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Media Releases

Media Releases from the previous administrations are available in the Archive section of our website.
Thursday, July 9, 2020 | Local Media Release

IMPERIAL, CA — U.S. Border Patrol El Centro Sector (ELC) has experienced an increase of dangerous narcotics seizures within the past month when compared to...

Thursday, July 9, 2020 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, TEXAS – Laredo Sector Border Patrol has expanded their social media platforms for everyone to stay up-to date on...

Thursday, July 9, 2020 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – In less than 12 hours, agents responded to four 911 emergency calls and two other incidents that required emergency medical intervention...

Thursday, July 9, 2020 | Local Media Release

SALTON CITY, Calif. – El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents working at the Highway 86 immigration checkpoint arrested a juvenile suspected of smuggling...

Thursday, July 9, 2020 | Local Media Release

FALFURRIAS, Texas – Border Patrol agents make a significant bust at the checkpoint, keeping more than 20 pounds of cocaine off our streets. 

Last...

Thursday, July 9, 2020 | Local Media Release

CALEXICO, Calif. – U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the El Centro Sector arrested a man on Monday convicted of a sexual offense.

Convicted Sex...
Thursday, July 9, 2020 | Local Media Release

TUCSON, Ariz. – U.S. Border Patrol agents helped save the lives of two migrants suffering heat related injuries in southern Arizona earlier this week. 

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Thursday, July 9, 2020 | Local Media Release

YUMA, Ariz. – Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents, with the assistance of Cabeza Prieta National Wildlife Refuge officers, seized three backpacks in the desert...

Thursday, July 9, 2020 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Laredo North Station stopped  narcotics from being smuggled into the...

Thursday, July 9, 2020 | Local Media Release

PHARR, Texas-EE.UU. Aduanas y Protección Fronteriza, Operaciones Aduaneras (OFO por sus siglas en inglés) en la instalación de carga del Puente...

Thursday, July 9, 2020 | Local Media Release

PHARR, Texas—U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations (OFO) at the Pharr International Bridge cargo facility arrested a 25-year-old...

Thursday, July 9, 2020 | Local Media Release

PHARR, Texas-EE.UU. Aduanas y Protección Fronteriza, Operaciones Aduaneras (OFO por sus siglas en inglés) en la instalación de carga del Puente...

Thursday, July 9, 2020 | National Media Release

LAREDO, TEXAS – U.S. Border Patrol agents at the Interstate 35 (I-35) Border Patrol checkpoint north of Laredo stopped a human...

Thursday, July 9, 2020 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) today released the agency’s operational update for June 2020, which includes CBP’s actions to prevent...

Thursday, July 9, 2020 | Local Media Release

PHARR, Texas—U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations (OFO) at the Pharr International Bridge cargo facility intercepted $3,704,000...

Wednesday, July 8, 2020 | Local Media Release
 A Border Patrol K-9 alerts to liquid
methamphetamine hidden in the gas tank

SALTON CITY, Calif. – El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents seized liquid...

Wednesday, July 8, 2020 | Local Media Release

CALEXICO, Calif. — U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers on Tuesday apprehended three Mexican nationals that attempted to evade detection in a freight...

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...

Wednesday, July 8, 2020 | Local Media Release

EL PASO, Texas -- U.S. Customs and Border Protection Officers working at the Bridge of the Americas border crossing seized 88.9 pounds of methamphetamine...

Wednesday, July 8, 2020 | Local Media Release

EL PASO, Texas – U.S. Customs and Border Protection Officers working at the Ysleta port of entry Tuesday evening apprehended a man who was being sought in a...

Wednesday, July 8, 2020 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents apprehended several individuals and seized $1,120,720 worth of marijuana during...

Wednesday, July 8, 2020 | Local Media Release

YUMA, Ariz. – Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents working at the immigration checkpoint on Interstate 8 on Friday morning seized heroin, marijuana and a .357...

Wednesday, July 8, 2020 | Local Media Release

VANCOUVER — U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced today that it will no longer conduct Trusted Traveler Programs interviews at the Vancouver Urban...

Wednesday, July 8, 2020 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, Texas – In a dangerous trend that occurred within hours of each other on the same day, Laredo Sector Border Patrol...

Wednesday, July 8, 2020 | Local Media Release

BRIDGEWATER, Maine – While conducting operations near Bridgewater, agents from the Houlton Border Patrol Station apprehended a 20-year-old El...

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