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Media Releases from the previous administrations are available in the Archive section of our website.
Friday, December 1, 2017 | Local Media Release

TUCSON, Ariz. – United States Border Patrol agents assigned to the Nogales Station arrested a previously deported Mexican national with several prior felony...

Friday, December 1, 2017 | Local Media Release

Kissimmee, Fla. — U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Orlando Station arrested a Mexican national with a criminal history and no legal status in the...

Friday, December 1, 2017 | Local Media Release

TUCSON, Ariz. – Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents from the Nogales Station arrested a local woman smuggling methamphetamine at the immigration checkpoint...

Friday, December 1, 2017 | Local Media Release

DEL RIO, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Eagle Pass Station arrested two previously deported men who illegally entered the U.S., in...

Friday, December 1, 2017 | Local Media Release

FALFURRIAS, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents seized over $1M worth of narcotics in two separate incidents.

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Friday, December 1, 2017 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced today the submission period for the 2018 Customs Broker Triennial Status Report and fee for all...

Friday, December 1, 2017 | Local Media Release

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

Thursday, November 30, 2017 | Local Media Release

SAN DIEGO – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the San Ysidro’s Ped West facility took a 30-year-old male fugitive into custody on Tuesday who...

Thursday, November 30, 2017 | Local Media Release

SAN DIEGO -- During a 24-hour period at ports of entry along the California border with Mexico, U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers seized a total...

Thursday, November 30, 2017 | Local Media Release

BROWNSVILLE, Texas – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the Gateway International Bridge intercepted a load of alleged methamphetamine and...

Thursday, November 30, 2017 | Local Media Release

YUMA, Ariz. – Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents seized approximately $90,000 worth of methamphetamine Tuesday morning at the immigration checkpoint on...

Thursday, November 30, 2017 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – On Thursday, November 23, 2017, the Brooks County Sheriff’s Office contacted the Falfurrias Border Patrol Station regarding a lost subject...

Thursday, November 30, 2017 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – On Saturday, November 25, 2017, agents assigned to the McAllen Border Patrol Station apprehended a Mexican national near Cuevitas, Texas....

Thursday, November 30, 2017 | Local Media Release

Laredo, Texas- The Laredo Sector Border Patrol participated in the ribbon cutting ceremony for Kazenopolis.  Kazenopolis is a...

Thursday, November 30, 2017 | Local Media Release

A U.S. Border Patrol agent discharged his service issued firearm, striking an assaultive male subject at approximately 11:30 a....

Thursday, November 30, 2017 | Local Media Release

TUCSON, Ariz. – A Supervisory Border Patrol agent from the Casa Grande Station was assaulted by a 17-year-old male Mexican national on Thanksgiving Day near...

Thursday, November 30, 2017 | Local Media Release

TUCSON, Ariz. – Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents from the Nogales Station apprehend a male 17-year-old from Tucson after he fled from the Interstate 19...

Thursday, November 30, 2017 | Local Media Release

TUCSON, Ariz. – Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents assigned to the Mobile Response Team (MRT) responded to a 911 call Wednesday morning from a 41-year-old...

Thursday, November 30, 2017 | Local Media Release

CALEXICO, Calif. - U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Calexico West port of entry arrested a SENTRI (Secure Electronic Network for Travelers...

Thursday, November 30, 2017 | Local Media Release

TUCSON, Ariz. – Douglas Station Border Patrol agents seized 10 bundles of marijuana and arrested one person involved in a cross-border zip line smuggling...

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 | Local Media Release

Tucson, Ariz. – Just before noon today, in a remote area of the Baboquivari Mountain Range west of Three Points, Arizona, a United States Border Patrol...

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, Texas –U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers seized a significant amount of crystal methamphetamine valued at more than $2 million in...

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 | Local Media Release

BOSTON— Global Entry continues to be one of U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s (CBP) most successful programs with more than 4.7 million members and...

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 | Local Media Release

BALTIMORE — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers seized $16,100 from a Nigerian man at Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall...

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 | Local Media Release

Yuma, Ariz. – Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents were involved in a shooting incident November 28, 2017, at approximately 2:00 a.m. at the westbound rest area...

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