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DHS doubles down CBP efforts to continue to combat fentanyl and synthetic drugs

SAN DIEGO – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), today released an updated, comprehensive approach within its mission set to continue to fight the national opioid epidemic that has killed hundreds of thousands of Americans and impacted countless lives, families, and communities. As the unified border entity under DHS, this CBP strategy complements the Department’s strategic plans, and advances President Biden’s Unity Agenda Strategy to beat the overdose epidemic.

CBP Enforcement Statistics

U.S. Customs and Border Protection is the nation’s largest federal law enforcement agency charged with securing the nation’s borders and facilitating international travel and trade. Our top priority is to keep terrorists and their weapons from entering the United States.

Federal, State, and Local Agencies Join Forces to Intercept International-Bound Stolen Vehicles at the Port of Baltimore

BALTIMORE – U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s (CBP) Area Port of Baltimore led a multi-agency enforcement operation last week to intercept outbound stolen vehicles and to disrupt the vast and expansive stolen vehicle criminal networks.

El Paso Sector continues to enforce Title 8

EL PASO, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol Agents working in the El Paso Sector continue to enforce Title 8 authority and have seen a decrease in encounters since May 11.

Since the end of Title 42 on May 11, daily migrant encounters in El Paso Sector have decreased significantly due to the enforcement of Title 8 to a current daily average of 800 migrants in the month of August. By comparison, the daily encounters reached a high of 2,700 per day during the first quarter of Fiscal Year (FY) 2023.