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Media Releases

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

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05-12-2021 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, Texas – Working together, Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents and U.S. Army soldiers assigned in support of U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP…

05-12-2021 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) unveiled a $46 million dollar initiative today to enhance the security and efficiency of rail cargo…

05-12-2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Rio Grande Valley Sector (RGV) Border Patrol agents, with the assistance of state and local law enforcement, interdicted six human…

05-12-2021 | Local Media Release

YUMA, Ariz. – Wellton Border Patrol agents intercepted a group of five migrants in the desert Tuesday morning and found themselves in the middle of a rescue…

05-11-2021 | Local Media Release

AGUADILLA, Puerto Rico—Air and Marine Operations (AMO) marine units intercepted Saturday a 25 foot “yola” type vessel in which three men from the Dominican…

05-11-2021 | Local Media Release

BOULEVARD, Calif.—U.S. Border Patrol agents arrested a man early Sunday morning who had been convicted of sex crimes in New York.

At approximately 1 a…

05-11-2021 | Local Media Release

YUMA, Ariz. – Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents apprehended an aggravated felon after he illegally crossed the border into the United States Monday morning…

05-11-2021 | Local Media Release

AGUADILLA, Puerto Rico — Unidades marinas de Operaciones Aéreas y Marítimas (AMO)de Aduanas y protección Fronteriza (CBP) interceptaron el sábado una yola…

05-11-2021 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) today released operational statistics for April 2021, which can be viewed here.

“CBP…

05-11-2021 | Local Media Release

YUMA, Ariz. – Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents intercepted four separate migrant smuggling attempts over the weekend.

Friday afternoon, agents…

05-11-2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Rio Grande Valley Sector (RGV) Border Patrol agents apprehended 24 migrants in a train grain hopper in Robstown, near Corpus Christi,…

05-10-2021 | Local Media Release

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

05-10-2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Rio Grande Valley Sector (RGV) Border Patrol agents encountered two large groups of migrants resulting in 239 noncitizens.

On Friday…

05-10-2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas –Border Patrol agents in the Rio Grande Valley arrested two migrants with serious criminal history.

On Saturday, Weslaco Border Patrol…

05-06-2021 | Local Media Release

AGUADILLA, Puerto Rico – La Patrulla Fronteriza de Estados Unidos y el Negociado de Policía de Puerto Rico interceptaron el jueves por la mañana una…

05-06-2021 | Local Media Release

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

05-06-2021 | 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…

05-05-2021 | 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…

05-04-2021 | Local Media Release

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

05-04-2021 | 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…

05-03-2021 | 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…

05-03-2021 | 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…

05-03-2021 | Local Media Release

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

05-03-2021 | 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…

05-03-2021 | 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…