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Photos: Migrant Kids Forced To Sleep On Dirt Ground At Detention Center

CNN published photos on Tuesday exposing the grim conditions migrants live under while detained at the Border Patrol center in McAllen, Texas. The photos, which the network obtained from a “source who has access to the facility,” show a young girl sleeping on a dirt ground, a woman holding a child while sitting on a pile of rocks and the intense overcrowding at the facility. The Customs and Border Protection agency confirmed the validity of the photos to CNN. The photos highlight the poor con...
Tags: News, Immigration, US, Cnn, Customs, Donald Trump, Border Patrol, El Paso, Customs And Border Protection, Border Protection, McAllen Texas, Detention Center, Cristina Cabrera, Migrant Children


Arrested Militia Leader Drew FBI Attention For Alleged Plans To Kill Obama, Clinton

The border militia leader arrested over the weekend first came to the FBI’s attention in October 2017, according to a court document unsealed Monday, after the bureau learned that he “allegedly made the statement that [his militia] the United Constitutional Patriots were training to assassinate George Soros, Hillary Clinton, and Barack Obama, because of these individuals’ support of Antifa.” The filing makes clear that militia leader Larry Mitchell Hopkins was on the radar of law enforcement l...
Tags: News, Barack Obama, Fbi, Aclu, New York Times, Border, Militia, New Mexico, Times, Hopkins, Customs And Border Protection, Obama Clinton, George Soros, O'Connell, Ryan J Reilly, Southern Border


What We Know About The Vigilante Militia ‘Arresting’ Migrants At The Border

This weekend saw the arrest of the leader of the “United Constitutional Patriots,” one of several right-wing militia groups that patrols the U.S.-Mexico border, intercepting those who try to cross without papers. Larry Mitchell Hopkins — who also goes by the names “Johnny Horton Jr.” and “Striker” — was taken into custody in New Mexico on Saturday by a team of FBI agents and local police. The arrest comes days after his group shared videos on social media of its members detaining dozens Central ...
Tags: Facebook, Twitter, Post, News, Mexico, Paypal, Cnn, Fbi, Aclu, New York Times, Kkk, CBP, New Mexico, Customs, Defense Department, Border Patrol


DHS Might Classify Fentanyl as a Weapon of Mass Destruction Because Everything Is Unbelievably Stupid Now

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security might classify fentanyl, a highly addictive pain reliever that’s at the center of American’s opioid epidemic, as a weapon of mass destruction, according to a leaked document obtained by military-focused news site Task & Purpose.Read more...
Tags: Science, Drugs, Dhs, CBP, Donald Trump, Department Of Homeland Security, Customs And Border Protection, U S Department of Homeland Security, Illegal Drugs, Fentanyl, President Trump, Opioid Crisis


This Week: The Real Problem With Trump’s DHS Purge

The ousted Secret Service Director Randolph “Tex” Alles recently said that he “was told weeks ago by the administration that transitions in leadership should be expected across the Department of Homeland Security.” Those “transitions in leadership” have now touched the DHS secretary, the acting deputy DHS secretary, the acting ICE director, and Customs and Border Protection Commissioner Kevin McAleenan (who’ll take over as acting DHS secretary). Reportedly, the director of U.S. Citizenship an...
Tags: News, Congress, Senate, White House, Nbc News, Dhs, Cnn, New York Times, Treasury, Secret Service, Nielsen, Accenture, Department Of Justice, Donald Trump, Department Of Homeland Security, Irs


GLOCK is Awarded Contract for U.S. Customs and Border Protection

GLOCK is Awarded Contract for U.S. Customs and Border Protection SMYRNA, Ga. –-(Ammoland.com)- GLOCK, Inc., a global leader in firearm manufacturing, was awarded a contract to supply U.S. Customs and Border Protection with the newest generation of GLOCK pistols after an extensive solicitation process. With more than 45,000 sworn agents and officers, U.S. Customs and Border Protection controls and protects the nation’s borders and has operations at over 330 ports of entry. The contract calls f...
Tags: Guns, America, United States, CBP, Customs, Department Of Homeland Security, Customs And Border Protection, U S Customs, Border Protection, Glock, Shooting Industry News, GLOCK Inc, Smyrna Georgia, Robert E Perez, Josh Dorsey, Border Protection SMYRNA Ga Ammoland com GLOCK Inc


