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Media Releases

Media Releases from the previous administrations are available in the Archive section of our website.
Tuesday, May 12, 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...

Tuesday, May 12, 2020 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, Texas – Border Patrol agents assigned to the Freer Station seized a large narcotics load south of Freer, Texas.

The incident occurred during...

Tuesday, May 12, 2020 | Local Media Release

EL PASO, Texas -- U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers saw an influx of arrests for wanted fugitives over this past Mother’s...

Monday, May 11, 2020 | Local Media Release

PINE VALLEY, Calif. — Border Patrol agents at the Interstate 8 checkpoint arrested a woman Saturday morning with more than 103 pounds of crystal...

Monday, May 11, 2020 | Local Media Release

NILAND, Calif. – El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents working near the Highway 111 immigration checkpoint arrested an armed man suspected of smuggling six...

Monday, May 11, 2020 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON— To help coordinate implementation of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, which enters into force on July 1, U.S. Customs and Border...

Monday, May 11, 2020 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, Texas—U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Office of Field Operations (OFO) officers at the Laredo Port of Entry seize contraband worth over $...

Monday, May 11, 2020 | Local Media Release

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

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Monday, May 11, 2020 | Local Media Release

BALTIMORE – As the nation’s leading border security agency, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at Ports of Entry across the Baltimore Field...

Monday, May 11, 2020 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON—U.S. Customs and Border Protection will detain imported merchandise made wholly or in part with seafood harvested by the Yu Long No. 2, a...

Monday, May 11, 2020 | Local Media Release

CHICAGO– With the NFL draft in the rearview mirror and the 2020 schedule released, fans are clamoring for the start of the NFL season. Unfortunately, scam...

Monday, May 11, 2020 | Local Media Release

MIAMI – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agriculture specialists recently intercepted live insects in a mail package at Miami International Mail...

Saturday, May 9, 2020 | Local Media Release

YUMA, Ariz. – On Thursday evening, Wellton Border Patrol agents apprehended a group of seven illegal aliens found a backpack containing fentanyl pills. One...

Saturday, May 9, 2020 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, Texas—U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Office of Field Operations (OFO) officers at the World Trade Bridge intercepted a shipment...

Saturday, May 9, 2020 | Local Media Release

MASSENA, N.Y. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the Massena Port of Entry seized just over 31 pounds of marijuana and arrested two...

Friday, May 8, 2020 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has awarded a contract to construct approximately 14 miles of contiguous new border wall system within...

Friday, May 8, 2020 | Local Media Release

EL PASO, Texas -- El Paso Field Office U.S. Customs and Border Protection Officers continue to make noteworthy and unusual drug seizures including the...

Friday, May 8, 2020 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents from the Laredo Sector located an injured individual who was lost and in need of...

Friday, May 8, 2020 | Local Media Release

CINCINNATI—On Thursday, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers in Cincinnati intercepted a shipment containing over 11 pounds of illegal ketamine...

Friday, May 8, 2020 | Local Media Release

SALTON CITY, Calif. – El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents working at the Highway 86 immigration checkpoint arrested two suspected narcotic smugglers in...

Friday, May 8, 2020 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON — This week, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Air and Marine Operations (AMO) has...

Friday, May 8, 2020 | Local Media Release

CINCINNATI— As the Coronavirus continues to affect people’s lives, more and more people are purchasing cleaning supplies online. However, smugglers are...

Thursday, May 7, 2020 | Local Media Release

TUCSON, Ariz. – U.S. Border Patrol agents arrested two U.S. citizens for smuggling three illegal aliens, and seized an AR-15 rifle, southeast of Why,...

Thursday, May 7, 2020 | Local Media Release

YUMA, Ariz. – On Tuesday evening, Border Patrol agents working the I-8 immigration checkpoint encountered three subjects attempting to transport fentanyl...

Thursday, May 7, 2020 | Local Media Release

FAJARDO, Puerto Rico - Agentes de Operaciones Aéreas y Marinas (AMO) de Aduanas y Protección Fronteriza (CBP) Estados, junto con el Departamento de Policía...

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