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Hiring Guru: Trumped! Candidate's Camp Hindering US Customs?

David Jensen | Posted 12.01.2015 | Business
David Jensen

So, if you've been following, you know I write as the Hiring Guru. I interview a wide variety of business owners about their hiring practices; from b...

Man Fatally Shot By U.S. Border Patrol Agent, Officials Say

Reuters | Posted 05.19.2015 | Politics

March 19 (Reuters) - A U.S. Border Patrol agent in Washington state fatally shot a person on Thursday who was suspected of crossing the U.S.-Canada ...

Buying Art Abroad Is Fun, Bringing It Home May Not Be

Daniel Grant | Posted 03.01.2015 | Arts
Daniel Grant

New York arts lawyer Thomas C. Danziger received a telephone call late one night in 2009 from "a guy in a hotel in Hong Kong" who discovered he had a legal problem.

Why I Will Never, Ever, Go Back to the United States

Niels Gerson Lohman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Niels Gerson Lohman

I have been cursed at a Chinese border. In Dubai, my passport was studied by three veiled women for over an hour and my suitcase completely dismembered. In the Philippines I had to bribe someone in order to get my visa extended for a few days. But never, ever, will I return to the United States of America.

Teen's Creative High School Dance Proposal Prompts Federal Probe

Posted 09.21.2012 | Education

It’s not every day a high school dance invitation prompts a federal investigation, but such was the case last week at Patriot High School in Nokesvi...

Proposed Change To U.S. Customs Policy Would Respect Gay Couples

Nadine Smith | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Nadine Smith

Big news for gay couples returning from travel abroad: the days of being being humiliated at the border may soon be over. U.S. Customs and Border Protection is proposing a revision to its regulations that would allow gay couples to fill out a single form as a family.

Shooting Blanks: The Ailing Fight Against Gun Trafficking

The Center for Public Integrity | John Solomon, David Heath, Ricardo Sandoval Palos | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

On Jan. 14, 2010, federal border patrol agents stopped two men driving a car through the border-crossing town of Columbus, New Mexico. Inside the vehi...

Jacob Appelbaum, Wikileaks Volunteer, Was Detained At The U.S. Border For Three Hours

Sara Yin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Jacob Appelbaum, a Seattle-based volunteer hacker for Wikileaks, touched down at Newark Internation Airport in New Jersey on his way back from Holland...

Terrorism State Lottery Winners: Not Welcome in the Secure Homeland

Denis Campbell | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Denis Campbell

If you hold a passport from countries considered to be "state sponsors of terrorism" or "countries of interest," don't plan on making your connecting flight to your final destination inside the USA.

If I Had Crashed the White House Party, I Would Be in Guantanamo by Now

Sam Sedaei | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sam Sedaei

Many of us were frustrated by the Patriot Act and the way in which it led to profiling and discrimination against minorities during the Bush administration. President Bush is gone, but his legacy lives on.

Promoting America

Jonathan Tisch | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jonathan Tisch

When travel declines, we lose an opportunity to create jobs and economic growth in our city and in communities across America. Today, that is something we just can't afford.