TFB EXCLUSIVE: New CBP GLOCK G47, G19 MOS And G26

Within a matter of hours, the news of the GLOCK G47 which was designed for the U.S. Customs And Border Protection (CBP), had spread to every corner of the internet. Our inboxes were flooded with tips and images (thank you, by the way) along with a healthy dose of speculation and un-cited analysis. Being the […] Read More … The post TFB EXCLUSIVE: New CBP GLOCK G47, G19 MOS And G26 appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: News, Guns, Companies, CBP, Breaking News, Daily News, Customs And Border Protection, Pistols, G47, GLOCK 47, U S Customs And Border Protection CBP


Report: Trump Admin Considering Another Change To Limit Asylum Protections

The Trump administration is considering making changes to the first steps in the asylum application process in order to reject more asylum seekers, NBC News reported Tuesday. According to unnamed sources who spokes to NBC News, White House adviser Stephen Miller has advocated for Customs and Border Protection agents, who are housed within the Department of Homeland Security, to perform so-called “credible fear” interviews for asylum seekers, rather than officers from U.S. Citizenship and Immi...
Tags: News, Congress, Mexico, Immigration, Nbc News, United States, Customs, Department Of Homeland Security, Miller, Trump, Asylum Seekers, Customs And Border Protection, Border Protection, USCIS, U S Citizenship and Immigration Services, Stephen Miller


Everything You Need to Know About Kirstjen Nielsen's Resignation

This weekend, the Secretary of Department of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen resigned abruptly after a meeting that probably didn’t go all that well with President Trump. If you’re flipping through headline after headline trying to wrap your head around what this means, you should know it probably isn’t good and…Read more...
Tags: Politics, Explainer, Lifehacks, Trump, Customs And Border Protection, President Trump, Kirstjen Nielsen, Department of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen


Border Agents Using Firearms at a Lower Rate

The decrease comes as fewer people are crossing the border illegally and after the agency overhauled how force should be deployed at the border.
Tags: News, Immigration, Customs And Border Protection, Border Wall, Border Agents Using Firearms


Migrant Mom Sues Over Toddler’s Death After Detention

The lawsuit from Yazmin Juarez of Guatemala alleges that her 1-year-old daughter developed a respiratory illness at the South Texas Family Residential Center in Texas, and medical staff provided inadequate treatment before releasing her three weeks later.
Tags: Texas, News, Immigration, Guatemala, Immigration And Customs Enforcement, Customs And Border Protection, South Texas Family Residential Center, Yazmin Juarez, Migrant Children


Trump Undercuts Efforts To Stop Migrant Smugglers Despite Tough Talk

ICE has shifted manpower and money away from more complex investigations to support the administration’s push to arrest, detain and deport undocumented immigrants. In his quest to build a border wall, President Donald Trump has warned of jobs stolen from American workers, suburbs terrorized by criminal aliens, and desperate migrant caravans headed north. Lately, though, he has found a favorite new target in the “ruthless coyotes” and “vicious cartels” that smuggle migrants into the United Stat...
Tags: Asia, Texas, News, Maryland, Obama, Congress, Mexico, White House, Immigration, America, Qatar, Dhs, Fbi, United States, Philippines, Ice


Report: DHS Wants to Build Trump's Dumb Border Wall Right Through SpaceX's Texas Launch Facility

The 50-acre Boca Chica, Texas facility where Elon Musk’s SpaceX is testing the prototype version of its Starship rocket—recently in the news for tipping over in high wind—could be split in twain by Donald Trump’s proposed wall on the Mexican border, Bloomberg reported on Friday.Read more...
Tags: Space, Spacex, Elon Musk, Science, Technology, Bloomberg, Dhs, Rockets, Donald Trump, Department Of Homeland Security, Customs And Border Protection, Starship, Border Wall, Boca Chica Texas, Texas Launch Facility


Prosecutors: Border Protection Agent Illegally Sold Dozens of Guns In Private Deals

A U.S. Customs and Border Protection agent in California is accused of illegally selling guns since at least 2014, according to recently unsealed federal court records. Read more...
Tags: Science, Guns, California, Immigration, Customs, Gun Sales, Border Patrol, Firearms, Customs And Border Protection, Border Protection, AR 15, Off Roster Guns


