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Thursday, September 23, 2021 | Local Media Release

OCOTILLO, Calif. – U.S. Border Patrol agents from El Centro Sector rescued eight undocumented individuals in two separate events Monday evening in the...

Thursday, September 23, 2021 | Local Media Release

INDIO, Calif. – U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the El Centro Sector Border Patrol arrested a lawfully admitted permanent resident attempting to...

Thursday, September 23, 2021 | Local Media Release

OCOTILLO, Calif. – U.S. Border Patrol agents from El Centro Sector rescued four undocumented individuals Wednesday evening. 

The incident...

Thursday, September 23, 2021 | Local Media Release

LOUISVILLE, Ky—On Tuesday, September 21, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers in Louisville seized a shipment containing 4,780 unapproved...

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Rio Grande Valley Sector Border Patrol agents make a multitude of arrests from a vehicle pursuit, a train inspection, and a large group...

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Rio Grande Valley Sector Border Patrol (RGV) agents arrested a criminal migrant armed with a pistol and a bowie knife. A Mara-Salvatrucha...

Tuesday, September 21, 2021 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, Texas - U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), officers at the Laredo Port of Entry, detained a male traveler wanted on an...

Monday, September 20, 2021 | National Media Release

ANZALDUAS, Texas — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced today the start of an innovative facial biometric pilot in select vehicle lanes at the...

Monday, September 20, 2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Rio Grande Valley Sector Border Patrol (RGV) agents arrest two previously convicted sex offenders and a gang member. 

On Sept. 17,...

Monday, September 20, 2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas –Rio Grande Valley Sector Border Patrol (RGV) agents respond to hotel used for human smuggling and discover migrants using a storm drain to...

Monday, September 20, 2021 | Local Media Release

OCOTILLO, Calif. – U.S. Border Patrol agents from El Centro Sector rescued three undocumented individuals in three separate events over the weekend in the...

Monday, September 20, 2021 | Local Media Release

SALTON CITY, Calif. – El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents arrested a United States citizen accused of smuggling methamphetamine through an immigration...

Friday, September 17, 2021 | Local Media Release

DEL RIO, Texas - EE. UU. La Oficina de Aduanas y Protección Fronteriza anunció hoy que el puerto de entrada de Del Rio de la Oficina de...

Friday, September 17, 2021 | Local Media Release

DEL RIO, Texas –U.S. Customs and Border Protection today announced that the Office of Field Operations (OFO) Del Rio Port of Entry...

Friday, September 17, 2021 | Local Media Release
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SIERRA BLANCA, Texas – United States Border Patrol agents conducting traffic check operations at the...

Friday, September 17, 2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Rio Grande Valley Sector Border Patrol (RGV) agents rescued a group of migrants from a swarm of bees near Penitas, Texas. A Honduran...

Friday, September 17, 2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Rio Grande Valley Sector (RGV) Border Patrol agents make 37 arrests from a migrant stash house and vehicle pursuit. 

The afternoon...

Thursday, September 16, 2021 | Local Media Release
From left to right: Cheryl Davies CBP Port Director LAX,
Carlos C. Martel CBP Director of Field Operations in Los Angeles,
Tony Gregory CEO of Custom...
Thursday, September 16, 2021 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON — To further support its innovation efforts, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced today that CBP ROAM™ will introduce new features...

Thursday, September 16, 2021 | Local Media Release

CINCINNATI–As the country continues to grapple with the COVID-19 pandemic, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the Port of Cincinnati...

Wednesday, September 15, 2021 | Local Media Release

OCOTILLO, Calif. – U.S. Border Patrol agents from El Centro Sector rescued an undocumented individual this morning near the Jacumba Wilderness region near...

Wednesday, September 15, 2021 | Local Media Release

WASHINGTON—The Suquamish Tribe has become the eleventh U.S. federally recognized tribe approved to issue an Enhanced Tribal Card (ETC).

ETCs serve the...

Wednesday, September 15, 2021 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) today released operational statistics for August 2021, which can be viewed online...

Wednesday, September 15, 2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Rio Grande Valley Sector Border Patrol (RGV) agents apprehended 22 migrants from three foiled smuggling...

Wednesday, September 15, 2021 | Local Media Release

PITTSBURGH – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers seized the second of two shipments of counterfeit COVID-19 vaccination cards in Pittsburgh on...

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