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Thursday, May 6, 2021 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, Texas – Within hours of each other on May 4, Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents and law enforcement partners...

Wednesday, May 5, 2021 | Local Media Release
A CBP officer captures facial biometrics
of an international traveler at  HNL. 

HONOLULU — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) in partnership with...

Wednesday, May 5, 2021 | Local Media Release

MURRIETA, Calif. —  U.S. Border Patrol agents detains a convicted felon on Sunday after he was involved in a hit and run accident.

At...

Wednesday, May 5, 2021 | Local Media Release

OTAY MESA, Calif. — San Diego Sector’s (SDC) Border Patrol Search, Trauma, and Rescue (BORSTAR) team rescued five migrants last Thursday who were lost near...

Tuesday, May 4, 2021 | Local Media Release

OCOTILLO, Calif. – U.S. Border Patrol agents from El Centro Sector rescued four lost undocumented noncitizens, in the Jacumba Wilderness region near...

Tuesday, May 4, 2021 | 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...

Tuesday, May 4, 2021 | Local Media Release

HIDALGO, Texas—U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations (OFO) at the Hidalgo International Bridge arrested two men, both United States...

Tuesday, May 4, 2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Rio Grande Valley Sector (RGV) Border Patrol agents successfully foil five human smuggling attempts and apprehend 172 migrants.

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Tuesday, May 4, 2021 | Local Media Release

BROWNSVILLE, Texas - Air and Marine Operations (AMO) agents in Brownsville, Texas, facilitated the rescue of an overturned kayaker in the water at the Sea...

Tuesday, May 4, 2021 | Local Media Release

CLEVELAND—U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) personnel in Cleveland seized a shipment of 3.97 million nitrile disposable gloves due to information...

Tuesday, May 4, 2021 | Local Media Release

ALEXANDRIA BAY, N.Y.  –  U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced today the expansion of biometric facial comparison technology to the pedestrian...

Tuesday, May 4, 2021 | Local Media Release

CINCINNATI — On April 30, U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers seized two large shipments of fake merchandise that arrived at the Port of Cincinnati...

Tuesday, May 4, 2021 | Local Media Release

 ATLANTA — Shoes are made for walking and not smuggling narcotics as a traveler arriving at Hartsfield-...

Monday, May 3, 2021 | Local Media Release

SAN DIEGO -- An attempt to smuggle more than 30 people into the United States along the coast of San Diego Sunday turned deadly after the smuggling boat...

Monday, May 3, 2021 | Local Media Release

SALTON CITY, Calif. – El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents arrested a woman attempting to smuggle methamphetamine through an immigration checkpoint...

Monday, May 3, 2021 | 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 se...

Monday, May 3, 2021 | Local Media Release

YUMA, Ariz. – Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents assigned to the Wellton station arrested four different groups attempting to smuggle 534 pounds of...

Monday, May 3, 2021 | Local Media Release

HIDALGO, Texas—U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations (OFO) at the Hidalgo International Bridge were busy on Friday with the...

Monday, May 3, 2021 | Local Media Release
Illicit manufacturers continue to exploit the
rapid growth of e-commerce to sell counterfeit goods
to unsuspecting consumers in the United States.

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Monday, May 3, 2021 | Local Media Release

SALTON CITY, Calif. – El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents arrested a woman attempting to smuggle methamphetamine through an immigration checkpoint...

Monday, May 3, 2021 | Local Media Release

CHAMPLAIN, N.Y. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is announcing that the boat processing facility at Rouses Point will reopen to process the...

Monday, May 3, 2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Rio Grande Valley Sector (RGV) Border Patrol agents successfully foil five human smuggling attempts and apprehend 32 migrants exposed to...

Monday, May 3, 2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Rio Grande Valley Sector Border Patrol agents arrested two gang members in a 24-hour span.

On Saturday, Weslaco Border Patrol...

Monday, May 3, 2021 | Local Media Release

YUMA, Ariz. – A report of suspicious activity led to a vehicle stop by Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents Friday morning in which two U.S. citizens were found...

Monday, May 3, 2021 | Local Media Release

LOUISVILLE, Ky— U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers in Louisville sometimes call for reinforcements when a parcel’s contents could pose a...

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