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Saturday, July 24, 2021 | Local Media Release
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EL PASO, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol Agents working in the El Paso Sector continue to encounter increased numbers of migrants in the month...

Friday, July 23, 2021 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, Texas – Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents assigned to Laredo North Station prevented a narcotic smuggling attempt and seized several bundles of...

Friday, July 23, 2021 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, TEXAS – Border Patrol agents assigned to the Hebbronville Station found a horse trailer being used for human smuggling after law enforcement...

Friday, July 23, 2021 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, Texas—U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Office of Field Operations (OFO) officers seized narcotics in one...

Friday, July 23, 2021 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, Texas – Laredo Sector Border Patrol Search Trauma and Rescue (BORSTAR) and Freer Station agents rescued and provided aid to a lost individual...

Friday, July 23, 2021 | Local Media Release

EL PASO, TEXAS – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers working at the Bridge of the Americas port of entry in El Paso seized 14.4 pounds of heroin and...

Friday, July 23, 2021 | Local Media Release

MARFA, Texas – The Chief Patrol Agent for Big Bend Sector held a news conference here to discuss the deployment and effectiveness of rescue beacons across...

Thursday, July 22, 2021 | Local Media Release

DULZURA, Calif. — Members of U.S. Border Patrol (USBP) San Diego Sector’s (SDC) Border Patrol Search, Trauma, and Rescue (BORSTAR) team rescued a Mexican...

Thursday, July 22, 2021 | Local Media Release

NILAND, Calif. – U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the El Centro Sector arrested an undocumented individual with a prior conviction for murder Wednesday...

Thursday, July 22, 2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Rio Grande Valley Border Patrol Sector (RGV) Missing Migrant Program (MMP) assisted in the identification of a deceased Guatemalan migrant...

Thursday, July 22, 2021 | Local Media Release

PRESIDIO, TEXAS – A commercial bus carrying $465,755 in unreported U.S. currency was stopped while leaving the United States at the Presidio port of entry...

Thursday, July 22, 2021 | Local Media Release

EL PASO, TEXAS – U.S. Customs and Border Protection agriculture specialists are routinely encountering individuals attempting to import mangos from Mexico....

Thursday, July 22, 2021 | Local Media Release

TUCSON, Ariz. -- U.S. Border Patrol agents responded once again to a large group of noncitizens in southern Arizona Wednesday, near San Miguel.

Tucson...

Thursday, July 22, 2021 | Local Media Release

SWANTON, Vt. - On May 24, U.S. Border Patrol Chief Rodney S. Scott selected Richard J. Fortunato as the new Deputy Chief Patrol Agent for the Swanton Sector...

Wednesday, July 21, 2021 | Local Media Release

Edinburg, Texas – Rio Grande Valley Border Patrol Sector (RGV) agents interdicted two drug smuggling attempts resulting in the seizure of more than 440...

Wednesday, July 21, 2021 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, Texas – Laredo Sector agents from the Laredo North Station intercepted a human smuggling attempt at the Border Patrol checkpoint on Interstate...

Wednesday, July 21, 2021 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, Texas – Working quickly, Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents assigned to the Freer Station provided needed aid to an individual involved in an...

Wednesday, July 21, 2021 | Local Media Release

CALEXICO, Calif. – U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the El Centro Sector arrested an undocumented individual convicted of a sexual offense Tuesday...

Wednesday, July 21, 2021 | Local Media Release

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A traveler had more than a jacket on when arriving recently at...

Wednesday, July 21, 2021 | Local Media Release

PHILADELPHIA - Distracted drivers aren’t the only vehicle threats on our nation’s highways. Count the proliferation of counterfeit vehicle parts as...

Wednesday, July 21, 2021 | Local Media Release

CHICAGO— U.S. Customs and Border Protections (CBP) officers at the Chicago International Mail Branch (IMF) have seen a lot of prescription pills come...

Wednesday, July 21, 2021 | Local Media Release

MISSION, Texas –U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations (OFO) at the Anzalduas International Bridge apprehended...

Tuesday, July 20, 2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Rio Grande Valley Sector (RGV) Border Patrol agents interrupt smuggling attempts throughout the Rio Grande Valley.

Yesterday...

Tuesday, July 20, 2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Rio Grande City Border Patrol Station (RGC) agents encountered 229 migrants in two large groups. 

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Tuesday, July 20, 2021 | Local Media Release

HOUSTON – U.S. Customs and Border Protection agriculture specialists working at the George Bush Intercontinental Airport intercepted 15 live Giant Land...

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