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Wednesday, November 17, 2021 | Local Media Release

OCOTILLO, Calif. – U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the El Centro Sector arrested an undocumented individual Monday night with prior convictions of...

Wednesday, November 17, 2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Rio Grande Valley Sector (RGV) Border Patrol agents arrest 13 migrants inside two human smuggling stash houses located in Hidalgo County....

Wednesday, November 17, 2021 | Local Media Release

EL PASO, Texas – U.S. Customs and Border Protection Officers working at the Presidio port of entry arrested a 45-year-old U.S. citizen female who had an...

Tuesday, November 16, 2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Rio Grande Valley Border Patrol Sector (RGV) Missing Migrant Program (MMP) and the RGV Joint Forensic Center (JFC) were able to...

Tuesday, November 16, 2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Rio Grande Valley Border Patrol Sector (RGV) agents continue to experience a high volume of migrants crossing into the United States.

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Tuesday, November 16, 2021 | Local Media Release

EAGLE PASS, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to Eagle Pass Station rescued a 5-year-old girl after she was left on an...

Tuesday, November 16, 2021 | Local Media Release

OCOTILLO, Calif. – U.S. Border Patrol agents from El Centro Sector rescued an undocumented individual in the Jacumba Wilderness region near Ocotillo,...

Tuesday, November 16, 2021 | Local Media Release

The incident occurred at approximately 4:05 a.m., when agents assigned to the Calexico Station encountered the individual illegally entering the United...

Tuesday, November 16, 2021 | Local Media Release

The incident occurred at approximately 12:40 p.m., when a rental 2021Chevrolet Silverado approached the Highway 111 checkpoint. The agent inspecting...

Tuesday, November 16, 2021 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, Texas –Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents rescued undocumented individuals found inside a grain hopper railcar in San Diego, Texas after receiving a...

Monday, November 15, 2021 | Local Media Release

GRAND FORKS N.D. — With the winter season in full swing, hunters are hitting the woods along with snowmobilers and skiers.  We hope all hunters have a safe...

Monday, November 15, 2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Rio Grande Valley Sector Border Patrol (RGV) agents interdicted six migrant smuggling attempts over the weekend that resulted in 78...

Monday, November 15, 2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Rio Grande Valley Sector agents arrested two Mara-Salvatrucha (MS-13) gang members with criminal histories in their home country of El...

Monday, November 15, 2021 | Local Media Release

MCALLEN, Texas — Border Patrol Agents rescued a man from a burning vehicle just after it crashed south of McAllen, Texas.
On Nov. 13, McAllen Border...

Monday, November 15, 2021 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, Texas—U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Office of Field Operations (OFO) officers seized narcotics in two enforcement actions this weekend,...

Monday, November 15, 2021 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, Texas – Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents apprehended over 100 individuals in three separate human smuggling attempts.

The first incident...

Monday, November 15, 2021 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) today released operational statistics for October 2021, which can be viewed online here.

“CBP’s...

Monday, November 15, 2021 | National Media Release

Washington, D.C. — U.S. Customs and Border Protection is pleased to announce that the NEXUS and U.S./Canada FAST enrollment centers in the United States...

Friday, November 12, 2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Rio Grande Valley Border Patrol Sector (RGV) agents arrested four Mara Salvatrucha (MS-13) gang members and two other migrants previously...

Friday, November 12, 2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas –Rio Grande Valley Sector Border Patrol (RGV) agents continue to disrupt human smuggling as smugglers attempt to transport migrants further...

Friday, November 12, 2021 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, Texas – Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents intercepted a tractor trailer human smuggling scheme at the I-35 immigration checkpoint north of Laredo...

Friday, November 12, 2021 | Local Media Release

CEDAR KEY, Fla — Air and Marine Operations’ (AMO) Tampa Marine Unit alongside Citrus County Sheriff’s Office Tactical Impact Unit were conducting joint...

Friday, November 12, 2021 | Local Media Release
A CBP officer inspects a high-value brand name
designer counterfeit handbag.

LOS ANGELES—In Fiscal Year 2021 (October 1, 2020 - September 30, 2021),...

Wednesday, November 10, 2021 | Local Media Release

ALPINE, Texas – Agents from Alpine Station apprehended 67 Undocumented Non-Citizens (UDNC) south of the city.

On Tuesday, November 9, 2021, Border...

Wednesday, November 10, 2021 | Local Media Release

DEL RIO, Texas — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Office of Field Operations (OFO) Laredo Field Office will reopen the Amistad Dam International...

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