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Media Releases from the previous administrations are available in the Archive section of our website.
Monday, December 14, 2020 | Local Media Release

OCEANSIDE, Calif. — U.S. Border Patrol (USBP) agents arrested nine Mexican nationals after interception of a pleasure craft off-shore near Oceanside...

Monday, December 14, 2020 | Local Media Release

CALEXICO, Calif. – El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents assigned to the Calexico Station seized a kettlebell package filled with cocaine Sunday morning....

Monday, December 14, 2020 | Local Media Release

OCOTILLO, Calif. – U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the El Centro Sector arrested an illegal alien Friday morning with a prior conviction for a sexual...

Monday, December 14, 2020 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, Texas — Mientras la comunidad fronteriza México-Estados Unidos observa la próxima temporada navideña, el Servicio de Aduanas y Protección Fronteriza...

Monday, December 14, 2020 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, Texas — As the U.S.-Mexico border community observes the upcoming holiday season, U.S. Customs and Border Protection is advising the traveling...

Monday, December 14, 2020 | Local Media Release

GRAND FORKS, N.D.— The U.S. Border Patrol’s Grand Forks Sector is pleased to announce that it will be receiving a new Chief Patrol Agent.  On December 8,...

Monday, December 14, 2020 | National Media Release

LAREDO, Texas – Despite the COVID-19 pandemic and colder weather, U.S. Border Patrol agents from the Hebbronville Station...

Monday, December 14, 2020 | Local Media Release

YUMA, Ariz. – A Yuma Sector Border Patrol Canine sniffed out over a pound of fentanyl and personal use methamphetamine Saturday at the immigration...

Monday, December 14, 2020 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, TEXAS – Working together, U.S. Border Patrol agents from the Hebbronville Station and Jim Hogg County Sheriff’s Office...

Saturday, December 12, 2020 | Local Media Release

SAN DIEGO — U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers seized more than $1 million in unreported currency being smuggled into Mexico at the San Ysidro Port...

Saturday, December 12, 2020 | Local Media Release

DULUTH, Minn — A new type of telephone scam is targeting Duluth residents in an attempt to gain banking information from unsuspecting residents.

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Friday, December 11, 2020 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, Texas—U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Office of Field Operations (OFO) at the Laredo Port of Entry seized narcotics valued at over $2.8...

Friday, December 11, 2020 | Local Media Release

EAGLE PASS, Texas – The Department of Homeland Security recognized a U.S. Border Patrol agent with a...

Friday, December 11, 2020 | Local Media Release

SALTON CITY, Calif. – El Centro Sector Border Patrol Agents stopped a narcotics smuggling attempt Thursday evening.

El Centro Border Patrol agents seized...
Friday, December 11, 2020 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, TEXAS – Working together with Homeland Security Investigations and Webb County Constables Precinct 2 deputies, Laredo...

Friday, December 11, 2020 | Local Media Release

CINCINNATI–-On December 6, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers in Cincinnati held incoming freight from Hong Kong for inspection. During...

Friday, December 11, 2020 | Local Media Release

BROWNSVILLE, Texas – Los oficiales de Aduanas y Protección Fronteriza (CBP, por sus siglas en inglés) que trabajaban en el Puerto de Entrada de Brownsville...

Friday, December 11, 2020 | Local Media Release

BROWNSVILLE, Texas – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the Brownsville Port of Entry intercepted alleged narcotics in three separate...

Friday, December 11, 2020 | Local Media Release

DULZURA, Calif.—U.S. Border Patrol agents came to the aid of a pregnant female on Otay Mountain yesterday.

The incident happened Dec. 9, at...

Friday, December 11, 2020 | Local Media Release

DEL MAR, Calif.—U.S. Border Patrol (USBP) agents in North County San Diego and Department of Homeland Security (DHS) partners arrested 21 people on Tuesday...

Thursday, December 10, 2020 | Local Media Release

HIDALGO, Texas-EE.UU. Aduanas y Protección Fronteriza, Operaciones Aduaneras (OFO por sus siglas en inglés) en el Puente Internacional de Hidalgo arrestó a...

Thursday, December 10, 2020 | Local Media Release

HIDALGO, Texas—U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations (OFO) at the Hidalgo International Bridge arrested Cristo Audifas Perez as he...

Thursday, December 10, 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 at...

Thursday, December 10, 2020 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, TEXAS – Working together, U.S. Border Patrol agents from the Freer Station and Duval County Sheriff’s Office (DCSO)...

Thursday, December 10, 2020 | Local Media Release

YUMA, Ariz. – Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents assigned to the Wellton Station seized 10 pounds of fentanyl and over two pounds of cocaine in an attempted...

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