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OIG Investigates Trusted Traveler Revocations Associated With Migrant Caravan

Although OIG found evidence that CBP’s process for evaluating this information was flawed, the watchdog found no direct evidence that CBP collected this information to harass or intimidate individuals associated with the caravan.

TSA Firearm Detections Include Loaded Gun Found in Wheelchair

There was a black bag hanging from the wheelchair with a loaded firearm inside.

Three Long Island Women Indicted for Assaulting a Delta Airlines Security Officer at JFK Airport

The defendants were belligerent, with one appearing to be visibly disoriented and possibly intoxicated, and another who was refusing to properly wear her mask. 

Six Arrested as Potential Terrorists are Spotted Amongst Travelers

Boosting the ability of frontline border officers to detect travelers as potential terrorists was the focus of a counterterrorism and border management operation led by INTERPOL across Sri Lanka.

NYPD Increases Transit System Deployments

Under the initiative, hundreds of additional NYPD officers from the Transit Bureau will work in tandem with Patrol Service Bureau officers and other personnel to be present across the subway system.

Report: Breach Exposes Hundreds of Thousands of Transportation Industry Credit Records

The records appeared to contain the data of trucking and transportation companies based in the United States and Canada.

New Year, Same Old Story at TSA Checkpoints

Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers across the country had a record year for firearm detections last year, and 2022 is continuing in much the same vein.

Washington Launches First-Ever Statewide Anti-Human Trafficking Campaign

cities, counties, transit authorities, airports, and seaports across Washington and beyond are combining forces to prevent human trafficking with the Not Alone campaign.

Forensic Lab Aids Crackdown on Illegal Wildlife Trade in Viet Nam

The project supported more than 70 criminal cases through a specialized quality management system.

House Committees Urge Airlines to Utilize TSA’s Self Defense Training

The Chairs also requested that the airlines provide crewmembers with paid time, travel, and accommodations to participate in the program.

Bipartisan Group of Senators Calls for Agency Update on Cybersecurity Plans for Transportation

The Senators say that many state and local transit agencies “are not fully equipped to implement more than basic cybersecurity protections".

How Omicron Affects Travel Plans and What You Can Do About It

The concern now is not simply one of health but of having enough skilled workforce in operation to keep infrastructure functional.

26 Migrants Aboard a Train Attempt to Circumvent Checkpoint

El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents apprehended 26 undocumented individuals aboard a freight train near the Highway 111 checkpoint on January 4. 

Florida Airports Break Record for Guns at Checkpoints

Across the state 658 passengers have brought guns to the checkpoints, the highest number ever.

Scotland Trains New Dog Squad to Sniff Out Animal Origin Imports

The detector dogs, accompanied by handlers and funded by the Scottish Government will be based full time at airports, ports and parcel hubs across the country.

International Travel Challenges During COVID-19

U.S. citizens who do choose to travel internationally should make contingency plans in case return is delayed.
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