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MIA launches Mobile Passport App (Source: http://mobilepassport.us/)

MIA Pushes Mobile Passport Control App

Long lines and wait time is often part of the process when flying internationally. But, in an effort to “enhance” experience at customs, Miami International Airport is introducing a new customs mobile app.

03/04/2015

More than $2 million worth of cocaine seized from freighter at PortMiami on Nov.1, 2014.  (Source: U.S. Customs and Border Protection)

$2.4M In Cocaine Seized On Freighter At Miami Seaport

More than $2 million worth of cocaine will not make it to the streets of South Florida after it was seized from a freighter at PortMiami.

11/04/2014

August 29, 2014: CBP said heroin was found inside of a box of flowers coming to the U.S. from Colombia.  (Source: U.S. Customs and Border Protection)

Special Delivery Of Heroin Found Inside Flower Shipment

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers discovered a special delivery inside a batch of flowers.

08/29/2014

Officer watching pedestrian entrance. (Source: CBP Photography)

MIA Asking For More Customs & Border Protection Agents

While international passenger traffic has exploded at Miami International Airport, staffing for U.S. Customs and Border Protection at MIA has not kept up. That’s the focus of a meeting Monday between county and federal officials.

CBS Miami–03/24/2014

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DEA Operation Bags 2,100 Pounds Of Marijuana

A major Drug Enforcement Administration operation bagged more than $1.9 million worth of marijuana earlier this month.

01/24/2014

Officer watching pedestrian entrance. (Source: CBP Photography)

Customs Warns Of Fake/Inferior Products This Holiday Season

The old saying of if it looks too good to be true is especially apropos at Christmas time. Wednesday, the U.S. Customs and Border Protection showed off the fake inferior products they’ve seized that could ruin anyone’s Christmas.

CBS4–12/18/2013

Loads of mail gets checked by Customs and Border Protection International Mail Facility  (Source: CBS4)

Snail Mail Smugglers Send Some Pretty Odd Things

With South Florida being a big culture melting pot, mail is always being sent out and received from other countries every day. However, some of the mail that comes in from those other countries isn’t typical postcards or packages.

CBS Miami–08/19/2013

Customs and Border Protection burns illegal drugs. (Source: CBS4)

Exclusive Look Inside “The Drug Burn”

If there was ever an image of what hell might look like it would be what someone would see if they looked through a tiny window at a secret facility located in South Florida

CBS Miami–08/05/2013

Officer watching pedestrian entrance. (Source: CBP Photography)

End In Sight For MIA’s Long Customs Lines

If you’ve ever traveled outside of the United States than you know first-hand that waiting to go through customs lines can be infuriatingly slow. But that’s going to change in Miami-Dade County.

08/02/2013

Source: CBS4

Exclusive Look Inside “The Vault”

It’s a secret government bunker that’s home to millions of dollars of illegal guns, drugs, and other contraband seized by U.S. Customs and Border Protection.

CBS Miami–07/29/2013

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