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03-18-2022 | Local Media Release
A travel trailer concealing seven undocumented migrants
laying on the floor and in the restroom. 
 

INDIO, Calif. – El Centro Sector Border Patrol…

03-18-2022 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, Texas – In two separate events, Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents arrested a criminal with an active warrant and a self-proclaimed gang member who…

03-18-2022 | Local Media Release

OCOTILLO, Calif. – U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the El Centro Sector arrested a gang member Tuesday morning in the Jacumba Wilderness region.

03-18-2022 | Local Media Release

MIAMI— U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Air and Marine Operations rescued four adults from a sinking vessel, approximately three nautical miles south of…

03-18-2022 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Rio Grande Valley Border Patrol Sector (RGV) agents arrested two previously convicted sex offenders and two gang…

03-17-2022 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Rio Grande Valley Sector Border Patrol (RGV) agents disrupted four human smuggling attempts resulting in 34 arrests…

03-16-2022 | Local Media Release

HAMLIN, ME – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) will be reducing the hours of operations for the Hamlin Port of Entry (POE) from 6 a.m. – 10 p.m. to 6…

03-16-2022 | Local Media Release

PEMBROOK PINES, Fla — Walter N. Slosar has been appointed as the new Chief Patrol Agent of the Miami Sector Headquarters. Chief Slosar officially entered on…

03-16-2022 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Rio Grande Valley Sector Border Patrol (RGV) agents disrupted three migrant smuggling attempts within an eight-hour…

03-16-2022 | Local Media Release

NORFOLK, VA— U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the Port of Norfolk received information about possible narcotics that were onboard a…

03-16-2022 | Local Media Release

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

03-15-2022 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) today released operational statistics for February 2022, which can be viewed online here.

“CBP’s…

03-15-2022 | Local Media Release
Haitian vessel in Summerland Key

MIAMI— CBP Air and Marine Operations, the U.S. Border Patrol, CBP Office of Field Operations, USCG along with federal, state…

03-15-2022 | Local Media Release
El Paso Sector
El Paso Sector

EL PASO, Texas – In the first two weeks of March, U.S. Border Patrol Agents in the El Paso Sector encountered more than 13 migrants with…

03-14-2022 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has reopened the Rio Grande Valley Centralized Processing Center (CPC) in McAllen, Texas after…

03-14-2022 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Rio Grande Valley Sector Border Patrol (RGV) agents disrupted three smuggling attempts resulting in seven arrests,…

03-11-2022 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Rio Grande Valley Sector Border Patrol (RGV) agents disrupted four migrant smuggling attempts resulting in 28 arrests. A large group of…

03-11-2022 | Local Media Release

EL PASO, Texas – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers working at ports of entry in El Paso, west Texas and New Mexico seized a wide variety of items…

03-11-2022 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Rio Grande Valley Border Patrol (RGV) agents interdicted three narcotics smuggling attempts resulting in the seizure…

03-11-2022 | Local Media Release

CHATEAUGAY, New York - U.S. Border Patrol agents from the Burke Border Patrol Station arrested five individuals in connection to a failed smuggling attempt…

03-11-2022 | Local Media Release

STERLING, Va. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers arrested a previously deported Salvadoran on Baltimore felony rape charges this morning at…

03-10-2022 | Local Media Release
Human smuggling attempt stopped by
Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents

LAREDO, Texas – Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents assigned to the Hebbronville…

03-10-2022 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Rio Grande Valley Sector Border Patrol (RGV) agents interdicted three migrant smuggling events with the assistance of the Texas Department…

03-10-2022 | Local Media Release

CALEXICO, Calif. – U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the El Centro Sector arrested a gang member Tuesday morning in the desert area, east of the city.…

03-08-2022 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, Texas – Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents from the Freer Station arrested a felony convicted sex offender who had attempted to cross illegally with…