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Media Releases from the previous administrations are available in the Archive section of our website.
Tuesday, September 15, 2020 | Local Media Release

AROOSTOOK COUNTY, Maine – In a busy weekend, U.S. Border Patrol Agents arrested seven subjects and detained one more during three separate events in...

Monday, September 14, 2020 | Local Media Release

SALTON CITY, Calif. – El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents working at the Highway 86 immigration checkpoint arrested three men suspected of smuggling...

Monday, September 14, 2020 | Local Media Release

PHARR, Texas-EE.UU. Aduanas y Protección Fronteriza, Operaciones Aduaneras (OFO por sus siglas en inglés) en la instalación de carga del Puente...

Monday, September 14, 2020 | Local Media Release

PHARR, Texas—U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations (OFO) at the Pharr International Bridge cargo facility intercepted a load of...

Monday, September 14, 2020 | Local Media Release

YUMA, Ariz. –Border Patrol agents working the Highway 78 immigration checkpoint on Friday encountered a United States citizen transporting eight illegal...

Monday, September 14, 2020 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – In less than five hours, Rio Grande City agents seized more than 1,000 pounds of marijuana in two separate incidents. 

Sunday night...

Monday, September 14, 2020 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents identified a convicted murderer and two sex offenders after they illegally entered the United States.

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Monday, September 14, 2020 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) issued five Withhold Release Orders (WRO) today on products from the People’s Republic of China (PRC...

Monday, September 14, 2020 | Local Media Release

CHICAGO–U.S. Customs and Border Protection Officers attached to the Anti Terrorism Contraband Enforcement Team (A-TCET) in Chicago were contacted by...

Monday, September 14, 2020 | Local Media Release

SALTON SEA, Calif. – El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents working at the Highway 86 immigration checkpoint arrested two men, including a U.S. Citizen and...

Monday, September 14, 2020 | Local Media Release

LOUISVILLE, Ky – On July 23, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers in Louisville, seized a shipment containing 10 boxes of the harmful Virus...

Monday, September 14, 2020 | Local Media Release

 

LAREDO, TEXAS – An alert U.S. Border Patrol agent from...

Saturday, September 12, 2020 | Local Media Release

PEMBINA, N.D. ― U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Office of Field Operations officers at the Pembina Port of Entry seized $3.6 million in counterfeit...

Friday, September 11, 2020 | Local Media Release
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“The on-going exploitation of people by transnational criminal...

Friday, September 11, 2020 | Local Media Release

CALEXICO, Calif. – El Centro Sector Border Patrol Agents intercepted two narcotics smuggling attempts in two separate events Friday morning.

The...

Friday, September 11, 2020 | Local Media Release

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Office of Field Operations (OFO) Laredo Port of Entry held their annual 9/11 memorial ceremony to pay tribute to...

Friday, September 11, 2020 | Local Media Release

BUFFALO, N.Y. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) port within the Buffalo Field Office have seen a significant increase in drug seizures during...

Friday, September 11, 2020 | Local Media Release

TUCSON, Ariz. – U.S. Border Patrol agents apprehended a previously removed sex offender near Arivaca, Arizona, Wednesday morning.

Tucson Sector agents...

Friday, September 11, 2020 | Local Media Release

CINCINNATI–-CBP officers in Cincinnati routinely encounter fraudulent driver’s licenses shipped into the United States through falsely manifested cargo....

Friday, September 11, 2020 | Local Media Release

LOUISVILLE, Ky—U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Officers in Louisville, KY intercepted more than 3.7 million worth of various counterfeit goods in...

Friday, September 11, 2020 | Local Media Release

SAN DIEGO – Agents stopped 15 people off the coast of San Diego Wednesday night trying to enter the U.S. illegally at sea.

“The coordination here...

Friday, September 11, 2020 | Local Media Release

JAMAICA, N.Y. - On August 31, CBP officers seized 2,000 counterfeit Apple Airpod Earbuds from Hong Kong destined for Nevada at an air cargo facility located...

Thursday, September 10, 2020 | Local Media Release

ANDRADE, Calif. — U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Andrade port of entry seized 87 packages of methamphetamine and fentanyl from a woman...

Thursday, September 10, 2020 | Local Media Release

BLAINE, Wash. — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Office of Field Operations officers and agriculture specialists assigned to the Peace Arch Port of...

Thursday, September 10, 2020 | Local Media Release

STERLING, Va. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at Washington Dulles International Airport seized nearly $99,000 from a man traveling to...

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