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Media Releases from the previous administrations are available in the Archive section of our website.
Saturday, July 11, 2020 | Local Media Release

SAN DIEGO — U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at ports of entry along the California border with Mexico seized more than 43,000 pounds of drugs,...

Friday, July 10, 2020 | Local Media Release

 

YUMA, Ariz. – Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents from the Wellton Station apprehended one...

Friday, July 10, 2020 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – As temperatures rise throughout South Texas, the U.S. Border Patrol's Rio Grande Valley (RGV) Sector continues its efforts to put an end...

Friday, July 10, 2020 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol assisted the Texas Rangers with the identification of a desiccated body.

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Friday, July 10, 2020 | Local Media Release

RIO GRANDE CITY, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol discovers stash house operation in rural South Texas neighborhood.

Early this morning, agents received...

Friday, July 10, 2020 | Local Media Release

TUCSON, Ariz. – U.S. Border Patrol agents arrested two U.S. citizens and 23 illegal border crossers near Douglas, Arizona, Wednesday night.

Agents...
Thursday, July 9, 2020 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – In less than 12 hours, agents responded to four 911 emergency calls and two other incidents that required emergency medical intervention...

Thursday, July 9, 2020 | Local Media Release

FALFURRIAS, Texas – Border Patrol agents make a significant bust at the checkpoint, keeping more than 20 pounds of cocaine off our streets. 

Last...

Thursday, July 9, 2020 | Local Media Release

TUCSON, Ariz. – U.S. Border Patrol agents helped save the lives of two migrants suffering heat related injuries in southern Arizona earlier this week. 

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Thursday, July 9, 2020 | Local Media Release

YUMA, Ariz. – Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents, with the assistance of Cabeza Prieta National Wildlife Refuge officers, seized three backpacks in the desert...

Thursday, July 9, 2020 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) today released the agency’s operational update for June 2020, which includes CBP’s actions to prevent...

Wednesday, July 8, 2020 | Local Media Release

EL PASO, Texas -- U.S. Customs and Border Protection Officers working at the Bridge of the Americas border crossing seized 88.9 pounds of methamphetamine...

Wednesday, July 8, 2020 | Local Media Release

EL PASO, Texas – U.S. Customs and Border Protection Officers working at the Ysleta port of entry Tuesday evening apprehended a man who was being sought in a...

Wednesday, July 8, 2020 | Local Media Release

YUMA, Ariz. – Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents working at the immigration checkpoint on Interstate 8 on Friday morning seized heroin, marijuana and a .357...

Tuesday, July 7, 2020 | Local Media Release

TUCSON, Ariz. – U.S. Border Patrol agents at the Interstate 19 Immigration Checkpoint near Amado, Arizona, arrested a Phoenix...

Tuesday, July 7, 2020 | Local Media Release

YUMA, Ariz. – Yuma Sector agents arrested a Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipient from California and apprehended multiple illegal aliens...

Tuesday, July 7, 2020 | Local Media Release

TUCSON, Ariz. – U.S. Border Patrol agents patrolling near Lukeville, Arizona, arrested an El Salvadorian man with a felony conviction for attempted sex...

Tuesday, July 7, 2020 | Local Media Release

YUMA, Ariz. – Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents thwarted multiple smuggling events and apprehended 21 illegal aliens over a four-day period.

In the...

Tuesday, July 7, 2020 | Local Media Release

YUMA, Ariz. – Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents rescued multiple illegal aliens in distress, including one unconscious female, after receiving an emergency...

Tuesday, July 7, 2020 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents identified a sex offender amongst a group of illegal aliens. 

On Monday afternoon, Border Patrol agents...

Tuesday, July 7, 2020 | Local Media Release

EL PASO, Texas -- U.S. Customs and Border Protection Officers working at the El Paso ports of entry had a busy 48 hours leading to seven drug busts in a...

Tuesday, July 7, 2020 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Since Sunday, Border Patrol agents rescued four illegal aliens including two with significant medical issues.

On Sunday, the Kleberg...

Tuesday, July 7, 2020 | Local Media Release

TUCSON, Ariz. – U.S. Border Patrol agents working the Interstate 19 Immigration Checkpoint near Amado, arrested a man for smuggling fentanyl inside his...

Monday, July 6, 2020 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Since Thursday, Border Patrol agents seized more than $1M dollars worth of drugs and arrested seven people in connection to the failed...

Monday, July 6, 2020 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents stop four separate alien smuggling attempts resulting in the arrest of 12 people.

On Thursday afternoon,...

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