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Friday, May 29, 2020 | Local Media Release
MARFA, Texas -

“It is important that we take time to honor the legacy of the United States Border...

Friday, May 29, 2020 | Local Media Release

SAN DIEGO – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Otay Mesa port of entry apprehended a fugitive wanted for homicide and another wanted for...

Friday, May 29, 2020 | Local Media Release

YUMA, Ariz. –Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents from the Wellton Station rescued three illegal aliens who had been lost in the desert for two days and were in...

Friday, May 29, 2020 | Local Media Release

CLINT, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents apprehended a convicted felon attempting to cross illegally into the United States, on May 28.

Clint Border...

Friday, May 29, 2020 | Local Media Release

LAS CRUCES, N.M. – U.S. Border Patrol Agents seized more than $36,000 intended for criminal use, May 28.

Agents seized more than $36,000 from the vehicle...
Friday, May 29, 2020 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – On Wednesday, Border Patrol agents foiled three drug smuggling attempts that resulted in the seizure of more than 350 pounds of marijuana...

Friday, May 29, 2020 | Local Media Release

FALFURRIAS, Texas – Agents at the U.S. Border Patrol checkpoint foil two smuggling attempts that led to the arrest of two smugglers and 12 illegal aliens....

Friday, May 29, 2020 | Local Media Release

TUCSON, Ariz. – U.S. Border Patrol agents arrested a previously deported sex offender after he illegally entered the United States near Nogales, Arizona,...

Friday, May 29, 2020 | Local Media Release

CINCINNATI—U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers in Cincinnati seized a shipment containing more than five pounds of marijuana at a local...

Friday, May 29, 2020 | Local Media Release

EL CENTRO, Calif. – El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents assigned to the El Centro station arrested a teenager suspected of smuggling seven illegal aliens...

Friday, May 29, 2020 | National Media Release
CBP Officers at ATL facilitate the return of inadmissible  Korean passengers.
Image by Ken Hodgkins

ATLANTA – An intricate scheme by a large group of...

Friday, May 29, 2020 | Local Media Release

AGUADILLA, Puerto Rico - Agentes de la Patrulla Fronteriza, Policia de Puerto Rico y Policia Municipal de Cabo Rojo detuvieron a quince indocumentados esta...

Friday, May 29, 2020 | Local Media Release

AGUADILLA, Puerto Rico –U.S. Border Patrol, Puerto Rico Police and Cabo Rojo Municipal Police apprehended 15 aliens this morning from the Dominican Republic...

Thursday, May 28, 2020 | Local Media Release

YUMA, Ariz. – Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents from Wellton Station apprehended a group of seven illegal aliens transporting crystal methamphetamine through...

Thursday, May 28, 2020 | Local Media Release

NILAND, Calif. – U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the El Centro Sector arrested a convicted murderer on Wednesday morning.

The incident...

Thursday, May 28, 2020 | Local Media Release

SALTON CITY, Calif. – U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the El Centro Sector rescued three suspected illegal aliens lost in the desert approximately 60...

Thursday, May 28, 2020 | Local Media Release

CALEXICO, Calif. – El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents working near downtown Calexico arrested three individuals suspected of smuggling narcotics...

Thursday, May 28, 2020 | Local Media Release

BROWNSVILLE, Texas—U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Office of Field Operations (OFO) officers at the Brownsville Port of Entry seized over $300,000...

Thursday, May 28, 2020 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, Texas—U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Office of Field Operations (OFO) officers seized various types of narcotics in separate, unrelated...

Thursday, May 28, 2020 | Local Media Release

SEATTLE — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) seized 360 pills Wednesday of unauthorized influenza treatments being marketed to treat COVID-19.

CBP...
Thursday, May 28, 2020 | Local Media Release

EL PASO, TEXAS – Members of the United States Border Patrol’s El Paso Sector, honored the men and women who lost their lives...

Thursday, May 28, 2020 | Local Media Release

TUCSON, Ariz. – U.S. Border Patrol agents arrested two fugitives who escaped from a prison in Florence, Colorado, Wednesday.

Tucson Sector agents...

Thursday, May 28, 2020 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON — U.S. Customs and Border Protection modified a withhold release order (WRO) today such that gold imported from the Democratic Republic of the...

Wednesday, May 27, 2020 | Local Media Release

YUMA, Ariz. – Border Patrol agents assigned to the Highway 78 immigration checkpoint recovered a vehicle, which had fled from the checkpoint, loaded with...

Wednesday, May 27, 2020 | Local Media Release
MARFA, Texas -

On May 26, 2020, Border Patrol agents from the Marfa Station along with U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s...

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