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Media Releases

Media Releases from the previous administrations are available in the Archive section of our website.
Monday, July 6, 2020 | Local Media Release

OCOTILLO, Calif. – U.S. Border Patrol agents from El Centro Sector rescued an illegal alien Saturday evening in the Jacumba Wilderness region near Ocotillo...

Monday, July 6, 2020 | Local Media Release

CALEXICO, Calif. – El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents arrest a sex offender and a narcotics smuggler in two separate events.

The first...

Friday, July 3, 2020 | Local Media Release

SAN DIEGO – Two boats attempting to enter the U.S. illegally along the San Diego coast failed to yield to CBP Air and Marine Operations (AMO) and the U.S....

Friday, July 3, 2020 | Local Media Release
CBP officers discovered the counterfeit products
hidden in between generic versions of the sleeping
dressesin a clear smuggling attempt.

LOS...

Thursday, July 2, 2020 | Local Media Release

SALTON CITY, Calif. – El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents seized methamphetamine at the Highway 86 checkpoint on Thursday morning.

The incident...

Thursday, July 2, 2020 | Local Media Release

DEL RIO, Texas - U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the Del Rio Port of Entry arrested a 21-year-old man from Del Rio who was discovered...

Thursday, July 2, 2020 | Local Media Release

LOUISVILLE, Ky—On June 24 at an Express Consignment Facility in Louisville, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers...

Thursday, July 2, 2020 | Local Media Release

YUMA, Ariz. – Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents from Wellton Station apprehended a group of three illegal aliens transporting methamphetamine through a...

Thursday, July 2, 2020 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas –Border Patrol agents from the Rio Grande Valley Sector stop two smuggling attempts in Starr County that resulted in the seizure of 345 lbs...

Thursday, July 2, 2020 | Local Media Release

CALEXICO, Calif. – El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents assigned to the Calexico Station seized packages filled with methamphetamine Thursday morning. ...

Thursday, July 2, 2020 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) today announced that the Autonomous Surveillance Towers (AST) system has become a Program of Record...

Wednesday, July 1, 2020 | Local Media Release
The shipment contained three aluminum blocks,
shrink-wrapped and palletized, each weighing
approximately 165 pounds

HONOLULU —U.S. Customs and...

Wednesday, July 1, 2020 | Local Media Release

SANTA TERESA, N.M. -- U.S. Customs and Border Protection Officers working at the Santa Teresa port of entry seized 26.46 pounds of methamphetamine June 30...

Wednesday, July 1, 2020 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas –A smuggler crashed the vehicle he was using to transport illegal aliens, resulting in numerous injuries.

Yesterday, agents assigned...

Wednesday, July 1, 2020 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas –With the help of a K-9, Border Patrol agents foil two smuggling events that resulted in the seizure of  marijuana worth an estimated $380K...

Wednesday, July 1, 2020 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Austin L. Skero II, Deputy Chief Patrol Agent of the Rio Grande Valley Sector(RGV), departs this week to lead the men and women of Del Rio...

Wednesday, July 1, 2020 | Local Media Release

CALEXICO, Calif. – El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents seize dangerous narcotics in two separate events.

The first incident occurred Wednesday...

Wednesday, July 1, 2020 | Local Media Release

CALEXICO, Calif. – El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents assigned to the Calexico Station seized packages filled with methamphetamine in two separate events...

Wednesday, July 1, 2020 | Local Media Release

BROWNSVILLE, Texas – Los oficiales de Aduanas y Protección Fronteriza (CBP, por sus siglas en inglés) en el Puerto de Entrada de Brownsville interceptaron...

Wednesday, July 1, 2020 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, TEXAS – U.S. Border Patrol agents from the Laredo South Station arrested a convicted felon of a sex crime in a local ranch...

Wednesday, July 1, 2020 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents from the Laredo South Station acted quickly as they rendered aid to an arrested...

Wednesday, July 1, 2020 | Local Media Release

BROWNSVILLE, Texas – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the Brownsville Port of Entry intercepted alleged narcotics in two separate...

Wednesday, July 1, 2020 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Interstate 35 (I-35) checkpoint stopped a large human smuggling...

Wednesday, July 1, 2020 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON — CBP decided today to postpone the previously announced reopening of Trusted Traveler Programs Enrollment Centers until at least August 10, 2020...

Wednesday, July 1, 2020 | Local Media Release

Uvalde, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Uvalde Station arrested a previously convicted sex...

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