Washington - Interagency and jurisdictional collaboration as well as intergovernmental cooperation leads to significant arrests and extraditions, while currency and narcotics are intercepted en route in and out of the country - all segments of a busy week for the men and women of U.S. Customs and Border Protection. Highlights of these activities during the last several days include:
August 12, 2010: Washington:
August 12, 2010: Tucson, Ariz.:
August 11, 2010: Buffalo, N.Y.:
August 11, 2010: Progreso, Texas:
August 11, 2010: Cincinnati:
August 9, 2010: Calexico, Calif.:
August 9, 2010: San Luis, Ariz.:
August 09, 2010: Grand Portage, Minn.:
"CBP is committed to aggressively and proactively securing our nation's borders and safeguarding our way of life," said CBP Commissioner Alan Bersin.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection is the unified border agency within the Department of Homeland Security charged with the management, control and protection of our nation's borders at and between the official ports of entry. CBP is charged with keeping terrorists and terrorist weapons out of the country while enforcing hundreds of U.S. laws.