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USC, CSU praise international students in wake of ICE directive

LOS ANGELES — Southern California university officials said Tuesday they are reviewing a directive from federal immigration authorities that could force thousands of international students out of the country if schools offer only online courses due to the coronavirus pandemic. On Monday, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement announced that international students cannot remain in the country if they are taking solely online courses. “The U.S. Department of State will not issue visas to student...
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USC, UC, CSU, Loyola Marymount praise international students in wake of ICE directive

LOS ANGELES — Southern California university officials said Tuesday they are reviewing a directive from federal immigration authorities that could force thousands of international students out of the country if schools offer only online courses due to the coronavirus pandemic. On Monday, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement announced that international students cannot remain in the country if they are taking solely online courses. “The U.S. Department of State will not issue visas to student...
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United States: Required Data Elements Checklist Electronic Export Information (EEI) Filing - Torres Law, PLLC

The U.S. Foreign Trade Regulations designate the required data elements for submitting Electronic Export Information (EEI) to U.S. Customs and Border Protection.
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What You Need to Know About Global Entry Enrollment Right Now

As both domestic and international travel begin to fully reopen, travelers will see more travel operations follow suit. The first to begin phasing back in were passport services. Now, the U.S. Customs and Border Protection agency has announced that Global Entry enrollment will return on July 6th.Read more...
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Enrollment in LAX Global Entry for bypassing customs is starting up again

LOS ANGELES — U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced plans Friday to reopen the Los Angeles International Airport Global Entry Enrollment Center early next month, but only for conditionally approve applicants. Beginning July 6, conditionally approved Global Entry applicants will be able to complete in-person interviews, and applicants must schedule enrollment center interviews in advance via the applicant’s Trusted Traveler Programs account. The Global Entry program allows expedited cleara...
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Protests against racial injustice, police brutality continue across Southern California on Saturday

Dozens of protests unfolded throughout the Southland on Saturday, June 20, capping off the fourth week of demonstrations against police brutality and racial injustice. The movement began after George Floyd, a Black man in Minnesota, died on Memorial Day after a white police officer kneeled on his neck for several minutes. Million Mothers Rally supporter Yvonne Trice, from Pomona, holds a picture of her late son Monte Russell who lost his life to gun violence during a rally in Pomona Saturday...
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Federal agents seize nearly 20,000 pounds at illegal meat at Ports of LA, Long Beach

Federal agents seized nearly 20,000 pounds of illegal meat arriving at the Los Angeles-Long Beach port complex from China over the previous two months, officials said Friday, June 19. Officials with U.S. Customs and Border Protection intercepted 19,555 pounds of prohibited pork, chicken, beef and duck products arriving from China — the largest trading partner the U.S. has — at the Ports of LA And Long Beach. Most of the animal products were mixed in boxes of headphones, door locks, kitchenware, ...
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The Latest: US agency calls back drone it sent to Minnesota

U.S. Customs and Border Patrol says it dispatched a drone to Minneapolis following three nights of violent protests there but ended up sending it back to its base because the unmanned aerial vehicle wasn’t needed. The agency, which typically patrols the nation’s border and ports of entry, said the drone was going to provide live video to assist law enforcement in Minneapolis as they responded to protests that have left dozens of stores burned and looted. President Donald Trump says he talked t...
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More than $250k in counterfeit US bills seized in Cincinnati

In Cincinnati, Ohio, the U.S. Customs and Border Protection intercepted more than $250,000 in counterfeit US bills on its way from Shenzhen, China to Guthrie, Oklahoma. From Fox19: The money, which was not washed or bleached, was printed from a high-end printer on regular paper. Officers say the currency number was the same for every bill, and on the back of the bill there was foreign writing in the location where one of the security features would exist. Translated, the "fore...
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United States: U.S. Provides 90-Day Temporary Postponement Of Depositing Import Duties - Holland & Knight

The U.S. Department of the Treasury (Treasury) and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) released an advance copy of a temporary rule to postpone the deadline for importers of record...
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Commission subpoenas Sheriff Villanueva to testify about coronavirus outbreak in jails

