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Media Releases from the previous administrations are available in the Archive section of our website.

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07-02-2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Rio Grande Valley Sector Border Patrol (RGV) agents apprehended 14 migrants from a tactor trailer and vehicle pursuit.

Yesterday,…

07-01-2021 | Local Media Release

MCALLEN, Texas – Rio Grande Valley Sector (RGV) Border Patrol agents arrest three criminal migrants with violent sexual offenses after being previously…

06-30-2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Rio Grande Valley Sector (RGV) Border Patrol agents arrest two criminal migrants convicted of violent crimes. 

Monday afternoon, RGV…

06-30-2021 | Local Media Release

SIERRA BLANCA, Texas – United States Border Patrol agents encountered three undocumented non-citizens armed with firearms they had obtained after…

06-30-2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Rio Grande Valley Sector Border Patrol agents interdict two migrant smuggling attempts. 

Early this morning, Falfurrias Border…

06-30-2021 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, Texas – Picture yourself in this situation: 100 plus degree Fahrenheit weather, locked in a trailer in complete darkness, no circulating air, 100…

06-30-2021 | Local Media Release

RIO GRANDE CITY, Texas – Rio Grande Valley Sector Border Patrol (RGV) agents, interdict two drug smuggling attempts in Rio Grande City, Texas within an hour…

06-29-2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Rio Grande Valley Sector Border Patrol (RGV) agents interdicted three drug smuggling attempts worth over $1M.

Yesterday afternoon,…

06-29-2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Rio Grande Valley Sector Border Patrol (RGV) agents arrest 71 migrants attempting to avoid apprehension.

Yesterday afternoon, RGV…

06-28-2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Over the weekend, Rio Grande Valley Border Patrol Sector (RGV) agents and partners make three significant rescues.   

Saturday…

06-28-2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Rio Grande Valley Border Patrol Sector (RGV) agents arrested four gang members, two sex offenders, and a migrant previously convicted of…

06-28-2021 | Local Media Release

PHILADELPHIA – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers in Philadelphia intercepted a shipment on June 10 from Italy of ketamine, a dangerous…

06-25-2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Rio Grande Valley (RGV) Border Patrol agents interdict three smuggling attempts resulting in the seizure of more than $1.2M worth of…

06-25-2021 | Local Media Release

YUMA, Ariz. – Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents spent the past week working with the Mexican and Guatemalan consulates and the Yuma County Coroner’s Office…

06-25-2021 | Local Media Release

Blythe, Calif. – Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents assigned to the Blythe station thwarted a human smuggling attempt at the Highway 78 immigration checkpoint…

06-25-2021 | Local Media Release

CALEXICO, Calif. – U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the El Centro Sector arrested an undocumented individual with a prior conviction for a sexual…

06-25-2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Rio Grande Valley Sector (RGV) Border Patrol agents arrest smuggled migrants in trains, vehicles, and stash houses.

Yesterday…

06-24-2021 | Local Media Release

YUMA, Ariz. – Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents assigned to the Wellton station intercepted four different human smuggling…

06-24-2021 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON — Today, Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro N. Mayorkas announced that DHS’s U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP)…

06-24-2021 | Local Media Release

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

Agents apprehended an…

06-24-2021 | Local Media Release

BALTIMORE – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers seized nearly $41,933 in unreported currency recently from travelers heading to Jamaica at…

06-24-2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Rio Grande Valley Sector (RGV) Border Patrol agents arrest a gang member and a sex offender.

 Early Tuesday Morning, McAllen Border…

06-23-2021 | Local Media Release

BALTIMORE - U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) seized $7,000 in counterfeit…

06-23-2021 | Local Media Release
Armed individual crossing the Rio
Grande River.

LAREDO, Texas – The Laredo Sector Border Patrol warns the public about the dangers posed from criminal…

06-22-2021 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, Texas – Over the last several days, Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents and law enforcement partners shut down six stash houses and arrested nearly…