ICE removes MS-13 gang leader, felon wanted in El Salvador

Atlanta, Georgia - A Salvadoran MS-13 gang member and felon unlawfully present in the United States was removed from the United States Friday by officers with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO).

Douglas CBP Officers Seize $154K in Marijuana

Douglas, Arizona - Customs and Border Protection officers at the Raul Hector Castro Port of Entry in Douglas, Arizona arrested a man from Agua Prieta, Sonora, Mexico, July 6 for attempting to smuggle nearly 308 pounds of marijuana into the United States.

Canines Help CBP Officers Find $229K in Drugs

Lukeville, California - U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at Arizona’s Port of Lukeville arrested three people earlier this week after finding nearly 252 pounds of marijuana and cocaine during two separate seizures.

Arizona CBP Officers Stop Weapons, Ammo Headed for Mexico

Nogales, Arizona - U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers arrested two Nogales, Arizona residents recently for attempting to smuggle tactical rifles with magazines and ammunition into Mexico through the Port of Nogales.

Yuma Border Patrol Sector Applauds Successful Prosecutions

Yuma, Arizona - Over a recent period, 11 individuals appearing before the magistrate judge recently were charged and convicted of “re-entry after deportation.”  All 11 had been previously deported for illegally entering the United States and had lengthy criminal histories.