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U.S. Customs and Border Protection

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  • 'Very difficult' decision made to halt search for Oceanside boater

    'Very difficult' decision made to halt search for Oceanside boater
    A Coast Guard official says his "deepest sympathy" goes out to the family and friends of a missing 52-year-oldĀ Oceanside boater after an extensive search at sea was called off. The boater, Loren Ruden, was reported missing Monday after beachgoers...
  • Are drones along the border (all day, every day) cost-effective?

    Are drones along the border (all day, every day) cost-effective?
    In its current form, the so-called Gang of Eight immigration bill increases funding for border security by up to $6.5 billion. When it comes to technology and equipment, the Senate bill doesn't go into much detail on how the government should spend its...
  • In Arizona, border crossings down, but migrant deaths on rise

    In Arizona, border crossings down, but migrant deaths on rise
    TUCSON — The numbers of people crossing the U.S.-Mexico border illegally into this country are at historical lows, but a report released Wednesday shows that the death rates among these migrants are at an all-time high in the southern Arizona...
  • Gun smuggling to Mexico dented, but hardly slowed, by border searches

    Gun smuggling to Mexico dented, but hardly slowed, by border searches
    NOGALES, Ariz. — Gun runners once were so nonchalant about driving into Mexico that one smuggler stashed a .50-caliber rifle on the top of the engine block of a sedan, the weapon visible to anyone who bothered to pop the hood. It was 2010 and word...
  • U.S. reviewing guidelines for use of force by border agencies

    U.S. reviewing guidelines for use of force by border agencies
    The Department of Homeland Security is reviewing guidelines for use of force by border agencies amid a sharp increase in agent-involved killings along the U.S.-Mexico border. The scrutiny of U.S. Customs and Border Protection enforcement practices...
  • $1.79 million in pot seized in Laguna smuggling bust, feds say

     
    U.S. Homeland Security special agents have apprehended nine men suspected of attempting to smuggle $1.79 million in marijuana from a boat off Crystal Cove State Park in south Orange County. Border Patrol agents reported that they recovered 26 bundles of.....
  • 1,500 counterfeit Hermes handbags seized at Port of L.A.

     
    Federal authorities have seized 1,500 counterfeit Hermes handbags from China at the Port of Los Angeles, U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced....
  • Coast Guard searching off San Diego for boat in trouble

     
    The U.S. Coast Guard is searching an area west of San Diego after U.S. Customs and Border Protection reported receiving a call Sunday afternoon about a boat in trouble off Point Loma....
  • U.S. returns more than 4,000 stolen antiquities to Mexico

     
    MEXICO CITY -- U.S. officials Thursday returned more than 4,000 pieces of stolen and looted pre-Columbian art and artifacts to the Mexican government, the result of 11 investigations. The recovery of the items, which include statues, hatchets and pottery,...
  • Dorner manhunt: Border security bolstered, airports alerted by TSA

     
    Christopher Dorner manhunt: Authorities continued to keep extra eyes on the border and skies Monday as wanted ex-police officer Christopher Dorner evaded authorities....
  • Dorner could face death penalty as criminal charges filed

     
    As a massive manhunt for Christopher Jordan Dorner continued Monday afternoon, prosecutors with the Riverside County district attorney’s office filed murder and attempted murder charges against the ex-cop suspected of killing three people, including...
  • 144 tons of stolen copper seized at Port of L.A., officials say

     
    U.S. Border enforcement officers and the Arizona Department of Public Safety said Tuesday that an investigation into the September theft of copper from a mining facility in Hayden, Ariz. has led to the recovery of 144 tons of stolen copper ingots about to...