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Wednesday, April 14, 2021 | Local Media Release

HIDALGO, Texas-EE.UU. Aduanas y Protección Fronteriza, Operaciones Aduaneras (OFO por sus siglas en inglés) en el Puente Internacional de Hidalgo...

Wednesday, April 14, 2021 | Local Media Release

HIDALGO, Texas—U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations (OFO) at the Hidalgo International Bridge seized $2,280,000 worth of alleged...

Wednesday, April 14, 2021 | Local Media Release

OCOTILLO, Calif.- U.S. Border Patrol agents from El Cento Sector rescued three illegal aliens within 24 hours’ time near Jacumba Wilderness region near...

Wednesday, April 14, 2021 | Local Media Release

CINCINNATI—Over the past six weeks, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers in Cincinnati seized 1,196 counterfeit keys, key fobs, key fob covers...

Wednesday, April 14, 2021 | Local Media Release

CALEXICO, Calif. – U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the El Centro Sector arrested an illegal alien Tuesday night with a prior conviction for a sexual...

Wednesday, April 14, 2021 | Local Media Release

BOSTON – U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s (CBP) continued effort to combat the spread of COVID-19 via travel across our borders by reminding travelers...

Wednesday, April 14, 2021 | Local Media Release

HIDALGO, Texas-EE.UU. Aduanas y Protección Fronteriza, Operaciones Aduaneras (OFO por sus siglas en inglés) en los Puente Internacional de Hidalgo y...

Wednesday, April 14, 2021 | Local Media Release

HIDALGO, Texas—U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations (OFO) at the Hidalgo and Anzalduas International Bridges arrested two women in...

Tuesday, April 13, 2021 | Local Media Release

YUMA, Ariz. – Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents identified two fraudulent family units while processing different events over the weekend.  

An eight-...

Tuesday, April 13, 2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Rio Grande Valley Sector (RGV) Border Patrol agents disrupted two human smuggling events resulting in 60 arrests.

Yesterday, a La...

Tuesday, April 13, 2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Rio Grande Valley Sector (RGV) Border Patrol agents arrested a convicted murderer and a female Mara-Salvatrucha (MS-13) gang member.

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Tuesday, April 13, 2021 | Local Media Release

YUMA, Ariz. – A Yuma Sector Border Patrol canine sniffed out more than seven pounds of fentanyl Monday afternoon, his second major drug seizure within a...

Tuesday, April 13, 2021 | Local Media Release

EL PASO, Texas – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers working at ports of entry in El Paso, west Texas and New Mexico have...

Tuesday, April 13, 2021 | Local Media Release

Dulzura, Calif. — U.S. Border Patrol agents assisted in the rescue of an injured and lost migrant woman on Sunday night. The complicated rescue required...

Tuesday, April 13, 2021 | Local Media Release

ST. THOMAS, Virgin Islands – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Air and Marine Operations (AMO) agents interdicted Wednesday...

Tuesday, April 13, 2021 | Local Media Release

JAMAICA, N.Y. — An arriving passenger was “full of pellets”.  Fortunately, this is not the first time U. S. Customs and Border Protection officers in New...

Monday, April 12, 2021 | Local Media Release

CALEXICO, Calif. – U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the El Centro Sector arrested a gang member Sunday evening.

The incident occurred at around...

Monday, April 12, 2021 | Local Media Release

SALTON CITY, Calif. – U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the El Centro Sector arrested an MS-13 gang member Thursday afternoon.

The incident...

Monday, April 12, 2021 | Local Media Release

MCALLEN, Texas – McAllen Border Patrol (MCS) station agents encountered a large group of 107 illegal aliens entering south of La Joya, Texas.

On...

Monday, April 12, 2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Rio Grande Valley Sector (RGV) Border Patrol agents disrupted three human smuggling events resulting in 15 arrests.

On Friday, a...

Monday, April 12, 2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents in the Rio Grande Valley arrested three sexual predators and a gang member within 72 hours.

Friday morning...

Monday, April 12, 2021 | Local Media Release

BROWNSVILLE, Texas – Los oficiales de Aduanas y Protección Fronteriza (CBP, por sus siglas en inglés) en el Puente Internacional de Brownsville y Matamoros...

Monday, April 12, 2021 | Local Media Release

BROWNSVILLE, Texas – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the Brownsville and Matamoros International Bridge intercepted a load of alleged...

Monday, April 12, 2021 | Local Media Release

CHULA VISTA, Calif. — Thursday morning, U.S. Border Patrol agents arrested the leader of a human smuggling organization.  The 43-year-old male Mexican...

Monday, April 12, 2021 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON D.C.— U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced the launch of the CBP Applicant Portal on April 5, to provide an interactive and...

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