customs and border protection

House panel requests info on reported pardon offer for CBP head

The House Judiciary Committee is requesting information about reports that President Donald Trump told Customs and Border Protection Commissioner Kevin McAleenan he would grant a pardon if McAleenan was sent to jail for having border agents block asylum seekers from entering the U.S.

Watchdog investigating Customs and Border Protection

The Department of Homeland Security inspector general's office has launched an investigation into the "policies and practices" of Customs and Border Protection, the agency said Thursday in response to a report that the federal government tracked activists, journalists and others related to the migrant caravan that gathered in Tijuana late last year.