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Border Patrol Chief Carla Provost To Step Down

January 13, 2020 4:46 PM ET Border Patrol Chief Carla Provost will step down by the end of January, two senior officials — one with the Department of Homeland Security official and one with Customs and Border Protection — confirmed to the Daily Caller News Foundation. Provost’s replacement is expected to be acting Deputy Chief…

‘An Extremely Effective Tool’: DHS Expands Remain In Mexico Program For Asylum Seekers

January 02, 2020 4:57 PM ET The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) expanded the Remain in Mexico program to Arizona, and authorities will transfer migrants who cross the border near Tucson to Nogales, Mexico.  Remain in Mexico, also referred to as Migrant Protection Protocols (MPP), requires asylum seekers to wait in Mexico for the duration…

Program That Can Quickly Process And Deport Migrants Has Expanded Along The Border

December 31, 2019 5:23 PM ET The Trump administration has expanded a program that expeditiously reviews and processes asylum claims, which can also lead to the quick repatriation of migrants back to their home countries. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) confirmed to the Daily Caller News Foundation on Tuesday that it has expanded Prompt Asylum…

Border Officers Catch Woman Hiding Half A Pound Of Meth In Her Vagina

December 07, 2019 2:57 PM ET Customs and Border Protection successfully detected and seized over half a pound of methamphetamine hidden in a woman’s vaginal canal, all thanks to the help of a crotch-sniffing canine. A 32-year-old woman was busted by Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers Thursday when she tried to hide a large amount…

British Family Says They Entered The US Accidentally — CBP Surveillance Footage Says Otherwise

October 15, 2019 7:32 PM ET Customs and Border Protection says it has observed evidence that disputes a British family’s claim that they accidentally entered U.S. territory. A British family that was vacationing in Canada earlier in October is saying it has suffered under the U.S. immigration detention after they swerved off a road to…

CBP Doles Out Contracts To Build Up To 65 Miles Of Border Wall

September 30, 2019 6:19 PM ET The U.S. government awarded three contracts to two different construction companies to build up to 65 miles of physical barriers along the Texas-Mexico border. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and the Army Corps of Engineers doled out three contracts to build a wall along the Rio Grande Valley region.…

Border Patrol Agents Begin Screen Testing Migrants Who Claim Asylum

September 20, 2019 6:26 PM ET U.S. Border Patrol agents have begun conducting “credible fear” interviews alongside trained asylum officials, in an effort to help manage the immigration crisis. Backlogged by the sheer amount of asylum applications being filed at the U.S.-Mexico border, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) employees began training Border Patrol agents…

Evening Update: Trump Gets His Wall Funds, Walmart’s NRA Standoff, CBP Assisting With Hurricane...

September 04, 2019 5:40 PM ET The NRA is in a good old fashioned standoff with Walmart. Stephanie Hamill talks to reporter Will Davis about the latest developments in the ammo saga then heads over to the Daily Caller News Foundation to talk bout Customs and Border Patrol’s role in the Bahamas hurricane cleanup and…

CBP Seizes $2.9 Million Worth Of Crystal Meth In Texas, Officials Say

September 01, 2019 5:53 PM ET U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agents stationed in Laredo, Texas, seized $2.9 million of alleged crystal meth from a vehicle Thursday. A CBP officer directed a 21-year-old woman driving a 2007 Chrysler Pacifica for secondary inspection, according to a CBP press release. A canine and non-intrusive imaging (NII) alerted agents to…

Report: Trump Administration Could Begin DNA Testing ‘Hundreds Of Thousands’ Of Illegal Aliens

August 29, 2019 6:49 PM ET Homeland Security officials are reportedly preparing to expand DNA testing of illegal aliens in their custody, an effort to clamp down on rampant immigration fraud at the southern border. The Trump administration is hoping to give Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agents the ability to extract DNA material from…
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