Tue, 21 Feb 2017 17:12:19 GMT


DHS Outlines Crackdown on Illegal Immigration
The memos add detail on how the new priorities will be carried out by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, U.S. Customs and Border Protection and U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. That includes the construction of a wall along the ...
New Trump Deportation Rules Allow Far More ExpulsionsNew York Times
DHS memos describe aggressive new immigration, border enforcement policiesCNN
Homeland Security unveils sweeping plan to deport undocumented immigrantsUSA TODAY
New York Post -TRUNEWS -ABC News
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Tue, 21 Feb 2017 00:59:33 GMT

Privacy Tip #74 – What to Do About Customs and Border Patrol
JD Supra (press release)
There has been lots of talk about the ripple effects of the Trump travel ban. But here's a new twist I hadn't heard before—U.S. Customs and Border Control (CBP) agents are detaining U.S. citizens and requiring them to unlock their phones at the border.

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Sun, 19 Feb 2017 18:11:50 GMT


US Customs Officials Are Searching Travelers' Electronic Media at Border
Watchdog groups that keep tabs on digital privacy rights are concerned that U.S. Customs and Border Patrol agents are searching the phones and other digital devices of international travelers at border checkpoints in U.S. airports. The issue gained ...

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Fri, 17 Feb 2017 18:29:00 GMT

CSO Online

Customs and Border Protection gets a new CISO
CSO Online
Alma Cole has been appointed chief information security officer (CISO) of U.S. Customs and Border Protection, rejoining the agency after serving as chief systems security officer in 2012-2013. Most recently, Cole was vice president of cyber security at ...

Wed, 15 Feb 2017 01:08:35 GMT

ABC15 Arizona

Customs and Border Protection: Catapult used to send drugs into US found and dismantled
ABC15 Arizona
Agents inspected the area and found a catapult system had been attached to the fence, according to a news release from U.S. Customs and Border Protection. Mexican law enforcement officers were contacted to investigate. The catapult was dismantled and ...
Catapult Used to Launch Marijuana Into US From Mexico Seized by Border Patrol Agents, Authorities SayKTLA
Drug catapult mounted on Arizona-Mexico border fence is first of its kindAZCentral.com
Drug catapult, 47 lbs of marijuana discovered at US-Mexico borderKABC-TV
AZFamily -Huffington Post -US Customs and Border Protection
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Tue, 14 Feb 2017 18:55:18 GMT


New CISO takes lead at Customs and Border Protection
U.S. Customs and Border Protection has hired Alma Cole as its chief information security officer, CyberScoop has learned. Cole replaces Shaun Khalfan, who left the agency in January to head the information risk program at Freddie Mac, the ...

Mon, 13 Feb 2017 17:35:19 GMT

The Atlantic

American-Born JPL Scientist Forced to Unlock a NASA Phone by US Customs and Border Protection?
Bikkannavar says he was detained by US Customs and Border Patrol and pressured to give the CBP agents his phone and access PIN. Since the phone was issued by NASA, it may have contained sensitive material that wasn't supposed to be shared.
A NASA Engineer Was Required to Unlock His Phone at the BorderThe Atlantic
US-born Muslim scientist detained by US Customs and Border PetrolPakistan Today
US-born NASA scientist says border agents made him unlock his phoneMashable
CNN -Mic -Digital Journal -The Verge
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Mon, 13 Feb 2017 14:48:20 GMT

The only way to get into America is through this 60000 strong, pro-Trump armed force
As part of the US Department of Homeland Security's largest law enforcement body, the 60,000 employees of the US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) are tasked with policing the migration of goods and people in and out of the country, with two-thirds ...

Wed, 01 Feb 2017 19:47:54 GMT

NBC 7 San Diego

What to Expect at US Customs and Border Protection Checkpoints ...
NBC 7 San Diego
A U.S. Customs and Border Protection K-9 unit waits to check vehicles in San Ysidro. Dogs like this are used at the checkpoints along I-5, I-8 and I-15.
Atlanta airport one of country's biggest smuggling hubsWSB Atlanta
Invasive Digital Border Searches: Tell EFF Your Story | Electronic ...EFF

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Fri, 09 Sep 2016 14:06:21 GMT

CBS News

Customs and Border Protection Officer Arrested for Receiving Sexual Favors in Exchange for Allowing Aliens to be ...
Federal Bureau of Investigation (press release) (blog)
FBI Special Agent in Charge Eric S. Birnbaum announced three arrests and the filing of a six-count federal complaint against a United States Customs and Border Protection Officer and two co-conspirators as a result of a public corruption and alien ...
CBP Officer Received Sexual Favors for Allowing Undocumented Immigrants Into US: FBINBC 7 San Diego

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