Tag Archives: US Customs and Border Protection

New Tornillo Port of Entry Opens as Construction Continues

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced Monday the opening of a new international border crossing near the small border town of Tornillo, TX. Construction on the new, six-lane port of entry has been underway since July of 2011, when … Continue reading

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Most Child Migrants Reunite with Family, but Some May Need Foster Care

The term “unaccompanied minor” has been used for the large numbers of children crossing the border illegally in recent months, but what’s not often talked about is exactly how many of these kids cross the border with no parent or … Continue reading

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Reporter’s First Look at Arizona Detention Facility

The media got its first look at conditions inside Border Patrol detention facilities in South Texas and Arizona on Wednesday. Until now, officials with U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) haven’t allowed reporters inside the facilities in Nogales, AZ and … Continue reading

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U.S. Border Patrol Agents Ramp Up Efforts in Valley

PEÑITAS, Texas — On a recent afternoon in this Rio Grande Valley town, Juan Longoria stood in his driveway, talking on his cellphone while enjoying a longneck. The only thing that blocked his view of the clear Texas sky was … Continue reading

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