A stretch of Arizona’s border with Mexico went unmanned for two days, during which time cartel members cut a hole in the fence and drove two vehicles into the U.S.
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Foreign travelers attempting to enter the US may soon be required to provide their social media accounts to US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) as part of the screening process.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection is struggling to hire the 5,000 agents President Trump requested to help secure the Mexican border.
Six months in to the job and one day after President Trump announced his intentions of boosting immigration enforcement and building a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, the head of the U.S. Border Patrol resigned.
Citing a civil rights violation, a federal judge indicated his plans to order Border Patrol to improve sleeping conditions for detainees at its detention centers in Arizona.
A bipartisan group of lawmakers introduced a bill this week that would require law enforcement officers to obtain probable cause warrants before searching U.S. citizen’s digital devices at the border.
A recent investigation by the Department of Homeland Security’s inspector general has found that Customs and Border Protection unnecessarily spent millions of dollars on unnecessary polygraph tests.
The state of California and the city of San Francisco have become the latest entities to file lawsuits against the Department of Justice (DOJ), following DOJ’s announced plan to make the majority of federal law enforcement grants contingent upon localities agreeing to “allow federal immigration officers access to local prisons and also provide federal authorities with advance notice when prisoners in the country illegally are slated to be released.”
The Department of Homeland security announced Friday it will allow more airports to offer flights to and from Cuba.
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is said to be looking into ways it might be able to apply the potential of blockchain technology – the centralized-but-decentralized ledger system underpinning “crypto-currencies” – digital, non-fiat forms of currency built around complex encryption algorithms – such as Bitcoin.
This week, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) lifted its ban on laptops and other large electronic devices on non-stop flights from 10 Muslim-majority countries.
A former U.S. Customs and Border Protection officer has pled guilty in Las Cruces federal court to obstruction of justice, the Justice Department announced this week.
A former U.S. Customs and Border Protection supervisor was sentenced to seven and a half years in federal prison for smuggling Mexican nationals illegally into the United States.
Kevin Mallory, a 60-year-old former U.S. State Department and Central Intelligence Agency employee from Leesburg, VA, was charged Thursday with espionage.
The selection of a new FBI headquarters was placed on hold yet again while Customs and Border Protection began construction on their new $11 million facility this week.
Two years after lawmakers passed the Border Patrol Agent Pay Reform Act of 2014 (BPAPRA) to establish a new overtime compensation system for Border Patrol agents, the Government Accountability Office found the program to be performing well overall in a report released yesterday.
The American Immigration Council sued Customs and Border Protection Monday to compel a long overdue response to its inquiry on agent abuse.
The Justice Department brought the first-ever U.S. criminal cyber charges against Russian government officials Wednesday when they announced the indictments of two Russian spies and two criminal hackers with the heist of 500 million Yahoo user accounts in 2014.