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Monday, December 7, 2020 | 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 hizo un...

Monday, December 7, 2020 | Local Media Release

HIDALGO, Texas—U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations (OFO) at the Hidalgo International Bridge made an unusual discovery this past...

Monday, December 7, 2020 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, TEXAS – Acting on information received of suspicious activity at a residence, U.S. Border Patrol and Homeland Security...

Monday, December 7, 2020 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, Texas—U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Office of Field Operations (OFO) at the Laredo Port of Entry seized hard narcotics valued at over $...

Monday, December 7, 2020 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON — U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced today that it modified a Withhold Release Order (WRO) such that bone black produced by Bonechar...

Monday, December 7, 2020 | Local Media Release

YUMA, Ariz. – Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents from the Wellton Station arrested a U.S. citizen with an outstanding warrant and recovered a stolen vehicle...

Monday, December 7, 2020 | Local Media Release

CINCINNATI–-Over the past week, CBP officers in Cincinnati seized 200 counterfeit jerseys determined to have several athletes’ autographs that were...

Sunday, December 6, 2020 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, Texas – Chief of the United States Border Patrol, Rodney S. Scott and Laredo Sector Chief Patrol Agent Matthew Hudak,...

Friday, December 4, 2020 | 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...

Friday, December 4, 2020 | Local Media Release

HIDALGO, Texas—U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations (OFO) at the Hidalgo International Bridge arrested two female 25-year-old U.S...

Friday, December 4, 2020 | Local Media Release

CALEXICO, Calif. – El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents seized cocaine and methamphetamine worth almost half a million dollars from an ultralight aircraft...

Thursday, December 3, 2020 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON — On Jan. 6, 2020, U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s (CBP) Office of Field Operations (OFO) and the U.S. Border Patrol (USBP) initiated a...

Thursday, December 3, 2020 | Local Media Release

TUCSON, Ariz. – U.S. Border Patrol agents discovered fentanyl in a sedan’s air conditioning unit at the Interstate 19 Immigration Checkpoint near Amado,...

Thursday, December 3, 2020 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, Texas – In a troubling trend, United States Border Patrol agents from the Laredo Sector continue to make a large number...

Thursday, December 3, 2020 | Local Media Release

BROWNSVILLE, Texas – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the Brownsville Port of Entry intercepted alleged narcotics in two separate...

Thursday, December 3, 2020 | Local Media Release

TUCSON, Ariz. – U.S. Border Patrol agents apprehended a previously removed sex offender near Three Points, Arizona, late Wednesday evening.

Tucson...

Thursday, December 3, 2020 | Local Media Release

DETROIT — Customs and Border Protection’s (CBP) Office of Field Operations (OFO) seized nearly 500 pounds marijuana at the Fort Street Cargo Facility on...

Thursday, December 3, 2020 | Local Media Release
A CBP officer captures facial biometrics of a traveler at McCarran
International Airport. The use of  facial biometrics automates
the manual document...
Thursday, December 3, 2020 | Local Media Release

LOUISVILLE, Ky—As shoppers logon to purchase presents for friends and family, consumers need to know who they are buying their gifts from before they end up...

Wednesday, December 2, 2020 | Local Media Release

TUCSON, Ariz. – U.S. Border Patrol agents discovered 23 illegal aliens being smuggled in a utility van near Sasabe, Arizona, Monday evening.

Around 5:...

Wednesday, December 2, 2020 | Local Media Release

EL CENTRO, Calif. – El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents seized dangerous narcotics in two separate events within hours of each other last night.

The...

Wednesday, December 2, 2020 | Local Media Release

EL CENTRO, Calif. – El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents seized dangerous narcotics in two separate events within hours of each other last night.

El...
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...

Wednesday, December 2, 2020 | Local Media Release

ANZALDUAS, Texas-EE.UU. Aduanas y Protección Fronteriza, Operaciones Aduaneras (OFO por sus siglas en inglés) en el Puente Internacional de Anzalduas...

Wednesday, December 2, 2020 | Local Media Release

ANZALDUAS, Texas—U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations (OFO) at the Anzalduas International Bridge arrested a 34-year-old woman, a...

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