HODGDON, MAINE – On November 21, 2023, Border Patrol apprehended 20 Romanian nationals in Hodgdon, Maine after four vehicles were observed crossing the international boundary from Canada into the United States. Agents were alerted to illegal crossing at approximately 6:10 am, responding to the area and encountering the vehicles on Lincoln Road.
WASHINGTON – U.S. Customs and Border Protection today released monthly operational statistics for October 2023, which show an overall decrease in migrant encounters along the southwest border, even as we continue to see the largest displacement of individuals globally since World War II. CBP Monthly reporting can be viewed online.
Four Locals Arrested for Transporting Migrants After a Yola with over 50 Migrants Makes Landfall Near Isabela, Puerto Rico
AGUADILLA, Puerto Rico –US Border Patrol agents arrested Monday four US citizens found transporting non-citizens during the search for a group of over 50 migrants which landed on makeshift vessel near Pozo Teodoro Beach in Isabela.
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico –US Border Patrol agents presented criminal complaints against three men from the Dominican Republic after they were found inside a makeshift “yola” vessel intercepted by an CBP Marine Unit within the Mona Passage trying to reach Puerto Rico on Sunday.
CHAMPLAIN, NY – On August 2, Swanton Sector Border Patrol conducted a ground-breaking ceremony in Champlain, NY., commemorating the beginning of construction on a new Border Patrol Station.
The 36,000-square-foot facility is scheduled for completion in August 2025 and is designed to accommodate 50 Border Patrol agents and support staff.
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Ramey Sector Border Patrol Agents apprehended Monday 16 undocumented migrants that disembarked from a makeshift wooden vessel near a shopping mall in Hatillo, Puerto Rico.
WASHINGTON – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) today released operational statistics for June 2023, which show a significant and continuing decline in migrant encounters along the Southwest border as well as successful drug interdiction efforts resulting from new enforcement initiatives. CBP’s total encounters along the Southwest border in June were the lowest in over two years, dropping nearly a third from May.
CARIBOU, Minn. - U.S. Border Patrol Agents assigned to the Grand Forks Sector, along with the Kittson County Sheriff’s Office, stopped a human smuggling attempt near Caribou, Minnesota on May 11.
HOULTON, Maine – U.S. Border Patrol (USBP) in Maine is seeking assistance from the public to combat suspected human smuggling activity in and around border areas. Over the past 14 days, Houlton Sector has disrupted multiple cross-border smuggling events, resulting in numerous arrests and vehicle seizures.
WASHINGTON – U.S. Customs and Border Protection released body-worn camera footage today from a deadly use of force incident which occurred near Las Cruces, New Mexico, on April 2, 2023.