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Monday, February 8, 2021 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON — A U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Air and Marine Operations National Air Security Operations Center P-3 crew partnered with federal...

Monday, February 8, 2021 | Local Media Release

MOBILE, Alabama—A Guatemalan man was arrested by Border Patrol agents on Thursday for smuggling 10.47 pounds of cocaine, worth approximately $335,134.47, on...

Saturday, February 6, 2021 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, Texas – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Office of Field Operations (OFO) officers intercepted cocaine with an estimated street value of...

Friday, February 5, 2021 | Local Media Release

ALPINE, Calif. — Thursday afternoon, San Diego Sector (SDC) Border Patrol agents arrested two juveniles after they fled from an immigration checkpoint.  One...

Friday, February 5, 2021 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, TEXAS – U.S. Border Patrol agents from the Laredo Sector, along with the Hebbronville Fire Department, rescued a lost subject...

Friday, February 5, 2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents apprehended two large groups of illegal aliens within an hour of each other near Mission, Texas. Agents and...

Friday, February 5, 2021 | Local Media Release

OCOTILLO, Calif. – El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents arrested a teenager attempting to smuggle methamphetamine through the immigration checkpoint...

Friday, February 5, 2021 | Local Media Release

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — U.S. Customs and Border Protection released Thursday the Trade and Travel Report: Fiscal Year 2020,...

Friday, February 5, 2021 | Local Media Release

CHICAGO–Passengers arriving or returning to the U.S. are asked to declare any items they may have purchased during their travels. Yesterday, February 4, at...

Friday, February 5, 2021 | Local Media Release
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Friday, February 5, 2021 | Local Media Release

OTAY, Calif.—U.S. Border Patrol (USBP) agents assisted in the rescue of seven undocumented migrants from a cross-border drainage culvert.

The incident...

Friday, February 5, 2021 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, TEXAS – While working with local law enforcement agencies, United States Border Patrol agents assigned to the Hebbronville...

Friday, February 5, 2021 | Local Media Release

DETROIT — A new type of telephone scam is targeting residents nationwide in an attempt to gain banking information from unsuspecting residents. 

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Thursday, February 4, 2021 | Local Media Release

OCOTILLO, Calif. – U.S. Border Patrol agents from the El Centro Sector successfully rescued two illegal aliens that were lost in the mountainous terrain...

Thursday, February 4, 2021 | Local Media Release

DONNA, Texas - U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Field Operations officers at the Donna International Bridge arrested a man returning from Mexico...

Thursday, February 4, 2021 | Local Media Release

BARKSDALE, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Rocksprings Station arrested a convicted sex offender, Jan. 31.

“The men and women of Del...

Thursday, February 4, 2021 | Local Media Release

SAN ANGELO, Texas – Agents from CBP’s Air and Marine Operations located a man lost in a rural area for four days, Feb. 3.

The PC-12 is a single-engine,...
Thursday, February 4, 2021 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, Texas – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers and agriculture specialists at Laredo Field Office ports of entry processed more than $180.9...

Thursday, February 4, 2021 | Local Media Release

WELLTON, Ariz. – Yuma Sector Border Patrol arrested a group of seven Mexican citizens that illegally crossed the border into the United States Wednesday...

Thursday, February 4, 2021 | Local Media Release

CINCINNATI— Tuesday, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers in Cincinnati seized a 211 pound shipment full of fake iPhones coming from Japan. The...

Thursday, February 4, 2021 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON — U.S. Customs and Border Protection today released the Trade and Travel Report: Fiscal Year 2020, which describes measures the agency took to...

Thursday, February 4, 2021 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON—Effective Feb. 2, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is enforcing the requirement that travelers wear face masks at all air, land and sea...

Wednesday, February 3, 2021 | Local Media Release

YUMA, Ariz. – Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents arrested a group of 11 Iranian citizens who illegally crossed the border into the United States Monday...

Wednesday, February 3, 2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents and local law enforcement discover a stash house containing 28 illegal aliens in Edinburg, Texas.

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Wednesday, February 3, 2021 | Local Media Release

STERLING, Va. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers seized more than $47,000 from a Netherlands-bound traveler Friday at Washington Dulles...

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