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Media Releases from the previous administrations are available in the Archive section of our website.
Tuesday, June 30, 2020 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents were assisted by the Encinal Police Department (EPD) in foiling a human smuggling event that utilized a concealed...

Tuesday, June 30, 2020 | Local Media Release

YUMA, Ariz. – Yuma Station Border Patrol agents prevented 21 illegal aliens from being smuggled in a utility vehicle along the border. 

Monday morning...

Tuesday, June 30, 2020 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents at the Interstate 35 (I-35) Border Patrol checkpoint north of Laredo intercepted another sizable human smuggling...

Tuesday, June 30, 2020 | Local Media Release

FALFURRIAS, Texas – Rio Grande Valley Border Patrol agents arrest a smuggler with a prior conviction for the sexual assault of a victim under the age of 11...

Tuesday, June 30, 2020 | Local Media Release

TUCSON, Ariz. – U.S. Border Patrol agents from the Tucson Sector rescued 10 migrants in seven separate incidents over the weekend, officially rescuing more...

Tuesday, June 30, 2020 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON—U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced today that it will implement the landmark United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) at 12:...

Tuesday, June 30, 2020 | Local Media Release

DEL RIO, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents seized over 12 pounds of methamphetamine abandoned in a backpack,...

Monday, June 29, 2020 | Local Media Release

TECATE, Calif. — San Diego Sector Border Patrol agents arrested a previously deported sex-offender who attempted to enter the U.S. illegally Saturday...

Monday, June 29, 2020 | Local Media Release

CINCINNATI-Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Narcotic Detector Dog (NDD) Kajo recently retired from his duties at the Cincinnati Port of Entry after seven...

Monday, June 29, 2020 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Over the weekend, Rio Grande Valley Sector Border Patrol agents kept more than $3M in drugs and a gang member from entering the United...

Monday, June 29, 2020 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, TEXAS – U.S. Border Patrol agents working at the U.S. Highway 59 (US-59) checkpoint prevented a human smuggling attempt...

Monday, June 29, 2020 | Local Media Release

BUFFALO, N.Y. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the Peace Bridge Cargo Facility made a Northern Border record seizure of 9,472 pounds...

Monday, June 29, 2020 | Local Media Release

EAGLE PASS, Texas—U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Office of Field Operations (OFO) officers seized more than $11 million in methamphetamine in a...

Monday, June 29, 2020 | Local Media Release

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Operaciones de Campo de Aduanas y Protección Fronteriza de los Estados Unidos (CBP) confiscó el viernes 573 libras (260 kilos) de...

Monday, June 29, 2020 | Local Media Release

CALEXICO, Calif. – U.S. Border Patrol agents from El Centro Sector rescued an illegal alien Saturday evening in the desert east of Calexico. 

At...

Monday, June 29, 2020 | Local Media Release

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) seized Friday 573 pounds (260 kilos) of cocaine inside a container on board the Santo...

Monday, June 29, 2020 | Local Media Release

OCOTILLO, Calif. – U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the El Centro Sector arrested a man Sunday night previously convicted of a sexual offense.
...

Monday, June 29, 2020 | Local Media Release

CALEXICO, Calif. – El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents seized packages filled with methamphetamine in two separate events over the weekend.

The...

Monday, June 29, 2020 | Local Media Release

NILAND, Calif. – El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents seized methamphetamine on two separate events over the weekend.

The first incident...

Monday, June 29, 2020 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, TEXAS – U.S. Border Patrol agents from the Laredo North Station disrupted a narcotics smuggling attempt northwest of...

Monday, June 29, 2020 | Local Media Release
CBP Fort Street Cargo Facility

DETROIT— U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s (CBP) Office of Field Operations allows commercial truck carriers to prepay the...

Friday, June 26, 2020 | Local Media Release

SAN DIEGO – U.S. Customs and Border Protection Air and Marine agents stopped a boat off the coast of San Diego early Thursday morning with 18 people on...

Friday, June 26, 2020 | Local Media Release

TUCSON, Ariz. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Officers at the Port of Nogales seized 260 pounds of hard narcotics with an estimated street value...

Friday, June 26, 2020 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas, – Rio Grande Valley Sector Border Patrol agents arrest two illegal aliens with  previous convictions for murder and sexual related crimes...

Friday, June 26, 2020 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas, – Agents from the Rio Grande Valley Sector seized nearly 470 lbs. of marijuana.

Yesterday, agents assigned to the Rio Grande City...

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