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05-26-2021 | Local Media Release

IMPERIAL, Calif. – U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the El Centro Sector arrested three undocumented individuals in the past four days with prior…

05-26-2021 | Local Media Release

HIDALGO, Texas—U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations (OFO) at the Hidalgo International Bridge apprehended Andres Elizondo, a male…

05-26-2021 | Local Media Release

YUMA, Ariz. – A Yuma Sector canine alerted to a vehicle in which one pound of methamphetamine was found hidden in a seat headrest Monday morning at the…

05-26-2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Rio Grande Valley Sector (RGV) Border Patrol agents interdicted three narcotics smuggling attempts resulting in the seizure of over 900…

05-26-2021 | Local Media Release

CINCINNATI—Throughout the last week of April, Cincinnati U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers and U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)…

05-26-2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas– Rio Grande Valley Sector (RGV) Border Patrol agents apprehended 22 subjects in three separate human smuggling stash houses in Edinburg,…

05-26-2021 | Local Media Release

OCOTILLO, Calif. – U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the El Centro Sector arrested a previously deported Paisas gang member Monday afternoon.

05-26-2021 | 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…

05-26-2021 | Local Media Release

DEL RIO, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to Del Rio Sector arrested 10 convicted sexual offenders May 17 to May 24, shortly…

05-26-2021 | Local Media Release

CALEXICO, Calif. – U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the El Centro Sector arrested a undocumented individual with a prior conviction for a sexual…

05-25-2021 | Local Media Release

CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. — San Diego Sector  U.S. Border Patrol agents arrested a man on Wednesday with more than 70 pounds of cocaine hidden in his vehicle.…

05-25-2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Rio Grande Valley Sector Border Patrol (RGV) agents discover 98 migrants in two stash houses, one containing 82 subjects.

Yesterday…

05-25-2021 | Local Media Release

EL PASO, TEXAS — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is introducing Simplified Arrival at multiple pedestrian border crossings within the El Paso Field…

05-25-2021 | Local Media Release
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HOUSTON – U.S. Customs and Border Protection agriculture specialists working at…

05-25-2021 | Local Media Release

PORTAL, N.D. — U.S. Customs and Border Protection Office of Field Operations officers at the Portal Port of Entry targeted a commercial shipment that had…

05-25-2021 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, Texas – Chandi Vijay Mulchand, a senior at John B. Alexander High School (AHS), was selected as the Laredo Sector Border Patrol Youth of the Year…

05-25-2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Rio Grande Valley Border Patrol agents interdicted two narcotics smuggling attempts resulting in the seizure of approximately 176 pounds…

05-25-2021 | Local Media Release

JAMAICA, N.Y. — A traveler had more than clothes in his suitcase when he arrived at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport.  Fortunately, U. S.…

05-25-2021 | Local Media Release

PORTAL, N.D. ― U.S. Customs and Border Protection Office of Field Operations officers at the Portal Port of Entry seized $645,245 in Canadian currency…

05-24-2021 | Local Media Release

LOUISVILLE, Ky—Last week, May15 to 22, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers in Louisville were kept busy inspecting and seizing illegal and…

05-24-2021 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON — U.S. Customs and Border Protection has modified an existing Withhold Release Order on imports of tobacco from Malawi.

Effective May 21,…

05-24-2021 | Local Media Release

OCOTILLO, Calif. – U.S. Border Patrol agents from El Centro Sector successfully rescued two individuals Saturday afternoon.

The incident occurred…

05-24-2021 | Local Media Release

SALTON CITY, Calif. – El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents prevented a man from smuggling a group of ten undocumented individuals Thursday afternoon.…

05-24-2021 | Local Media Release

BOSTON – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) will be temporarily-suspending operations at the Limestone, Maine Port of Entry due to reconstruction and…