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Media Releases from the previous administrations are available in the Archive section of our website.
Thursday, March 11, 2021 | Local Media Release

OTAY MESA, Calif. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Otay Mesa commercial facility discovered over $1.3 million worth of methamphetamine...

Thursday, March 11, 2021 | Local Media Release

CHICAGO–U.S. Customs and Border Protections officers at Chicago O’Hare’s International Mail Branch seized more than 77,000 Rick and Morty Vape Pens on March...

Thursday, March 11, 2021 | Local Media Release

Niland, Calif. – El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents arrested a man smuggling methamphetamine through the immigration checkpoint Wednesday afternoon.

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Thursday, March 11, 2021 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON — In an effort to enhance and strengthen transparency and accountability, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) today announced it has begun...

Wednesday, March 10, 2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Rio Grande Valley Sector (RGV) Border Patrol agents seized more than 1,800 pounds of marijuana in a span of four days.

On Saturday,...

Wednesday, March 10, 2021 | Local Media Release

On Tuesday, March 2, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Agriculture Specialists in Memphis, TN were inspecting a shipment from Tanzania en route to...

Wednesday, March 10, 2021 | Local Media Release

YUMA, Ariz. – A Yuma Sector Border Patrol canine alerted to vitamin and antibiotic medicine bottles that contained fentanyl pills at the Interstate 8...

Wednesday, March 10, 2021 | National Media Release

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

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Wednesday, March 10, 2021 | Local Media Release

ST. LOUIS–Since Friday, March 5, U.S. Customs and Border Protections officers at the port of St. Louis have seized a plethora of counterfeit items: six...

Wednesday, March 10, 2021 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Laredo North Station apprehended 111 individuals during three separate human...

Tuesday, March 9, 2021 | Local Media Release

CINCINNATI—On March 4, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers in Cincinnati seized two shipments containing 734 items of counterfeit jewelry. The...

Tuesday, March 9, 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 desert near...

Tuesday, March 9, 2021 | Local Media Release

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

Tuesday, March 9, 2021 | Local Media Release

PHARR, Texas—U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations (OFO) at the Pharr International Bridge arrested a 23-year-old woman from...

Tuesday, March 9, 2021 | National Media Release

HIDALGO, TX—U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced today the implementation of Simplified Arrival at the international bridges within the...

Monday, March 8, 2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – This weekend, Rio Grande Valley Sector Border Patrol agents arrested two illegal aliens with ties to street gangs, and a man with an...

Monday, March 8, 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 methamphetamine that...

Monday, March 8, 2021 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents conducting a train check yielded finding several people inside as they tried to further their...

Monday, March 8, 2021 | Local Media Release

AGUADILLA, Puerto Rico – En tres eventos separados ocurridos el domingo, Agentes de la Patrulla Fronteriza del Sector Ramey detectaron y detuvieron a 16...

Monday, March 8, 2021 | Local Media Release

AGUADILLA, Puerto Rico –On three separate events on Sunday, U.S. Border Patrol, Ramey Sector Agents detected and apprehended 16 undocumented aliens in...

Monday, March 8, 2021 | Local Media Release

BUFFALO, N.Y. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the Peace Bridge Port of Buffalo arrested a 60-year-old male United States citizen from...

Monday, March 8, 2021 | Local Media Release

CINCINNATI—Over a period of six days in late February and early March, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers stationed at the Port of Cincinnati...

Friday, March 5, 2021 | Local Media Release

PINE VALLEY, Calif.—U.S. Border Patrol (USBP) agents arrested a man and woman on Thursday after they fled from the Interstate 8 checkpoint in a grey BMW...

Friday, March 5, 2021 | Local Media Release

EAGLE PASS, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to Del Rio Sector’s Eagle Pass South Station successfully ended a dangerous smuggling attempt, March...

Friday, March 5, 2021 | Local Media Release

BALTIMORE – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) revoked two Global Entry...

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