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Tuesday, June 8, 2021 | Local Media Release

MASSENA, N.Y. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the Massena Port of Entry arrested a North American female who unlawfully possessed...

Tuesday, June 8, 2021 | Local Media Release
USBP agents encountered this girl, 5, alone
along the U.S./ Mexico boundary.

San Ysidro, Calif. — U.S. Border Patrol (USBP), San Diego Sector agents...

Tuesday, June 8, 2021 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced a partnership with the National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) today to prevent companies...

Monday, June 7, 2021 | Local Media Release
A CBP officer captures  facial biometrics
of a traveler at Denver International Airport. 

DENVER — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) in...

Monday, June 7, 2021 | Local Media Release

SAN DIEGO — U.S. Border Patrol (USBP) agents in the San Diego Sector (SDC) had two life-saving rescue missions this weekend as summer temperatures climbed...

Monday, June 7, 2021 | Local Media Release

OCOTILLO, Calif. – U.S. Border Patrol agents from El Centro Sector arrested one suspected smuggler who illegally transported 14 undocumented immigrants into...

Monday, June 7, 2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Rio Grande Valley Sector Border Patrol (RGV) agents team up with local law enforcement agencies to thwart human smuggling attempts.

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Monday, June 7, 2021 | Local Media Release

YUMA, Ariz. – Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents rescued several migrants over the weekend who found themselves lost in the Sonoran Desert and out of water....

Monday, June 7, 2021 | Local Media Release

LA GRULLA, Texas – Rio Grande City Border Patrol Station (RGC) agents interdicted two drug smuggling attempts resulting in the seizure of nearly 250 pounds...

Monday, June 7, 2021 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, Texas – In what is disturbingly becoming a recurring scene, Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents continue to rescue undocumented...

Monday, June 7, 2021 | Local Media Release

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

Monday, June 7, 2021 | Local Media Release
U.S. Border Patrol discovered four packages of illegal
narcotics concealed in a vehicle's battery.

TEMECULA, Calif. — U.S. Border Patrol (agents on...

Monday, June 7, 2021 | Local Media Release

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

Friday, June 4, 2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Rio Grande Valley Sector Border Patrol agents arrested a Mara-Salvatrucha (MS-13) gang member, and two migrants previously convicted of...

Friday, June 4, 2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Rio Grande Valley Sector (RGV) Border Patrol agents interdicted three drug smuggling attempts resulting in seizures totaling more than 760...

Friday, June 4, 2021 | Local Media Release

TUCSON, Ariz. – U.S. Border Patrol agents in southern Arizona rescued 26 migrants Wednesday afternoon in the Tabletop Mountains, approximately 6 miles south...

Friday, June 4, 2021 | Local Media Release

BUFFALO, N.Y. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers and Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) Special Agents seized more than 3,000 lbs. of...

Friday, June 4, 2021 | Local Media Release

EL PASO, Texas – U.S. Customs and Border Protection Officers and CBP Agriculture Specialists working at El Paso area ports of entry made 10 agriculture...

Friday, June 4, 2021 | Local Media Release

SAN DIEGO—U.S. Border Patrol (USBP), San Diego Sector intercepted two separate maritime smuggling events this week, just hours apart.

The first...

Friday, June 4, 2021 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON — Air and Marine Operations (AMO) National Air Security Operations Center, P-3 Long Range Tracker and Airborne Early Warning crews partnered with...

Friday, June 4, 2021 | Local Media Release

YUMA, Ariz. –  On a typical day, you might encounter Matthew Huffman asking for your passport as he inspects travelers flying in and out of the Los Angeles...

Friday, June 4, 2021 | Local Media Release

YUMA, Ariz. – The Yuma Sector Border Patrol boat unit, Yuma Air Branch air interdiction agents and the Border, Search, Trauma and Rescue team worked...

Friday, June 4, 2021 | Local Media Release

EL PASO, Texas – U.S. Customs and Border Protection Officers working at the El Paso port of entry arrest two men sought for sexual assault of a child.  ...

Friday, June 4, 2021 | Local Media Release
CBP  at LAX expects the passenger count to reach
18,000 a day, compared with 4,500 a day in the
summer of 2020, an increase of over 300 percent.  

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Friday, June 4, 2021 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Laredo North Station arrested eight undocumented individuals as they...

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