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Thursday, May 6, 2021 | Local Media Release

AGUADILLA, Puerto Rico – US Border Patrol and the Puerto Rico Police Bureau interdicted Thursday morning a vessel, in which four men from Dominican Republic...

Thursday, May 6, 2021 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, Texas – Within hours of each other on May 4, Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents and law enforcement partners...

Wednesday, May 5, 2021 | National Media Release
CBP personnel in Miami inspect cut flower imports

WASHINGTON — U.S. Customs and Border Protection agriculture specialists are working round the clock to...

Tuesday, May 4, 2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Rio Grande Valley Sector (RGV) Border Patrol agents successfully foil five human smuggling attempts and apprehend 172 migrants.

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Tuesday, May 4, 2021 | Local Media Release

 ATLANTA — Shoes are made for walking and not smuggling narcotics as a traveler arriving at Hartsfield- Jackson Atlanta International Airport recently found...

Monday, May 3, 2021 | Local Media Release

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

Monday, May 3, 2021 | Local Media Release

YUMA, Ariz. – Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents assigned to the Wellton station arrested four different groups attempting to smuggle 534 pounds of...

Monday, May 3, 2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Rio Grande Valley Sector (RGV) Border Patrol agents successfully foil five human smuggling attempts and apprehend 32 migrants exposed to...

Monday, May 3, 2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Rio Grande Valley Sector Border Patrol agents arrested two gang members in a 24-hour span.

On Saturday, Weslaco Border Patrol...

Monday, May 3, 2021 | Local Media Release

YUMA, Ariz. – A report of suspicious activity led to a vehicle stop by Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents Friday morning in which two U.S. citizens were found...

Friday, April 30, 2021 | Local Media Release

SAN DIEGO – At border crossings along the California/Mexico border, U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials have seen an increase in the number of non-...

Friday, April 30, 2021 | Local Media Release

YUMA, Ariz. –Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents assigned to the Wellton station foiled a migrant smuggling attempt Thursday morning.

Agents assigned to...

Friday, April 30, 2021 | Local Media Release

WILMINGTON, Delaware – Tagged as the best self-defense ammo during a zombie apocalypse, the illegal Honduras-bound ammo could have hurt a lot of victims had...

Friday, April 30, 2021 | Local Media Release

SAN DIEGO—Law enforcement officials are ramping up operations to disrupt maritime smuggling off the...

Friday, April 30, 2021 | Local Media Release

YUMA, Ariz. – Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents found meth, marijuana and a loaded handgun in a vehicle at the immigration checkpoint on Highway 95 Wednesday...

Friday, April 30, 2021 | Local Media Release

YUMA, Ariz. – A Yuma Sector Border Patrol agent apprehended a migrant trying to sneak into the country Wednesday morning and discovered he was an aggravated...

Thursday, April 29, 2021 | Local Media Release

TORNILLO, Texas – A man being sought on multiple sexual assault/abuse of a child charges was apprehended by CBP Officers working at the Marcelino Serna/...

Wednesday, April 28, 2021 | Local Media Release

YUMA, Ariz. – Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents assisted Yuma County Sheriff’s deputies and Yuma Police officers after they conducted a welfare check at a...

Wednesday, April 28, 2021 | Local Media Release

YUMA, Ariz. – Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents intercepted a smuggling attempt on the Colorado River Monday...

Wednesday, April 28, 2021 | Local Media Release

YUMA, Ariz. – Wellton Border Patrol agents thwarted their third major bust in three days. The methamphetamine smuggling attempt occurred in the desert south...

Tuesday, April 27, 2021 | Local Media Release
Harry Williams Payes-Mejia

YUMA, Ariz. – Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents apprehended a MS-13 gang member early Monday morning.

Agents encountered the...

Tuesday, April 27, 2021 | Local Media Release
Jorge Perez-Diaz

YUMA, Ariz. – Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents apprehended a sex offender who illegally entered the United States early Monday morning.

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Tuesday, April 27, 2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Rio Grande Valley Sector Border Patrol agents successfully foil three human smuggling attempts and apprehend 41 migrants exposed to...

Tuesday, April 27, 2021 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON — Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro N. Mayorkas today announced a new counter-network targeting operation focused on transnational...

Tuesday, April 27, 2021 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON — U.S. Customs and Border Protection and the World Business Alliance for Secure Commerce Organization (WBO) issued a joint statement today...

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