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Lapse in Federal Funding Impact on CBP Website Operations Notice

NOTICE: Due to the lapse in federal funding, this website will not be actively managed. This website was last updated on December 21, 2018 and will not be updated until after funding is enacted. As such, information on this website may not be up to date. Transactions submitted via this website might not be processed and we will not be able to respond to inquiries until after appropriations are enacted.

 

Aviso del impacto de la interrupción de fondos federales en las operaciones del sitio web del Oficina de Aduanas y Protección Fronteriza de los Estados Unidos (CBP, por sus siglas en inglés)

AVISO:  A causa de la interrupción de fondos federales, este sitio de web no será administrado activamente. La última actualización a este sitio web se realizó el 21 de diciembre de 2018 y no se harán más actualizaciones hasta que el gobierno reanude operaciones; por ende, puede que el sitio web no refleje la información más reciente. Es posible que no podamos procesar transacciones ni responder a
preguntas hasta que se reanuden operaciones.

Media Releases

Media Releases from the previous administrations are available in the Archive section of our website.

Tuesday, December 19, 2017 | Local Media Release
HIDALGO, Texas—U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations (OFO) at the Hidalgo International Bridge arrested two imposters in separate, unrelated incidents this weekend. “Uncovering violations of immigration law and preventing...
Tuesday, December 19, 2017 | Local Media Release
PHARR, Texas—U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations (OFO) at the Pharr International Bridge cargo facility this weekend discovered 1,055 pounds of alleged marijuana within a commercial trailer. “Our officers’ experience...
Tuesday, December 19, 2017 | Local Media Release
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – A U.S. Customs and Border Protection Air and Marine Operations (AMO) marine unit along with its Regional Coordinating Mechanism (RECOM) partners intercepted a vessel carrying 1500 pounds of marijuana with an estimated...
Tuesday, December 19, 2017 | Local Media Release
EDINBURG, Texas — This past week, U.S. Border Patrol agents seized nearly $2M worth of narcotics in three separate incidents throughout the Rio Grande Valley. Vehicle splashdown in the HarlingenBorder Patrol stations AOROn Tuesday, December 12,...
Monday, December 18, 2017 | Local Media Release
EAGLE PASS, Texas - Los oficiales de Aduanas y Protección Fronteriza de EEUU confiscaron casi 62 libras de metanfetamina en el Puerto de Entrada de Eagle Pass. "Nuestros oficiales de CBP mantienen una vigilancia constante para proteger a los Estados...
Monday, December 18, 2017 | Local Media Release
TUCSON, Ariz. – Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents assigned to the Sonoita and Nogales stations found more than $113,000 worth of marijuana in an abandoned Chevy Malibu on Saturday evening. The driver of the vehicle fled from an agent on Highway 82...
Monday, December 18, 2017 | Local Media Release
TUCSON, Ariz. – Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents assigned to the Three Points sub-station apprehended nine illegal aliens Saturday, later identifying one of them as a previously deported MS-13 gang member with multiple felony convictions. While...
Monday, December 18, 2017 | Local Media Release
BLAINE, Wash. — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Office of Field Operations is reminding travelers planning trips across the border into the United States for Christmas, New Year’s or Boxing Day, to make sure they have their proper...
Monday, December 18, 2017 | Local Media Release
TUCSON, Ariz. – Customs and Border Protection officers at Arizona’s Port of Lukeville arrested three individuals for separate attempts to smuggle a combined 480 pounds of marijuana worth an estimated $240,000. Officers seized 344 pounds of marijuana...
Monday, December 18, 2017 | Local Media Release
EDINBURG, Texas –Agents throughout the RGV recovered the remains of an unusually high number of immigrants that perished during the near-freezing temperatures in the last week. Eight of the ten deceased immigrants were found near Falfurrias, Texas....
Monday, December 18, 2017 | Local Media Release
