YUMA, Ariz. – Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents arrested two illegal immigrants Monday night attempting to enter the United States along the Colorado River. One of the individuals previously had been removed as an aggravated felon. He is a registered sex offender and also had an active extraditable warrant out of Los Angeles, Calif.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection is the unified border agency within the Department of Homeland Security charged with the management, control and protection of our nation's borders at and between the official ports of entry. CBP is charged with keeping terrorists and terrorist weapons out of the country while enforcing hundreds of U.S. laws.