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Media Releases from the previous administrations are available in the Archive section of our website.
Tuesday, April 6, 2021 | Local Media Release

 

U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the El Centro Sector arrested an illegal alien Monday afternoon with a prior convictions for a sexual...

Tuesday, April 6, 2021 | Local Media Release

SALTON CITY, Calif. – El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents arrested a man attempting to smuggle fentanyl, heroin and cocaine through the immigration...

Tuesday, April 6, 2021 | Local Media Release

PHARR, Texas-Oficiales de Aduanas y Protección Fronteriza, Operaciones Aduaneras (OFO por sus siglas en inglés) en el Puente Internacional de Pharr...

Tuesday, April 6, 2021 | Local Media Release

PHARR, Texas—Officers with U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations (OFO) at the Pharr International Bridge arrested Mychael Andrew...

Tuesday, April 6, 2021 | Local Media Release

EAGLE PASS, Texas—U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Office of Field Operations (OFO) officers seized methamphetamine valued at over $820,000 in two...

Tuesday, April 6, 2021 | Local Media Release

PINE VALLEY, Calif. — A San Diego Sector (SDC) Border Patrol agent and off-duty firefighter prevented a woman from jumping off the Pine Valley Bridge along...

Tuesday, April 6, 2021 | Local Media Release

JAMAICA, N.Y. – They may be slow, but the highly invasive, slimy critters that U.S. Customs and Border Protection agriculture specialists caught at John F....

Tuesday, April 6, 2021 | Local Media Release

CHICAGO– U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at Chicago’s International Mail Facility (IMF) have been counting a lot of money, counterfeit...

Monday, April 5, 2021 | Local Media Release

LONG BEACH, Calif. — U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Air and Marine Operations (AMO) agents, and three Customs and Border Protection Officers (CBPO)...

Monday, April 5, 2021 | Local Media Release

JAMUL, Calif.—U.S. Border Patrol (USBP) agents arrested a man on Friday who had a prior conviction for second-degree murder.

On April 2 at...

Monday, April 5, 2021 | Local Media Release
EL PASO, Texas -

El Paso - U.S. Customs and Border Protection Air Marine Operations (AMO) El Paso Air Branch helicopter pilots assisted an El Paso Fire...

Monday, April 5, 2021 | Local Media Release

Otay Mesa, Calif. — San Diego Sector (SDC) Border Patrol agents arrested a previously deported sex offender after he illegally entered the U.S.  

At...

Monday, April 5, 2021 | Local Media Release

IMPERIAL BEACH, Calif.— Sunday, at approximately 6:20 a.m., U.S. Border Patrol  agents arrested four men from Mexico who swam around the international...

Monday, April 5, 2021 | Local Media Release

YUMA, Ariz. – A Yuma Sector Border Patrol canine sniffed out 60 pounds of methamphetamine concealed in a vehicle at the Highway 78 immigration checkpoint on...

Monday, April 5, 2021 | Local Media Release

PHILADELPHIA – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers seized 588 cases of infant formula, valued at about $30,000, in Philadelphia recently for...

Friday, April 2, 2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Rio Grande Valley Sector (RGV) Border Patrol agents disrupted five human smuggling events resulting in the arrest of 86...

Friday, April 2, 2021 | Local Media Release

DEL RIO, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to Del Rio Sector Headquarters encountered a rollover accident near Normandy, March...

Friday, April 2, 2021 | Local Media Release

CARRIZO SPRINGS, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to Del Rio Sector’s Carrizo Springs Station discovered narcotics in a...

Friday, April 2, 2021 | National Media Release

EAGLE PASS, Texas — U.S. Customs and Border Protection today announced the opening of a soft-sided facility in Eagle Pass, Texas. The facility’s primary...

Thursday, April 1, 2021 | Local Media Release

SALTON CITY, Calif. – El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents arrested a woman and two men attempting to smuggle methamphetamine through the immigration...

Thursday, April 1, 2021 | Local Media Release

TUCSON, Ariz. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) reminds the public that travel restrictions remain in place as the Easter holiday approaches. 

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Thursday, April 1, 2021 | Local Media Release

YUMA, Ariz. – A driver who fled from Blythe Border Patrol agents rolled his vehicle on Interstate 10 Wednesday morning.

A vehicle with two illegal...
Thursday, April 1, 2021 | Local Media Release

Marathon, Fla. — U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Air and Marine Operations (AMO) agents teamed up with U.S. Marshals on Wednesday to apprehend a wanted...

Thursday, April 1, 2021 | Local Media Release
Travel Advisory

DETROIT - U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s (CBP) Detroit Field Office reminds all travelers that land border crossings are closed to all...

Thursday, April 1, 2021 | Local Media Release

BALTIMORE – A multi-agency team discovered more than 44 pounds of cocaine on Wednesday during a freighter inspection in the Chesapeake Bay near Annapolis,...

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