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Customs and Border System Outage Stalls Travelers at Multiple Airports

Officers were processing international travelers "using alternative procedures until systems are back online," a spokesman said

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    A nationwide outage for Customs and Border Protection has left throngs of people dealing with significant delays in South Florida, Atlanta and Boston, multiple airports reported Monday evening.

    A spokesman for U.S. Customs and Border Protection, NBC News reported, said the agency was experiencing an outage of its processing systems at various airports and was "taking immediate action to address the technology disruption."

    Officers were processing international travelers "using alternative procedures until systems are back online," the spokesman said, adding that "CBP officers are working to process travelers as quickly as possible while maintaining the highest levels of security."