Read More....... CBP Anuncia Expansión de Tiempos de Procesamiento de Tráfico Vehicular Solo para SENTRI en el Puerto de Laredo
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CBP Anuncia Expansión de Tiempos de Procesamiento de Tráfico Vehicular Solo para SENTRI en el Puerto de Laredo

LAREDO, Texas – La Oficina de Operaciones Aduaneras (OFO) de Aduanas y Protección Fronteriza de los Estados Unidos (CBP) en el Puerto de Entrada de Laredo continúa haciendo los arreglos…

Read More....... 2 Oklahoma men indicted on child sex trafficking charges
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2 Oklahoma men indicted on child sex trafficking charges

The indictment against Rolando Cifuentes-Lopez, 36, states he engaged in this conduct from November 2016 to Jan. 18, 2019.  The indictment against Eri Cifuentes-Lopez, 40, states he engaged in this…

Read More....... Del Rio Sector Team Wins Inaugural Border Patrol Firearms Challenge
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Del Rio Sector Team Wins Inaugural Border Patrol Firearms Challenge

DEL RIO, Texas – Agents assigned to Del Rio Sector brought home the top award from the Border Patrol firearms competition, The Chief’s Traveling Cup Trophy, beating out 19 other…

Read More....... Border Patrol Arrests Man Convicted of Sexual Assault on a Minor
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Border Patrol Arrests Man Convicted of Sexual Assault on a Minor

TUCSON, Ariz. – U.S. Border Patrol agents arrested a previously deported sex offender near Lukeville Wednesday evening. Photo Courtesy of U.S. Customs andBorder ProtectionTucson Sector agents patrolling the desert near…

Read More....... Border Patrol Captures Another Dangerous Gang Member
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Border Patrol Captures Another Dangerous Gang Member

SUNLAND PARK, N.M. – On Thanksgiving Day, U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to Santa Teresa Station arrested an El Salvadoran national attempting to illegally enter the United States. Research during…

Read More....... CBP Officers Stop Smuggler With Drugs In Body Cavity
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CBP Officers Stop Smuggler With Drugs In Body Cavity

EL PASO, Texas – U.S. Customs and Border Protection Officers working at the El Paso port of entry seized just over a half pound of methamphetamine Thursday. The drugs were…

Read More....... CBP Announces Expansion of SENTRI-only Vehicular Traffic Processing Times at Laredo Port of Entry
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CBP Announces Expansion of SENTRI-only Vehicular Traffic Processing Times at Laredo Port of Entry

LAREDO, Texas– U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Office of Field Operations (OFO) at the Laredo Port of Entry continues to make necessary arrangements to implement facilitation measures to assist…

Read More....... Protocolos de Protección de Migrantes en el Puerto de Nogales
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Protocolos de Protección de Migrantes en el Puerto de Nogales

TUCSON, Ariz,– Oficiales de Aduanas y Protección Fronteriza de Estados Unidos comenzaran a implementar los Protocolos de Protección de Migrantes (MPP, por sus siglas en inglés) en el Puerto de…

Read More....... Uvalde Border Patrol Station Hosts Graduation for Citizens Academy
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Uvalde Border Patrol Station Hosts Graduation for Citizens Academy

UVALDE, Texas – Uvalde Border Patrol Station, along with their local law enforcement partners hosted a Citizens Academy, graduating eight, Dec. 3. Students participated in interactivelessons including signcutting, K-9demonstrations and field…

Read More....... Border Patrol Apprehends Previously Deported Gang Member
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Border Patrol Apprehends Previously Deported Gang Member

CALEXICO, Calif. – U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the El Centro Sector arrested a gang member Tuesday morning. The arrest occurred at approximately 5:45 a.m., when Border Patrol agents…

Read More....... Uvalde Border Patrol Agents Arrest Convicted Sex Offender
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Uvalde Border Patrol Agents Arrest Convicted Sex Offender

DEL RIO, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Uvalde Station arrested a convicted sex offender, Dec. 1. “Aggravated felons, like this one, are a prime example of…

Read More....... U.S. Customs and Border Protection Seizes Over 400 Pounds of Cocaine at Port Everglades
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U.S. Customs and Border Protection Seizes Over 400 Pounds of Cocaine at Port Everglades

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.— U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers discovered more than 417 pounds of cocaine onboard a sailboat at Port Everglades on Monday. The estimated street value of the drugs…

Read More....... 124th Illicit Cross-Border Tunnel Discovered in Tucson Sector
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124th Illicit Cross-Border Tunnel Discovered in Tucson Sector

TUCSON, Ariz. – U.S. Border Patrol agents and Mexican Federal Police discovered an incomplete cross-border tunnel running underneath the streets of Nogales on Wednesday. The tunnel was found during a…

Read More....... Erroneous press reports following Nogales Port of Entry delays
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Erroneous press reports following Nogales Port of Entry delays

There have been erroneous press reports of a trend of undocumented migrants ramming vehicles at the Nogales Port of Entry to circumvent queue lines due to extended wait times. This…

Read More....... Mother Uses Child as a Diversion During Alleged Drug Smuggling Attempt
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Mother Uses Child as a Diversion During Alleged Drug Smuggling Attempt

OCEANSIDE, Calif. — U.S. Border Patrol agents arrested a woman Tuesday afternoon near Oceanside who, along with her 7-year-old child, had more than 48 pounds of methamphetamine inside her vehicle. …

Read More....... Smugglers Continue Dangerous Tactics to Avoid Apprehension
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Smugglers Continue Dangerous Tactics to Avoid Apprehension

LAREDO, TEXAS – Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents apprehend nine illegal aliens from a human smuggling event involving destruction of private property.   On November 28, at approximately 8:00 p.m., Border Patrol…

Read More....... Binational Operation Combats Transnational Criminal Organizations
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Binational Operation Combats Transnational Criminal Organizations

TUCSON, Ariz. – Last week, U.S. Border Patrol agents collaborated with Mexican Federal Police Force officers working a binational operation near Nogales. Tucson Sector’s Foreign Operations Branch and Special Operations…

Read More....... Yuma Sector Seizes $618K in Marijuana after Vehicle Illegally Drives into the United States
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Yuma Sector Seizes $618K in Marijuana after Vehicle Illegally Drives into the United States

YUMA, Ariz. – Wellton Station Border Patrol agents seized more than 1,500 pounds of marijuana from a vehicle that illegally entered into the United States in an area with inadequate…

Read More....... CBP Officers Discover Narcotics and Drug Paraphernalia
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CBP Officers Discover Narcotics and Drug Paraphernalia

MASSENA, N.Y. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the Massena Port of Entry discovered personal use marijuana, amphetamine and various drug paraphernalia in possession of a 56…

Read More....... CBP resalta programas para viajeros en el Caribe durante las fiestas de fin de año
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CBP resalta programas para viajeros en el Caribe durante las fiestas de fin de año

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – A medida que las bajas temperaturas caen en el hemisferio norte, las fiestas de fin de año representan el comienzo de la temporada alta en…

Read More....... Marijuana Seizure at El Paso Border Patrol Checkpoint
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Marijuana Seizure at El Paso Border Patrol Checkpoint

EL PASO, Texas – This past Sunday, U.S. Border Patrol Agents working at the U.S. 62/180 Immigration Checkpoint seized over $200,000 of marijuana. El Paso Marijuana Seizure  On November 24,…