U.S. Customs and Border Protection ordered medical checks on every child in its custody Tuesday after an 8-year-old boy from Guatemala died, marking the second death of an immigrant child in the agency’s care this month.
The father of a 7-year-old Guatemalan girl who died after being detained by the US Customs and Border Patrol said he has “no complaints about how Border Patrol agents treated him and his daughter.”
Here is a rundown of the last hours before Jakelin’s death on December 8, as told by the Department of Homeland Security.
Three times in a 40-day span, people trying to enter the U.S. at Dulles Airport have been declared impostors by Customs and Border Protection officials.
Since July, authorities have seized 10 large amounts of undeclared cash carried by people going to or coming from the same country. Find out where, and what Customs and Border Protection think may be going on.
Not all police dogs are big and scary. A beagle works for Customs and Border Protection at Dulles Airport. He doesn’t sniff for bombs or drugs, though — find out why not, and what he’s looking for.
Elements of it might have been controversial, but the Trump administration in its second week launched a slew of new initiatives.
The three-part series "The making of Marion Barry" looks at how the future mayor got his start in the civil rights movement, how he became a power player in the city and his enduring legacy.