Homeland Security to Scan Fingerprints of Travellers Exiting the US By Brett Winterford
From June, US Customs and Border Patrol will take a fingerprint scan of international travellers exiting the United States from Detroit, while the US Transport Security Administration will take fingerprint scans of international travellers exiting the United States from Atlanta. Ref. Source 9
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U.S. Customs Won't Apologize for Destroying Musician's Rare Flutes:
U.S. Customs officials last week destroyed 11 rare flutes by a respected Canadian musician who was returning home via New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport. But the agency isn't apologizing for the incident -- it says the flutes were an ecological threat. Ref. Source 7
Federal prosecutors in San Diego have dismissed all charges against T.J. Bonner, the former leader of the union for Border Patrol agents who was accused of defrauding the union with bogus wage ... Ref. Source 8
Don Tran and Chad Ivey's drive from San Diego was uneventful until they halted at a Border Patrol checkpoint near Yuma. Then this November 2013 trip turned into a nightmare. Although both ... Ref. Source 4
A computer shutdown of U.S. Customs systems causes major headaches at airports across the country
And you thought your holiday hangover was rough. The outage was so bad that people returning home from New Year's holiday weekend have been processed at international terminals by hand at several airports, causing massive lines and short tempers. Ref. USAToday.
Border Patrol Chief Mark Morgan said he was asked to leave his post and decided to resign, a source told The Associated Press. The change comes one day after President Trump announced plans to build a border wall and boost Border Patrol staffing. Ref. Source 4b.