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Thursday, August 12, 2021 | National Media Release

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

Thursday, August 12, 2021 | Local Media Release
Convicted sex offender
arrested by Border Patrol.

IMPERIAL, Calif. – U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the El Centro Sector arrested two...

Wednesday, August 11, 2021 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON — U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s agency-wide forced labor team has been awarded the 2021 Service to America Medals (“Sammies”) People’s...

Wednesday, August 11, 2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Rio Grande Valley Border Patrol Sector (RGV) agents encountered two large groups of migrants resulting in 327...

Wednesday, August 11, 2021 | Local Media Release

BROWNSVILLE, Texas — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the Gateway International Bridge intercepted a load of...

Wednesday, August 11, 2021 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, Texas—U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Office of Field Operations (OFO) officers seized undeclared pharmaceutical medication that resulted...

Tuesday, August 10, 2021 | Local Media Release

OTAY MESA, Calif. — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the Otay Mesa Commercial Facility discovered 2.8 tons of methamphetamine and...

Tuesday, August 10, 2021 | Local Media Release

PEMBINA, N.D. — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Office of Field Operations would like to announce dates for a Global Entry enrollment event to be...

Tuesday, August 10, 2021 | Local Media Release
A rescue beacon activation results in a
migrant rescue.

OCOTILLO, Calif. – U.S. Border Patrol agents from El Centro Sector rescued 11 undocumented...

Tuesday, August 10, 2021 | Local Media Release

CINCINNATI—U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers work alongside their canine partners each night with a common goal—to find illegal narcotics...

Monday, August 9, 2021 | Local Media Release

YUMA, Ariz. – A convicted sex offender was among the more than 1,500 migrants apprehended by Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents from Friday through today.  ...

Monday, August 9, 2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Over the weekend, Rio Grande Valley Border Patrol Sector (RGV) agents arrest three sex offenders and a gang member....

Monday, August 9, 2021 | Local Media Release

SALTON CITY, Calif. – El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents arrested two United States citizens attempting to smuggle a large quantity of the prescription...

Friday, August 6, 2021 | Local Media Release

PHARR, Texas-EE.UU. Aduanas y Protección Fronteriza, Operaciones Aduaneras (OFO por sus siglas en inglés) en la Instalación de carga...

Friday, August 6, 2021 | Local Media Release

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

Friday, August 6, 2021 | Local Media Release
Agents seize 30.28 pounds of meth Friday
morning at the Checkpoint.

WESTMORLAND, Calif. – This morning El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents arrested a...

Friday, August 6, 2021 | Local Media Release

BROWNSVILLE, Texas — Los oficiales de Aduanas y Protección Fronteriza (CBP, por sus siglas en inglés) en el puerto de entrada de Brownsville interceptaron...

Friday, August 6, 2021 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, Texas – Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents continue to encounter undocumented individuals using grain hopper railcars during their dangerous journey...

Friday, August 6, 2021 | Local Media Release

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

Thursday, August 5, 2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Rio Grande Valley Border Patrol agents successfully disrupt three human smuggling incidents across the Rio Grande Valley.

Yesterday...

Thursday, August 5, 2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Rio Grande Valley Border Patrol Sector (RGV) agents arrest two Mara-Salvatrucha (MS-13) gang members and a migrant...

Thursday, August 5, 2021 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON— As cruise travel resumes this summer following suspension due to COVID-19, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is working with the cruise...

Thursday, August 5, 2021 | Local Media Release

EAGLE PASS, Texas - U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the Eagle Pass Port of Entry detained a wanted man with an...

Thursday, August 5, 2021 | Local Media Release

YUMA, Ariz. – While repairing damage to the International Border Fence near the Sanchez Canal, contractors performing repairs for Yuma Sector Border Patrol...

Wednesday, August 4, 2021 | Local Media Release

IMPERIAL, Calif. – U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the El Centro Sector arrested two undocumented individuals in two separate incidents with prior...

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