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Media Releases from the previous administrations are available in the Archive section of our website.
Monday, March 19, 2018 | Local Media Release

PRESIDIO, Texas - Oficiales de la Oficina de Operaciones de Campo de Aduanas y Protección...

Monday, March 19, 2018 | Local Media Release

PRESIDIO, Texas -- U.S. Customs and Border Protection Office of Field Operations officers working at the Presidio port of entry seized 1,666 pounds of...

Friday, March 16, 2018 | Local Media Release

BROWNSVILLE, Texas–With the rapid approach of Holy Week, one of the busiest travel periods of the year, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at...

Friday, March 16, 2018 | Local Media Release

TUCSON, Ariz. –U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at Arizona’s Port of Nogales apprehended a Tucson woman involved in a failed attempt to smuggle...

Friday, March 16, 2018 | Local Media Release

TUCSON, Ariz. – Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents apprehended three male Guatemalan nationals Thursday night near San Miguel and later learned one subject...

Friday, March 16, 2018 | Local Media Release

TUCSON, Ariz. – Tucson Sector Border Patrol will assist members of the media with access to Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke during his first visit to...

Friday, March 16, 2018 | Local Media Release

TUCSON, Ariz. –U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at Arizona’s Port of Nogales apprehended a Tucson woman involved in a failed attempt to smuggle...

Friday, March 16, 2018 | Local Media Release

TUCSON, Ariz. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at Arizona’s Port of Lukeville arrested a Phoenix area resident after seizing nearly $33,000...

Friday, March 16, 2018 | Local Media Release

TUCSON, Ariz. – Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents traveled to Nogales, Sonora, Mexico, this week to work with Mexican first-responders for the annual...

Friday, March 16, 2018 | Local Media Release

TUCSON, Ariz. – Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents from Nogales Station arrested a United States citizen and two illegal aliens late Thursday at the...

Friday, March 16, 2018 | Local Media Release

EL PASO, Texas--The El Paso Sector Border Patrol, in collaboration with the International Boundary and Water Commission, is advising the public that...

Friday, March 16, 2018 | Local Media Release

PITTSBURGH – Federal and state authorities in Pittsburgh seized three shipments of synthetic cannabinoid compounds from China February 27 after U.S. Customs...

Friday, March 16, 2018 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – In the past few days, the Rio Grande Valley Sector Border Patrol arrested a child abuser and two sex offenders as they attempted to...

Friday, March 16, 2018 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Durante los pasados días agentes de la Patrulla Fronteriza, adscritos al sector del Valle de Río Grande, arrestaron a un abusador de niños...

Friday, March 16, 2018 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, Texas- Con el rápido acercamiento de Semana Santa, uno de los períodos de mayor movimiento del año, los oficiales de Aduanas y Protección Fronteriza...

Friday, March 16, 2018 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, Texas– With the rapid approach of Holy Week, one of the busiest travel periods of the year, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the...

Friday, March 16, 2018 | Local Media Release

FALFURRIAS, Texas - El miércoles 14 de marzo, agentes asignados al retén de Falfurrias realizaban inspecciones de inmigración cuando un vehículo SUV...

Friday, March 16, 2018 | Local Media Release

FALFURRIAS, Texas – On Wednesday, March 14,  agents assigned to the Falfurrias checkpoint were conducting immigration inspections when a Mercedes-Benz SUV,...

Thursday, March 15, 2018 | Local Media Release

TUCSON, Ariz. – Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents responded to a request for assistance from Cochise County Sheriff’s Office Search and Rescue team...

Thursday, March 15, 2018 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, Texas – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers recently seized a noteworthy amount of alleged cocaine at the World Trade Bridge in one...

Thursday, March 15, 2018 | Local Media Release

BROWNSVILLE, Texas – Oficiales del Servicio de Aduanas y Protección Fronteriza de Estados Unidos, (CBP) por sus siglas en inglés, en el puente Internacional...

Thursday, March 15, 2018 | Local Media Release

BROWNSVILLE, Texas – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the B&M International Bridge intercepted a load of alleged marijuana. CBP officers...

Thursday, March 15, 2018 | Local Media Release

INDIANAPOLIS— U.S. Customs and Border Protection and the Indianapolis Airport Authority announced today that two Global Entry kiosk are now in operation for...

Thursday, March 15, 2018 | Local Media Release

YUMA, Ariz. – Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents arrested a gang member belonging to the Mara Salvatrucha-503 Gang early Monday morning.

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Thursday, March 15, 2018 | Local Media Release

Tucson, Arizona – Los Oficiales de Aduanas y Protección Fronteriza de los Estados Unidos en el puerto de Nogales de Arizona, arrestaron en los últimos...

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