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Tuesday, September 29, 2020 | Local Media Release

SAN DIEGO — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers seized more than $90,000 in currency at the ports of entry along the California borders with...

Tuesday, September 29, 2020 | Local Media Release

CHAMPLAIN, N.Y. - U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the Champlain Port of Entry seized a shipment of counterfeit Cialis pills in an...

Tuesday, September 29, 2020 | Local Media Release

LORDSBURG, N.M. – U.S. Border Patrol Agents from the Lordsburg station overcame the challenges of patrolling vast terrain, culminating in the discovery of a...

Tuesday, September 29, 2020 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON - Aduanas y Protección Fronteriza de Estados Unidos (CBP) anunció hoy que...

Tuesday, September 29, 2020 | National Media Release
Passengers depart the  Preclearance  processing area at Vancouver International Airport 

WASHINGTON - U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced...

Monday, September 28, 2020 | Local Media Release

EL CENTRO, Calif. – U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the El Centro Sector arrested two illegal aliens and a U.S. citizen over the weekend, previously...

Monday, September 28, 2020 | National Media Release

BRUSSELS — The United States of America and the Kingdom of Belgium concluded an agreement today to implement U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP)...

Thursday, September 24, 2020 | Local Media Release

Tucson, Ariz— A U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Air and Marine Operations Tucson Air Branch UH-60 crew conducted its’ second rescue in a week in the...

Thursday, September 24, 2020 | Local Media Release

TUCSON, Ariz. – U.S. Border Patrol agents seized more than 170 pounds of meth and arrested three smugglers in the Mesquite Mountains east of Lukeville...

Thursday, September 24, 2020 | Local Media Release

CALEXICO, Calif. – El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents prevented multiple smuggling attempts of methamphetamine.

The first incident occurred...

Wednesday, September 23, 2020 | Local Media Release

YUMA, Ariz. – Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents assigned to the Wellton Station thwarted a United States citizen’s attempt to smuggle seven Mexican nationals...

Wednesday, September 23, 2020 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON — U.S. Customs & Border Protection has signed a $13 million contract with Axon Enterprises Inc. to equip 3,800 U.S. Border Patrol agents with...

Wednesday, September 23, 2020 | Local Media Release

 

SANTA TERESA, N.M. – U.S. Border Patrol Agents thwarted several alien smuggling attempts Monday evening.

Santa Teresa Border Patrol Agents...

Tuesday, September 22, 2020 | Local Media Release

YUMA, Ariz. – Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents assigned to the Blythe Station arrested two United States citizens attempting to smuggle two Mexican...

Tuesday, September 22, 2020 | Local Media Release

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

El Centro Sector Border Patrol...
Monday, September 21, 2020 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Over the weekend, Border Patrol agents thwarted three smuggling cases that led to the rescue of two aliens confined in a vehicle...

Monday, September 21, 2020 | Local Media Release

YUMA, Ariz. – Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents from the Wellton Station arrested a United States citizen at the Interstate 8 immigration checkpoint after...

Monday, September 21, 2020 | Local Media Release

FAJARDO, Puerto Rico –U.S. Border Patrol agents and Puerto Rico Police seized Friday 193 pounds (87.4 Kilos) of cocaine found inside an abandoned vessel...

Monday, September 21, 2020 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON—A pesar de la pandemia del COVID-19 y la implementación de restricciones de viajes para prevenir la proliferación de la enfermedad, traficantes...

Monday, September 21, 2020 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON—Despite the COVID-19 pandemic and implementation of several travel restrictions to prevent the spread of the disease, human smugglers continue to...

Friday, September 18, 2020 | Local Media Release

TUCSON, Ariz. – U.S. Border Patrol agents arrested a U.S citizen after finding methamphetamine in a highly modified work truck at the immigration checkpoint...

Friday, September 18, 2020 | Local Media Release

STERLING, Va. – Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers seized nearly $340,000 during six outbound seizures of unreported currency in one week at...

Friday, September 18, 2020 | Local Media Release

TUCSON, Ariz. – U.S. Border Patrol agents seized more than 17 pounds of fentanyl at the Interstate 19 Immigration Checkpoint near Amado, Arizona, Thursday...

Thursday, September 17, 2020 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Since Monday, U.S. Border Patrol Agents working in conjunction with multiple law enforcement agencies discovered five stash houses and 35...

Thursday, September 17, 2020 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents identify a gang member and a wanted child molester.

Yesterday afternoon, Rio Grande Valley Sector agents...

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