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Friday, January 22, 2021 | Local Media Release

RIO GRANDE CITY, Texas – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the Starr-Camargo International Bridge intercepted $565,000 in alleged...

Thursday, January 21, 2021 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, Texas – Working in unison, agents with the Laredo Sector Horse Patrol Unit (HPU) and Laredo South Station (LRS) shut down a...

Thursday, January 21, 2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – On Wednesday, Rio Grande Valley (RGV) Border Patrol agents seized over 1,100 pounds of marijuana, valued at over $886K.

Early...

Thursday, January 21, 2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Since Tuesday, U.S. Border Patrol agents interdicted five human smuggling cases resulting in multiple arrests.

On Tuesday, Rio...

Thursday, January 21, 2021 | Local Media Release

PERRIS, Calif. — U.S. Border Patrol (USBP) agents arrested three men and discovered 481 marijuana plants on Wednesday while serving an arrest warrant...

Thursday, January 21, 2021 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON — The United States and the United Kingdom have concluded an arrangement to formally recognize one another’s authorized economic operator...

Thursday, January 21, 2021 | Local Media Release

CHICAGO–U.S. Customs and Border Protections officers at Chicago O’Hare’s International Mail Branch  recently seized 50,000 dragster Mountain Vape Pens. The...

Thursday, January 21, 2021 | Local Media Release

CINCINNATI, Ohio — Last Wednesday, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers in Cincinnati were inspecting incoming freight from China when they...

Wednesday, January 20, 2021 | Local Media Release
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Border Patrol Agents arrested over 100...

Wednesday, January 20, 2021 | Local Media Release

YUMA, Ariz. – In his 17 years as a canine handler for the Border Patrol, Agent Ramon Lemos has had to travel far and wide to train with his new canine...

Wednesday, January 20, 2021 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, Texas—U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Office of Field Operations (OFO) officers at the World Trade Bridge seized methamphetamine with a...

Wednesday, January 20, 2021 | Local Media Release

LEWISTON, N.Y. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the Lewiston Cargo Facility seized 936 lbs. of marijuana in a commercial shipment....

Wednesday, January 20, 2021 | Local Media Release

AGUADILLA, Puerto Rico – Agentes de la Patrulla Fronteriza de los Estados Unidos y autoridades policiacas detuvieron el martes 3 vehículos donde se encontró...

Wednesday, January 20, 2021 | Local Media Release

AGUADILLA, Puerto Rico – US Border Patrol and law enforcement partners performed 3 vehicles stops that led to the seizure of 625 pounds (284 Kilos) of...

Wednesday, January 20, 2021 | Local Media Release

DEL RIO, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol stations in the Del Rio Sector continue to experience a significant increase in encounters despite the many associated...

Wednesday, January 20, 2021 | Local Media Release

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers in Minneapolis recently seized a shipment containing more than 40,000 prescription...

Wednesday, January 20, 2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents continue disrupting marijuana smuggling attempts throughout the Rio Grande Valley.

Sunday evening, Rio...

Wednesday, January 20, 2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Rio Grande Valley Sector (RGV) Border Patrol agents disrupted three human smuggling attempts over the holiday weekend. 

Yesterday,...

Wednesday, January 13, 2021 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON — Effective January 13 at all U.S. ports of entry, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) will detain cotton products and tomato products...

Thursday, December 31, 2020 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON — Effective December 31, 2020, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) personnel at all U.S. ports of entry will detain tuna and other seafood...

Wednesday, December 30, 2020 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON — Effective December 30, 2020, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) personnel at all U.S. ports of entry will detain palm oil and products...

Wednesday, December 2, 2020 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Homeland Security announced today that U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) personnel at all U.S. ports of entry...

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