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Wednesday, August 4, 2021 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has begun outfitting an initial group of agents and officers with body-worn cameras to better enhance...

Tuesday, August 3, 2021 | Local Media Release

AGUADILLA, Puerto Rico - Agentes de la Patrulla Fronteriza y Operaciones Aéreas y Marinas (AMO) de los Estados Unidos, junto con las Fuerzas Unidas de...

Tuesday, August 3, 2021 | Local Media Release

AGUADILLA, Puerto Rico – US Border Patrol and Air and Marine Operations (AMO) agents, along with Puerto Rico Police Joint Forces for Rapid Action (FURA)...

Tuesday, August 3, 2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Rio Grande Valley Border Patrol Sector agents, in coordination with local partners, discover 33 migrants in two human smuggling stash...

Tuesday, August 3, 2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Rio Grande Valley Border Patrol Sector agents recently encountered three large groups of migrants.

Friday morning, Rio Grande City...

Monday, August 2, 2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Rio Grande Valley Border Patrol Sector (RGV) agents utilize assets, technology, and cooperate with partners to perform lifesaving efforts...

Monday, August 2, 2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Rio Grande Valley Border Patrol Sector agents interdict two drug smuggling attempts resulting in the seizure of more than 393 pounds of...

Monday, August 2, 2021 | Local Media Release

YUMA, Ariz. – Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents responding to a 911 call early Sunday morning rescued three migrants in distress and found one deceased.

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Monday, August 2, 2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Rio Grande Valley Border Patrol Sector (RGV) agents arrested a Mara-Salvatrucha (MS-13) gang member and a previously convicted sex...

Friday, July 30, 2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Rio Grande Valley Border Patrol Sector agents interdict three drug smuggling attempts resulting in the seizure of more than 246 pounds of...

Friday, July 30, 2021 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON - Asylum and other legal migration pathways should be readily available to those who need them, and this Administration is...

Thursday, July 29, 2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Smugglers’ reckless tactics risk migrant lives and cause damage to property.

Yesterday afternoon, Rio Grande City Border Patrol...

Thursday, July 29, 2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas –Border Patrol agents in the Rio Grande Valley arrested three migrant gang members with criminal history.

On Tuesday, Falfurrias...

Wednesday, July 28, 2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Rio Grande Valley Border Patrol Sector (RGV) agents have logged 845 migrants within 24-hours, as apprehensions along the Rio Grande of...

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 | Local Media Release

TUCSON, Ariz. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents rescued a stranded migrant in the Baboquivari Mountains southwest of Tucson, Monday afternoon....

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 | Local Media Release

PHILADELPHIA — On July 26, U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the port of Philadelphia found five stowaways hiding on...

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 | Local Media Release

DETROIT — Customs and Border Protection’s (CBP) Office of Field Operations seized more than a ton of marijuana at the Fort Street Cargo Facility on...

Monday, July 26, 2021 | Local Media Release

YUMA, Ariz. – Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents apprehended two aggravated felons in separate incidents early Saturday morning.

Just after midnight, an...

Monday, July 26, 2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Rio Grande Valley Border Patrol Sector (RGV) agents disrupt three failed human smuggling attempts. 

Saturday morning, McAllen Border...

Friday, July 23, 2021 | Local Media Release

EL PASO, TEXAS – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers working at the Bridge of the Americas port of entry in El Paso seized 14.4 pounds of heroin and...

Thursday, July 22, 2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Rio Grande Valley Border Patrol Sector (RGV) Missing Migrant Program (MMP) assisted in the identification of a deceased Guatemalan migrant...

Thursday, July 22, 2021 | Local Media Release

PRESIDIO, TEXAS – A commercial bus carrying $465,755 in unreported U.S. currency was stopped while leaving the United States at the Presidio port of entry...

Wednesday, July 21, 2021 | Local Media Release

Edinburg, Texas – Rio Grande Valley Border Patrol Sector (RGV) agents interdicted two drug smuggling attempts resulting in the seizure of more than 440...

Wednesday, July 21, 2021 | Local Media Release

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A traveler had more than a jacket on when arriving recently at...

Tuesday, July 20, 2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Rio Grande Valley Sector (RGV) Border Patrol agents interrupt smuggling attempts throughout the Rio Grande Valley.

Yesterday...

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