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U.S. Customs and Border Protection

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  • Two Mexican nationals found dead in car's trunk trying to cross border

    Two Mexican nationals found dead in car's trunk trying to cross border
    Two Mexican nationals died after being found "unconscious and not breathing" Tuesday in the trunk of a car attempting to cross into the U.S. from Mexico, the Border Patrol said. The two men -- a 28-year-old and a 20-year-old -- were declared dead...
  • Classic Jaguar convertible stolen 46 years ago is recovered in L.A.

    Classic Jaguar convertible stolen 46 years ago is recovered in L.A.
    When Ivan Schneider’s Jaguar convertible was stolen from in front of his Manhattan apartment 46 years ago, the now-retired trial lawyer thought it was gone forever. He reluctantly replaced the British sports car and went on to collect other...
  • Jaguar stolen from Manhattan in 1968 recovered from cargo ship

    A lawyer whose 1967 Jaguar XK-E was stolen outside his Manhattan apartment 46 years ago says he plans to completely restore the classic two-seater after customs officials found it on a cargo ship en route to the Netherlands. The Jaguar and four other...
  • Internal effort announced to investigate Border Patrol abuses

    In an effort to speed up inquiries into Border Patrol agents, the agency overseeing them will criminally investigate officers suspected of excessive use of force and other abuses, its leader said Thursday as he announced changes to the agency's response...
  • Pentagon may call for U.S. ground troops in Iraq despite Obama's vows

    Gen. Martin Dempsey, the military's top officer, repeatedly raised the prospect Tuesday of sending U.S. troops to fight alongside Iraqi soldiers against Islamic State militants, despite President Obama’s vows not to do so. Dempsey, chairman of the...
  • Border Patrol agent shoots at armed militia member in Texas

    Border Patrol agent shoots at armed militia member in Texas
    A U.S. Border Patrol agent fired several rounds toward an armed militia member in Texas, reigniting concerns among law enforcement officials about conflicts with untrained and unregulated volunteers who have arrived at the Mexican border in the wake of...
  • Customs and Border Protection's deadly force problem

    The new head of U.S. Customs and Border Protection's internal affairs office made a troubling assertion late last week. Since 2004, he said, the agency has apparently taken no disciplinary action against any of its agents who have used deadly force....
  • ACLU seeks name of Border Patrol agent who killed Mexican teenager

    ACLU seeks name of Border Patrol agent who killed Mexican teenager
    Civil rights attorneys are trying to block the federal government from permanently sealing the name of a U.S. Border Patrol agent who opened fire north of the border, killing a Mexican teenager who was on Mexican soil nearly two years ago. Earlier...
  • A plan to bring a Marine home from Mexico by wreaking havoc at border

    On Saturday, Sept. 20, if Stasyi Barth of Lake Elsinore has her way, border traffic from the Pacific Ocean to Brownsville, Texas, will grind to a halt, blockaded by Americans using their vehicles as barricades. Barth is rallying folks who are mad as...
  • Border agents rarely disciplined in shooting cases, official says

    The Border Patrol has apparently not disciplined any agents in deadly force investigations in a decade, an agency official said, in spite of a series of shootings at the Southwest border that have generated criticism from police experts and fierce...
  • La Bestia: Pop meets propaganda courtesy of U.S. border agency

    La Bestia: Pop meets propaganda courtesy of U.S. border agency
    The U.S. Customs and Border Protection agency may be extraordinarily busy these days, but apparently it found time to dabble in the art of making records. The Central American radio hit “La Bestia” (or “The Beast,” in English) is...