Vice President Mike Pence will visit the Port of Baltimore on Friday to see technology that customs agents use to scan shipping containers, trucks, rail cars and cargo for illegal narcotics and weapons, the White House says.
As we encountered U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials at Dulles airport after a return flight from Italy, I was asked if our sealed sandwich given to use on the flight contained meat. “It is a turkey and cheese sandwich from United Airlines,” I said. No big deal, right?
Hundreds of protesters blocked off traffic at Gay and East Lombard streets on Wednesday during evening rush hour to demonstrate against ICE’s separation of children from their families who have entered the country illegally.
Paul Kahungi Njoroge, 30, a U.S. citizen from Kenya, was arrested by U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport and turned over to Maryland Transportation Authority Police.
At a port that moves millions of tons of cargo each year, U.S. Customs and Border Protection specialists recently managed to find a single invasive bug —smaller than a grain of rice — and stop it from causing a potentially costly infestation.
As BWI continues to increase its international traffic, Rosoff and her fellow agricultural specialists at U.S. Customs and Border Protection are seizing more banned items to prevent invasive species, disease-carrying foods and anything else that could potentially devastate American agriculture from slipping through the airport into the U.S.
A passenger flying from Iceland to Baltimore Washington International Airport was found with possible whale bones in his luggage, prompting confiscation to determine if they're from an endangered species.
U.S. Customs agents discovered a beetle inside a shipping container in the port of Baltimore that could have posed a significant agricultural threat, the Department of Homeland Security announced Monday.
Two men returning to Baltimore after an international cruise on the Carnival Pride were arrested by U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers on Sunday, after it was determined they had outstanding warrants for their arrest, CBP officials said Tuesday.
A U.S. Customs and Border Protection narcotics dog found a small amount of marijuana in the luggage of a New York woman flying into BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport from Jamaica, officials said Wednesday.
WASHINGTON — The indictment of New Jersey Sen. Robert Menendez on corruption charges Wednesday could have significant implications for the Senate Foreign Relations Committee — and it could also provide an unexpected opportunity for Maryland.
WASHINGTON -- As the Department of Homeland Security braces for the possibility of a shutdown at the end of the week, Maryland Sen. Ben Cardin introduced legislation on Tuesday that would provide retroactive pay for any workers furloughed because of a lapse in funding.
A beetle species native to Asia and considered a threat to U.S. forests was discovered in the Baltimore region for the first time last month, during an inspection of a Chinese shipping container at the port of Baltimore.
Federal officials announced Wednesday that they plan to screen international passengers for Ebola at five major U.S. airports, while hospitals around the country continue to isolate patients showing Ebola-like symptoms.
"K" Line and others conspired ¿to suppress and eliminate competition by allocating customers and routes, rigging bids, and fixing prices for international ocean shipping services for roll-on, roll-off cargo, such as cars and trucks, to and from the United States and elsewhere¿ between 1997 and 2012.
WASHINGTON -- Rep. Andy Harris, the state's sole Republican in Congress, vowed Friday to use his position on the House Appropriations Committee to block any effort by the federal government to set up a shelter for immigrant children in Carroll County.
President Barack Obama asked Congress Tuesday for $3.7 billion in emergency funding to address the influx of children from Central America entering the country illegally, a first step in what the White House described as a broader effort to speed deportations.
An agriculturally destructive moth species never before seen in the United States was located in a shipment of Chinese soybeans at the port of Baltimore, U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials said Friday.
A stowaway slug that caught a free ride on a shipment of Mexican mint bound for Elkridge was intercepted at Washington Dulles International Airport as the first of its kind to be identified in the Washington region.
Trusted fliers using Southwest Airlines out of BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport will now have a quicker and less invasive path through security, the Transportation Security Administration announced Thursday.
The eggs of a destructive foreign moth species that "poses a significant threat to our nation's forests and urban landscapes" were found aboard a carrier ship docked in Baltimore in mid-September, U.S. Customs and Border Protection said Monday.
A 24-year-old Virginia man who fled the country earlier this year after being charged with arson in Maryland was arrested on Tuesday at Washington Dulles International Airport, according to U.S. Customs and Border Protection.