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Media Releases from the previous administrations are available in the Archive section of our website.
Thursday, December 10, 2020 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, TEXAS – Border Patrol agents assigned to the Hebbronville Station intercepted a dangerous human smuggling attempt...

Thursday, December 10, 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 del Puente...

Thursday, December 10, 2020 | National Media Release

BERMUDA—U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced today the introduction of Simplified Arrival at the L.F. Wade International Airport in Bermuda....

Thursday, December 10, 2020 | Local Media Release

BROWNSVILLE, Texas – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers working at the Veterans International Bridge Port of Entry seized $100,350 in bulk,...

Wednesday, December 9, 2020 | Local Media Release

SAN DIEGO — U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Port of San Diego, assigned to the San Diego International Airport, seized a shipment...

Wednesday, December 9, 2020 | Local Media Release
EL PASO, Texas -

On Dec. 3, CBP officers at the Ysleta Cargo Facility initially intercepted the shipment of 100,080...

Wednesday, December 9, 2020 | Local Media Release
EL PASO, Texas -

On December 7, shortly after 11 a.m., a 48-year-old U.S. Citizen male...

Wednesday, December 9, 2020 | Local Media Release

SALTON SEA, Calif. – El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents seized methamphetamine Tuesday evening.

El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents
seized 3.42...
Wednesday, December 9, 2020 | National Media Release

NASSAU—U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced today the introduction of Simplified Arrival at the Lynden Pindling International Airport (LPIA)...

Wednesday, December 9, 2020 | Local Media Release

CINCINNATI– In early to mid-October, Cincinnati Customs and Border Protection conducted a special operation focused on unapproved and counterfeit contact...

Wednesday, December 9, 2020 | Local Media Release

YUMA, Ariz. – The use of drones to smuggle drugs along the border is on the rise and the Yuma Sector Border Patrol is seeking the public’s help in spotting...

Tuesday, December 8, 2020 | National Media Release

BERMUDA—U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced today a new Preclearance Terminal that will open Wednesday at the new L.F. Wade International...

Tuesday, December 8, 2020 | Local Media Release

SALTON CITY, Calif. – El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents seized methamphetamine Monday morning.

El Centro Sector Border Patrol
agents seized meth...
Tuesday, December 8, 2020 | Local Media Release

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

Tuesday, December 8, 2020 | Local Media Release

EL CENTRO, Calif. – U.S. Border Patrol agents from El Centro Sector stopped a vehicle that led to the discovery of a stash house Monday afternoon.

El...
Tuesday, December 8, 2020 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced today the implementation of biometric facial comparison technology at the pedestrian border...

Tuesday, December 8, 2020 | Local Media Release
COLUMBUS, N.M. -

The incident occurred at approximately...

Tuesday, December 8, 2020 | Local Media Release

AGUADILLA, Puerto Rico – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Air and Marine Operations (AMO) agents interdicted Monday night 888 pounds (403 kilos) of...

Tuesday, December 8, 2020 | Local Media Release

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and the Puerto Rico Police Bureau seized 85 pounds (39 kilos) of cocaine Saturday concealed...

Tuesday, December 8, 2020 | Local Media Release

LOUISVILLE, Ky—Last Friday, December 4, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers in Louisville intercepted two shipments containing counterfeit...

Monday, December 7, 2020 | Local Media Release

CALEXICO, Calif. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers, this past Sunday, stopped an alleged smuggling attempt of 430 pounds of methamphetamine at...

Monday, December 7, 2020 | Local Media Release

FALFURRIAS, Texas – Checkpoint agents rescue three subjects locked inside utility truck.

Friday evening at the Falfurrias Border Patrol Checkpoint, a...

Monday, December 7, 2020 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Over the Weekend, Rio Grande Valley (RGV) Sector Border Patrol agents disrupt a series of human smuggling attempts resulting in the arrest...

Monday, December 7, 2020 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Rio Grande Valley Border Patrol agents arrest three sex offenders and a Mara Salvatrucha (MS-13) gang member over the weekend.

On...

Monday, December 7, 2020 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, TEXAS – In spite of the dangers, Border Patrol agents from two checkpoints apprehended large numbers of individuals...

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