Prosecutors: Border Patrol Agent Illegally Sold Dozens of Guns In Private Deals

A U.S. Customs and Border Protection agent in California is accused of illegally selling guns since at least 2014, according to recently unsealed federal court records. Read more...
Tags: Science, Guns, California, Immigration, Customs, Gun Sales, Border Patrol, Firearms, Customs And Border Protection, Border Protection, AR 15, Off Roster Guns


There's Never Been a Better Time to Bribe TSA and CBP Officers Than During President Trump's Shutdown

It’s day 34 of President Trump’s government shutdown with no end in sight. And while most of the media’s attention has been focused on the long lines at airport security and food that’s going uninspected, there’s another topic that isn’t getting much coverage: the potential for rampant corruption.Read more...
Tags: Science, Tsa, CBP, Donald Trump, Government Shutdown, Transportation Security Administration, Trump, Customs And Border Protection, Rand Corporation, President Trump, Better Time to Bribe TSA


U.S. Customs Fails to Delete Personal Data After Electronic Searches at Border, Watchdog Says

Last year, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) searched through the electronic devices of more than 29,000 travelers coming into the country. CBP officers sometimes upload personal data from those devices to Homeland Security servers by first transferring that data onto USB drives—drives that are supposed to be…Read more...
Tags: Science, Dhs, Homeland Security, CBP, Department Of Homeland Security, Customs And Border Protection, U S Customs, Border Protection CBP, US Customs And Border Protection, American Stasi, U S Customs Fails, Border Watchdog Says


Border Agents Fail to Delete Personal Data of Travelers After Electronic Searches, Watchdog Says

Last year, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) searched through the electronic devices of more than 29,000 travelers coming into the country. CBP officers sometimes upload personal data from those devices to Homeland Security servers by first transferring that data onto USB drives—drives that are supposed to be…Read more...
Tags: Science, Dhs, Homeland Security, CBP, Department Of Homeland Security, Customs And Border Protection, U S Customs, Border Protection CBP, US Customs And Border Protection, American Stasi


Southern border family arrests maintain record-high streak in November

Apprehensions of migrant family members who illegally crossed the southern border into the US broke another record in November, according to monthly Customs and Border Protection statistics released Thursday.
Tags: US, Cnn, Customs And Border Protection


Large Groups Of Abandoned Migrants In AZ Desert Alarm Border Patrol Officials

PHOENIX (AP) — Smugglers in recent weeks have been abandoning large groups of Guatemalan and other Central American migrants in Arizona’s harsh cactus-studded Sonoran Desert near the border with Mexico, alarming Border Patrol officials who say the trend is putting hundreds of children at risk. Collectively, more than 1,400 migrants have been left by smugglers in the broiling desert — or in one case in a drenching thunderstorm — in remote areas by the border since Aug. 20. One group was as larg...
Tags: News, Washington, Mexico, Senate, Ap, Arizona, El Salvador, Nielsen, Honduras, Guatemala, Border Patrol, Trump, Phoenix, Customs And Border Protection, Oakland California, Tucson


Large Groups Of Abandoned Migrants In AZ Desert Alarms Border Patrol Officials

PHOENIX (AP) — Smugglers in recent weeks have been abandoning large groups of Guatemalan and other Central American migrants in Arizona’s harsh cactus-studded Sonoran Desert near the border with Mexico, alarming Border Patrol officials who say the trend is putting hundreds of children at risk. Collectively, more than 1,400 migrants have been left by smugglers in the broiling desert — or in one case in a drenching thunderstorm — in remote areas by the border since Aug. 20. One group was as larg...
Tags: News, Washington, Mexico, Senate, Ap, Arizona, El Salvador, Nielsen, Honduras, Guatemala, Border Patrol, Trump, Phoenix, Customs And Border Protection, Oakland California, Tucson


US Customs & Border Protection Chooses Leupold Mark 5HD Riflescope

Leupold Mark 5 HD 5-25×56 BEAVERTON, Ore. —-(Ammoland.com)- United States Customs & Border Protection (CBP) has identified and cleared the new-for-2108 Leupold Mark 5HD riflescope for future use by U.S. Border Patrol officers.The award-winning Mark 5HD from Leupold & Stevens, Inc., launched in early 2018 and combines elite optical performance, rugged reliability, and user-friendly features in a package that could only be produced by leveraging the 70 years of optics manufacturing Leupold posse...
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Carla Provost is named Border Patrol’s first female chief