The new civilian watchdog keeping an eye on the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department issued its first Measure R-backed subpoena on Thursday, asking Sheriff Alex Villanueva to testify about his response to the coronavirus outbreak in the jails. A Sheriff’s Department representative has not appeared at the last three meetings of the Civilian Oversight Commission, Chairwoman Patti Giggans said. During Thursday’s virtual meeting, she note the lack of appearances. “We didn’t have one at the last m...
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Official: Strict US border policy may remain as virus eases

The U.S, policy of quickly expelling migrants apprehended along the Mexican border may have to stay in place even after coronavirus quarantine restrictions ease around the country, a Trump administration official said Thursday. Immigration advocates say the policy has deprived some people of the right to seek asylum. It is set to expire May 20, but the acting commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Mark Morgan, said it may need to be extended to protect public health.
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US northern border illegal crossings rise; many are Mexicans

The number of people apprehended for illegally crossing from Canada into the United States along its northern border has nearly tripled over the past three years, and a growing portion are Mexican citizens, according to federal data. One Mexican man who crossed illegally to work on a Vermont dairy farm said it was easier than trying the southern border. U.S. Customs and Border Protection statistics obtained by The Associated Press after a public records request provide new detail on what was a...
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Feds are on the lookout for fraudulent COVID-19 products like ‘Virus Shut Out’

LOS ANGELES — Federal authorities said Friday that inspectors have prevented a “significant” number of shipments of illegal health products related to the coronavirus pandemic from entering the country via Los Angeles and San Francisco. “These products, such as the item ‘Virus Shut Out,’ are not registered with the (U.S. Environmental Protection Agency) and are being halted under federal pesticide laws,” according to a joint statement issued by the EPA and U.S. Customs and Border Protection. “Th...
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United States: U.S. Customs And Border Protection Authorized To Detain Certain Exports Of Health And Medical Materials Pursuant To FEMA Temporary Rule - Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

Beginning April 7, 2020, CBP is authorized to temporarily detain all shipments of five categories of personal protective equipment used in the response to and treatment of COVID-19, pursuant to a Temporary Rule issued by FEMA.
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GAO-20-330, Immigration Detention: Care of Pregnant Women in DHS Facilities, March 24, 2020

GAO's analyses of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) data on pregnant women found: ICE detained pregnant women over 4,600 times from...
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U.S. Delays Some Tariff Payments, Leaves China Levies in Place

(Bloomberg) -- The U.S. will allow companies to defer paying tariffs on many imported goods for 90 days, a move aimed at freeing up cash for pandemic-hit employers while leaving punitive measures against China and other nations intact.“This will protect American jobs and help these businesses get through this time,” Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said in a statement.The deferral doesn’t apply to anti-dumping or countervailing duties, or so-called Section 201, 232 or 301 tariffs. So it won’t e...
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United States: What To Know About CBP Export Seizures - Torres Law, PLLC

Regular readers of our newsletter, and those familiar with U.S. import and export regulations, know that U.S. Customs and Border Protection...
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FEMA Denies Involvement in PPE Seizures?

This is very, very strange. As we’ve reported on the seemingly ubiquitous seizures and reroutings of purchases of medical supplies, FEMA has always appeared to be at the heart of it, even though the targeted buyers are seldom given much information about who took their supplies. But now FEMA is denying that it is requisitioning or confiscating supplies anywhere within the United States, except in cases where they suspect criminal activity. This afternoon today we noted an earlier version of t...
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GAO-20-321R, Border Security: U.S. Customs and Border Protection's Management of a Temporary Facility in Texas Raised Concerns about Resources Used, March 11, 2020

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) opened a temporary facility in Tornillo, Texas in August 2019. CBP exercised the first option to extend operations at the facility on November 4, 2019 and...
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Inspector General Michael Atkinson believes Trump fired him over the Ukraine scandal

President Trump informed Congress late Friday that he intends to fire Intelligence Community Inspector General Michael Atkinson after a mandatory 30-day period but also said he was placing Atkinson on immediate administrative leave. "Inspectors general are traditionally removed for 'cause' — usually involving misconduct," The Washington Post notes. "In Atkinson's case, there was no apparent misconduct. Rather, Trump said in a letter to Congress on Friday night that it was 'no lon...
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Border Patrol Stopped a Chinese Biologist Carrying Viable SARS, MERS Viruses at Detroit Airport in 2018

