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Media Releases

Media Releases from the previous administrations are available in the Archive section of our website.
Thursday, July 2, 2020 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas –Border Patrol agents from the Rio Grande Valley Sector stop two smuggling attempts in Starr County that resulted in the seizure of 345 lbs...

Thursday, July 2, 2020 | Local Media Release

CALEXICO, Calif. – El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents assigned to the Calexico Station seized packages filled with methamphetamine Thursday morning. ...

Thursday, July 2, 2020 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) today announced that the Autonomous Surveillance Towers (AST) system has become a Program of Record...

Wednesday, July 1, 2020 | Local Media Release
The shipment contained three aluminum blocks,
shrink-wrapped and palletized, each weighing
approximately 165 pounds

HONOLULU —U.S. Customs and...

Wednesday, July 1, 2020 | Local Media Release

SANTA TERESA, N.M. -- U.S. Customs and Border Protection Officers working at the Santa Teresa port of entry seized 26.46 pounds of methamphetamine June 30...

Wednesday, July 1, 2020 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas –A smuggler crashed the vehicle he was using to transport illegal aliens, resulting in numerous injuries.

Yesterday, agents assigned...

Wednesday, July 1, 2020 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas –With the help of a K-9, Border Patrol agents foil two smuggling events that resulted in the seizure of  marijuana worth an estimated $380K...

Wednesday, July 1, 2020 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Austin L. Skero II, Deputy Chief Patrol Agent of the Rio Grande Valley Sector(RGV), departs this week to lead the men and women of Del Rio...

Wednesday, July 1, 2020 | Local Media Release

CALEXICO, Calif. – El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents seize dangerous narcotics in two separate events.

The first incident occurred Wednesday...

Wednesday, July 1, 2020 | Local Media Release

CALEXICO, Calif. – El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents assigned to the Calexico Station seized packages filled with methamphetamine in two separate events...

Wednesday, July 1, 2020 | Local Media Release

BROWNSVILLE, Texas – Los oficiales de Aduanas y Protección Fronteriza (CBP, por sus siglas en inglés) en el Puerto de Entrada de Brownsville interceptaron...

Wednesday, July 1, 2020 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, TEXAS – U.S. Border Patrol agents from the Laredo South Station arrested a convicted felon of a sex crime in a local ranch...

Wednesday, July 1, 2020 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents from the Laredo South Station acted quickly as they rendered aid to an arrested...

Wednesday, July 1, 2020 | Local Media Release

BROWNSVILLE, Texas – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the Brownsville Port of Entry intercepted alleged narcotics in two separate...

Wednesday, July 1, 2020 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Interstate 35 (I-35) checkpoint stopped a large human smuggling...

Wednesday, July 1, 2020 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON — CBP decided today to postpone the previously announced reopening of Trusted Traveler Programs Enrollment Centers until at least August 10, 2020...

Wednesday, July 1, 2020 | Local Media Release

Uvalde, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Uvalde Station arrested a previously convicted sex...

Wednesday, July 1, 2020 | Local Media Release

TUCSON, Ariz. – This Fourth of July, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) would like to remind the public that travel restrictions remain in place and...

Wednesday, July 1, 2020 | Local Media Release

HOUSTON – U.S. Customs and Border Protection agriculture specialists working at the George Bush Intercontinental Airport cargo facility intercepted a...

Wednesday, July 1, 2020 | National Media Release

NEWARK, NJ —U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the Port of New York/Newark detained a shipment of products/accessories suspected to be...

Tuesday, June 30, 2020 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, Texas—U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Office of Field Operations (OFO) officers at the Juarez-Lincoln Bridge intercepted hard narcotics...

Tuesday, June 30, 2020 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, Texas – Chief of the United States Border Patrol, Rodney S. Scott, recently announced the appointment of Matthew J....

Tuesday, June 30, 2020 | Local Media Release

CHAMPLAIN, N.Y. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers assigned to the Champlain Port of Entry Cargo Facility discovered seven Sasanian coins...

Tuesday, June 30, 2020 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, TEXAS – Chief Patrol Agent of the Laredo Sector Border Patrol retires effective today. Chief Chavez approached...

Tuesday, June 30, 2020 | Local Media Release

SAN DIEGO — U.S. Border Patrol agents arrested 15 people this weekend, all of whom were involved in maritime smuggling activities.  Included in that group...

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