U.S. Customs and Border Protection

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

MIA Launches New Mobile Passport Control App

Filling out forms for customs may soon be a thing of the past for some international travelers.

02/26/2015

Pink roses are displayed on a flower stall in New Covent Garden Flower Market on February 11, 2009 in London, England.  (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

Flowers Checked Out By Customs Ahead Of Valentine’s Day

An assembly line of flower inspectors were sifting through boxes of roses and baby’s breath Tuesday during the busiest plant processing week of the year.

02/10/2015

Source: CBS4

Motorcyclist Killed In Violent Crash

A federal officer with the U.S. Customs and Border Protection for Miami International Airport was killed in a violent motorcycle crash late Saturday night, FHP reported.

10/19/2014

Courtroom Jury Box Generic (Source: CBS4)

Bahamian Man Pleads Guilty In Smuggling Case

A Bahamian man faces up to 25 years in U.S. prison for attempting to smuggle 18 Brazilian and Haitian nationals into Florida in July.

09/07/2014

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

U.S. Customs and Border Protection's (CBP) Office of Air and Marine (OAM) is the world's largest aviation and maritime law enforcement organization, a critical component of CBP's layered enforcement strategy for border security. With 1,200 federal agents, more than 250 aircraft and over 280 marine vessels operating from 83 locations throughout the United States and Puerto Rico. CBP detects, intercepts, and apprehends criminals in diverse environments at and beyond U.S. borders. (Source: cbp.gov)

Customs And Border Protection Helps Confiscate $37 Million In Cocaine

A U.S. Customs and Border Protection aircraft patrolling the Caribbean Sea helped recover more than 3,300 pounds of cocaine, officials said.

08/28/2014

August 17, 2014: Miami International Airport line. Source: Twitter/Mabel Nodal

MIA Passengers Grounded By Lighting & Computer Failures

Passengers were forced to wait Sunday night as a computer failure and lightning issue hit the busy Miami International Airport.

08/17/2014

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Miami Firm Wants Feds To Return Vintage Yankees Ball Caps

A shipment of New York Yankees ball caps are at the center of a custody battle of sorts between U.S. Customs and Border Protection and a Miami cap company.

04/27/2014

U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents have detained a Cuban migrant who came ashore on Virginia Key Beach. (Source: CBS4)

Cuban Migrants Dropped Off At Virginia Key Beach

U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents have detained a Cuban migrant who came ashore on Virginia Key Beach.

CBS Miami–03/04/2014

(FILES) This November 25, 2009 photo shows the marker at the southernmost point in the continental US in Key West Florida.The marker is 90 miles (140 km) from Cuba.  AFP PHOTO/Karen BLEIER (Photo credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Cuban Migrant Who Windsurfed The Florida Straits Found Near Big Pine Key

In an attempt reach U.S. soil, three Cuban migrants windsurfed across the Florida Straits Tuesday, but only one is known to have reached dry land.

02/21/2014

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