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Monday, September 20, 2021 | Local Media Release

SALTON CITY, Calif. – El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents arrested a United States citizen accused of smuggling methamphetamine through an immigration...

Friday, September 17, 2021 | Local Media Release

DEL RIO, Texas - EE. UU. La Oficina de Aduanas y Protección Fronteriza anunció hoy que el puerto de entrada de Del Rio de la Oficina de...

Friday, September 17, 2021 | Local Media Release

DEL RIO, Texas –U.S. Customs and Border Protection today announced that the Office of Field Operations (OFO) Del Rio Port of Entry...

Friday, September 17, 2021 | Local Media Release
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SIERRA BLANCA, Texas – United States Border Patrol agents conducting traffic check operations at the...

Friday, September 17, 2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Rio Grande Valley Sector Border Patrol (RGV) agents rescued a group of migrants from a swarm of bees near Penitas, Texas. A Honduran...

Friday, September 17, 2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Rio Grande Valley Sector (RGV) Border Patrol agents make 37 arrests from a migrant stash house and vehicle pursuit. 

The afternoon...

Thursday, September 16, 2021 | Local Media Release
From left to right: Cheryl Davies CBP Port Director LAX,
Carlos C. Martel CBP Director of Field Operations in Los Angeles,
Tony Gregory CEO of Custom...
Thursday, September 16, 2021 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON — To further support its innovation efforts, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced today that CBP ROAM™ will introduce new features...

Thursday, September 16, 2021 | Local Media Release

CINCINNATI–As the country continues to grapple with the COVID-19 pandemic, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the Port of Cincinnati...

Wednesday, September 15, 2021 | Local Media Release

OCOTILLO, Calif. – U.S. Border Patrol agents from El Centro Sector rescued an undocumented individual this morning near the Jacumba Wilderness region near...

Wednesday, September 15, 2021 | Local Media Release

WASHINGTON—The Suquamish Tribe has become the eleventh U.S. federally recognized tribe approved to issue an Enhanced Tribal Card (ETC).

ETCs serve the...

Wednesday, September 15, 2021 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) today released operational statistics for August 2021, which can be viewed online...

Wednesday, September 15, 2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Rio Grande Valley Sector Border Patrol (RGV) agents apprehended 22 migrants from three foiled smuggling...

Wednesday, September 15, 2021 | Local Media Release

PITTSBURGH – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers seized the second of two shipments of counterfeit COVID-19 vaccination cards in Pittsburgh on...

Wednesday, September 15, 2021 | Local Media Release

PHILADELPHIA – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers seized nearly $100,000 in counterfeit euros and dollars on September 7 that shipped in...

Wednesday, September 15, 2021 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, Texas – Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents assigned to the Freer Station rescued almost 50 people who were found during an alleged human smuggling...

Wednesday, September 15, 2021 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Laredo North Station arrested several individuals as they attempted to evade apprehension by using...

Tuesday, September 14, 2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Rio Grande Valley Sector Border Patrol agents were led on two vehicle pursuits, one, resulted in the rescue...

Tuesday, September 14, 2021 | Local Media Release
Border Patrol agents encountered two Honduran
children abandoned on the Rio Grande.

EAGLE PASS, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents...

Tuesday, September 14, 2021 | Local Media Release

CHICAGO— Sports memorabilia is a lucrative business. Fans and collectors pay top dollar for memorabilia to add to their collection or pass down to future...

Tuesday, September 14, 2021 | Local Media Release

OCOTILLO, Calif. – U.S. Border Patrol agents from El Centro Sector rescued six undocumented individuals early Tuesday morning. 

The incident occurred...

Tuesday, September 14, 2021 | Local Media Release

MEMPHIS, TENN - On Tuesday, Aug 10, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Officers at an express consignment hub in Memphis, Tennessee, examined a...

Tuesday, September 14, 2021 | Local Media Release

EL PASO, Texas – U.S. Customs and Border Protection Officers at the El Paso area ports of entry, seized over...

Monday, September 13, 2021 | Local Media Release

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

Monday, September 13, 2021 | Local Media Release

INDIO, Calif. – A U.S. Border Patrol agent assigned to the El Centro Sector rendered aid to a man who was choking in a shopping center parking lot Thursday...

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