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Media Releases

Media Releases from the previous administrations are available in the Archive section of our website.
Wednesday, January 25, 2017 | Local Media Release

Bangor, N.Y. – U.S. Border Patrol agents from Swanton Sector’s Burke Station arrested a 43-year-old, male, Indian citizen that entered the U.S. illegally...

Tuesday, January 24, 2017 | Local Media Release

DEL RIO, Texas - El advenimiento de la época de la información ha provocado la creación de nuevas formas de comunicación, incluyendo el desarrollo de la...

Tuesday, January 24, 2017 | Local Media Release

DEL RIO, Texas - Los agentes de la Patrulla Fronteriza de los Estados Unidos asignados a la Estación Sur de Eagle Pass arrestaron a un delincuente sexual...

Tuesday, January 24, 2017 | Local Media Release

PHARR, Texas –U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at Hidalgo, Pharr, Anzalduas Port of Entry this weekend encountered a traveler with horse...

Tuesday, January 24, 2017 | Local Media Release

DEL RIO, Texas – The advent of the information age has sparked the creation of new ways of communicating, including the development of social media...

Tuesday, January 24, 2017 | Local Media Release

ATLANTA – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers in separate incidents arrested four travelers on outstanding arrest warrants on Thursday and...

Tuesday, January 24, 2017 | Local Media Release

INTERNATIONAL FALLS, Minn. — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Office of Field Operations is reminding travelers planning trips across the border...

Tuesday, January 24, 2017 | Local Media Release

DEL RIO, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Eagle Pass South Station arrested a convicted sex offender who had been previously removed.

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Tuesday, January 24, 2017 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, Texas –Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents rescued several undocumented immigrants. On January 18, 2017, Border Patrol agents assigned to the Laredo...

Tuesday, January 24, 2017 | Local Media Release

TUCSON, Ariz. – Customs and Border Protection officers arrested two people involved in separate weekend attempts to smuggle a combined $1.7 million in...

Tuesday, January 24, 2017 | Local Media Release

TUCSON, Ariz. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at Arizona’s Port of San Luis arrested two U.S. citizens recently for separate attempts to...

Tuesday, January 24, 2017 | Local Media Release

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico –U.S. Customs and Border Protection Director of Field Operations Marcelino Borges and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE...

Monday, January 23, 2017 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, Texas – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers recently seized a significant amount of alleged marijuana hidden in a tractor trailer of a...

Monday, January 23, 2017 | Local Media Release

DEL RIO, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents working in the Del Rio Sector seized more than 1,330 pounds of narcotics, valued over $1,066,400, in seven...

Monday, January 23, 2017 | Local Media Release

Del Rio, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Uvalde Station were instrumental in fighting a house fire.

On Jan. 22, at approximately 4:...

Monday, January 23, 2017 | Local Media Release

EAGLE PASS, Texas – Over the weekend, U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers were active in seizing more than 14 pounds of hard narcotics, in two...

Monday, January 23, 2017 | Local Media Release

BUFFALO, N.Y. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s Buffalo Field Office is the busiest field office on the northern border.  With 16 land border ports of...

Monday, January 23, 2017 | Local Media Release

Beecher Falls, N.H. – On January 19, 2017, the New Hampshire Commissioner of Public Safety, John J. Barthelmes, swore in Border Patrol agents from the...

Friday, January 20, 2017 | Local Media Release

CALEXICO, Calif. – El Centro and Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents together apprehended a human smuggler who rolled his vehicle in an attempt to evade arrest...

Friday, January 20, 2017 | Local Media Release

TUCSON, Ariz. – Arizona Department of Public Safety troopers seized more than 34 pounds of methamphetamine, worth almost $103,000, during a joint operation...

Friday, January 20, 2017 | Local Media Release

HIDALGO, Texas –U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the Hidalgo Port of Entry encountered a traveler with iced tea bottles containing 100...

Friday, January 20, 2017 | Local Media Release

TUCSON, Ariz. – Customs and Border Protection officers arrested a Mexican national Wednesday for an alleged attempt to smuggle nearly 300 pounds of...

Friday, January 20, 2017 | Local Media Release

Tucson, Ariz. – Pima County Sheriff Deputies and Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents seized 7.5 pounds of heroin, valued at almost $131,000, during a joint...

Friday, January 20, 2017 | Local Media Release

YUMA, Ariz. – Border Patrol agents working at the immigration checkpoint on Interstate 8 east of Yuma apprehended a male U.S. citizen after finding nearly $...

Friday, January 20, 2017 | Local Media Release

BLAINE, Wash. — U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations at the Sumas Port of Entry detained a 49-year-old Canadian woman on Jan. 13...

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