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Media Releases from the previous administrations are available in the Archive section of our website.
Friday, December 29, 2017 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, Texas – On Dec. 28, Border Patrol agents rescued a 5-year-old child and arrested two adult females as they attempted to smuggle the child through...

Thursday, December 28, 2017 | Local Media Release

BALTIMORE – While many local residents celebrated the holidays with loved ones, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers and agriculture...

Thursday, December 28, 2017 | Local Media Release

YUMA, Ariz. – Wellton Station Border Patrol agents patrolling near Gila Bend Wednesday arrested three illegal aliens from Mexico, including a 29-year-old...

Thursday, December 28, 2017 | Local Media Release

ELLENBURG DEPOT, N.Y. – On December 20, Border Patrol agents assigned to the Champlain Station arrested an Albanian man, identified as Sandra Hiraj age 20,...

Wednesday, December 27, 2017 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – This past weekend, agents in the Rio Grande Valley Sector interrupted four alien smuggling incidents that resulted in failures to yield to...

Wednesday, December 27, 2017 | Local Media Release

FALFURRIAS, Texas — In the early morning hours of Friday, December 22, 2017 agents assigned to the Falfurrias Checkpoint were conducting immigration...

Wednesday, December 27, 2017 | Local Media Release

FALFURRIAS, Texas - U.S. Border Patrol agents found nine illegal aliens concealed in a rental truck.

Today, in the early morning hours, agents...

Wednesday, December 27, 2017 | Local Media Release

TUCSON, Ariz. – Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents assigned to the Nogales Station arrested a U.S. citizen after he fled from the I-19 Immigration...

Wednesday, December 27, 2017 | Local Media Release

NORFOLK, VA— As 2017 comes to an end, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers assigned to the Outbound Enforcement...

Wednesday, December 27, 2017 | Local Media Release

An aggravated felon with an extensive criminal history who was previously sentenced to 15 years in prison on charges related to aggravated assault on a...

Tuesday, December 26, 2017 | Local Media Release

TUCSON, Ariz. – Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents from the Willcox Station arrested two U.S. citizens, and three illegal aliens, in two separate smuggling...

Tuesday, December 26, 2017 | Local Media Release

TUCSON, Ariz. – Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents from the Douglas Station rescued two Mexican nationals on Friday with assistance from Air and Marine...

Tuesday, December 26, 2017 | Local Media Release

CALEXICO, Calif. – U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the El Centro Sector arrested a Mara Salvatrucha gang member Sunday night west of Calexico after he...

Tuesday, December 26, 2017 | Local Media Release

OCOTILLO, Calif. – U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the El Centro station arrested a previously deported sex offender near Ocotillo on Sunday night....

Tuesday, December 26, 2017 | Local Media Release

TUCSON, Ariz. – United States Border Patrol agents assigned to the Nogales Station arrested Jose Rivera-Fuentes, a previously deported 40-year-old Mexican...

Tuesday, December 26, 2017 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, TEXAS – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers recently seized a significant amount of alleged marijuana, valued at more than $500,000 at...

Tuesday, December 26, 2017 | Local Media Release

YUMA, Ariz. – Wellton Station Border Patrol agents arrested a U.S. citizen at the Interstate 8 Immigration Checkpoint late Saturday after finding he had an...

Tuesday, December 26, 2017 | Local Media Release

TUCSON, Ariz. – Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents from the Nogales Station arrested a Tempe woman at the Interstate 19 Immigration Checkpoint near Amado,...

Friday, December 22, 2017 | Local Media Release

OCEANSIDE, Calif.— U.S. Border Patrol agents arrested a 35-year-old woman suspected of smuggling a large amount of illicit currency after a vehicle stop on...

Friday, December 22, 2017 | Local Media Release

MISSION, Texas — On Thursday, December 21, McAllen agents near Mission, Texas encountered a female Honduran national in distress. The woman was in pain and...

Friday, December 22, 2017 | Local Media Release

YUMA, Ariz. – U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Yuma Sector’s Integrated Targeting Team (ITT) and Special Operations Detachment (SOD) interdicted a...

Friday, December 22, 2017 | Local Media Release

HIDALGO, Texas—U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Office of Field Operations (OFO) at the Hidalgo and Pharr International Bridges seized $1,313,901...

Friday, December 22, 2017 | Local Media Release

STERLING, Va., – If you are waiting on Beats head phones as a special gift for the holidays, your wait just got a little longer.

CBP officers seized...
Friday, December 22, 2017 | Local Media Release

DETROIT— Detroit Station Border Patrol agents apprehended a Mexican citizen and convicted aggravated felon who unlawfully reentered the United States after...

Thursday, December 21, 2017 | Local Media Release

SAN DIEGO — Wednesday afternoon, U.S. Border Patrol agents working near the U.S./Mexico International Border arrested a man who had a previous conviction...

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