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Media releases from previous administrations are available in the Archive.

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Wednesday, December 22, 2021 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON — U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Air and Marine Operations is close to finalizing the upgrading and modernizing of its marine vessel fleet...

Tuesday, December 21, 2021 | Local Media Release

EAGLE PASS, Texas—U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Office of Field Operations (OFO) officers at the Eagle Pass Port of...

Tuesday, December 21, 2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Rio Grande Valley Border Patrol (RGV) agents seize over 560 pounds of marijuana worth more than $450,000 in the last three days. 

On...

Tuesday, December 21, 2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Rio Grande Valley Sector Border Patrol (RGV) agents interdicted two migrant smuggling events that resulted in 34 migrant arrests and two...

Monday, December 20, 2021 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, Texas—U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Office of Field Operations (OFO) officers seized...

Monday, December 20, 2021 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, Texas – Over a 24-hour period, Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents intercepted three human smuggling attempts which resulted in the...

Monday, December 20, 2021 | National Media Release
Executive Assistant Commissioner of Enterprise
Services Benjamine "Carry" Huffman accepts the
National Homeland Security “Person of the Year”
...
Monday, December 20, 2021 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON — Effective December 20, 2021, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) personnel at all U.S. ports of entry will detain disposable gloves...

Friday, December 17, 2021 | National Media Release

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

“CBP’s...

Thursday, December 16, 2021 | Local Media Release

SAN DIEGO, Calif. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials are reminding the public that ponche ingredients, guavas, hawthorn apples, and sugarcane...

Thursday, December 16, 2021 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, Texas – Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents, with the assistance of Air and Marine Operations - Laredo Air Branch and Webb County Constable Precinct...

Thursday, December 16, 2021 | Local Media Release

TUCSON, Ariz. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations, Port of Nogales officers arrested a Mexican national this week in connection...

Thursday, December 16, 2021 | Local Media Release

BROWNSVILLE, Texas – Rio Grande Valley Border Patrol (RGV) agents seize over 200 pounds of marijuana in Brownsville from three events. One of the seizures...

Thursday, December 16, 2021 | Local Media Release

ALPINE, Texas--Big Bend Border Patrol agents arrest five subjects from a failed smuggling event at the Highway 118 Border Patrol Checkpoint.

On...

Thursday, December 16, 2021 | Local Media Release

SALTON CITY, Calif. – El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents seized narcotics with a combined estimated street value of close to $12,000 from three United...

Thursday, December 16, 2021 | Local Media Release

NEW ORLEANS – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), in partnership with Carnival Cruise Line, expanded the use of facial biometrics into the debarkation...

Thursday, December 16, 2021 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, Texas – Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents assigned to the Hebbronville Station stopped a human smuggling attempt south of Hebbronville, Texas.

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Wednesday, December 15, 2021 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, Texas—U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Office of Field Operations (OFO) officers at the Juarez-Lincoln Bridge seized...

Wednesday, December 15, 2021 | Local Media Release
Phone Scam Alert

GRAND FORKS N.D. — A telephone scam is targeting residents nationwide in an attempt to gain banking information from unsuspecting residents...

Wednesday, December 15, 2021 | Local Media Release
Melvin Salgado-Delgado, an active MS-13 gang
member apprehended by Border Patrol agents
south of Hebbronville, Texas.

LAREDO, Texas –...

Tuesday, December 14, 2021 | Local Media Release

INDIO, Calif. – El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents arrested two United States citizens accused of both human and narcotic smuggling Thursday morning. ...

Tuesday, December 14, 2021 | Local Media Release
EL Paso Office of Field Operations -

EL PASO, Texas – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers working at...

Tuesday, December 14, 2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Rio Grande Valley Sector Border Patrol (RGV) agents arrested three gang members and two migrants previously convicted of sexual assault...

Tuesday, December 14, 2021 | Local Media Release
Tucson Sector agents stopped a suspicious vehicle
in an area known for drug and undocumented migrants.

TUCSON, Ariz. –Tucson Border Patrol agents...

Tuesday, December 14, 2021 | Local Media Release

HIDALGO, Texas—U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations (OFO) at the Hidalgo International Bridge intercepted $3,...

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