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Media Releases

Media Releases from the previous administrations are available in the Archive section of our website.
Friday, February 9, 2018 | Local Media Release

DETROIT—Two Mexican citizens and convicted aggravated felons who unlawfully reentered the United States after previous removals were sentenced in separate...

Friday, February 9, 2018 | Local Media Release

PRESIDIO, Texas -- U.S. Customs and Border Protection Office of Field Operations officers working at the Presidio port of entry seized 5.2 pounds of cocaine...

Friday, February 9, 2018 | Local Media Release

BUFFALO, N.Y. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Peace Bridge seized more than 3.5 kilograms of N,N-Dimethyltryptamine (DMT) a...

Friday, February 9, 2018 | Local Media Release

ARTESIA, New Mexico — The United States Border Patrol Academy is committed to enhancing the safety of agents, and in an effort to help eliminate preventable...

Thursday, February 8, 2018 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, Texas – On February 7, 2018, Border Patrol agents from the Zapata Station seized 1,033.42 pounds of marijuana after responding to suspicious...

Thursday, February 8, 2018 | Local Media Release

YUMA, Ariz. – Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents arrested two sex offenders in separate events early Wednesday morning.

The first incident occurred at...

Thursday, February 8, 2018 | Local Media Release

TUCSON, Ariz. – Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents serving a federal warrant apprehended a 19-year-old male  Ghanaian national at the man’s home in Phoenix...

Thursday, February 8, 2018 | Local Media Release

CALEXICO, Calif. – U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the El Centro Sector arrested a known gang member Wednesday afternoon...

Thursday, February 8, 2018 | Local Media Release

TUCSON, Ariz. – Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents assigned to the Mobile Response Team arrested four illegal aliens from Mexico Tuesday evening,...

Thursday, February 8, 2018 | Local Media Release

TUCSON, Ariz. – Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents from the Nogales Station arrested a 31-year-old Sierra Vista woman and 32-year-old Phoenix man Monday...

Thursday, February 8, 2018 | Local Media Release

TUCSON, Ariz. – Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents from the Nogales Station apprehended a 26-year-old male Mexican national Wednesday morning at the...

Thursday, February 8, 2018 | Local Media Release

EL PASO, Texas – In the week leading to Valentine’s Day, U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s agriculture specialists will be on the...

Thursday, February 8, 2018 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, Texas – As Valentine’s Day rapidly approaches, U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s highly skilled agriculture specialists continue to dutifully...

Thursday, February 8, 2018 | Local Media Release

TUCSON, Ariz. – Tucson Sector Border Patrol’s Director for Personnel and Finance, Andrea Foster, won a bronze medal in powerlifting during Tucson’s Senior...

Thursday, February 8, 2018 | Local Media Release

TUCSON, Ariz. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection, in conjunction with Mexican Border Service Agencies, wish to inform the public of the new hours of...

Thursday, February 8, 2018 | Local Media Release

TUCSON, Ariz. – Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents responded to a report of a person in distress in a wash west of Douglas, and located an injured woman...

Wednesday, February 7, 2018 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, Texas – On February 6, 2018, Border Patrol agents arrested six subjects involved in a bank robbery in Laredo, Texas.  Border Patrol agents were...

Wednesday, February 7, 2018 | Local Media Release

TUCSON, Ariz. – Border Patrol agents assigned to the Ajo Station arrested a Mexican national Monday night wanted by King County Sheriff’s Office in Seattle...

Wednesday, February 7, 2018 | Local Media Release

INDIANAPOLIS - U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and Steward Speakers Inc. in conjunction with Olivet Missionary Baptist Church., will host a...

Wednesday, February 7, 2018 | Local Media Release

PORT HURON, Mich.  – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Office of Field Operations (OFO), announces the selection of Mr. Michael Fox as the Area Port...

Wednesday, February 7, 2018 | Local Media Release

STERLING, Va. — U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers continue to enforce a variety of U.S. laws at Washington Dulles International Airport, including...

Wednesday, February 7, 2018 | Local Media Release

TUCSON, Ariz. – Border Patrol agents assigned to the Ajo Station assisted a civilian motorist involved in a single vehicle rollover Monday afternoon on...

Wednesday, February 7, 2018 | Local Media Release

BROWNSVILLE, Texas–U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Office of Field Operations (OFO) at the Port of Brownsville is advising the traveling public...

Tuesday, February 6, 2018 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, Texas – On February 6, 2018, Border Patrol agents assigned to the Hebbronville Station rescued a subject in distress while left behind in the remote...

Tuesday, February 6, 2018 | Local Media Release

TUCSON, Ariz. –Border Patrol agents from the Tucson Station stopped a sedan traveling east along State Route 86 near Three Points on Saturday afternoon to...

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