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Media Releases

Media Releases from the previous administrations are available in the Archive section of our website.

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02-02-2021 | Local Media Release

YUMA, Ariz. – Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents arrested an aggravated felon and convicted sex offender early Tuesday morning after he made illegal entry…

02-02-2021 | Local Media Release

OCOTILLO, Calif. – U.S. Border Patrol agents from the El Centro Sector successfully rescued an illegal alien that was lost in the desert near Ocotillo…

02-02-2021 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON – As Valentine’s Day approaches, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agriculture specialists around the country are preparing for the day of…

02-02-2021 | Local Media Release

 

33 individuals found hiding in a tractor-trailer.

LAREDO, Texas – Border Patrol agents assigned to the Laredo South Station responded to a concerned…

02-02-2021 | 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 detected…

02-02-2021 | Local Media Release

LEWISTON, N.Y. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the Lewiston Cargo Facility seized another 1070 lbs. of marijuana in a commercial…

02-02-2021 | Local Media Release

HIDALGO, Texas—U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations (OFO) at the Hidalgo International Bridge apprehended a 37-year-old man who…

02-02-2021 | National Media Release

TAMPA — Highly-skilled U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) teams of aircrews, agents and officers are supporting efforts for a safe and secure Super…

02-01-2021 | Local Media Release

BROWNSVILLE, Texas – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the Brownsville and Matamoros International Bridge intercepted a load of alleged…

02-01-2021 | Local Media Release

STERLING, Va. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at Washington Dulles International Airport arrested a Nebraska man Friday on a warrant related…

02-01-2021 | Local Media Release

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico —  Aduanas y Protección Fronteriza (CBP) continúa incautando productos pirateados que son adquiridos en el internet por los…

02-01-2021 | Local Media Release

CHICAGO–At Chicago’s International Mail Facility (IMF) U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers  recently seized two parcel arriving from China…

02-01-2021 | Local Media Release

BROWNSVILLE, Texas – Los oficiales de Aduanas y Protección Fronteriza (CBP, por sus siglas en inglés) que trabajaban en el Puente Internacional Brownsville…

02-01-2021 | Local Media Release

MARFA, Texas– Smugglers are elevating dangers faced by illegal immigrants by transporting their human cargo in dangerous ways throughout Big Bend Sector.…

02-01-2021 | Local Media Release

DEL RIO, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Del Rio Station arrested a convicted sex offender, Jan. 28.

“Border Security is National…

02-01-2021 | Local Media Release

CALEXICO, Calif.  — U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Calexico West Port of Entry intercepted two narcotic smuggling attempts in the same…

02-01-2021 | Local Media Release

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) continues to find counterfeit and pirated goods that were purchased online by consumers.…

02-01-2021 | Local Media Release

WASHINGTON— A U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Air and Marine Operations (AMO) National Air Security Operations Center (NASOC) P-3 crew worked with…

02-01-2021 | Local Media Release

TECATE, Calif. — Saturday morning, San Diego Sector (SDC) Border Patrol agents arrested a previously deported sex offender who had entered the U.S.…

01-30-2021 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, Texas—U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Office of Field Operations (OFO) officers at the Laredo Port of Entry seized narcotics in separate,…

01-29-2021 | Local Media Release
Multiple agencies partnered to recapture a
Honduran national who escaped from bus
headed to Mexico.

YUMA, Ariz. – Multiple agencies scoured the…

01-29-2021 | National Media Release

 

WASHINGTON – U.S. Customs and Border Protection created a new Border Patrol Processing Coordinator (BPPC) position designed to…

01-29-2021 | Local Media Release

EAGLE PASS, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Eagle Pass Station arrested two men with history of violence over the weekend.

“These…

01-28-2021 | Local Media Release

LOUISVILLE, Ky—Last weekend CBP officers in Louisville seized two shipments containing 618 bottles of Viagra pills, 18,540 pills. The shipments were heading…

01-28-2021 | Local Media Release

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Aduanas y Protección Fronteriza de Estados Unidos (CBP, por sus siglas en ingles) y Aerostar anunciaron hoy la implementación de un…