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Lapse in Federal Funding Impact on CBP Website Operations Notice

NOTICE: Due to the lapse in federal funding, this website will not be actively managed. This website was last updated on December 21, 2018 and will not be updated until after funding is enacted. As such, information on this website may not be up to date. Transactions submitted via this website might not be processed and we will not be able to respond to inquiries until after appropriations are enacted.

 

Aviso del impacto de la interrupción de fondos federales en las operaciones del sitio web del Oficina de Aduanas y Protección Fronteriza de los Estados Unidos (CBP, por sus siglas en inglés)

AVISO:  A causa de la interrupción de fondos federales, este sitio de web no será administrado activamente. La última actualización a este sitio web se realizó el 21 de diciembre de 2018 y no se harán más actualizaciones hasta que el gobierno reanude operaciones; por ende, puede que el sitio web no refleje la información más reciente. Es posible que no podamos procesar transacciones ni responder a
preguntas hasta que se reanuden operaciones.

Media Releases

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

Friday, February 2, 2018 | Local Media Release
LAREDO, Texas - U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the Laredo Port of Entry detained a male subject traveling in a commercial bus who attempted to make entry into the United States. Utilizing CBP databases, CBP officers discovered...
Friday, February 2, 2018 | Local Media Release
Officers in Minneapolis providing security and learning ahead of SB53 ATLANTA — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers from Office of Field Operations Atlanta are in Minneapolis to support Super Bowl LVII, this week.CBP officers and...
Thursday, February 1, 2018 | Local Media Release
PHARR, Texas—U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations (OFO) at the Pharr International Bridge seized alleged cocaine valued at $285,940. “This was an outstanding interception of hard narcotics made by our frontline CBP officers...
Thursday, February 1, 2018 | Local Media Release
DEL RIO, Texas - U.S. Border Patrol agents from the Comstock and Eagle Pass stations arrested two convicted sex offenders with extensive criminal histories who had previously been removed from the United States. Hector Vargas-Pineda“These arrests...
Thursday, February 1, 2018 | Local Media Release
TUCSON, Ariz. – An off-duty Tucson Sector Border Patrol agent assigned to the Three Points Sub-Station administered lifesaving assistance to a local woman in extreme distress on January 25. Agent Art Del Cueto was off-duty, dining at a local...
Thursday, February 1, 2018 | Local Media Release
TUCSON, Ariz. –Border Patrol agents assigned to the Tucson Station arrested a previously-deported Guatemalan man Tuesday morning and later discovered he was convicted and incarcerated for crimes against a child. Agents patrolling near Sasabe...
Thursday, February 1, 2018 | Local Media Release
TUCSON, Ariz. – Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents from the Nogales Station apprehended a local woman and two illegal aliens Tuesday at the Immigration Checkpoint on Interstate 19. Agents working the primary inspection lane referred a 26-year-old...
Thursday, February 1, 2018 | Local Media Release
LAREDO, Texas –On January 31, 2018, Border Patrol agents assisted the Laredo Police Department in searching for a missing child in Laredo, Texas.  Agents with the Laredo Sector Special Operations Detachment quickly deployed to assist with the search...
Thursday, February 1, 2018 | Local Media Release
LAREDO, Texas – On January 31, 2018, Border Patrol agents arrested a Mexican national identified as a recipient for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival program, attempting to smuggle two illegal aliens into the United States. Border Patrol...
Thursday, February 1, 2018 | Local Media Release
LAREDO, Texas – On January 30, 2018, Border Patrol agents seized over 300 pounds of marijuana in a narcotic smuggling attempt on a busy road at approximately five-o’clock in the afternoon.  The incident took place after Border Patrol agents...
Wednesday, January 31, 2018 | Local Media Release
TUCSON, Ariz. – Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents assigned to the Ajo Station arrested a previously-deported Mexican man Tuesday afternoon and later discovered he was convicted of multiple felonies including homicide in Arkansas. Agents patrolling...
