customs

The VICE Morning Bulletin

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Feds want to split up detained migrant families, more than 120 countries condemn US in UN vote​, government shutdown averted with funding bill, and more.
VICE Staff
12.22.17
immigration

Alarming Number of Deported Immigrants Claim Abuse, Mistreatment by ICE

A new report from the American Immigration Council details the alleged experiences of 600 deported Mexican migrants during their apprehension, custody, and removal by US Customs and Border Protection.
Kimberly Lawson
9.21.17
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America Wasted $160 Million Trying to Get Afghanistan to Use E-Payments

Will that be cash, charge, or bribe?
Matthew Gault
8.22.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

A Woman in China Got Busted Smuggling 102 iPhones Strapped to Her Belly

Customs agents stopped her when they noticed some weird, probably rectangular bulges under her thick clothes.
River Donaghey
7.19.17
immigration

The Nervous Immigrant's Guide to Getting Through Customs

"When you’re in that moment the fear takes over.”
Cole Kazdin
5.15.17
Features

Asians Need More Visibility in Dance Music

Meet the Seattle promoter booking all-Asian DJ lineups.
Greg Scruggs
4.5.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Trump Might Make Tourists Hand Over Their Phones and Passwords

The White House is considering new "extreme vetting" measures for anyone who visits the US.
Drew Schwartz
4.4.17
WTF

Customs Agents Find 42 Pounds of Horse Body Parts Hidden in Juice Boxes

Two women from Mongolia have joined the insane smuggling tactics hall of fame after being caught with 42 pounds of horsemeat and horse genitals hidden in juice boxes at Washington Dulles International Airport.
Wyatt Marshall
2.18.17
immigration

We Asked People About Their Weirdest and Worst Border-Crossing Experiences

Border agents ask some fucked-up questions.
Graham Isador
1.23.17
Photo

Photos of a Traditional Swiss Cattle Fighting Tournament

While their breeders drink wine and eat cheese, the cattle battle one another for the title of queen of the herd.
Jojo Schulmeister, text by Philippe Stalder
10.14.16
Travel

The Strange Tradition Where People Dress Up As Demons and Jump over Babies

The annual tradition is supposed to relinquish the babies' sins and protect them from all kinds of ailments—especially hernias.
Gonzalo Herrera
6.14.16
Travel

Incredible Photos of KISS, Orks, and Uncle Sam Fighting Cows in Mexico

Every year, in the town of El Jazmin, a group of dancers dress in fancy costume to scare the animals, as part of a local festival.
Víctor Jiménez, Words by Emilia Buendía
4.5.16
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