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Thursday, December 9, 2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Rio Grande Valley Sector Border Patrol (RGV) agents interdicted five migrant smuggling attempts that resulted in 36 arrests and two...

Thursday, December 9, 2021 | Local Media Release
Interior of a stash house. Laredo Sector
Border Patrol agents apprehended 60
undocumented individuals within a
stash house in El Cenizo, Texas....
Thursday, December 9, 2021 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, Texas – Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents assigned to the Hebbronville Station stopped a human smuggling attempt after conducting a vehicle stop...

Wednesday, December 8, 2021 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, Texas – Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents from the Cotulla Station arrested a wanted undocumented criminal individual near Encinal, Texas.

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Wednesday, December 8, 2021 | Local Media Release

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

At approximately 7:50 a.m.,...

Wednesday, December 8, 2021 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, Texas – Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents along with local law enforcement partners continue to discover more stash houses in Laredo, Texas.

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Wednesday, December 8, 2021 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, Texas – Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents assigned to the Marine Unit and the Laredo North Station, prevented a narcotic smuggling attempt and...

Wednesday, December 8, 2021 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, Texas – Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents intercepted two human smuggling attempts at the I-35 immigration checkpoint north of Laredo.

The...

Tuesday, December 7, 2021 | Local Media Release
Highgate Springs, Vermont -

HIGHGATE SPRINGS, VT. — On December 2, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) rescued a 16-year-old missing female from her 19...

Tuesday, December 7, 2021 | Local Media Release

Del Rio, Texas –U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to Del Rio Sector encountered 3,541 undocumented migrants from 39 different countries...

Tuesday, December 7, 2021 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, Texas – Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents save a two-year child suffering from a serious medical condition south of Laredo, Texas.

Agents...

Monday, December 6, 2021 | Local Media Release

BROWNSVILLE, Texas – Fort Brown Border Patrol (FTB) station agents encountered several migrant groups totaling 301 in two days.

On Dec. 4, FTB agents...

Monday, December 6, 2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Rio Grande Valley Sector agents arrested two Mara-Salvatrucha (MS-13) gang members and a migrant previously convicted of murder.

On...

Monday, December 6, 2021 | Local Media Release

Del Rio, Texas – A missing juvenile migrant was discovered by U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to Del Rio Sector.

On Nov 30, Del...

Monday, December 6, 2021 | Local Media Release

SALTON CITY, Calif. – El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents arrested a United States citizen accused of smuggling methamphetamine through an immigration...

Monday, December 6, 2021 | Local Media Release

BLAINE, Wash. — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers using Simplified Arrival at the Pacific Highway Port of Entry intercepted an impostor...

Saturday, December 4, 2021 | Local Media Release

BROWNSVILLE, Texas — Los oficiales de Aduanas y Protección Fronteriza (CBP, por sus siglas en inglés) en el puerto de entrada de...

Saturday, December 4, 2021 | Local Media Release

BROWNSVILLE, Texas — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the Brownsville Port of Entry intercepted alleged narcotics...

Wednesday, December 1, 2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Rio Grande Valley Sector Border Patrol agents seized three vehicles suspected of being used for human smuggling. The agents’ quick action...

Wednesday, December 1, 2021 | Local Media Release

ALPINE, Texas – Border Patrol Sector Agents with the assistance of Big Bend National Park Rangers apprehended a large group of Undocumented Non-Citizens...

Wednesday, December 1, 2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas –Rio Grande Valley Sector Border Patrol (RGV) agents arrest four gang members in two days.

On Nov. 28, at approximately 9:00 p.m.,...

Wednesday, December 1, 2021 | Local Media Release

YUMA, Ariz. – A traffic stop initiated by Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents resulted in a pursuit across Yuma County involving multiple law enforcement...

Wednesday, December 1, 2021 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, Texas –Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents intercepted two human smuggling attempts involving vacuum tankers at the U.S. Highway 59 immigration...

Wednesday, December 1, 2021 | Local Media Release

YUMA, Ariz. – Yuma Sector Border Patrol camera operators initiated the rescue of a migrant who attempted to swim across the Yuma Salinity Canal but then...

Wednesday, December 1, 2021 | Local Media Release

DEL RIO, Texas –Border Patrol agents assigned to Del Rio Sector arrested three convicted sex offenders between Nov. 25-27.

On Nov. 25...

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