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05-18-2021 | Local Media Release

FORT MYERS, Fl. — Air and Marine Operations (AMO) agents in Fort Myers teamed up with U.S. Marshals Monday to apprehend a wanted  fugitive.

Marine agents…
05-18-2021 | 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 arrestó a…

05-18-2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Rio Grande Valley Sector Border Patrol (RGV) agents disrupt multiple stash houses resulting in the arrest of 162 subjects in one day.

05-18-2021 | Local Media Release

SALTON SEA, Calif. – El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents seized methamphetamine, fentanyl pills and recovered a stolen vehicle Tuesday morning.

05-18-2021 | Local Media Release

CHICAGO–At Chicago’s International Mail Facility (IMF) U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers process 57 million packages a year. Nightly, CBP…

05-17-2021 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, Texas – Overcast skies, light rain, and COVID measures did not stop Laredo Sector Border Patrol from recognizing the Youth of the Month honorees for…

05-17-2021 | Local Media Release

OCOTILLO, Calif. – U.S. Border Patrol agents from El Centro Sector successfully rescued two individuals in separate incidents Monday morning.

The…

05-17-2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Rio Grande Valley Sector (RGV) Border Patrol agents, with the assistance of state and local law enforcement, interdicted thirteen human…

05-17-2021 | Local Media Release

YUMA, Ariz. – This Sunday, May 23, marks the 20th anniversary of one of the worst illegal immigration tragedies to date, when 14 migrants succumbed to the…

05-17-2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – McAllen Border Patrol Station agents arrest two migrants with convictions for sex offenses.

Saturday evening, McAllen agents working…

05-17-2021 | Local Media Release

YUMA, Ariz. – Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents apprehended five U.S. citizens smuggling 12 migrants in four different vehicle stops over the weekend.

05-14-2021 | Local Media Release

PINE VALLEY, Calif.—U.S. Border Patrol agents arrested a man on Tuesday who was transporting 2.51 pounds of fentanyl taped to his back.

At…

05-14-2021 | Local Media Release

CINCINNATI–-On May 6, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers in Cincinnati inspected three large shipments from China and found what appeared to…

05-14-2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – A UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter from the McAllen Air and Marine Branch of Air and Marine Operations rescued a non citizen migrant, who was…

05-14-2021 | Local Media Release

CALEXICO, Calif. – El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents arrested a convicted felon after he illegally crossed the border into the United States.

On…

05-14-2021 | Local Media Release

SIERRA BLANCA, Texas – Sierra Blanca Border Patrol agents encountered a large human smuggling scheme at the Interstate Highway10 immigration checkpoint near…

05-14-2021 | Local Media Release

DULZURA, Calif.—U.S. Border Patrol agents rescued a man that had been lost for four days on Wednesday morning. 

The incident began at approximately 10…

05-14-2021 | Local Media Release

CHARLOTTE, NC – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced today the implementation of biometric facial comparison technology to the Charlotte…

05-14-2021 | Local Media Release

YUMA, Ariz. – Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents assigned to the Wellton station intercepted a smuggling attempt along Interstate 8 Thursday morning.

At…

05-13-2021 | Local Media Release

STERLING, Va. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers seized nearly $102,000 from a French citizen and Cameroon resident on Saturday at…

05-13-2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas– Rio Grande Valley Sector (RGV) Border Patrol agents seized more than $500K worth of marijuana in two failed narcotics smuggling attempts…

05-13-2021 | Local Media Release

EL PASO, TEXAS – U.S. Customs and Border Protection Officers working at the Paso Del Norte international crossing in El Paso made a pair of significant drug…

05-13-2021 | Local Media Release

PHARR, Texas—Officers with U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations (OFO) at the Pharr International Bridge cargo facility discovered…

05-13-2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Rio Grande Valley Sector Border Patrol continues working closely with federal, state, and local law enforcement partners in its mission to…

05-13-2021 | Local Media Release

YUMA, Ariz. – A Yuma Sector canine working at the immigration checkpoint on Highway 78 near Blythe, California, sniffed out a sandwich bag containing…