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Media Releases from the previous administrations are available in the Archive section of our website.
Wednesday, December 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 seized methamphetamine that...

Wednesday, December 30, 2020 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON — Effective December 30, 2020, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) personnel at all U.S. ports of entry will detain palm oil and products...

Wednesday, December 30, 2020 | Local Media Release

STERLING, Va. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers arrested a Minnesota man on Monday at Washington Dulles International Airport after...

Tuesday, December 29, 2020 | Local Media Release

SEATTLE — Since the beginning of 2020, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Officers in Seattle have seized several food trucks and trailers that were...

Tuesday, December 29, 2020 | Local Media Release

ST. ALBANS, Vt. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Officers assigned at the Highgate Springs Port of Entry seized a shipment containing more than 1,...

Monday, December 28, 2020 | Local Media Release

YUMA, Ariz. – Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents provided life-saving medical attention to a man who was found unconscious north of the Andrade Port of Entry...

Monday, December 28, 2020 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Rio Grande Valley Border Patrol Agents arrested a convicted sex offender on Christmas Eve while he was attempting to enter the United...

Monday, December 28, 2020 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Several Rio Grande Valley law enforcement agencies working together stopped six human smuggling attempts, apprehending 64 subjects in...

Monday, December 28, 2020 | Local Media Release

ANZALDUAS, Texas—U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations (OFO) at the Anzalduas International Bridge arrested a Mexican national...

Monday, December 28, 2020 | Local Media Release

 

JAMAICA, N.Y. — An arriving passenger at John F. Kennedy International Airport had a little more than spaghetti and meatballs in mind as U. S....

Monday, December 28, 2020 | Local Media Release

YUMA, Ariz. – An attempt to smuggle 25 pounds of methamphetamine through the Border Patrol checkpoint on Highway 78 near Blythe, California, on Christmas...

Wednesday, December 23, 2020 | Local Media Release

YUMA, Ariz. – Yuma Sector Border Patrol has a new leader at the helm.

Chris T. Clem
Yuma Sector Chief Patrol Agent

Chris T. Clem was recently...

Wednesday, December 23, 2020 | Local Media Release

TUCSON, Ariz — U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Air and Marine Operations (AMO) agents and a U.S. Border Patrol Search,...

Tuesday, December 22, 2020 | Local Media Release

EAGLE PASS, Texas – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Office of Field Operations (OFO) at the Eagle Pass Port of Entry seized hard narcotics valued...

Tuesday, December 22, 2020 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Rio Grande Valley Sector Border Patrol agents working with state and local authorities disrupt two stash houses resulting in the arrest of...

Tuesday, December 22, 2020 | Local Media Release

YUMA, Ariz. – Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents from Wellton Station working at the immigration checkpoint on Interstate 8 seized almost 5 pounds of fentanyl...

Monday, December 21, 2020 | Local Media Release

NILAND, Calif. – El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents seized methamphetamine Saturday afternoon.

El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents
seized ...
Monday, December 21, 2020 | Local Media Release

TUCSON, Ariz. – U.S. Border Patrol agents intercepted $3 million worth of narcotics in a seizure near Lukeville, Arizona, Saturday evening.

Tucson Sector...
Monday, December 21, 2020 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas– Over the weekend, Border Patrol agents interdicted multiple marijuana smuggling attempts

Friday afternoon, Brownsville Station agents...

Monday, December 21, 2020 | Local Media Release

PHARR, Texas-EE.UU. Aduanas y Protección Fronteriza, Operaciones Aduaneras (OFO por sus siglas en inglés) en la instalación de carga del Puente...

Monday, December 21, 2020 | Local Media Release

PHARR, Texas—U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations (OFO) at the Pharr International Bridge cargo facility struck a blow on...

Monday, December 21, 2020 | Local Media Release

NEWARK, N.J. – These toys were definitely not the “real ones,” as U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the Port of New York/Newark recently...

Friday, December 18, 2020 | Local Media Release

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico –   U.S. Customs and Border Protection,  Air and Marine Operations, U.S. Coast Guard, U.S. Navy and the Dutch Caribbean coast guard...

Friday, December 18, 2020 | Local Media Release

CINCINNATI— Holiday shopping is wrapping up for the 2020 season, and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) would like to remind shoppers to exercise...

Friday, December 18, 2020 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) published CBP’s Strategy 2021-2026 today, which introduces new mission and vision statements that...

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