U.S. Customs and Border Protection

CBP Launches Border Wait Time AppThe U.S. Customs and Border Protection have launched an app for travelers wondering just how long they'll be waiting in line to cross the border.
McCain On Detention Facility Restrictions: 'I Want It Fixed, And I Want It Fixed Immediately'Sen. John McCain ridiculed the top U.S. Customs and Border Patrol officials at a hearing Wednesday, with McCain blasting rules preventing lawmakers from taking pictures or talking to staff and detainees at border facilities.
Customs Contracting Worker Admits Taking Kickbacks A federal worker with U.S. Customs and Border Protection has pleaded guilty to taking more than $350,000 in kickbacks to help a private company win a $24 million technology contract.
US Official: 'Poaching In Africa Is Funding Terrorist Groups'The U.S. government is stepping up its crackdown on the illegal trafficking of wild animal products across the nation's borders, saying some may be linked to terrorists, federal officials said Monday.
Immigrant Rights Groups: 13-Year-Old Boy Claims He Was Sexually Molested By Border Official While In CustodyA coalition of advocacy groups says it has documented more than 100 allegations of mistreatment of unaccompanied immigrant children arrested by U.S. border authorities.
New National Monument Sparks Border ConcernsWestern lawmakers fear illegal immigrant and drug smugglers will be able to elude local law enforcement through the half-million acres of rugged terrain along the U.S.-Mexican border.
Dog Sniffs Out $25,000 At Dulles AirportOfficials say a detection dog at Washington Dulles International Airport alerted them to a large amount of undeclared cash a traveler was carrying.
Dulles K9 Sniffs Out Hidden CashAn American man was busted by a K9 at Dulles international airport when he tried to sneak in over $24,000 in his luggage after declaring several times that he had much less.
Official: Student Arrested In Boston Bombing Case Allowed To Return To US Despite Not Having Valid Student VisaOne of three college students arrested Wednesday in the Boston Marathon bombings case was allowed to return to the United States from Kazakhstan in January despite not having a valid student visa, a federal law enforcement official told The Associated Press.
High School Dance Invitation Uses Gov. Helicopter, Draws Federal InvestigationAn over-the-top invitation to a high school dance that used a government helicopter as a prop has prompted a review by officials at U.S. Customs and Border Protection and led to the reassignment of an agency pilot.
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