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Media Releases from the previous administrations are available in the Archive section of our website.
Thursday, March 1, 2018 | Local Media Release

CINCINNATI - U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers in Cincinnati intercepted a shipment containing nearly 25lbs of liquid cocaine at a local...

Thursday, March 1, 2018 | Local Media Release

NEW ENGLAND – Fifteen years ago, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) became a Cabinet-level department to coordinate and oversee a national strategy...

Wednesday, February 28, 2018 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, Texas – On February 27, 2018, agents at the Border Patrol Checkpoint on Interstate Highway 35 encountered a tractor-trailer at the primary lane. ...

Wednesday, February 28, 2018 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, Texas – On February 27, 2018, Border Patrol agents responded to a request for assistance involving an individual lost in a ranch northwest of...

Wednesday, February 28, 2018 | Local Media Release

YUMA, Ariz. – Border Patrol agents assigned to the Yuma Sector Border Patrol Special Operations Detachment arrested three United States citizens and nine...

Wednesday, February 28, 2018 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) continues to make progress in implementing the Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act of 2015 (...

Wednesday, February 28, 2018 | Local Media Release

ATLANTA — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Office of Field Operations agriculture specialists and members of our “Beagle Brigade” canine at...

Wednesday, February 28, 2018 | Local Media Release

EL PASO, Texas -- U.S. Customs and Border Protection Office of Field Operations officers working at the El Paso port of entry recorded numerous enforcement...

Tuesday, February 27, 2018 | Local Media Release

TUCSON, Ariz. – Cochise County Sheriff Office deputies working Operation Stonegarden arrested two 19-year-old U.S. citizens and seven illegal aliens in a...

Tuesday, February 27, 2018 | Local Media Release

TUCSON, Ariz. – A Bisbee Police officer working under Operation Stonegarden, with Border Patrol assistance, broke up a human smuggling attempt Sunday...

Tuesday, February 27, 2018 | Local Media Release

SAN DIEGO—A harsh winter storm hit east San Diego County this morning, delivering freezing rain and snow in some areas. At approximately 7 a.m., agents...

Tuesday, February 27, 2018 | Local Media Release

YUMA, Ariz. — Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents arrested a Mexican national with an outstanding homicide/first-degree murder felony arrest warrant from...

Tuesday, February 27, 2018 | Local Media Release

HIDALGO, Texas—U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations (OFO) at the Hidalgo International Bridge seized alleged cocaine valued at $...

Tuesday, February 27, 2018 | Local Media Release

CALEXICO, Calif. – Border Patrol agents assigned to the El Centro Sector, rescued four distressed people, in two separate events, who were drowning in area...

Tuesday, February 27, 2018 | Local Media Release

SAN ANGELO, Texas - Por el tercer año consecutivo, un sistema de aviones no tripulados, Predator B (UAS) de Aduanas y Protección de Fronteras, Aire y Marina...

Tuesday, February 27, 2018 | Local Media Release

DEL RIO, Texas - Los agentes de la Patrulla Fronteriza de EEUU de la estación Eagle Pass South arrestaron a un delincuente sexual convicto que había sido...

Tuesday, February 27, 2018 | Local Media Release

DEL RIO, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents from the Eagle Pass South Station arrested a convicted sex offender who had been removed from the United States...

Tuesday, February 27, 2018 | Local Media Release

ALPINE, Texas – Three newly hired Border Patrol trainees took their Oath of Office at the 9/11 Memorial in front of the Alpine...

Tuesday, February 27, 2018 | Local Media Release

TUCSON, Ariz. – Nogales Station Border Patrol agents working at the Interstate 19 Immigration Checkpoint Friday morning detained two United States citizens...

Tuesday, February 27, 2018 | Local Media Release

SAN ANGELO, Texas – For its third consecutive year, a U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Air and Marine Operations (AMO) Predator B unmanned aircraft...

Tuesday, February 27, 2018 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) reached a historic milestone on Feb. 24 deploying the last of the major scheduled core trade...

Tuesday, February 27, 2018 | Local Media Release

DERBY LINE, Vt. – U.S. Border Patrol agents from the Newport Station apprehended five Romanian citizens as they attempted to illegally enter the United...

Monday, February 26, 2018 | Local Media Release

TUCSON, Ariz. – U.S. Border Patrol agents from the Willcox Station assisted an Arizona Department of Public Safety trooper in apprehending two Tucson men...

Monday, February 26, 2018 | Local Media Release

TUCSON, Ariz. – Nogales Border Patrol agents at the Interstate 19 immigration checkpoint arrested an 18-year-old U.S. citizen from Nogales, Arizona, after...

Monday, February 26, 2018 | Local Media Release

TUCSON, Ariz. – Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents from the Willcox Station arrested a Bisbee man and two illegal aliens early Saturday at the immigration...

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