“Border Patrol Disrupt Another Stash House, Arrest 40 Illegal Aliens in Mission, Texas”


EDINBURG, TX (February 26, 2021)--– Rio Grande Valley (RGV) Border Patrol agents, Hidalgo County Sheriff’s Office (HCSO) deputies, and Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) troopers disrupt another stash house operation in the Rio Grande Valley. Yesterday, RGV agents received information regarding a residence in Mission, Texas, operating as an…

“Laredo Sector Border Patrol Apprehends Over 200 Individuals in Tractor-Trailers During the Texas Ice And Snow Storms”


LAREDO, TEXAS (February 22, 2021) – During the Texas ice and snow storms, Laredo Sector Border Patrol stopped three human smuggling attempts at its checkpoints and apprehended 230 individuals. Beginning on February 19 through February 22, human smugglers attempted to use tractor-trailers to smuggle people from the countries of Brazil,…

“Port Huron CBP Officers Brave Blizzard Conditions to Aid Motorists in Vehicle Fire”


PORT HURON, Mich. (February 20, 2021) – On Tuesday, February 16, two U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Office of Field Operations Officers independently rendered aid to a motorist whose vehicle was engulfed in flames on M-25 near Lakeport. The incident occurred just before midnight, when travel was extremely hazardous…

“108,000 Counterfeit 3M Surgical Masks Stopped by Cincinnati CBP”


CINCINNATI, OH (February 18, 2021)–-Last Thursday, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers in Cincinnati seized 450 boxes of counterfeit 3M surgical masks; each box contained 240 masks, for a grand total of 108,000 counterfeit items. The boxes were imported on 16 pallets, enough to fill an entire sea container.…

Mara-Salvatrucha (MS-13) Gang Members Crossing the Southern Border In Texas Arrested


  CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (February 13, 2021)– Corpus Christi Border Patrol Station (CCT) agents arrested a Mara Salvatrucha (MS-13 gang) member from of El Salvador. Yesterday morning, CCT agents responded to a request for assistance from a Texas Department of Public Safety trooper on a traffic stop north of Refugio,…

Illegal Importation of Meds: CBP Seized Large Shipment of Viagra In Ohio


CINCINNATI—Last Thursday, February 4, Cincinnati CBP officers seized 41 ½ pounds, approximately 17,400 pills, of Viagra in a large shipment headed to an individual in Florissant, MO. The shipment also held 43 boxes—an additional 36 pounds—of “miracle honey,” or honey laced with sildenafil, the active ingredient in Viagra. Officers found…

Federal Judge Stopped Biden’s Administration From Pausing Deportations For Two More Weeks


TEXAS, (February 9, 2021)---today Judge Drew Tipton originally issued a 14-day suspension of Biden’s moratorium on Jan. 26. The pause in deportations was part of Biden’s attempted day one overhaul of several of former President Donald Trump’s immigration policies. A federal judge in Texas has extended the block on President…