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U.S. Customs and Border Protection

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  • Customs agents seize exotic fruit containing pest at BWI

    Customs agents seize exotic fruit containing pest at BWI
    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,...
  • Tourism industry launches web site about Customs experiences

    Tourism industry launches web site about Customs experiences
    U.S. Travel, the trade organization for the tourism industry, has launched a web site that includes videos about international travelers' experiences entering the country through U.S. Customs and Border Protection checkpoints. TravelersVoice.org...
  • Young immigrants to risk detention at border to protest deportations

    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...
  • Global Entry program for fliers: You don't have to be a VIP

    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...
  • Are drones along the border (all day, every day) cost-effective?

    Are drones along the border (all day, every day) cost-effective?
    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...
  • Boat with 24 aboard seized near Crystal Cove

    Boat with 24 aboard seized near Crystal Cove
    Law enforcement officials seized a boat carrying 24 passengers early Thursday morning near Crystal Cove State Park. Officers from Orange County Sheriff's and Newport Beach Police departments, and the California Department of Parks and Recreation,...
  • 24 apprehended when boat washes ashore in Crystal Cove

    24 apprehended when boat washes ashore in Crystal Cove
    Twenty-four men and women reportedly trying to enter the country illegally were apprehended when the panga-style boat in which they were riding came ashore near Crystal Cove State Park, authorities said. The passengers -- 23 from Mexico and one from...
  • In Arizona, border crossings down, but migrant deaths on rise

    In Arizona, border crossings down, but migrant deaths on rise
    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...
  • Dead monkey, elephant meat and reptile purses seized at LAX

    Dead monkey, elephant meat and reptile purses seized at LAX
    In what even U.S. Customs officials are describing as a “weird” week of sorts, border protection officers seized nearly half a pound of exotic meat, a dead primate and hundreds of handbags made with reptile skin coming in from Nigeria....
  • Feds to debut computer kiosk for U.S. citizens entering country at O'Hare

    Feds to debut computer kiosk for U.S. citizens entering country at O'Hare
    Starting by July 1, travelers with U.S. passports entering the country at O'Hare International Airport will be able to clear customs faster by using an automated kiosk instead of filling out a paper declaration card, the Chicago Department of Aviation...
  • New JWA kiosk to speed up customs process

    Frequent international travelers coming through John Wayne Airport may be eligible to use a new Global Entry kiosk, which would speed them through the customs process, an airport news release said. The airport will partner with U.S. Customs and Border...