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05-04-2021 | Local Media Release

OCOTILLO, Calif. – U.S. Border Patrol agents from El Centro Sector rescued four lost undocumented noncitizens, in the Jacumba Wilderness region near…

05-04-2021 | Local Media Release

CINCINNATI — On April 30, U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers seized two large shipments of fake merchandise that arrived at the Port of Cincinnati…

05-04-2021 | Local Media Release

HIDALGO, Texas—U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations (OFO) at the Hidalgo International Bridge arrested two men, both United States…

05-04-2021 | Local Media Release

 ATLANTA — Shoes are made for walking and not smuggling narcotics as a traveler arriving at Hartsfield- Jackson Atlanta International Airport recently found…

05-04-2021 | Local Media Release

BROWNSVILLE, Texas - Air and Marine Operations (AMO) agents in Brownsville, Texas, facilitated the rescue of an overturned

Air and Marine Operations Unit…
05-04-2021 | Local Media Release

ALEXANDRIA BAY, N.Y.  –  U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced today the expansion of biometric facial comparison technology to the pedestrian…

05-04-2021 | 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…

05-04-2021 | National Media Release
Executive Director  Ana Hinojosa and Deputy Executive Director
Eric Choy lead the CBP team selected as a 2021 Sammies finalist.
 

WASHINGTON — The…

05-04-2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Rio Grande Valley Sector (RGV) Border Patrol agents successfully foil five human smuggling attempts and apprehend 172 migrants.

05-03-2021 | Local Media Release

YUMA, Ariz. – A report of suspicious activity led to a vehicle stop by Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents Friday morning in which two U.S. citizens were found…

05-03-2021 | Local Media Release
Illicit manufacturers continue to exploit the
rapid growth of e-commerce to sell counterfeit goods
to unsuspecting consumers in the United States.

05-03-2021 | Local Media Release

SAN DIEGO -- An attempt to smuggle more than 30 people into the United States along the coast of San Diego Sunday turned deadly after the smuggling boat…

05-03-2021 | Local Media Release

CHAMPLAIN, N.Y. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is announcing that the boat processing facility at Rouses Point will reopen to process the…

05-03-2021 | Local Media Release

YUMA, Ariz. – Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents assigned to the Wellton station arrested four different groups attempting to smuggle 534 pounds of…

05-03-2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Rio Grande Valley Sector Border Patrol agents arrested two gang members in a 24-hour span.

On Saturday, Weslaco Border Patrol…

05-03-2021 | Local Media Release

HIDALGO, Texas—U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations (OFO) at the Hidalgo International Bridge were busy on Friday with the…

05-03-2021 | Local Media Release

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers in Louisville sometimes call for reinforcements when a parcel’s contents could pose a…

05-03-2021 | Local Media Release

SALTON CITY, Calif. – El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents arrested a woman attempting to smuggle methamphetamine through an immigration checkpoint…

05-03-2021 | Local Media Release

SALTON CITY, Calif. – El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents arrested a woman attempting to smuggle methamphetamine through an immigration checkpoint…

05-03-2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Rio Grande Valley Sector (RGV) Border Patrol agents successfully foil five human smuggling attempts and apprehend 32 migrants exposed to…

05-03-2021 | 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 se…

04-30-2021 | 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 were busy…

04-30-2021 | Local Media Release

SAN DIEGO—Law enforcement officials are ramping up operations to disrupt maritime smuggling off the coast of San Diego this weekend, particularly warning…

04-30-2021 | Local Media Release

SAN DIEGO – At border crossings along the California/Mexico border, U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials have seen an increase in the number of non-…

04-30-2021 | Local Media Release

STERLING, Va. – Detaining prohibited agriculture and animal products can be a prickly subject for travelers, but U.S. Customs and Border Protection…