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Thursday, February 18, 2021 | National Media Release

CALEXICO, CA—U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced today the implementation of Simplified Arrival at the pedestrian border crossing in Calexico...

Thursday, February 18, 2021 | National Media Release

CANADA—U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers recently made an apprehension in Toronto and Vancouver, immediately following the implementation of...

Thursday, February 18, 2021 | Local Media Release

ST. THOMAS,Virgin Islands — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Field Operations Officers apprehended Claude Anthony Bowen Jr. 28, a citizen of the...

Thursday, February 18, 2021 | Local Media Release

EAGLE PASS, Texas – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Office of Field Operations (OFO) officers working outbound operations seized over $254,000 in...

Thursday, February 18, 2021 | Local Media Release

CINCINNATI–-Last Thursday, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers in Cincinnati seized 450 boxes of counterfeit 3M surgical masks; each box...

Wednesday, February 17, 2021 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, Texas—U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Office of Field Operations (OFO) officers at the World Trade Bridge seized marijuana valued over $1...

Wednesday, February 17, 2021 | Local Media Release
MARFA, Texas -

The winter storm impacting Texas has slowed, but not stopped Border Patrol operations in the Big Bend Sector. Agents have rescued over 200...

Wednesday, February 17, 2021 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, Texas – With temperatures falling below freezing levels, U.S. Border Patrol agents from the Laredo Sector continue to locate...

Wednesday, February 17, 2021 | Local Media Release

HIDALGO, Texas-EE.UU. Aduanas y Protección Fronteriza, Operaciones Aduaneras (OFO por sus siglas en inglés) en el Puente Internacional de Hidalgo arrestó a...

Wednesday, February 17, 2021 | Local Media Release

HIDALGO, Texas—U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations (OFO) at the Hidalgo International Bridge arrested a 25-year-old woman, a U.S...

Wednesday, February 17, 2021 | Local Media Release

 FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers assigned to the Anti-Terrorism Contraband Enforcement Team (A-TCET) at Fort Lauderdale—...

Wednesday, February 17, 2021 | Local Media Release

MIAMI – A new Joint Intelligence Operations Coordination Center (JIOCC) in South Florida opened on Wednesday, located in Doral. The JIOCC will be a multi-...

Wednesday, February 17, 2021 | Local Media Release

YUMA, Ariz. – Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents are seeing an increase in juveniles under the age of 13 crossing the border by themselves in recent months....

Tuesday, February 16, 2021 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, Texas – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Office of Field Operations (OFO) officers working outbound operations seized over $140,000 in...

Tuesday, February 16, 2021 | Local Media Release

TUCSON, Ariz. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations officers, at Arizona’s Port of Nogales have had multiple drug seizures...

Tuesday, February 16, 2021 | Local Media Release

SAN DIEGO — San Diego Sector Border Patrol agents arrested two convicted felons over the weekend during two separate incidents in San Diego County.

On...

Tuesday, February 16, 2021 | Local Media Release

CALEXICO, Calif. – U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the El Centro Sector arrested an illegal alien Monday night with a prior conviction for a sexual...

Tuesday, February 16, 2021 | Local Media Release

SALTON CITY, Calif. – El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents seized approximately $364,840 in illegal narcotics over the weekend in four separate events.

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Tuesday, February 16, 2021 | Local Media Release

CALEXICO, Calif. – El Centro Sector Border Patrol seized narcotics thrown over the international boundary fence between Mexico and the United States on...

Tuesday, February 16, 2021 | Local Media Release

HIDALGO, Texas-EE.UU. Aduanas y Protección Fronteriza, Operaciones Aduaneras (OFO por sus siglas en inglés) en el Puente Internacional de Hidalgo arrestó a...

Tuesday, February 16, 2021 | Local Media Release

HIDALGO, Texas—U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations (OFO) at the Hidalgo International Bridge arrested a man from Mission, Texas...

Tuesday, February 16, 2021 | Local Media Release

SAN CLEMENTE, Calif.—U.S. Border Patrol (USBP) agents arrested a man in North San Diego County yesterday who was transporting cocaine in his vehicle.

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Tuesday, February 16, 2021 | Local Media Release

YUMA, Ariz. – Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents assigned to the Wellton Station apprehended a group of illegal border crossers with backpacks full of...

Tuesday, February 16, 2021 | Local Media Release

BALTIMORE – For the second time in one month, U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport...

Tuesday, February 16, 2021 | Local Media Release

YUMA, Ariz. – A Yuma Sector canine alerted to a vehicle in which three Mexican nationals were found hiding in the trunk on Thursday at the Interstate 8...

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