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Tuesday, November 30, 2021 | Local Media Release
EL Paso Sector -

SANTA TERESA, N.M. – A suspected human smuggler was apprehended during a joint operation between the U.S. Border Patrol and the Government...

Tuesday, November 30, 2021 | Local Media Release

CALEXICO, Calif. – U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the El Centro Sector arrested an undocumented individual Friday evening with prior sexual offense...

Tuesday, November 30, 2021 | Local Media Release

NILAND, Calif. – El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents arrested 12 undocumented individuals on a freight train near Mecca, Calif., in an attempt to...

Tuesday, November 30, 2021 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, Texas – Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents along with Department of Public Safety troopers and Webb County Constable Precinct 2 deputies exposed a...

Monday, November 29, 2021 | Local Media Release

ANTELOPE WELLS, N.M. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection once again began processing traffic at the Antelope Wells port of entry today.

CBP Officer...
Monday, November 29, 2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas –Rio Grande Valley Sector Border Patrol (RGV) agents encounter large groups of migrants, an abandoned unaccompanied child, and dangerous...

Monday, November 29, 2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Rio Grande Valley Sector agents arrested a Honduran migrant previously convicted of manslaughter, and gang members from three different...

Tuesday, November 23, 2021 | Local Media Release

HOULTON, ME. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced today the expansion of biometric facial comparison technology to the pedestrian border...

Tuesday, November 23, 2021 | Local Media Release

CINCINNATI–- In late-October, Cincinnati U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers, U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Office of Criminal...

Monday, November 22, 2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Rio Grande Valley Sector Border Patrol agents interdicted six migrant smuggling attempts over the weekend that resulted in 56 arrests and...

Monday, November 22, 2021 | Local Media Release

CINCINNATI—On November 11th, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers in Cincinnati intercepted smuggled narcotics in a shipment of baby diapers...

Friday, November 19, 2021 | Local Media Release
November 3 a group of 74 men, women, and children from
Brazil and Venezuela.

SAN DIEGO — After encountering a series of unusual sized groups of migrants...

Friday, November 19, 2021 | Local Media Release

FORT PIERCE, Fla — After a multi-year effort, Air and Marine Operations (AMO), Ft. Pierce Marine Unit has relocated and opened their new facility. 

(L-R...
Thursday, November 18, 2021 | Local Media Release
An individual hiding in a ceiling
during a search of a residence.

LAREDO, Texas – Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents along with Department of Public...

Thursday, November 18, 2021 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, Texas – Narcotics smuggler crashes into a civilian vehicle during a smuggling attempt resulting in injuries to civilians.

The incident...

Wednesday, November 17, 2021 | Local Media Release

OCOTILLO, Calif. – U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the El Centro Sector arrested an undocumented individual Monday night with prior convictions of...

Wednesday, November 17, 2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Rio Grande Valley Sector (RGV) Border Patrol agents arrest 13 migrants inside two human smuggling stash houses located in Hidalgo County....

Wednesday, November 17, 2021 | Local Media Release

EL PASO, Texas – U.S. Customs and Border Protection Officers working at the Presidio port of entry arrested a 45-year-old U.S. citizen female who had an...

Tuesday, November 16, 2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Rio Grande Valley Border Patrol Sector (RGV) Missing Migrant Program (MMP) and the RGV Joint Forensic Center (JFC) were able to...

Tuesday, November 16, 2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Rio Grande Valley Border Patrol Sector (RGV) agents continue to experience a high volume of migrants crossing into the United States.

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Tuesday, November 16, 2021 | Local Media Release

EAGLE PASS, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to Eagle Pass Station rescued a 5-year-old girl after she was left on an...

Tuesday, November 16, 2021 | Local Media Release

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

Tuesday, November 16, 2021 | Local Media Release

The incident occurred at approximately 12:40 p.m., when a rental 2021Chevrolet Silverado approached the Highway 111 checkpoint. The agent inspecting...

Tuesday, November 16, 2021 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, Texas –Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents rescued undocumented individuals found inside a grain hopper railcar in San Diego, Texas after receiving a...

Monday, November 15, 2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Rio Grande Valley Sector Border Patrol (RGV) agents interdicted six migrant smuggling attempts over the weekend that resulted in 78...

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