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Media Releases from the previous administrations are available in the Archive section of our website.
Tuesday, March 21, 2017 | Local Media Release

TUCSON, AZ. – Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents rescued a 28-year-old male from Mexico on March 17 after he activated a rescue beacon in the desert...

Monday, March 20, 2017 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, Texas – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers recently seized a significant amount of marijuana with an estimated street value of more...

Monday, March 20, 2017 | Local Media Release

TUCSON, Ariz. – Border Patrol agents from the Casa Grande Station arrested a 35-year-old Mexican man Friday near Sells, Arizona, and later learned he been...

Monday, March 20, 2017 | Local Media Release

SWEETGRASS, Mont. — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the Port of Sweetgrass seized drugs and drug paraphernalia from two Canadian...

Monday, March 20, 2017 | Local Media Release

OCOTILLO, Calif. –El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents assigned to the El Centro Station rescued four men in a remote area of the desert, on Saturday...

Monday, March 20, 2017 | Local Media Release

WARROAD, Minn. — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Office of Field Operations officers at the Warroad Port of Entry stopped a woman Sunday who was...

Monday, March 20, 2017 | Local Media Release

PEMBINA, N.D. — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Office of Field Operations announces that the Pembina Global Entry enrollment center will be open...

Monday, March 20, 2017 | Local Media Release

NILAND, Calif. – El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents from the Indio Station assigned to the Highway 86 checkpoint arrested two women suspected of drug...

Friday, March 17, 2017 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON– U.S. Customs and Border Protection released two Requests for Proposal to award multiple contracts and initial task orders for the design and...

Friday, March 17, 2017 | Local Media Release
Officers were led to discover more than
200 pounds of marijuana

TUCSON, Ariz. – Customs and Border Protection officers at the Raul Hector Castro Port of...

Friday, March 17, 2017 | Local Media Release
Genaro Galvan-Mora was
convicted of reckless
homicide in Tenn. in
May 2016

TUCSON, Ariz. – Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents assigned to the...

Friday, March 17, 2017 | Local Media Release

AGUADILLA, Puerto Rico — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Air and Marine Operations (AMO) and the Puerto Rico Police Department intercepted a wooden...

Friday, March 17, 2017 | Local Media Release
Agents removed nearly 60 pounds
of meth and cocaine from a spare
tire

YUMA, Ariz. – U.S. Border Patrol agents at the Interstate 8 immigration...

Friday, March 17, 2017 | Local Media Release

JAMAICA, N.Y. — It was like ‘déjà vu all over again’ for U. S. Customs and Border Protection officers in New York when a would-be smuggler attempted to...

Friday, March 17, 2017 | Local Media Release

LORDSBURG, NM – U.S. Border Patrol Agents (USBP) on the ground, along with CBP Air and Marine personnel worked together this week to track and locate two...

Thursday, March 16, 2017 | Local Media Release

SAN DIEGO – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the San Ysidro port of entry thwarted an alleged human-smuggling attempt Tuesday after...

Thursday, March 16, 2017 | Local Media Release

NILAND, Calif. – El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents from the Indio Station assigned to both Highway 111 and Highway 86 checkpoints arrested two...

Thursday, March 16, 2017 | Local Media Release

SAN DIEGO—U.S. Border Patrol agents arrested two men in south San Diego yesterday after they entered the U.S. illegally.  One man had a felony conviction...

Thursday, March 16, 2017 | Local Media Release

SANTA TERESA, N.M.--U.S. Customs and Border Protection Office of Field Operations officers working at the Santa Teresa port of entry seized more than 52...

Thursday, March 16, 2017 | Local Media Release

TUCSON, Ariz. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at Arizona’s Port of San Luis arrested two Mexican nationals after finding a combined 92 pounds...

Thursday, March 16, 2017 | Local Media Release

NOGALES, Ariz. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s Port of Nogales is relocating their Global Entry Enrollment Center from the DeConcini crossing to the...

Thursday, March 16, 2017 | Local Media Release

SALTON CITY, Calif. – El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents assigned to the Highway 86 checkpoint, arrested a woman suspected of smuggling methamphetamine...

Thursday, March 16, 2017 | Local Media Release

TUCSON, Ariz. – A 22-year-old Douglas woman returning from Mexico Tuesday morning delivered a baby boy at the Raul Hector Castro Port of Entry.

The...

Thursday, March 16, 2017 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, Texas – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers recently seized a significant amount of crystal methamphetamine with an estimated value of...

Wednesday, March 15, 2017 | Local Media Release

TUCSON, Ariz. – A hiker on Mt. Lemon fell nearly 40 feet Tuesday afternoon and suffered multiple injuries, causing an Air and Marine Operations helicopter...

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