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Media Releases from the previous administrations are available in the Archive section of our website.
Friday, October 20, 2017 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, Texas – On October 20, 2017, agents at the Border Patrol Checkpoint on Highway 359, near Hebbronville, Texas encountered a white Ford box truck at...

Friday, October 20, 2017 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, Texas – Two events during this week resulted in Border Patrol agents from the Laredo Sector seizing over 700 pounds of marijuana in Laredo, Texas....

Friday, October 20, 2017 | Local Media Release

FALFURRIAS, Texas - Agents encountered an aggravated murderer and foiled two smuggling attempts at the checkpoint.

On Tuesday, October 10, 2017,...

Friday, October 20, 2017 | Local Media Release

MISSION, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents took five illegal immigrants into custody after performing emergency medical treatment following a vehicle roll...

Friday, October 20, 2017 | Local Media Release

YUMA, Ariz. – Border Patrol agents arrested two U.S citizens Wednesday after finding nearly 2 pounds of methamphetamine in a stuffed toy dog during a search...

Friday, October 20, 2017 | 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 seized 177 pounds of liquid...

Friday, October 20, 2017 | Local Media Release

MIAMI — U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced today the deployment of facial recognition biometric exit technology to Miami International Airport (...

Friday, October 20, 2017 | Local Media Release

DETROIT – Daily commuters and travelers who use the Detroit Windsor Tunnel are advised to plan trips into the U.S. by utilizing the Ambassador Bridge and...

Friday, October 20, 2017 | Local Media Release

The United States Attorney’s Office and the United States Border Patrol Swanton Sector announce that Jose Moreira De Sousa, 51, a naturalized U.S. citizen...

Thursday, October 19, 2017 | Local Media Release

TUCSON, Ariz. – Customs and Border Protection officers at Arizona’s Port of Nogales seized more than $194,000 worth of hard drugs from an Arizona couple’s...

Thursday, October 19, 2017 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, Texas –U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers recently seized a significant amount of alleged methamphetamine (meth) with an estimated...

Thursday, October 19, 2017 | Local Media Release

PROGRESO, Texas – Officers with U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Office of Field Operations (OFO) at the Progreso/Donna Port of Entry seized...

Thursday, October 19, 2017 | Local Media Release

TUCSON, Ariz. – Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents from the Nogales Station apprehended three male Mexican nationals and rescued a fourth west of Nogales...

Thursday, October 19, 2017 | Local Media Release

EL PASO, TX—U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced acting Deputy Commissioner Ronald Vitiello will visit El Paso and Juarez on October 19 and 20, 2017...

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 | Local Media Release

TUCSON, Ariz. – Customs and Border Protection officers at Arizona’s Port of Nogales searched a 24-year-old Tucson man’s vehicle early today and found more...

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 | Local Media Release
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Wednesday, October 18, 2017 | Local Media Release

TUCSON, Ariz. – Oficiales de Aduanas y Protección Fronteriza en el cruce DeConcini del Puerto de Nogales arrestaron a un miembro de la pandilla MS-13...

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 | Local Media Release

TUCSON, Ariz. – Customs and Border Protection officers at the Port of Nogales’ DeConcini crossing arrested a previously deported MS-13 gang member Monday...

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 | Local Media Release

YUMA, Ariz. – Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents assigned to the Blythe Station’s Integrated Targeting Team apprehended a convicted felon in possession of a...

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 | Local Media Release

ISIDRO, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents rescued three subjects left behind in the brush.

On Saturday, October 14, 2017, the Starr County Sheriff’s...

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 | Local Media Release

TUCSON, Ariz. – Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents from the Nogales and Tucson Stations arrested four Mexican nationals who were previously convicted for...

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 | Local Media Release

TUCSON, Ariz. – Customs and Border Protection officers at the Port of Nogales’ DeConcini crossing arrested a 32-year-old woman returning from Mexico with...

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 | Local Media Release

TUCSON, Ariz. – Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents from the Brian A. Terry Station arrested two Tucson area residents Monday after they fled from agents ...

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 | Local Media Release

DALLAS -- U.S. Customs and Border Protection agriculture specialists at the Dallas Fort Worth (DFW) International Airport found 13 live larvae in a package...

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 | Local Media Release

BUFFALO, N.Y. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at Peace Bridge arrested a man on October 14, wanted in Pennsylvania for dangerous drugs/...

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