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

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04-30-2021 | 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…

04-30-2021 | Local Media Release

SAN DIEGO—Law enforcement officials are ramping up operations to disrupt maritime smuggling off the coast of San Diego this weekend, particularly warning…

04-30-2021 | 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…

04-30-2021 | 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-…

04-30-2021 | 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…

04-30-2021 | 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…

04-29-2021 | 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/…

04-28-2021 | Local Media Release

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

At…

04-28-2021 | 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…

04-28-2021 | 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…

04-27-2021 | 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.

04-27-2021 | National Media Release

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

04-27-2021 | 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…

04-27-2021 | Local Media Release

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

04-27-2021 | 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…

04-26-2021 | Local Media Release

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – A US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Air and Marine Operations (AMO) aircraft assisted the US Coast Guard to seize approximately…

04-26-2021 | Local Media Release

EL PASO, TEXAS – It is happening almost every time CBP officers in El Paso process an arriving freight train from Mexico. Migrants are discovered attempting…

04-26-2021 | Local Media Release
Seized methamphetamine.

YUMA, Ariz. – Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents assigned to the Wellton station caught two different groups smuggling a total of 218…

04-26-2021 | Local Media Release
Yuma County Sheriff's Office Canine Kass

YUMA, Ariz. – The Yuma Sector Border Patrol Canine Unit has had a close working relationship with the Yuma County…

04-26-2021 | Local Media Release
Monticello, Maine
Monticello, Maine

Updated: September 27, 2021

MONTICELLO, Maine – Due to inactivity, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) temporarily suspended…

04-23-2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas– On Thursday, Rio Grande Valley Border Patrol agents seized approximately 60 pounds of cocaine and nearly 900 pounds of marijuana.

04-23-2021 | Local Media Release

BURKE, N.Y. – On April 22, 2021, the U.S. Border Patrol Swanton Sector presented both New York State Police and the Franklin County, N.Y., District Attorney…

04-23-2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Rio Grande Valley Border Patrol (RGV) agents and local law enforcement disrupt three human smuggling stash houses. 

Yesterday, RGV…

04-23-2021 | Local Media Release

OGDENSBURG, N.Y. – On April 22, 2021, the U.S. Border Patrol Swanton Sector presented the St. Lawrence County, N.Y. Sheriff’s Office a disbursement check…

04-22-2021 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, Texas – Border Patrol agents apprehended a convicted sex offender, a man convicted of homicide, and an aggravated felon in three separate events in…