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Media Releases from the previous administrations are available in the Archive section of our website.
Wednesday, July 8, 2020 | Local Media Release

OCOTILLO, Calif. – U.S. Border Patrol agents from El Centro Sector rescued seven illegal aliens in distress in the Jacumba Wilderness region within 18 hours...

Friday, July 3, 2020 | Local Media Release

SAN DIEGO – Two boats attempting to enter the U.S. illegally along the San Diego coast failed to yield to CBP Air and Marine Operations (AMO) and the U.S....

Friday, June 26, 2020 | Local Media Release

SAN DIEGO – U.S. Customs and Border Protection Air and Marine agents stopped a boat off the coast of San Diego early Thursday morning with 18 people on...

Friday, June 19, 2020 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol, with the assistance of local law enforcement, thwarts a narcotics smuggling attempt in Laredo.

The incident...

Monday, June 15, 2020 | Local Media Release

FAJARDO, Puerto Rico – U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Air and Marine Operations (AMO) Marine Interdiction Agents, seized Wednesday more than $2 million...

Friday, June 12, 2020 | Local Media Release

SAN DIEGO – For the second night in a row, agents with U.S. Customs and Border Protection Air and Marine Operations (AMO) spotted and interdicted a boat off...

Thursday, June 11, 2020 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – In less than 24 hours, agents seized over 580 pounds of marijuana and more than eight pounds of cocaine.

Yesterday morning, McAllen...

Thursday, June 11, 2020 | Local Media Release

SAN DIEGO – U.S. Customs and Border Protection Air and Marine agents stopped a boat just west of Coronado with ten people on board trying to enter the U.S....

Thursday, June 4, 2020 | Local Media Release

DETROIT— A U.S. Customs and Border Protection Air and Marine Operations (AMO) AS-350 helicopter was struck by a laser beam while conducting operations over...

Tuesday, June 2, 2020 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Rio Grande Valley agents discover a human smuggling stash house and foil two human smuggling attempts.

On Friday, Rio Grande Valley...

Monday, June 1, 2020 | Local Media Release
AMO Personnel Rescue five
stranded hikers in Southern Arizona.
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TUCSON, Ariz. — A U.S. Customs and Border...

Friday, May 22, 2020 | Local Media Release
Multiple Rescues in Southwest Arizona -

YUMA, Ariz. – Air and Marine Operations—Yuma Air Branch working with Yuma and Tucson Sector Border Patrol, located...

Thursday, May 14, 2020 | Local Media Release

IMPERIAL BEACH, Calif. — U.S. Border Patrol agents, with the aid of the Joint Harbor Operations Center (JHOC) and Air and Marine Operations (AMO), arrested...

Friday, May 8, 2020 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON — This week, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Air and Marine Operations (AMO) has...

Thursday, May 7, 2020 | Local Media Release

FAJARDO, Puerto Rico - Agentes de Operaciones Aéreas y Marinas (AMO) de Aduanas y Protección Fronteriza (CBP) Estados, junto con el Departamento de Policía...

Thursday, May 7, 2020 | Local Media Release

FAJARDO, Puerto Rico – U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Air and Marine Operations (AMO) agents, along with the Puerto Rico Police Department (PRPD) and...

Thursday, April 30, 2020 | Local Media Release

YUMA, Ariz. – Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents from Wellton rescued two men lost in the desert and out of water on Wednesday afternoon.

Photo Courtesy of...
Wednesday, April 22, 2020 | Local Media Release

ST. THOMAS, Islas Vírgenes EEUU - Agentes de Operaciones Aéreas y Marinas (AMO) de Aduanas y Protección Fronteriza (CBP) Estados Unidos interceptaron...

Wednesday, April 22, 2020 | Local Media Release

ST. THOMAS, Virgin Islands – U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Air and Marine Operations (AMO) agents intercepted a vessel with three men onboard entering...

Friday, April 3, 2020 | Local Media Release

AGUADILLA, Puerto Rico - Agentes de Operaciones Aéreas y Marinas (AMO) de Aduanas y Protección Fronteriza (CBP) Estados Unidos detectaron e interceptaron el...

Friday, April 3, 2020 | Local Media Release

AGUADILLA, Puerto Rico —U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Air and Marine Operations (AMO) agents detected and intercepted Friday a wooden makeshift...

Friday, March 20, 2020 | Local Media Release

SAN DIEGO, Calif.—U.S. Border Patrol agents working alongside Air and Marine Operations (AMO), San Diego Fire Department, and Cal-Fire, helped rescue five...

Tuesday, March 17, 2020 | Local Media Release

YUMA, Ariz. – Yuma Sector Border Patrol Search, Trauma, and Rescue operators along with Wellton Station agents and Air and Marine Operations – Yuma Air...

Friday, February 28, 2020 | Local Media Release

DEL MAR, Calif. — Following a disrupted maritime smuggling event, local, state, and Federal agencies rescued 13 people and...

Monday, February 24, 2020 | Local Media Release

AGUADILLA, Puerto Rico –Los agentes de Aduanas y Protección Fronteriza (CBP) detuvieron a 5 dominicanos el lunes por la mañana luego de una extensa búsqueda...

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