Nogales, Arizona - One week after seizing almost half a million dollars in unreported U.S. currency at a crossing in Nogales, Arizona, port officials apprehended a 25-year-old Mexican national Sunday for failing to declare more than $190,000 when he attempted to cross into Mexico through the Port of Nogales.
Tucson, Arizona - A 49-year-old Avondale, Arizona, man was arrested Thursday at the Port of Lukeville in connection with a failed drug-smuggling attempt.
Victoria, Texas - An undocumented alien, illegally residing in Houston, will make his initial appearance in Corpus Christi federal court Wednesday on charges contained in a 22-count superseding indictment, announced U.S. Attorney Kenneth Magidson, Southern District of Texas.
Wellton, Arizona - Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents arrested three smugglers, seized 2,211 pounds of marijuana and confiscated two vehicles during separate weekend incidents.
San Luis, Arizona - U.S. Customs and Border Protection Port Director John A. Schwamm was formally sworn into office August 21 during a change of command ceremony held at the San Luis Cultural Center.
Washington, DC - Two weeks ago the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced that the numbers of unaccompanied children and adults with children apprehended at the Southwest border had declined significantly in the month of July. At the current rate, the numbers in the month of August will be even lower. However, Secretary Johnson stated then that we must guard against a reversal of this trend, and DHS’s efforts to prevent and deter illegal migration across the Southwest Border continue.