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U.S. Customs and Border Protection

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  • New ban on racial profiling to exempt TSA, customs and border agents

    New ban on racial profiling to exempt TSA, customs and border agents
    As the Obama administration prepares to announce new curbs on racial profiling by federal law enforcement, government officials said Friday that many officers and agents at the Department of Homeland Security will still be allowed to use the controversial...
  • Eric Frein search seems to intensify

    Eric Frein search seems to intensify
    The search for Eric Frein seemed to intensify Monday as state troopers and specialized agents continued to comb northern Monroe County. Police presence along Route 447 north of Eric Frein's home and Route 390 south remained heavy, as armed state...
  • Man dies during struggle with border agents at San Ysidro crossing

    Man dies during struggle with border agents at San Ysidro crossing
    San Diego police are investigating the Christmas Eve death of a 40-year-old man during a struggle with border agents at the San Ysidro crossing. The man, whose name was not disclosed, entered the United States from Mexico through the pedestrian...
  • Border drones are ineffective, badly managed, too expensive, official says

    Drones patrolling the U.S. border are poorly managed and ineffective at stopping illegal immigration, and the government should abandon a $400-million plan to expand their use, according to an internal watchdog report released Tuesday. The 8-year-old...
  • Two commission seats draw six challengers in Hallandale Beach

    Two commission seats draw six challengers in Hallandale Beach
    Voters of this bustling beachfront city will elect two commissioners on Nov. 4 from a field of six candidates. Three people are challenging incumbent Anthony Sanders for Seat 1: Business owner Gerald Dean, retiree Ann Pearl Henigson and condo...
  • Prescription for avoiding Ebola airport screening: ibuprofen

    Prescription for avoiding Ebola airport screening: ibuprofen
    People who contract Ebola in West Africa can get through airport screenings and onto a plane with a lie and a lot of ibuprofen, according to healthcare experts who believe more must be done to identify infected travelers. At the very least, they said,...
  • 10 arrested in federal Spice raid in Hampton, official says

    Update: The former owner of Hampton Pipe and Tobacco, Jason Mickle, 29, was among the 10 people arrested yesterday in a multi-agency drug raid, according to a press release issued by Dana Boente, the United States Attorney for the Eastern District of...
  • Q&A: Should Central Floridians worry about Ebola?

    Q&A: Should Central Floridians worry about Ebola?
    Q: Is Central Florida prepared for a possible Ebola outbreak? A: Health officials say yes. The Florida Department of Health is working with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and local hospitals to identify and test potential Ebola patients....
  • New airport screenings announced as Ebola fears spread across U.S.

    New airport screenings announced as Ebola fears spread across U.S.
    Federal officials announced Wednesday that they plan to screen international passengers for Ebola at five major U.S. airports, while hospitals around the country continue to isolate patients showing Ebola-like symptoms. At least four Baltimore-area...
  • Is the U.S. turning people away at the border who've been threatened with rape and murder?

    Is the U.S. turning people away at the border who've been threatened with rape and murder?
    The Department of Homeland Security has a protocol for handling undocumented migrants who show up at the border or at “ports of entry” such as Los Angeles International Airport. The first contact is U.S. Customs and Border Protection, whose...
  • Ebola and terrorism: Letting fear get the best of us

    Ebola and terrorism: Letting fear get the best of us
    Americans are living under a dire threat that could quickly escalate into a national emergency. No, not Ebola or the Islamic State but the hugely overhyped fear of them. The public resembles one of those cartoon elephants perched on a chair in trembling...