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Wednesday, November 8, 2017 | Local Media Release
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35 Checkpoint, Construction Project
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LAREDO, Texas – The Laredo...

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 | Local Media Release

YUMA, Ariz. – Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents arrested an MS-13 gang member Tuesday evening just north of the Andrade Port of Entry in California.

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Wednesday, November 8, 2017 | Local Media Release

YUMA, Ariz. – Border Patrol agents assigned to the Yuma Sector rescued a 15-year-old Guatemalan boy, seized more than $81,000, a 9mm handgun, and close to...

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 | Local Media Release

TUCSON, Ariz. – Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents from the Three Points Substation found more than 28 grams of heroin and a loaded handgun during a...

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 | Local Media Release

YUMA, Ariz. – Border Patrol agents assigned to the Yuma Sector rescued a 15-year-old Guatemalan boy, seized more than $81,000, a 9mm handgun, and close to...

Tuesday, November 7, 2017 | Local Media Release

SAN LUIS, Arizona -- La Administración de Servicios Generales de los Estados Unidos (GSA, por sus siglas en inglés) y el Departamento de Aduanas y...

Tuesday, November 7, 2017 | Local Media Release

SAN DIEGO—Imperial Beach Border Patrol agents arrested two men yesterday morning who had entered the United States illegally. One man had a prior conviction...

Tuesday, November 7, 2017 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents found 32 illegal aliens being held in multiple stash houses within the last week.

32 illegal immigrants...
Tuesday, November 7, 2017 | Local Media Release

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

Tuesday, November 7, 2017 | Local Media Release

SAN LUIS, Ariz. -- The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security - Customs and Border Protection (CBP) co-...

Tuesday, November 7, 2017 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, Texas – On November 5, 2017, Border Patrol agents rescued four illegal aliens in a ranch near Hebbronville, Texas.  The subjects had resorted to...

Tuesday, November 7, 2017 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, Texas – On November 7, 2017, Border Patrol agents arrested an illegal alien who admitted to being a member of the Mara Salvatrucha (MS-13) gang. ...

Tuesday, November 7, 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 over...

Tuesday, November 7, 2017 | Local Media Release

HARMONY, Fla. – U.S. Border Patrol agents from the Orlando Station arrested a subject affiliated with both the Sureños and the California-based Barrio...

Tuesday, November 7, 2017 | Local Media Release

CALEXICO, Calif. – U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the El Centro Sector arrested a previously deported sex offender, who illegally entered the United...

Tuesday, November 7, 2017 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has initiated a significant communications outreach to trade stakeholders in the wake of the passage...

Monday, November 6, 2017 | Local Media Release

SAN DIEGO – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers working at the ports of entry along the California border with Mexico over the weekend intercepted...

Monday, November 6, 2017 | Local Media Release

TUCSON, Ariz. – Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents from the Willcox and Ajo stations arrested four U.S. citizens and one Permanent Resident card holder for...

Monday, November 6, 2017 | Local Media Release

YUMA, Ariz. – Border Patrol agents assigned to the Integrated Targeting Team in Blythe, California, stopped a vehicle shortly after midnight Monday and...

Monday, November 6, 2017 | Local Media Release

TUCSON, Ariz. – Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents from the Ajo, Douglas and Brian A. Terry Stations recently arrested three Mexican nationals previously...

Monday, November 6, 2017 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents seized over 1,900 pounds of marijuana and just over 50 pounds of cocaine in the Rio Grande Valley.

One...
Monday, November 6, 2017 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON—U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has been recognized as the only Federal agency in the “10 Best Companies for Veterans” list, assembled...

Friday, November 3, 2017 | Local Media Release

Douglas, Ariz. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection is starting a speed bump construction project at the Port of Douglas (Raul Hector Castro POE) later this...

Friday, November 3, 2017 | Local Media Release

TUCSON, Ariz. – Nogales Station Border Patrol agents at the immigration checkpoint on Interstate 19 near Amado, Arizona arrest one U.S. citizen Wednesday...

Friday, November 3, 2017 | Local Media Release

TUCSON, Ariz. – Border Patrol agents from the Ajo station apprehended a Mexican national Thursday afternoon for illegally entering the United States and...

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