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Media Releases

Media Releases from the previous administrations are available in the Archive section of our website.

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07-01-2022 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – In recent days, Rio Grande Valley Sector (RGV) Border Patrol agents encountered 1,171 migrants in eight large groups…

07-01-2022 | Local Media Release

“Transnational criminal organizations are relentless in attempting to smuggle contraband,” Augusto Reyes, Director of the Caribbean Air and Marine Branch…

06-28-2022 | Local Media Release

AGUADILLA, Puerto Rico— US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Air and Marine Operations (AMO) agents interdicted Monday a vessel with two occupants…

06-22-2022 | Local Media Release

“Transnational criminal organizations are relentless in attempting to smuggle contraband,” Augusto Reyes, Director of the Caribbean Air and Marine Branch…

06-03-2022 | Local Media Release

“Transnational criminal organizations are relentless in attempting to smuggle contraband,” Augusto Reyes, Director of the Caribbean Air and Marine Branch…

06-02-2022 | Local Media Release
Aguadilla, Puerto Rico
Aguadilla, Puerto Rico

“AMO agents continue to use their awareness of our maritime context to detect and intercept contraband being smuggled into our…

05-26-2022 | Local Media Release

BELLINGHAM, Wash. — Marine Interdiction Agents from U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s Air and Marine Operations Bellingham Marine Branch seized nearly 1,…

05-18-2022 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas - Rio Grande Valley Sector Border Patrol (RGV) agents and local law enforcement partners encountered four large groups, disrupted three…

04-29-2022 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Rio Grande Valley Sector (RGV) agents disrupt two smuggling attempts and encounter three large groups.

On April 29, Falfurrias…

04-19-2022 | Local Media Release
Editors note: click on photo for video.

TUCSON, Ariz. — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Air and Marine Operations (AMO)…

04-18-2022 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) today released operational statistics for March 2022, which can be viewed online here.

“CBP…

04-13-2022 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON D.C. — An Air and Marine Operations (AMO) National Air Security Operations MQ-9 Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) crewed by AMO personnel and U.S.…

04-08-2022 | Local Media Release

SAN DIEGO — U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Air and Marine Operations (AMO) agents interdicted three separate pangas transporting a total of 72 Mexican…

03-23-2022 | Local Media Release

AGUADILLA, Puerto Rico— US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Air and Marine Operations (AMO) agents intercepted a center console vessel near Cabo Rojo,…

03-22-2022 | Local Media Release

Ajo, Ariz. — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Air and Marine Operations (AMO) located a pair of migrants abandoned in the desert.

Friday…

03-21-2022 | Local Media Release
Editors note: click on photo for video.

Sierra Vista, Ariz. — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Air and Marine Operations (AMO)…

03-14-2022 | Local Media Release
Editors note: click on photo for video.

TUCSON, Ariz. — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Air and Marine Operations (AMO)…

03-10-2022 | Local Media Release
Migrants are boarded on an CAMB Blackhawk
helicopter in Desecheo 

AGUADILLA, Puerto Rico— US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Air and Marine…

03-10-2022 | Local Media Release
Apicture of the seized aircraft in St. Thomas

ST. THOMAS, Virgin Islands — U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Air and Marine Operations (AMO) agents seized…

03-07-2022 | Local Media Release

Editors note: click on photo for video.

TUCSON, Ariz. — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Air and Marine…

02-28-2022 | Local Media Release

NEW ORLEANS–U.S. Customs and Border Protection Air and Marine Operations (AMO) are conducting security operation to help secure Mardi Gras 2022.

Krewe of…
02-14-2022 | Local Media Release

TUCSON, Ariz. — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Air and Marine Operations (AMO) agents use multiple aircraft to locate and…

02-05-2022 | Local Media Release

TUCSON, Ariz. — U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Air and Marine Operations (AMO)

Stock Imagery: AMO UH-60 Black Hawk in the
01-31-2022 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Rio Grande Valley Sector (RGV) Border Patrol agents responded to a request from Hidalgo County Sheriff’s Office (HCSO) deputies to locate…

01-24-2022 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON — U.S. Customs and Border Protection today released operational statistics for December 2021, which can be viewed online here.

“The…