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Tuesday, July 13, 2021 | Local Media Release

EL PASO, Texas – The United States and Mexico have announced 10 new criminal targets for their “Se Busca Información” initiative during a press conference...

Monday, July 12, 2021 | Local Media Release

INDIO, CA – U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the El Centro Sector arrested a U.S. citizen attempting to smuggle methamphetamine Saturday night.

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Monday, July 12, 2021 | Local Media Release

OCOTILLO, CA – U.S. Border Patrol agents from El Centro Sector rescued two undocumented individuals who illegally entered into the United States in the...

Monday, July 12, 2021 | Local Media Release

OCOTILLO, Calif. – U.S. Border Patrol agents from El Centro Sector rescued three undocumented individuals suffering from a heat related illness in the...

Friday, July 9, 2021 | Local Media Release

On Tuesday, June 29, U.S. Customs and Border Protection Officers (CBPOs) at an express consignment hub in Memphis, Tennessee examined a shipment manifested...

Friday, July 9, 2021 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, Texas – Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents stopped a human smuggling attempt before it began.  Among the group of subjects, two wanted criminal...

Friday, July 9, 2021 | Local Media Release

PHARR, Texas – U.S. Customs and Border Protection agriculture specialists at the Pharr International Bridge discovered a rare pest, a...

Friday, July 9, 2021 | Local Media Release

CALEXICO, CA – U.S. Border Patrol (USBP) agents assigned to the El Centro Sector arrested a Mexican citizen Thursday who had been previously convicted of...

Thursday, July 8, 2021 | Local Media Release

OCOTILLO, Calif. – U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the El Centro Sector arrested an undocumented individual with a prior conviction for a sexual...

Thursday, July 8, 2021 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, Texas – Air and Marine Operations (AMO) Laredo Air Branch crew detection, surveillance, and tracking operations...

Thursday, July 8, 2021 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents stopped two narcotics smuggling attempts, seizing almost 900 lbs. of marijuana near the Rio Grande River.

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Thursday, July 8, 2021 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, Texas – Over a 24-hour period, Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents and law enforcement partners exposed two stash houses and arrested over 70...

Thursday, July 8, 2021 | Local Media Release

DEL RIO, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to Del Rio Sector arrested five men with prior felony convictions, including one for...

Thursday, July 8, 2021 | Local Media Release

YUMA, Ariz. – A convicted sex offender from Mexico was hoping to catch a train out of Yuma early Tuesday morning, but Border Patrol agents foiled his plan...

Thursday, July 8, 2021 | Local Media Release

DERBY LINE, Vt. - U.S. Border Patrol agents from the Newport Station apprehended seven people who illegally entered the country...

Wednesday, July 7, 2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Rio Grande Valley Sector (RGV) Border Patrol agents encountered 233 migrants in two large groups. 

Sunday...

Wednesday, July 7, 2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Rio Grande Valley Sector Border Patrol agents interdicted three human smuggling attempts that led to 21 arrests.

Yesterday morning,...

Wednesday, July 7, 2021 | Local Media Release

HIDALGO, Texas-EE.UU. Aduanas y Protección Fronteriza, Operaciones Aduaneras (OFO por sus siglas en inglés) En el Puente Internacional...

Wednesday, July 7, 2021 | Local Media Release

HIDALGO, Texas—U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations (OFO) at the Hidalgo International Bridge intercepted $...

Tuesday, July 6, 2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Rio Grande Valley Sector Border Patrol (RGV) agents and partners rescue migrants on the Rio Grande, in ranches, and at the Border Patrol...

Tuesday, July 6, 2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Rio Grande Valley Sector Border Patrol (RGV) agents and partners rescue migrants on the Rio Grande, in ranches, and at the Border Patrol...

Tuesday, July 6, 2021 | Local Media Release

OCOTILLO, Calif. – U.S. Border Patrol agents from El Centro Sector rescued three undocumented individuals in the Jacumba Wilderness region near Ocotillo,...

Tuesday, July 6, 2021 | Local Media Release

CALEXICO, Calif. – U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the El Centro Sector arrested a known Paisa gang member Thursday morning.

At about 7:30 a.m...

Tuesday, July 6, 2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – This holiday weekend, Rio Grande Valley Border Patrol Sector agents successfully arrested five criminal migrants, to include two gang...

Tuesday, July 6, 2021 | Local Media Release

BROWNSVILLE, Texas — Los oficiales de Aduanas y Protección Fronteriza (CBP, por sus siglas en inglés) en el Puente Internacional Veteranos interceptaron una...

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