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Reps. Cuellar, Katko introduce bill to manage migrant surges

U.S. Reps. Henry Cuellar (D-TX) and John Katko (R-NY) introduced legislation Friday to address migrant surges at the border that…

3 days ago

Northern border smuggling, trafficking task force formed

Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) and Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) personnel have formed a task to address the illegal movement…

3 days ago

Bill targets potential border surges

Reps. John Katko (R-NY) and Henry Cuellar (D-TX) introduced last week a measure designed to address potential southwest border surges.…

4 days ago

Rep. Meeks, Sen. Durbin offer input on GAO Mexico firearms trafficking report

Rep. Gregory Meeks (D-NY) and Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) have offered thoughts regarding the Government Accountability Office's (GAO) update of…

2 weeks ago

Bill seeks to empower immigration courts

Sen. John Kennedy (R-LA) has introduced four bills designed to empower immigration courts and make offender aliens deportable. “The Biden…

2 weeks ago

Sen. Capito visits Customs and Border Protection training facilities

U.S. Sen. Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.V), ranking member of the Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee, visited the U.S. Customs and Border…

2 weeks ago

U.S. Department of Commerce to expand restrictions on Russian exports in response to poisoning

The U.S. Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) announced Wednesday that it will expand its export restrictions…

3 weeks ago

Lawmakers initiate southern border inquiry

A group of lawmakers forwarded correspondence last week to U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and Immigration and Customs Enforcement…

4 weeks ago

Bill targets foreign criminal organization sanctions

A group of lawmakers recently introduced the Significant Transnational Criminal Organization Designation Act, noting the legislation would subject foreign criminal…

4 weeks ago

CBP details Chicago airport counterfeit mask seizure

Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers assigned to the International Mail Facility (IMF) at Chicago's O’Hare International Airport recently seized…

1 month ago

Homeland Security Republicans highlight border humanitarian, public health concerns

Homeland Security Republicans have released a fact sheet highlighting how the border humanitarian and public health circumstance has intensified under…

1 month ago

CBP, partners seize more than $58M worth of cocaine in Eastern Pacific Ocean

A Customs and Border Protection (CBP) collaboration with federal authorities recently resulted in the seizure of 1.7 tons of cocaine…

1 month ago

Sen. Peters seeks to clarify Northern border travel restrictions

Sen. Gary Peters (D-MI) said he is encouraging the Biden Administration to prioritize communication and clarify to Michiganders and Americans…

1 month ago

Rep. Gallagher reintroduces three bills targeting border protection

Rep. Mike Gallagher (R-WI) recently reintroduced three bills seeking to bolster the nation's borders, combat corruption and instability in Mexico…

1 month ago

DHS initiative addresses southwest border processing

Department of Homeland Security (DHS) personnel said on Feb. 19 that the agency would begin the initial phase of a…

2 months ago

Rep. Katko, committee leaders, urge Biden not to rollback border security policies

Republican members of the House Committee on Homeland Security are urging Biden administration officials not to roll back border security…

2 months ago

CBP reopens biometric entry, exit system comment period

The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has reopened the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) for the Department of Homeland…

2 months ago

Rep. Johnson introduces measure to bolster border safety

Rep. Mike Johnson (R-LA) has introduced a pair of bills designed to strengthen border security and protection. “America is the…

2 months ago

Rep. Katko seeking answers from DHS on when border officials will receive COVID vaccines

U.S. Rep. John Katko (R-NY) is seeking answers from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security on its plan to distribute…

2 months ago

Border Patrol agents seize nearly $3M in meth in Laredo

Officers in Laredo seized more than $2.8 million worth of methamphetamine at the World Trade Bridge, the U.S. Customs and…

3 months ago

CBP initiates Simplified Arrival enhanced process

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) said Simplified Arrival, which uses facial biometrics to automate manual documentation required for admission,…

3 months ago

DHS initiates Real ID public awareness campaign

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced a new nationwide Real ID public awareness campaign that addresses requirements while encouraging…

3 months ago

BIRD Foundation unveils project funding initiative

The Israel-U.S. Binational Industrial Research and Development (BIRD) Foundation has awarded two projects a total of $1.5 million to address…

3 months ago

CBP operation yields seizure of nearly two tons of cocaine

Customs and Border Protection (CBP) personnel joined forces with military entities to successfully recover approximately 1.9 tons of cocaine and…

3 months ago

DHS report details alien border encounters

Department of Homeland Security (DHS) officials have released the Fiscal Year 2020 Enforcement Lifecycle Report, an analysis of enforcement outcomes…

3 months ago

ICE No Safe Haven Plus initiative yields nationwide arrests

Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officials said the nationwide Operation No Safe Haven Plus resulted in 18 foreign nationals sought…

3 months ago

Laredo CBP officers seize $2.5M worth of narcotics at Juarez-Lincoln Bridge

Laredo Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Office of Field Operations (OFO) officers noted the seizure of methamphetamine totaling over $2.5…

3 months ago

US signs Asylum Cooperation Agreement (ACA) with Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras

The nations of Guatemala, El Salvador, and Honduras have all signed the Asylum Cooperation Agreement (ACA) with the United States,…

3 months ago

Congress passes REAL ID Modernization Act

The U.S. Congress has passed the REAL ID Modernization Act, which updates identification requirements set 15 years ago by the…

3 months ago

Yuma Sector Border Patrol names new chief patrol agent

Chris T. Clem has been named Yuma Sector’s Chief Patrol Agent, bringing 25 years of Border Patrol experience to the…

3 months ago

ICE notes operational successes in 2020 annual report

Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officials noted operational successes within its fiscal year 2020 annual report, focusing on immigration laws…

3 months ago

CBP publishes 2021-2026 forward strategy

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officials said the agency's recently published Strategy 2021-2026 introduces new mission and vision statements…

4 months ago

Funds target Virginia human trafficking

The Department of Justice (DOJ) has earmarked $525,000 in federal grant funding to continue the Hampton Roads Human Trafficking Task…

4 months ago

CBP officers seize $2.8M in narcotics at the Laredo Port of Entry

Officials with the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Office of Field Operations (OFO) at the Laredo Port of Entry…

4 months ago

Federal agencies failing to comply with law aimed at reducing synthetic drugs shipped into US, lawmakers say

As of Jan. 1, 2021, all international mail coming into the United States will have to provide Advance Electronic Data…

4 months ago

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