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Officials seize more than $700,000 of cocaine at US-Mexico border

Drugs were intercepted on Thursday

Originally Published: 02 APR 22 16:46 ET By Zoe Sottile, CNN (CNN) -- Federal agents seized more than $700,000 of alleged cocaine at the US-Mexico border, the US Customs and Border Protection said. The drugs were intercepted on Thursday by…

Cruise ship discovers over 69.5 pounds of cocaine on board

CBP officers were alerted

Originally Published: 13 JUN 21 11:20 ET By Eric Levenson, CNN (CNN) -- A cruise ship's security services discovered 69.5 pounds of cocaine on board the vessel last week and turned over the haul to US Customs and Border Protection…

Homeland Security wants to use facial recognition on US citizens, too

UPDATE: US Customs and Border Protection, which is overseen by the Department of Homeland Security, said Thursday that it is no longer seeking a regulation change that would have enabled it to use facial-recognition technology to identify all people entering and leaving the United States, including US citizens. The change follows CBP consultation with Congress and privacy experts.

Trump admin dialing up efforts to 'build that wall,' records show

Three years after chants of "build that wall" became a rallying cry for the candidacy of Donald Trump, his administration is engaged in an increasingly aggressive land grab along the Southwest border to make a new wall a reality, a CNN review of federal court filings shows.

Apprehensions at US-Mexico border continue to decline

Customs and Border Protection apprehended more than 42,000 migrants at the southern border in October, continuing a downward trend in arrests after record highs earlier this year, acting CBP Commissioner Mark Morgan announced Thursday.

CBP: 1 million migrants apprehended, deemed inadmissible along border

The number of migrants arriving at the US-Mexico border skyrocketed last year as Customs and Border Protection apprehended and deemed inadmissible nearly one million people during the government's 2019 fiscal year, according to acting Customs and Border Protection chief Mark Morgan.