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Edward Alden on DHS' Big Lie - Arresting and Deporting Rosa Maria Hernandez

Edward Alden, Oct. 27, 2017 - "President Donald Trump’s flexibility with facts is so often on display that it can become exhausting just trying to correct all the misinformation coming out of his administration. But I have a nominee for the biggest lie to date. It was told to National Public...

DHS OIG Cites CBP for Misuse of Summons Power

DHS OIG, Nov. 16, 2017 - "A new management alert from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Office of Inspector General (OIG) Special Reviews Group (SRG) determined that U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) lacked clear guidance on the use of its examination and summons authority under 19...

CBP Releases Updated Border Search of Electronic Device Directive

CBP, Jan. 5, 2018 - "U.S. Customs and Border Protection released today an update to the agency’s Directive governing Border Searches of Electronic Devices . This Directive, which supersedes the previous directive released in August 2009, enhances the transparency, accountability and oversight...

CBP Expands I-94 Website Features

CBP, Jan. 5, 2018 - "U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) launched two new traveler compliance initiatives today to make it easier for Visa Waiver Program (VWP) travelers to check the status of their stay in the United States and remain in compliance with the terms of their admission. A new...

CBP May Have Violated Court Orders While Enforcing Travel Ban

Alan Gomez, USA Today, Jan. 19, 2018 - "Customs and Border Protection agents were "caught by surprise" by President Trump's original travel ban against majority-Muslim nations and may have violated two separate court orders while implementing it, a government report released Friday...

Papers, Please: CBP Agents in Ft. Lauderdale Raid Entire Greyhound Bus

Tim Elfrink, Miami New Times, Jan. 22, 2018 - ""This is new?" a worried passenger asks while she films U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agents stalking the aisle of a Greyhound bus in Fort Lauderdale and demanding proof of citizenship from the riders. Moments later, the agents...

CBP Directive: Border Search of Electronic Devices (Jan. 4, 2018)

CBP, Jan. 4, 2018 - "To provide guidance and standard operating procedures for searching, reviewing, retaining, and sharing information contained in computers, tablets, removable media, disks, drives, tapes, mobile phones, cameras, music and other media players, and any other communication, electronic...

Heller's Catch 22

Steven D. Heller, Mar. 2018 - "Steven D. Heller’s Catch 22 CFR § 40.6 (Based on a true story) "Bob the Brit (not his real name) was refused entry on the Visa Waiver Program because his repeated visits to the US were deemed by Customs and Border Protection to suggest that his...

ACLU to Greyhound: You Don't Have to Cooperate With CBP

Letter to Greyhound from ACLU, Mar. 21, 2018 - "We write on behalf of the ACLU affiliates in California, Washington, Vermont, New York, New Hampshire, Michigan, Florida, Maine, Texas, and Arizona regarding Greyhound’s practice of permitting Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agents to routinely...

USCIS and CBP to Implement Form I-129 Pilot Program for Canadian L-1 Nonimmigrants

USCIS, Mar. 30, 2018 - "From April 30, 2018, to Oct. 31, 2018, the USCIS California Service Center (CSC) and the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Blaine, Washington, port of entry (POE) will implement a joint agency pilot program for Canadian citizens seeking L-1 nonimmigrant status under...