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BILL NAMED AFTER ICE AGENT ONE STEP CLOSER TO BECOMING FEDERAL LAW

Courtesy Jose Borjon,
Bill that would reduce border violence and increase interagency collaboration heads for full vote before the U.S. House of Representatives
 Washington, D.C. – Today, the Jaime Zapata Border Enforcement Security Task Force (BEST) Act of 2011, H.R. 915, named after ICE Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) Special Agent Jaime Zapata, was voted out of the House Homeland Security Committee and is expected to be considered by the full U.S. House of Representatives. The bill, which was voted out of the full committee with bipartisan support, would enhance border security and …

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CBP Seizes Counterfeit Leggings Infringing on Three Recorded Trademarks Valued at Nearly $871,000

Courtesy Richard Pauza,
 LAREDO, TEXAS – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers and import specialists from Laredo Port of Entry recently seized a shipment of leggings valued at $871,000 that allegedly infringed on three trademarks recorded with CBP.
 An import specialist from the Import Specialist Enforcement Team (ISET) targeted a shipment containing leggings for an enforcement examination. During the examination at Colombia-Solidarity Bridge , the ISET discovered that the leggings contained the Diesel and D&G brand names and the McDonald’s arch design, all of which are trademark recorded with CBP.  
 The …