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Monday, April 12, 2021 | Local Media Release

CALEXICO, Calif. – U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the El Centro Sector arrested a gang member Sunday evening.

The incident occurred at around...

Monday, April 12, 2021 | Local Media Release

SALTON CITY, Calif. – U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the El Centro Sector arrested an MS-13 gang member Thursday afternoon.

The incident...

Monday, April 12, 2021 | Local Media Release

MCALLEN, Texas – McAllen Border Patrol (MCS) station agents encountered a large group of 107 illegal aliens entering south of La Joya, Texas.

On...

Monday, April 12, 2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Rio Grande Valley Sector (RGV) Border Patrol agents disrupted three human smuggling events resulting in 15 arrests.

On Friday, a...

Monday, April 12, 2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents in the Rio Grande Valley arrested three sexual predators and a gang member within 72 hours.

Friday morning...

Monday, April 12, 2021 | National Media Release

JAMAICA, N.Y. – The International Mail Facility (IMF) at John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) underwent a multi-million-dollar renovation with...

Thursday, April 8, 2021 | Local Media Release

INDIO, Calif. – El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents arrested two men attempting to smuggle methamphetamine...

Thursday, April 8, 2021 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) today released operational statistics for March 2021, which can be viewed here.

“CBP has...

Wednesday, April 7, 2021 | National Media Release
AMO operates the P-3 Long Range Tracker and
Airborne Early Warning aircraft, which performs
a wide variety ​of operational missions.

WASHINGTON —...

Wednesday, April 7, 2021 | Local Media Release

ALAMO, Texas – Rio Grande Valley Sector (RGV) Border Patrol and U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service (USFWS) teamed up in an effort to prevent loss of life....

Wednesday, April 7, 2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Rio Grande Valley Sector (RGV) Border Patrol agents disrupted two human smuggling events resulting in the arrest of 37 illegal aliens....

Wednesday, April 7, 2021 | Local Media Release

Salinas Victoria, Nuevo Leon, México — On April 6, 2021, elements of the Secretaria de la Defensa Nacional (Secretary of National Defense), in coordination...

Tuesday, April 6, 2021 | Local Media Release

RIO GRANDE CITY, Texas– Within hours, Rio Grande City Border Patrol (RGC) agents seized more than $660K worth of marijuana in two failed narcotics smuggling...

Tuesday, April 6, 2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Rio Grande City Border Patrol (RGC) station agents encountered two large groups of illegal aliens entering in Starr County, Texas.

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Monday, April 5, 2021 | Local Media Release

JAMUL, Calif.—U.S. Border Patrol (USBP) agents arrested a man on Friday who had a prior conviction for second-degree murder.

On April 2 at...

Monday, April 5, 2021 | Local Media Release

Otay Mesa, Calif. — San Diego Sector (SDC) Border Patrol agents arrested a previously deported sex offender after he illegally entered the U.S.  

At...

Monday, April 5, 2021 | Local Media Release

YUMA, Ariz. – A Yuma Sector Border Patrol canine sniffed out 60 pounds of methamphetamine concealed in a vehicle at the Highway 78 immigration checkpoint on...

Friday, April 2, 2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Rio Grande Valley Sector (RGV) Border Patrol agents disrupted five human smuggling events resulting in the arrest of 86...

Friday, April 2, 2021 | National Media Release

EAGLE PASS, Texas — U.S. Customs and Border Protection today announced the opening of a soft-sided facility in Eagle Pass, Texas. The facility’s primary...

Thursday, April 1, 2021 | Local Media Release

Marathon, Fla. — U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Air and Marine Operations (AMO) agents teamed up with U.S. Marshals on Wednesday to apprehend a wanted...

Thursday, April 1, 2021 | Local Media Release

BALTIMORE – A multi-agency team discovered more than 44 pounds of cocaine on Wednesday during a freighter inspection in the Chesapeake Bay near Annapolis,...

Wednesday, March 31, 2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – On Tuesday, Rio Grande Valley (RGV) Sector Border Patrol agents discovered the illegal aliens in two tractor trailer human smuggling...

Wednesday, March 31, 2021 | Local Media Release

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SANTA TERESA, N.M. – U.S. Border Patrol Agents responded to a potentially life-threatening situation involving two female tender-aged...

Wednesday, March 31, 2021 | Local Media Release
Ambrose Port of Entry

PORTAL N.D. — U.S. Border Patrol agents from the Grand Forks Sector arrested two Romanian nationals after they illegally entered the...

Tuesday, March 30, 2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – On Monday, Rio Grande Valley Border Patrol agents disrupted two human smuggling events resulting in the arrest of 29 illegal aliens.

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