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World 26 Dec 2018 | 8:25 PM

Guatemalan boy becomes second child to die in U.S. custody in December

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - An 8-year-old Guatemalan migrant boy died early on Christmas Day after being detained by U.S. border agents, the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) said, the second migrant child to die in U.S. detention this month.

World 22 Jun 2018 | 3:57 AM

U.S. to continue referring adult illegal border crossers for prosecution

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Border Patrol will continue to refer for prosecution adults who are caught crossing the border illegally, a spokesman for the Customs and Border Protection said on Thursday.

World 07 Feb 2019 | 4:08 AM

U.S. border officials don't share Trump's zeal for border wall -lawmakers

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials on Wednesday described a multi-pronged strategy for tightening the southern border with Mexico that did not focus mainly on a massive wall President Donald Trump demands, according to lawmakers who attended a classified briefing.

Nation 06 Feb 2010 | 12:00 AM

Australia sets up border post in KL

PETALING JAYA: Australia has set up its Customs and Border Protection Service post in Kuala Lumpur to combat human smuggling activities in the region.

World 28 Mar 2019 | 3:48 AM

U.S. border agents redeployed to handle migrant humanitarian needs

(Reuters) - U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) will pull around 750 officers off ports of entry and redeploy them to process record numbers of migrant families entering the United States at the Mexico border, the head of the agency said on Wednesday.

World 19 Jul 2018 | 6:03 AM

Migrants in U.S. custody describe life in 'ice boxes' and 'dog pounds'

(Reuters) - During their detention last month in a U.S. Customs and Border Protection facility in Laredo, Texas, Karen and her two young sons were constantly cold. The family, which fled violence in Honduras, slept on a hard floor in a holding cell without mattresses, she said, their clothes still wet from crossing the Rio Grande.

World 12 Mar 2019 | 9:24 AM

Senators ask U.S. border agency about reported tracking of journalists

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Two senior U.S. senators asked U.S. Customs and Border Protection on Monday to provide information on a report that the agency inappropriately tracked seven American journalists covering the migrant caravan from Central America last year.

World 18 May 2019 | 8:14 AM

Migrant families being flown to San Diego from Texas in U.S. border crisis

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Hundreds of detainees from U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) facilities in Texas and elsewhere are being flown to San Diego for processing beginning on Friday, the agency said.

World 12 Apr 2019 | 4:31 AM

U.S. to send 100 agents to Mexico border to cut delays -congresswoman

EL PASO, Texas (Reuters) - U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) will send about 100 agents to the Mexico border to speed up crossing times, a U.S. congresswoman said on Thursday, as businesses grapple with trade delays after officers were redeployed to immigration duties.

Nation 06 Jul 2012 | 12:00 AM

Australia tests new technology to catch drug mules

MELBOURNE: The Australian Customs and Border Protection Service has begun a trial of body scanning technology to detect internal drug concealments.