CHAMPLAIN, N.Y. - U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers assigned at the Champlain Port of Entry recently visited students at Peru Central School to share the excitement about CBP careers.  Students join demonstration with CBPcanine teamCBP...
Monday, December 18, 2017 | Local Media Release
EDINBURG, Texas – On December 11, 2017, the Missing Migrant Program (MMP) Office assisted local authorities in the successful identification of two deceased individuals who were found recently in different parts of the Rio Grande Valley. As a harsh...
Monday, December 18, 2017 | Local Media Release
ALAMO, Texas – On Friday, December 15, agents assigned to the Weslaco Border Patrol Station disrupted a smuggling attempt and arrested five illegal aliens. Agents responded to a call of a vehicle that was possibly being loaded with illegal aliens...
Monday, December 18, 2017 | Local Media Release
EAGLE PASS, Texas – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers seize nearly 62 pounds of methamphetamine at the Eagle Pass Port of Entry. “Our CBP officers maintain constant vigilance in protecting the United States,” said Port Director John Brandt...
Saturday, December 16, 2017 | Local Media Release
AGUADILLA, Puerto Rico – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Border Patrol Agents arrested Wednesday a Cuban national for transporting an alien from Dominican Republic, after a reported landing off the coast of the town of Rincon, in the island...
Friday, December 15, 2017 | Local Media Release
TUCSON, Ariz. –A 20-year-old Guatemalan man has been charged with assault on a federal officer after he fought with two Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents south of Sells, Arizona, on Thursday morning. A Guatemalan national is beingcharged with...
Friday, December 15, 2017 | Local Media Release
TUCSON, Ariz. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at Arizona’s Port of San Luis arrested a Yuma resident and seized more than 38 pounds of cocaine Wednesday morning. Officers at the Port of San Luis seizedover 38 pounds of cocaine...
Friday, December 15, 2017 | Local Media Release
TUCSON, Ariz. – Tucson Border Patrol Station completed their 14th Citizen’s Academy on Thursday night and graduated 13 students who learned firsthand about Border Patrol’s mission. The students participated in classes, discussions, scenarios and...
Friday, December 15, 2017 | Local Media Release
TUCSON, Ariz. – Customs and Border Protection officers at the Raul Hector Castro Port of Entry in Douglas, Arizona, prevented a 29-year-old Douglas woman from smuggling more than 700 pounds of marijuana into the United States on Wednesday night....
Friday, December 15, 2017 | Local Media Release
EL PASO, Texas -- U.S. Customs and Border Protection is reminding those who are planning to cross the border for the upcoming Christmas holiday season of a variety of steps they can take to ensure a smooth and efficient processing experience upon...
Friday, December 15, 2017 | Local Media Release
HOULTON, Maine — On November 28, 2017, Border Patrol agents assigned to the Houlton Station arrested a male citizen of Mexico, Eliud Lopez-Baez, during a failed attempt to illegally enter the United States. Lopez-Baez has been removed from the...
Thursday, December 14, 2017 | Local Media Release
SAN DIEGO—On Wednesday Dec. 13, 2017, the San Diego Sector Border Patrol welcomed its newest Chief Patrol Agent Rodney S. Scott. A Change of Command ceremony was held at the Coronado Community Center in Coronado, CA. U.S. Border Patrol Acting Chief...
Thursday, December 14, 2017 | Local Media Release
TUCSON, Ariz. – Los empleados de la patrulla fronteriza del sector de Tucson en el sur de Arizona donaron más de 1,260 regalos esta semana para ayudar a alegrar la Navidad para 539 niños locales. Empleados de la Patrulla Fronterizaentregan regalos a...
Thursday, December 14, 2017 | Local Media Release
DEL RIO, Texas - U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Del Rio International Bridge recently discovered more than a quarter-million dollars’ worth of suspected narcotics hidden in a vehicle coming from Mexico. Officers seized 12...
Thursday, December 14, 2017 | Local Media Release
YUMA, Ariz. – U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Yuma Sector’s Integrated Targeting Team interdicted two vehicles and arrested 11 people connected to an alien smuggling attempt Tuesday morning. ITT agents working west of Felicity, California...

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