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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, December 21, 2018 | Local Media Release
TUCSON, Ariz. – Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents arrested two illegal aliens during separate incidents Wednesday and Thursday and learned that one is an MS-13 gang member and the other is a sex offender. Wednesday evening, Ajo Station agents...
Friday, December 21, 2018 | Local Media Release
TUCSON, Ariz. –A 19-year-old Mexican man has been arrested and charged with assaulting a U.S. Federal agent after he attacked a Tucson Sector Border Patrol agent south of Bisbee on Wednesday evening. While responding to a call of possible illegal...
Friday, December 21, 2018 | Local Media Release
ROMA, Texas – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the Roma Port of Entry seized a significant amount of marijuana valued at more than $400,000 in one enforcement action at the Roma International Bridge. “Our frontline officers...
Friday, December 21, 2018 | Local Media Release
EAGLE PASS, Texas – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Office of Field Operations (OFO) officers from the Eagle Pass Port of Entry recently seized cocaine valued at more than $212,000 in a single enforcement action at the Camino Real...
Friday, December 21, 2018 | Local Media Release
Eagle Pass, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Eagle Pass North Station arrested a member of the Mara Salvatrucha, MS-13, criminal gang who had been previously deported.   “Border Patrol agents routinely encounter dangerous...
Friday, December 21, 2018 | Local Media Release
DEL RIO, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol marine agents assigned to the Eagle Pass South Station recovered a deceased person in the Rio Grande River, Thursday.   “Agents patrolling the Rio Grande located, and in conjunction with our first response...
Friday, December 21, 2018 | Local Media Release
DEL RIO, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Eagle Pass Station arrested a convicted sex offender in Eagle Pass, Wednesday.   On Dec. 19, Eagle Pass agents arrested a 26 year old Honduran national after he illegally entered the United...
Friday, December 21, 2018 | Local Media Release
TUCSON, Ariz. – Nogales Station Border Patrol agents apprehended an 18th Street gang member from Honduras with extensive criminal history after he entered the U.S. illegally Tuesday evening. Agents patrolling near Nogales arrested the man after he...
Friday, December 21, 2018 | Local Media Release
BALTIMORE — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers arrested a Virginia man Sunday at the Baltimore Cruise Terminal who was wanted in Portsmouth, Virginia on five felony charges. CBP officers arrested Corey D. Armistead, 29, as he...
Friday, December 21, 2018 | Local Media Release
STERLING, Virginia — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers seized nearly $57,000 in unreported currency from a Benin couple Thursday at Washington Dulles International Airport. The couple, who arrived on a flight from Belgium, initially...
Friday, December 21, 2018 | Local Media Release
Limestone, Maine – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) reminds travelers that the hours of operation at Limestone port of entry along the Maine/New Brunswick border will change on January 6, 2019.  The new hours of operation are daily from 6 a....
Friday, December 21, 2018 | Local Media Release
ATLANTA -- U. S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Agriculture Specialists working at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) discovered a live giant African millipede that “hitchhiked” onboard a traveler’s suitcase from Africa....
Thursday, December 20, 2018 | Local Media Release
TUCSON, Ariz. – A group of 306 Central Americans surrendered to Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents near the international border Wednesday night and Thursday morning. Large group apprehended in Arizona.On Wednesday, agents from the Ajo Border Patrol...
Thursday, December 20, 2018 | Local Media Release
SARLES, N.D. — U.S. Customs and Border Protection will adjust the hours of operation at the Sarles and Hansboro port of entry (POE), effective Jan. 6.  The Sarles POE will implement an alternate schedule while hours at the Hansboro POE will be 8 a.m...
Thursday, December 20, 2018 | Local Media Release
TUCSON, Ariz. – Willcox Border Patrol agents arrested a Phoenix man Tuesday for smuggling two Mexican nationals found hiding in his vehicle. A Cochise County Sheriff’s deputy participating in Operation Stonegarden requested a Border Patrol canine...
Thursday, December 20, 2018 | Local Media Release
TUCSON, Ariz. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers arrested a United States United States citizen for attempting to smuggle methamphetamine at the Port of San Luis on Wednesday. Teen had a container of meth taped tohis thighYesterday...
Thursday, December 20, 2018 | Local Media Release
STERLING, Virginia – Looking for a last-minute stocking-stuffer for a loved one who is considering a career change or might be searching for that perfect job that offers them purpose?  How about gifting them a hiring announcement for a U.S. Customs...
Thursday, December 20, 2018 | Local Media Release
LAREDO, Texas – The Laredo Sector proudly participated in the Fifth Annual Tolerance Parade at John B. Alexander High School in Laredo, Texas. Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents, joined bycanine mascot "Ringo," participate in the fifthannual...
Thursday, December 20, 2018 | Local Media Release
EDINBURG, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents in the Rio Grande Valley Sector arrest four narcotic smugglers and assists the Texas Department of Public Safety (TXDPS) in disrupting a smuggling attempt. Monday afternoon, Harlingen agents working near...
Thursday, December 20, 2018 | Local Media Release
EDINBURG, Texas — The U.S. Border Patrol’s Rio Grande Sector (RGV) Border Community Liaison (BCL) program streamlines communication between the public and the sector’s Chief Patrol Agent by engaging with our community. Outreach is aligned under the...
Thursday, December 20, 2018 | Local Media Release
CBP Officer Daina Lambert accepts anaward for saving a woman's life duringa multi-car accident in Georgia.BRUNSWICK, GA. – A U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officer was awarded the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC) Director's...
Thursday, December 20, 2018 | Local Media Release
TUCSON, Ariz. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers arrested a man and woman Tuesday evening at Arizona’s Port of San Luis when the duo attempted to enter the U.S. with more than $250,000 worth of heroin. Officers referred the female driver...
Thursday, December 20, 2018 | Local Media Release
TUCSON, Ariz. –U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at Arizona’s Port of Nogales arrested a United States citizen Tuesday night for attempting to smuggle heroin on her person.   CBP officers at the DeConcini Crossing referred a 30-year-old...
Thursday, December 20, 2018 | Local Media Release
CALGARY Alberta – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers working at the CBP Calgary Preclearance location shared their holiday spirit with their local community by collecting over 300 toys for a local charity. CBP officers stand with collected...
Thursday, December 20, 2018 | Local Media Release
OTAY MESA, Calif. — Border Patrol agents and Air and Marine Operations agents rescued a seriously injured woman in the Otay Mountain Wilderness east of San Diego early Wednesday. On Dec. 19th, at around 5:30 a.m., Border Patrol agents apprehended a...

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