U.S. flag

An official website of the United States government

Official websites use .gov
A .gov website belongs to an official government organization in the United States.

Secure .gov websites use HTTPS
A lock ( ) or https:// means you’ve safely connected to the .gov website. Share sensitive information only on official, secure websites.

Breadcrumb

  1. Home
  2. Newsroom
  3. Media Releases
  4. Media Releases

Media Releases border-security

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

For congressional testimony, please visit Congressional Resources.

06-04-2021 | Local Media Release

BUFFALO, N.Y. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers and Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) Special Agents seized more than 3,000 lbs. of…

06-03-2021 | Local Media Release

YUMA, Ariz. – Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents assigned to the Colorado river corridor apprehended a group of four Honduran nationals Tuesday evening and…

06-03-2021 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, Texas – Within hours of each other on June 2, Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents and the Laredo Police Department (LPD) shut down three stash houses…

06-03-2021 | Local Media Release

YUMA, Ariz. – Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents found two deceased individuals in separate locations in the desert southeast of the Foothills Tuesday.  

06-03-2021 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, Texas – Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents apprehended a criminal gang member at a stash house in south Laredo.

 

Arrested gang member in…
06-02-2021 | Local Media Release

On Monday, May 17, U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers (CBPOs) in Jackson, MS selected for random inspection a package arriving from Turkey. The…

06-02-2021 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, Texas – Laredo Sector Border Patrol and Laredo Police Department (LPD) find two stash houses in south Laredo.

 

The incident occurred…

06-02-2021 | Local Media Release

CALEXICO, Calif. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection personnel from the Air and Marine Operations (AMO), Yuma Air Branch and the El Centro Sector Border…

06-02-2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Rio Grande Valley Sector (RGV) Border Patrol agents disrupted two human smuggling events resulting in the arrest of 13 migrants.

06-02-2021 | Local Media Release

STERLING, Va. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers from Washington Dulles International Airport seized 240 blank firing pistols on Friday…

06-02-2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Rio Grande Valley (RGV) Border Patrol agents interdicted four narcotics smuggling attempts resulting in the seizure of more than 900…

06-01-2021 | Local Media Release

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

Saturday morning, McAllen Border Patrol Station…

06-01-2021 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, Texas – Over a 24-hour period, U.S. Border Patrol agents apprehended over 160 undocumented individuals during two separate alleged human smuggling…

06-01-2021 | Local Media Release

YUMA, Ariz. – Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents apprehended a convicted felon early this morning after he illegally entered the United States near the…

06-01-2021 | Local Media Release

SALTON CITY, Calif. – El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents arrested a woman attempting to smuggle methamphetamine through an immigration checkpoint Friday…

06-01-2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Over the weekend, U.S. Border Patrol agents disrupted multiple human smuggling stash houses operating in the Rio Grande Valley leading to…

06-01-2021 | Local Media Release

YUMA, Ariz. – Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents apprehended a group of three migrants who illegally crossed the border into the United States Saturday…

06-01-2021 | Local Media Release

OCOTILLO, Calif. – U.S. Border Patrol agents from El Centro Sector rescued a lost undocumented individual, in the Jacumba Wilderness region near Ocotillo on…

05-28-2021 | Local Media Release

ATLANTA — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers seized more than one gallon of liquid ketamine at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International…

05-28-2021 | Local Media Release

BOULEVARD, Calif.—U.S. Border Patrol (USBP) agents arrested a man early Thursday morning who had been convicted of a sex crime in Fresno, Calif.

On…

05-28-2021 | Local Media Release

SAN DIEGO—U.S. Border Patrol San Diego Sector’s (SDC) Foreign Operations Branch (FOB) coordinated with the Government of Mexico (GOM) to rescue a kidnapped…

05-27-2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Rio Grande Valley Sector Border Patrol (RGV) agents rescued five migrants trapped inside a water container following a failed smuggling…

05-27-2021 | Local Media Release

DETROIT— U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations reminds travelers planning trips across the Detroit, Port Huron and Sault Ste. Marie…

05-27-2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Rio Grande Valley Sector Border Patrol (RGV) agents rescued five migrants trapped inside a water container following a failed smuggling…

05-27-2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas– Rio Grande Valley Sector (RGV) Border Patrol agents apprehended 27 migrants at two locations being used for human smuggling.