Marijuana Smuggling Continues to Plague the Rio Grande Valley

Edinburg, Texas - U.S. Border Patrol agents in the Rio Grande Valley disrupted four narcotic smuggling attempts.

Border Patrol Prevents Tractor-trailer Human Smuggling Attempt

Laredo, Texas - Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents intercepted a smuggling attempt of five individuals at the immigration checkpoint on Interstate Highway 35 north of Laredo, Texas.

Mayor of Yuma and U.S. Conference of Mayors' delegation participate in roundtable with Acting DHS Secretary in El Paso on border crisis

El Paso, Texas - On July 10 and 11, Yuma Mayor Douglas J. Nicholls joined a mayors' delegation from the U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) in El Paso, Texas, for a roundtable discussion with Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Acting Secretary Kevin McAleenan. The mayors visited the Port of Entry Crossing at the Bridge of the Americas, and U.S. Customs and Border Protection migrant processing facilities.

Border Patrol Arrests Wanted Man with Handgun During Human Smuggling Attempt

Yuma, Arizona - Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents working along Interstate 8 arrested a wanted man from Yuma and four illegal aliens from Mexico during an attempted human smuggling attempt, Tuesday.

USBP Arrests Previously Deported Convicted Felon

Douglas, Arizona - Douglas Station Border Patrol agents arrested a previously convicted felon Friday after he illegally entered the United States near Douglas.