Wednesday, January 31, 2018 | Local Media Release
TUCSON, Ariz. – Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents from the Nogales Station arrested a local woman and two illegal aliens Tuesday evening at the Immigration Checkpoint located on Interstate 19 near Amado. The agent working the primary inspections...
Wednesday, January 31, 2018 | Local Media Release
TUCSON, Ariz. – Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents from the Nogales Station arrested a Rio Rico man and three illegal aliens during a foiled smuggling attempt at the Immigration Checkpoint near Amado, Arizona, Tuesday afternoon.   Agents working the...
Wednesday, January 31, 2018 | National Media Release
SAN DIEGO—In Aug. 2017, Border Patrol agents arrested 25-year-old Jorge Rivera, a man who used a remotely operated drone to smuggle 13 pounds of methamphetamine into the United States. Rivera’s trial concluded last week and the jury sentenced him to...
Wednesday, January 31, 2018 | Local Media Release
TUCSON, Ariz. – Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents assigned to the Nogales Station arrested a juvenile and 12 Mexican nationals in a smuggling attempt that led authorities on a vehicle chase throughout Nogales January 21. Agents patrolling east of...
Wednesday, January 31, 2018 | Local Media Release
TUCSON, Ariz. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers assigned to the Port of Nogales Dennis DeConcini Crossing arrested a 21-year-old, male U.S. citizen, Tuesday morning after he attempted to smuggle more than 45 pounds of methamphetamine...
Wednesday, January 31, 2018 | Local Media Release
LAREDO, Texas – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers from the Laredo Port of Entry recently seized a significant amount of alleged cocaine and heroin valued at more than $1.3 million during three enforcement actions over the weekend. “...
Wednesday, January 31, 2018 | Local Media Release
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Office of Field Operations (OFO) agriculture specialists in Jacksonville discovered a potentially destructive pest while inspecting a shipment of used vehicles from Germany. The U.S....
Tuesday, January 30, 2018 | Local Media Release
TUCSON, Ariz. – In an effort to encourage communication between agents and community, the Nogales Border Patrol Station and Nogales Police Department are co-hosting a “Coffee with a Cop” event on January 31. Members of the community are invited to...
Tuesday, January 30, 2018 | Local Media Release
BROWNSVILLE, Texas – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Brownsville and Matamoros International Bridge intercepted a load of alleged cocaine, valued at approximately $452,880, hidden within a gray 2008 Ford Explorer Sport Trac....
Tuesday, January 30, 2018 | Local Media Release
LAREDO, Texas—U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations (OFO) CBP officers at World Trade Bridge this weekend seized a significant quantity of methamphetamine comingled with a commercial candle shipment. A combination of ...
Tuesday, January 30, 2018 | Local Media Release
TUCSON, Ariz. – A Tucson Sector Border Patrol agent from the Brian A. Terry Station reunited today with the 2-year-old boy to whom he rendered life-saving first aid. Family Reunites with Agent WhoSaved 2-Year OldBorder Patrol Agent Jed Eckler was on...
Tuesday, January 30, 2018 | Local Media Release
YUMA, Ariz. – Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents arrested a Mexican national in the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival program, after he attempted to smuggle four other Mexican nationals into the U.S. January 29. Monday afternoon agents from the...
Tuesday, January 30, 2018 | Local Media Release
YUMA, Ariz. – Border Patrol agents from Wellton Station’s Target Enforcement Unit arrested two groups of illegal aliens, and seized nearly 350 pounds of marijuana in two separate incidents on Friday and Saturday. Border Patrol agents thwart two...
Tuesday, January 30, 2018 | Local Media Release
TUCSON, Ariz. – Customs and Border Protection officers at Arizona’s Port of Nogales apprehended two U.S. citizens and one Mexican National during separate incidents involving attempts to smuggle 102 pounds methamphetamine (meth). Officers working at...

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