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Media Releases

Media Releases from the previous administrations are available in the Archive section of our website.
Tuesday, May 19, 2020 | Local Media Release

HIDALGO, Texas—U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations (OFO) at the Hidalgo International Bridge discovered oysters, crabs and shrimp...

Tuesday, May 19, 2020 | Local Media Release
Seized on April 17, at the Blue Water Bridge

DETROIT— U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s (CBP) Detroit Field Office has interdicted nearly 3,000 pounds of...

Monday, May 18, 2020 | Local Media Release

BROWNSVILLE, Texas - Los oficiales de Aduanas y Protección Fronteriza de EE. UU. (CBP, por sus siglas en inglés) en el Puente Internacional Veteranos...

Monday, May 18, 2020 | Local Media Release

BROWNSVILLE, Texas – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Veterans International Bridge intercepted a load of alleged methamphetamine, hidden...

Monday, May 18, 2020 | Local Media Release

YUMA, Ariz. – Yuma Sector Border Patrol emergency medical technicians assisted with a fatal wrong-way vehicle collision on Sunday, along Interstate 8 east...

Monday, May 18, 2020 | Local Media Release

SAN DIEGO — USBP San Diego Sector (SDC) arrested 15 people after a small vessel made landfall on one of San Diego’s local beaches early Monday morning....

Monday, May 18, 2020 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, TEXAS – U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Zapata Station assisted Zapata County Sheriff’s Office (ZCSO) in the arrest of 13 individuals...

Monday, May 18, 2020 | Local Media Release

YUMA, Ariz. – Yuma Sector Border Patrol emergency medical technicians assisted with a fatal wrong-way vehicle collision on Sunday, along Interstate 8 east...

Monday, May 18, 2020 | Local Media Release

EL PASO, Texas -- U.S. Customs and Border Protection Office of Field Operations Agriculture Specialists working at the El Paso area port of entry seized 49...

Monday, May 18, 2020 | Local Media Release

NILAND, Calif. – El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents working at the Highway 111 immigration checkpoint arrested a woman suspected of smuggling narcotics...

Monday, May 18, 2020 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas –Over the weekend, agents seized more than 500 pounds of marijuana, arrested two men, and seized one truck connected to a smuggling attempt...

Monday, May 18, 2020 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, Texas—U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Office of Field Operations (OFO) officers at the Juarez-Lincoln Bridge intercepted hard narcotics...

Monday, May 18, 2020 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, Texas – Border Patrol agents discovered a total of 62 individuals in three failed smuggling attempts. 

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Friday, May 15, 2020 | Local Media Release

SALTON CITY, Calif. – El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents working at the Highway 86 immigration checkpoint stopped a woman and man suspected of smuggling...

Friday, May 15, 2020 | Local Media Release

TUCSON, Ariz. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations, Port of Nogales officers arrested a Tucson resident attempting to smuggle...

Friday, May 15, 2020 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON – Despite the COVID-19 pandemic and implementation of several CBP policies and travel restrictions to prevent the spread of the disease, human...

Friday, May 15, 2020 | Local Media Release

BLAINE, Wash. ― U.S. Border Patrol agents from the Port Angeles Station in coordination with Air and Marine Operations, Bellingham Air and Marine Branch,...

Friday, May 15, 2020 | Local Media Release

WILD HORSE, Mont. — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Office of Field Operations Area Port of Sweetgrass announces that the return to summer hours at...

Friday, May 15, 2020 | Local Media Release

LANCASTER, Minn. — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Office of Field Operations Area Port of Pembina announces that the return to summer hours at the...

Friday, May 15, 2020 | Local Media Release

CHIEF MOUNTAIN, Mont. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Office of Field Operations Area Port of Sweetgrass announces the delay of the opening of...

Friday, May 15, 2020 | Local Media Release

COLUMBUS, N.M. - U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers working at the Columbus port of entry seized 334 pounds of marijuana Tuesday afternoon. CBP...

Friday, May 15, 2020 | Local Media Release

PITTSBURGH – You wouldn’t feed your family dog or cat cheap animal food, so would you protect them with cheap, counterfeit flea collars?

CBP officers...
Friday, May 15, 2020 | Local Media Release

HARRISBURG – “Gotta catch ‘em all!” U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers in Harrisburg, Pa., agreed with the Pokemon slogan after seizing more...

Friday, May 15, 2020 | Local Media Release

CLEVELAND— On Wednesday, in honor of National Police Week, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the Port of Cleveland showed their respect...

Friday, May 15, 2020 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON – The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has issued a waiver, which will ensure expeditious construction of approximately 69 miles of new...

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