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Border Patrol has its first female chief in its 94-year history. Carla Provost had been acting chief since April 2017, so her appointment Thursday by Customs and Border Protection Commissioner Kevin McAleenan was no surprise. The position is not subject to Senate confirmation. Only about 5 percent of the Border […]
Tags: News, Washington, Senate, Ap, Border Patrol, Customs And Border Protection, U S Border Patrol, Nation & World Politics, Kevin McAleenan, Carla Provost


Salesforce Faces Boycott Threat as RAICES Rejects $250,000 Donation Over CBP Contract

Embroiled cloud computing company Salesforce tried to sanitize its image through a hefty donation to the Refugee and Immigrant Center for Education and Legal Services—one of the highest-profile organizations resisting our draconian immigration policy. RAICES said no thanks—and at least five other high-profile…Read more...
Tags: Science, Salesforce, Immigration And Customs Enforcement, Refugee, Customs And Border Protection, RAICES, Immigrant Center for Education and Legal Services, Thanks But No Thanks, Techwontbuildit, Salesforce Faces Boycott Threat


Trump Administration Misses Deadline to Reunite Kids With Their Families, But Gets an Extension

On Monday, the administration completely blew its deadline on reuniting parents with their toddlers that the government unnecessarily ripped away from them at the border. Luckily for the administration, the federal judge who gave the order has given them an extension.Read more...
Tags: Science, Immigration, Ice, CBP, Donald Trump, Border Patrol, Immigration And Customs Enforcement, Customs And Border Protection, Lee Gelernt, Dana Sabraw, Family Separation At The Border, Sarah Fabian, Trump Administration Misses Deadline


Will Canadians’ Cell Phones Now Be Searched at the U.S. Border?

In late June 2018, a web site resurrected months-old news about potential cellphone searches by U.S. border officials.
Tags: News, Canada, Customs And Border Protection


Are Canadian Citizens Now Subject to a Search of their Phones at the United States Border?

In late June 2018, a web site resurrected half-year-old news about rare, but real, phone searches at the Canadian border.
Tags: News, Immigration, Canada, United States, Border Patrol, Customs And Border Protection, US Customs, Narcity, Citizens Now Subject


Sessions Defends Trump Lie That Only Congress Can End Border Crisis

RENO, Nevada (AP) — While hundreds of protesters rallied outside, Attorney General Jeff Sessions defended the Trump administration’s immigration policies Monday, calling on Congress to act and asserting that many children were brought to the border by violent gang members. Speaking at a school-safety conference in Nevada, Sessions said the crisis at the border is a “difficult and frustrating situation” that requires Congress to act. “Children have indeed borne much of the burden of our broken im...
Tags: Texas, News, Congress, Defense, Nevada, Customs, Guatemala, Defense Department, Reno, Justice Department, Trump, Customs And Border Protection, Customs Enforcement, West Texas, Department of Health and Human Services, Jeff Sessions


Know before going through customs

“The name in your passport is wrong,” sighed the border protection agent at SFO, barely glancing at me with his bored eyes. The blood drained from my face, the feeling went out of my legs, and pure panic replaced the exhaustion I had just been feeling after sitting for ten hours on a trans-Pacific flight. “This is it,” I thought. “I’m going to die in airport jail because of a typo.” Just as I was about to sink to the floor and let them drag me off to a dark cell, the agent brightened up and ex...
Tags: Travel, Australia, Singapore, Immigration, Sfo, Customs, Pacific, Bogota, All, Customs And Border Protection, Don, Wunderman, Border Control


US Border Patrol Releases Propaganda Video Praising President Trump's Proposed Wall

Today, President Trump heads to the US-Mexico border near San Diego—his first trip to California as president. Trump will examine the eight prototypes for his infamous border wall and meet with agents of US Customs and Border Protection (CBP), an agency that recently released a propaganda video titled, “Walls Work.”…Read more...
Tags: Science, California, US, San Diego, Department Of Homeland Security, Trump, Customs And Border Protection, US Department of Homeland Security, US Customs, Border Protection CBP, Border Wall, US Customs And Border Protection