U.S. Customs and Border Protection

FILE - In this Feb. 17, 2016, file photo an iPhone is seen in Washington.
AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File
December 10, 2018 - 10:10 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers are searching the electronic devices of travelers more often, and did not always follow proper protocol, a new watchdog report has found. The report made public Monday found there were 29,000 devices searched at a port of entry out of 397...
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FILE - In this Nov. 19, 2018, file photo, people line up to cross into the United States from Tijuana, Mexico, seen through barriers topped with concertina wire at the San Ysidro port of entry in San Diego.
AP Photo/Gregory Bull, file
December 10, 2018 - 5:57 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — The number of people expressing fear of returning to their home countries when stopped at the U.S. border with Mexico has spiked, according to figures released Monday by U.S. Customs and Border Protection. U.S. border authorities fielded 92,959 "credible fear" claims — the initial...
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Photo credit: US Customs and Border Protection
David Madden
September 01, 2018 - 10:23 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) - - Hundreds of counterfeit ID cards have been seized by customs officials at the Port of Philadelphia. Almost 500 since May, all apparently targeted at people under the age of 21. Joseph Martella with U.S. Customs and Border Protection says these drivers licenses look...
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duty free shiopping
August 08, 2018 - 1:00 pm
By Jay Lloyd PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Unless you bring home a few tons of steel from that overseas getaway, you're not likely to be caught up in the current tariff fueled trade war. But what can you bring back? What can you take? What should you be aware of before going on that shopping...
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In this June 23, 2018, file photo, an immigrant child looks out from a U.S. Border Patrol bus leaving as protesters block the street outside the U.S. Border Patrol Central Processing Center in McAllen, Texas.
AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File
July 18, 2018 - 7:41 am
By AMY TAXIN, Associated Press SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Wet and muddy from their trek across the Mexican border, immigrant children say they sat or lay on the cold, concrete floor of the immigration holding centers where they were taken. It was hard to sleep with lights shining all night and guards...
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Federal authorities seized more than 100 counterfeit Super Bowl rings of varying championships.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Mike DeNardo
July 03, 2018 - 2:50 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Eagles' Super Bowl win was real. But the feds say the championship rings they seized in Philadelphia were fake. The counterfeiters planned a naked bootleg — until U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agents pulled their own Philly Special, intercepting more...
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Migrants cheer and celebrate
AP Photo/Hans-Maximo Musielik
May 02, 2018 - 9:07 am
By Elliot Spagat, Associated Press TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — The caravan of Central Americans seeking asylum in the United States sought the world's attention as scores of migrants traveled through Mexico on a journey to escape their violent homelands. Now that the group has arrived at the border, the...
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