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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 Arrests MS-13 Gang Member

Release Date: 
December 21, 2018

Eagle Pass, Texas U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Eagle Pass North Station arrested a member of the Mara Salvatrucha, MS-13, criminal gang who had been previously deported.


“Border Patrol agents routinely encounter dangerous individuals while on duty securing our borders,” said Del Rio Sector Acting Chief Patrol Agent Matthew J. Hudak. “The men and women of the U.S. Border Patrol are committed to stopping any threat to the safety and security of our nation.”


On Dec. 18, Border Patrol agents arrested a Honduran national near Eagle Pass shortly after he made an illegal entry by crossing the Rio Grande River.  Records checks revealed that he had been previously deported and that he is a confirmed member of the notorious MS-13 gang, a violent trans-national criminal organization, operating in many parts of the United States.


His prior order of removal will be reinstated, and he faces prosecution under 8 USC § 1326 – Reentry After Deportation, which carries a maximum sentence of 20 years in prison.


The Del Rio Border Patrol Sector is part of the Joint Task Force-West South Texas Corridor, which leverages federal, state and local resources to combat transnational criminal organizations.  To report suspicious activity call the Del Rio Sector’s toll free number at 1-866-511-8727.

Last modified: 
December 21, 2018