Customs and Border Protection
Border patrol chief admits Biden official wrong about "operational control"
The House hearing on border security was skipped by all 15 Democratic committee members.
Why I've (Again) Filed Impeachment Articles Against DHS Secretary Mayorkas
The crisis at the border is not a glitch in the Mayorkas plan; it is a feature of it.
Border Patrol "keeping an eye out" for vehicle seen near Idaho murder scene
Police released information this week about a Hyundai Elantra that was believed to be near the residence where four University of Idaho students were murdered.
Border Patrol touts "largest" fentanyl bust, enough to kill over 5M people
Authorities found 25 pounds, equivalent to three gallons, of the liquid fentanyl in a compartment within a gas tank at a traffic stop in Robstown, Texas.
Long-standing CBP policy reversed at southern border: "Basic step"
More than 24,000 migrants in Customs and Border Protection facilities have already received their flu vaccination.
Ted Cruz slams Biden as migrant deaths surge: "Body bags keep piling up"
U.S. Customs and Border Protection released record-breaking data showing the number of migrant encounters in Fiscal Year 2022.
Seizure of Thousands of Candy-Sized Fentanyl Pills Signals Dangerous Trend
"This could be the start of a trend with Transnational Criminal Organizations targeting younger users," CBP Nogales Port Director Michael W. Humphries said.
Human Umbilical Cord Found in Spirit Passenger's Luggage
A CBP spokesperson told Newsweek that some biological materials "must be accompanied by a CDC import permit or importer certification statement."
Marsha Blackburn Tweet on Border Fentanyl Seizures Sparks Jokes, Confusion
"From June to July, fentanyl seizures were up 203% at the southern border," Senator Marsha Blackburn wrote in a tweet on Tuesday.
Enough Fentanyl to Kill Over 50,000 People Intercepted in U.S.
"This is a dangerous opioid, and our officers were able to prevent this deadly drug from reaching its destination," the CBP Louisville port director said.
Over $3M in Fentanyl Found in Spare Tire, Gas Tank During Massive Drug Bust
"Our agents prevented these dangerous narcotics from reaching our communities," Chief Patrol Agent Aaron Heitke said
Over $1 Million Worth of Fentanyl Found Hidden in Flour, Coffee Packages
CBP's deputy director of field operations in San Diego, Anne Maricich, said, "We are seeing a rise in fentanyl smuggling attempts."
Over $600K Worth of Cocaine Found Hidden in 'Juice' Truck
"We remain committed to ensuring our cargo system remains secure while facilitating lawful commerce," a Customs and Border Protection official said.
Drone Footage Shows Hundreds of Migrants Crossing Border Into Texas
Nearly 500 illegal migrants allegedly passed from Mexico into the U.S. as Texas officials called the border crossings an "invasion."
Largest Ever Fentanyl Shipment on U.S. Highway Seized Heading to Colorado
Officials in Colorado last month said authorities "already seized more illicit fentanyl in the first five months of 2022 than they did in all of last year."
Over $1 Million Worth of Meth Found Hidden Within Squash Shipment
"Smugglers will always try new, creative methods to smuggle narcotics," said Anne Maricich, CBP deputy director of Field Operations in San Diego.
Mark Kelly Pushes Bipartisan Border Reform, Calls for Title 42 Delay
"We're expecting the number of migrants to go up more than double, and [CBP] and [DHS] are not prepared to deal with those kinds of numbers," Kelly said.
Over $4 Million Worth of Meth Found Hidden Inside Tractor-Trailer
"Large-scale seizures, such as this one, exemplify our mission priorities in securing the border," Laredo Port of Entry Director Alberto Flores said.
Cocaine Bricks Worth Over $500K Found Stashed in Plane From Jamaica
The most recent seizure comes as CBP agents continue to intercept illicit narcotics across the U.S.' borders.
Nearly $300K Worth of Meth, Fentanyl Found Hidden Under Car's Floorboards
According to Customs and Border Protection, the driver that was found in possession of the illegal narcotics was detained and turned over to the DEA.
Officials Intercepted 300 Endangered 'Bloodsuckers' at U.S. Border
The leeches are known to have been used for medicinal purposes and are an endangered species according to wildlife officials.
Brick of Cocaine Found Inside High School Cookbook
"Smugglers continue to conceal narcotics and other contraband in myriad ways, which my officers seize over and over every shift," Michael Neipert said.
'Robot Dogs' at the Border are Expensive Civil Rights Violations
This disturbing turn to dystopian, invasive and dangerous technology along the border must end.
Fake NFL, MLB, NBA Championship Rings Found in Shipment From China
According to CBP, if the rings were real, the shipment would have been worth over $300,000.
Here Are New Technologies Biden Has Deployed at the Border
President Biden said during the State of the Union that "If we are to advance liberty and justice, we need to secure the border and fix the immigration system."
Over $2M in Cocaine Found Inside Tractor-Trailer at Texas Border
According to data from CBP, over the past four months, the agency has seized over 234,000 pounds of illegal narcotics across the borders entering the U.S.
An Increase of Mexican Migrants to the US Could Signal 'A 'Failed State'
"Washington ought to really be paying attention to the deterioration of the economy and the rule of law in Mexico."
Over $18 Million Worth of Meth Found Hidden Inside Commercial Trailer
"This massive methamphetamine smuggling attempt was stopped, thanks to our vigilant officers," Port Director Carlos Rodriguez said in a statement.
Over $4 Million Worth of Meth, Fentanyl Found Hidden in RV's AC Unit
Officers used a canine unit that is trained to detect the scent of illegal narcotics when the discovery was made.
Photos Show Over $1.6 Million Worth of Cocaine Seized at Texas Border
"Our officers remain committed to keeping our borders secure," Port Director Tater Ortiz, Brownsville Port of Entry said in a statement.