothers -- Rex...
| Jun 30, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Finally, I am a card-carrying member of the Global Entry program. After months of procrastination, I may now be able to enter the country more quickly. But that wasn't my primary goal. So why bother?
I confessed in a Dec. 30 On the Spot column that I...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 12:20 PM
In its current form, the so-called Gang of Eight immigration bill increases funding for border security by up to $6.5 billion. When it comes to technology and equipment, the Senate bill doesn't go into much detail on how the government should spend its...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 3:12 PM
TUCSON — The numbers of people crossing the U.S.-Mexico border illegally into this country are at historical lows, but a report released Wednesday shows that the death rates among these migrants are at an all-time high in the southern Arizona...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 5:21 PM
NOGALES, Ariz. — Gun runners once were so nonchalant about driving into Mexico that one smuggler stashed a .50-caliber rifle on the top of the engine block of a sedan, the weapon visible to anyone who bothered to pop the hood.
It was 2010 and word...
| Oct 17, 2012
| 8:24 PM
The Department of Homeland Security is reviewing guidelines for use of force by border agencies amid a sharp increase in agent-involved killings along the U.S.-Mexico border.
The scrutiny of U.S. Customs and Border Protection enforcement practices...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 1:45 PM
Three young immigrants who entered the United States illegally as children are in Mexico and will try to cross the border back into the U.S. as part of a campaign to reduce deportations.
At the border, the three will ask to be admitted legally, but they...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 12:55 PM
U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents intercepted a type of mealybug pest in an exotic fruit at Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport, federal officials said Monday.
The bug, formally known as Maconellicoccus multipori,...