Potentially Hazardous Handheld Hair Dryers Seized From China Shipment At LA/Long Beach SeaportCustoms officers and Consumer Product Safety Protection investigators seized 2,418 hair dryers from China on July 17 at the LA/Long Beach seaport.
$1.8 Million In Erectile Dysfunction Pills, Heartburn Medication, Counterfeit Designer Products Seized At LAXMillions of dollars worth of counterfeit high-fashion products and pills used to treat erectile dysfunction, heartburn and stomach ulcers were seized from a Hong Kong shipment at LAX, customs and border protection officials said Monday.
Strong Winds Blows Portion Of Border Wall Into Mexico; Longest Smuggling Tunnel Also FoundA portion of the U.S. border wall was tipped over by gusty winds Wednesday, landing on trees in Mexico.
American Teen Arrested For Using Remote-Controlled Toy Vehicle To Smuggle Meth Across Mexico BorderThe boy was allegedly smuggling 55 pounds of meth across the border, which were in rounded, wrapped bricks and held in two black duffel bags. The drugs have an estimated street value of $106,096, according to the CBP.
28 Fake NBA Championship Rings Seized At LAXThe 28 rings were found as officers examined a shipment to Arizona arriving from China. The rings were found in a wooden ring box, apparently to be sold as a collection.
US Customs And Border Protection Chief To Resign Over Treatment Of Immigrant ChildrenJohn Sanders is resigning from his role as the top immigration enforcement official amid renewed scrutiny over the treatment of young migrants in U.S. custody at detention centers.
US Citizen Killed After Opening Fire On Border Patrol Agents At San Ysidro CrossingOfficials say a white pick-up truck was trying to enter the U.S. from the Mexico side and refused to stop for an inspection. When several agents tried to stop the truck and eventually blocked it with another vehicle, the driver got out and started shooting, according to border patrol officials.
Facial Recognition Could Shorten Airport Security Lines, But Accuracy Is In DoubtAt least two senators called on the Department of Homeland Security to slow down the expansion of the program until privacy and security concerns can be addressed.
Border Agent Shoots, Kills Undocumented Woman In TexasAn undocumented immigrant was shot and killed Wednesday by a Border Patrol agent in Rio Bravo, Texas, according to US Customs and Border Protection.
Woman Arrested By Border Patrol In Viral Video Reunited With DaughtersPerla Morales-Luna was released after an immigration judge said the 36-year-old mother was not a danger to society or a flight risk.
No Charges Filed Against Woman Arrested In Viral Video Despite Border Patrol's Claim She's A 'Human Smuggling Facilitator'Perla Morales-Luna's attorney says his client has not been charged with anything, though CBP has defended its agents' actions, saying she is part of a "transnational criminal organization."
Woman Arrested In Emotional Viral Video Is Part Of Criminal Smuggling Operation, Says Border PatrolCustoms and Border Patrol officials said Perla Morales-Luna is an organizer for major, "transnational criminal smuggling organization."
Border Arrests Plunge, Deportation Arrests SoarNumbers released Tuesday show the Border Patrol made nearly 311,000 arrests during the fiscal year that ended Sept. 30, a decline of 25 percent from a year earlier and the lowest level since 1971.
U.S. Releases 10-Year-Old Immigrant With Cerebral Palsy To Family, ACLU saysRosa Maria Hernandez, 10, has been released to her parents; the young girl was detained because she is in the U.S. without legal permission.
Hammers, Axes Will Help Test Trump Border Wall PrototypesWorkers near San Diego where the prototypes were erected will test their mettle with sledgehammers, torches, pickaxes and battery-operated tools.