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Monday, September 27, 2021 | Local Media Release

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

Monday, September 27, 2021 | Local Media Release

BALTIMORE – A man is alive today thanks to the quick actions last night of U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at Baltimore Washington...

Monday, September 27, 2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Rio Grande Valley Sector Border Patrol (RGV) agents arrest two previously convicted sex offenders and a gang member. 

On Sept. 24,...

Monday, September 27, 2021 | Local Media Release

STERLING, Virginia – Threats to our nation’s agricultural industries can take many forms. From the deliberate act of agro-terrorism, to the hitchhiking of...

Monday, September 27, 2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Rio Grande Valley Sector Border Patrol agents disrupt three smuggling attempts during the weekend.

False compartment in box truck.

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Saturday, September 25, 2021 | Local Media Release

DEL RIO, Texas - EE. UU. Aduanas y Protección Fronteriza anunció hoy que las operaciones comerciales y de viajes se reanudarán en el puerto de entrada de...

Saturday, September 25, 2021 | Local Media Release

DEL RIO, Texas –U.S. Customs and Border Protection today announced that trade and travel operations will resume at Del Rio Port of...

Friday, September 24, 2021 | Local Media Release

OCOTILLO, Calif. – El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents apprehended an undocumented individual accused of starting fires in the Jacumba Wilderness region...

Friday, September 24, 2021 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, Texas – U.S. Customs and Border Protection today announced the opening of a soft-sided facility in Laredo, Texas. Since April 2020, CBP has seen a...

Friday, September 24, 2021 | Local Media Release

BROWNSVILLE, Texas – Brownsville (BRP) and Fort Brown (FTB) Border Patrol Station agents seized more than $348,000 worth of marijuana in two days from three...

Friday, September 24, 2021 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, Texas - Oficiales de Aduanas y Protección Fronteriza (CBP) de los Estados Unidos en el Puerto de Entrada de Laredo, identificaron a una viajera...

Friday, September 24, 2021 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, Texas - U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), officers at the Laredo Port of Entry, identified one Mexican female traveler as an impostor to a...

Friday, September 24, 2021 | Local Media Release

STERLING, Virginia – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers seized more than 50,000 marijuana atomizers on Wednesday that were shipped from China...

Friday, September 24, 2021 | Local Media Release

BALTIMORE – It’s a gamble that many travelers continue to lose as U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at Baltimore Washington International...

Thursday, September 23, 2021 | Local Media Release

OCOTILLO, Calif. – U.S. Border Patrol agents from El Centro Sector rescued eight undocumented individuals in two separate events Monday evening in the...

Thursday, September 23, 2021 | Local Media Release

INDIO, Calif. – U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the El Centro Sector Border Patrol arrested a lawfully admitted permanent resident attempting to...

Thursday, September 23, 2021 | Local Media Release

OCOTILLO, Calif. – U.S. Border Patrol agents from El Centro Sector rescued four undocumented individuals Wednesday evening. 
The incident occurred at...

Thursday, September 23, 2021 | Local Media Release

LOUISVILLE, Ky—On Tuesday, September 21, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers in Louisville seized a shipment containing 4,780 unapproved...

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Rio Grande Valley Sector Border Patrol agents make a multitude of arrests from a vehicle pursuit, a train inspection, and a large group...

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Rio Grande Valley Sector Border Patrol (RGV) agents arrested a criminal migrant armed with a pistol and a bowie knife. A Mara-Salvatrucha...

Tuesday, September 21, 2021 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, Texas - U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), officers at the Laredo Port of Entry, detained a male traveler wanted on an...

Monday, September 20, 2021 | National Media Release

ANZALDUAS, Texas — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced today the start of an innovative facial biometric pilot in select vehicle lanes at the...

Monday, September 20, 2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Rio Grande Valley Sector Border Patrol (RGV) agents arrest two previously convicted sex offenders and a gang member. 

On Sept. 17,...

Monday, September 20, 2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas –Rio Grande Valley Sector Border Patrol (RGV) agents respond to hotel used for human smuggling and discover migrants using a storm drain to...

Monday, September 20, 2021 | Local Media Release

OCOTILLO, Calif. – U.S. Border Patrol agents from El Centro Sector rescued three undocumented individuals in three separate events over the weekend in the...

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