Twitter suspends Border Protection chief after he tweets on success of Trump’s wall

Twitter suspends Border Protection chief after he tweets on success of Trump’s wall

by WorldTribune Staff, October 29, 2020 U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Commissioner Mark Morgan took to Twitter on Wednesday to tout the success of President Donald Trump’s border wall. Morgan tweeted: “Every mile helps us stop gang members, murderers, sexual predators and drugs from entering our country.” Twitter suspended Morgan’s account. “According to screenshots […]

Report: White House has secured funds for 1,000 miles of border wall

Report: White House has secured funds for 1,000 miles of border wall

FPI / February 9, 2020 The Trump administration has the funding to build up to 1,000 miles of border wall and is now shifting from raising funds to new border wall construction, a report said. The Daily Caller, citing White House officials, reported on Sunday that the fiscal year 2021 budget request for Customs and […]

Video shows well-dressed immigrants crossing Rio Grande with luggage

Video shows well-dressed immigrants crossing Rio Grande with luggage

by WorldTribune Staff, June 30, 2019 Video footage from the Del Rio Sector in Texas shows migrants, some in designer clothes, toting luggage and backpacks with their children in tow pouring across the U.S.-Mexico border. “#USBP Del Rio Sector Border Patrol agents apprehended 2 large groups of over 100 in 2 days,” Customs and Border […]

‘Breaking point’: Trump ‘not playing games’, cuts aid to caravans’ source nations

‘Breaking point’: Trump ‘not playing games’, cuts aid to caravans’ source nations

by WorldTribune Staff, March 31, 2019 President Donald Trump says he could close the southern border in the coming days as Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) officials saying they were on pace to apprehend more than 100,000 immigrants at the border in March. The president tweeted on March 29: “If Mexico doesn’t immediately stop ALL […]

Flashback: ACLU obtains documents showing widespread abuse of child immigrants – during Obama years

Flashback: ACLU obtains documents showing widespread abuse of child immigrants – during Obama years

by WorldTribune Staff, June 24, 2018 The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) on May 22 issued a press release saying it had obtained documents showing that U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) under the Obama administration had engaged in “pervasive abuse and neglect of unaccompanied immigrant children detained.” The ACLU said its report was based […]

Homeland Security to begin building border wall prototypes this summer

Homeland Security to begin building border wall prototypes this summer

by WorldTribune Staff, June 28, 2017 The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) said it will build four to eight border wall prototypes this summer in San Diego. Ronald Vitiello, acting deputy commissioner at Customs and Border Protection, said the prototypes will be used to evaluate what kind of barrier is most effective in combating drug […]