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Lapse in Federal Funding Impact on CBP Website Operations Notice

NOTICE: Due to the lapse in federal funding, this website will not be actively managed. This website was last updated on December 21, 2018 and will not be updated until after funding is enacted. As such, information on this website may not be up to date. Transactions submitted via this website might not be processed and we will not be able to respond to inquiries until after appropriations are enacted.


Aviso del impacto de la interrupción de fondos federales en las operaciones del sitio web del Oficina de Aduanas y Protección Fronteriza de los Estados Unidos (CBP, por sus siglas en inglés)

AVISO:  A causa de la interrupción de fondos federales, este sitio de web no será administrado activamente. La última actualización a este sitio web se realizó el 21 de diciembre de 2018 y no se harán más actualizaciones hasta que el gobierno reanude operaciones; por ende, puede que el sitio web no refleje la información más reciente. Es posible que no podamos procesar transacciones ni responder a
preguntas hasta que se reanuden operaciones.

Border Patrol Agents Arrest Convicted Sex Offender Who Preyed on Children

Release Date: 
January 25, 2018

TUCSON, Ariz. – Casa Grande Border Patrol agents arrested a Salvadorian national, 51-year-old Alex Lopez-Garcia, Tuesday evening, west of Three Points.

Lopez illegally entered the country in a remote area with six other people and was arrested after agents on all-terrain vehicles tracked and apprehended the group with the assistance of an Air and Marine Operations helicopter.

Subsequent to the groups arrest, processing agents learned Lopez is a repeat sex offender in Fairfield, California; with several convictions of sexual offenses against children for which he was sentenced to 60 months incarceration.

All of the members of the group, foreign nationals illegally present in the country, will face immigration violation charges and are pending a disposition. Lopez will remain in federal custody pending prosecution for criminal immigration violations involving re-entry of an aggravated felon.

All persons apprehended by the Border Patrol undergo criminal history checks using biometrics to ensure illegal immigrants with criminal histories are positively identified.

Last modified: 
January 26, 2018