U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents at Detroit Metro Airport stopped a Chinese scientist carrying vials believed to contain the MERS and SARS viruses in November 2018 — just over a year before the first reported Wuhan coronavirus case, according to an FBI tactical intelligence report obtained by Yahoo News.“Inspection of the writing on the vials and the stated recipient led inspection personnel to believe the materials contained within the vials may be viable Middle East Respiratory Syndro...
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DHS: Pandemic measures cut illegal border crossings by half

A Trump administration official said Sunday that illegal border crossings have dropped by half as the strictest U.S.-Mexico border policies yet went into place amid the coronavirus pandemic, but there was confusion about how it was all working. Anyone caught crossing the border illegally is to be immediately returned back to Mexico or Canada, according to the new restrictions based on an order from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention late Friday. According to Mark Morgan, the acting...
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Still Flying: Business Aviation Making a Difference during the COVID-19 Epidemic.

As reported in this week’s news, humanitarian and Alibaba founder, Jack Ma, donated one million face masks and a half million COVID-19 test kits to the U.S., flown from China to the U.S in a Boeing 777 on March 16, 2020. While much of the world was shutting down and restrictions on flights were expanding by the minute, this critical mission was able to happen—and Universal was proud to be part of it.  With the U.S. ban on air traffic from China, this was not going to be an ordinary fligh...
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Fake coronavirus test kits seized at LAX

Counterfeit COVID-19 test kits were intercepted by U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers when they arrived at the LAX International Mail Facility, authorities said Saturday. “On March 12, 2020, CBP officers discovered six plastic bags containing various vials, while conducting an enforcement examination of a parcel manifested as ‘Purified Water Vials’ with a declared value of $196.81,” CPB spokesman Jaime Ruiz said Saturday. “A complete examination of the shipment led to the finding of via...
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Pregnant 19-Year-Old Dies Trying To Climb U.S. Border Wall

U.S. Customs and Border Protection blamed Girón’s death on human smugglers who encouraged her to try to climb the wall.
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Trainers, vets, others charged in racehorse-drugging scheme

By STEPHEN WHYNO More than two dozen people, including the trainer of champion Maximum Security, were charged in what authorities described Monday as a widespread international scheme to drug horses to make them race faster. Trainer Jason Servis, whose stable includes the 3-year-old champion, was charged with administering performance-enhancing drugs to that horse and others. Maximum Security crossed the finish line first at the 2019 Kentucky Derby before being disqualified for interference and ...
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How African-American Explorer Matthew Henson Became the First Person to Reach the North Pole, Then Was Forgotten for Almost 30 Years

The history of exploration is replete with famous names everyone knows, like Robert Peary, the man most often credited with first reaching the North Pole. Those who work alongside the legends—doing the heavy lifting, saving lives, making essential calculations—tend to be forgotten or marginalized almost immediately in the telling of the story, especially when they don’t fit the profile for the kinds of people allowed to make history. In Peary’s case, it seems that the most important memb...
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‘Preparation, not panic,’ LA’s city leaders declare, on coronavirus

People wear protective masks as they wait for their loved ones to arrive at Tom Bradley International Airport on Monday, March 2, 2020.(Photo by Axel Koester, Contributing Photographer) By ERIC HEINZ, City News Service The Los Angeles City Council on Wednesday, March 4, discussed methods to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, after Mayor Eric Garcetti and county officials declared a state of emergency. “The step we’re taking today is about preparation, not panic,” Garcetti ...
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Federal Appeals Court Temporarily Halts Trump’s ‘Remain in Mexico’ Policy for Asylum Seekers

(SAN DIEGO) — A federal appeals court on Friday temporarily halted a Trump administration policy to make asylum seekers wait in Mexico while their cases wind through U.S. immigration courts. The same court decided to keep another major change on hold, one that denies asylum to anyone who enters the U.S. illegally from Mexico. A three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled on the two policies that are central to President Donald Trump’s asylum crackdown, dealing the admin...
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