• November 28, 2021

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CBP Agriculture Specialists find Mangos with Fruit Fly larvae at

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agriculture specialists routinely find travelers attempting to import mangos from Mexico, as the fruit is prohibited for importation because it is a common host for pests. The need for the ban was made evident on June 26 when a traveler from California arrived at the Paso Del Norte international […]Read More

Busy week for El Paso area CBP Officers; Cocaine, fentanyl,

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Officers at the El Paso area ports of entry, seized over 71 pounds of cocaine, 0.74 pounds of fentanyl, 109 pounds of marijuana and arrested 23 fugitives from justice within the span of a week. “CBP Officers continue to work hard and remain dedicated to securing our border” said […]Read More

CBP provides national operational update for June 2021

WASHINGTON — On Friday, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officials released operational statistics for June 2021 “We are in the hottest part of the summer, and we are seeing a high number of distress calls to CBP from migrants abandoned in treacherous terrain by smugglers with no regard for human life,” said CBP Acting Commissioner […]Read More

CBP, GSA Partner with TPI Composites for Infrastructure Improvements at

SANTA TERESA, N.M. — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), the General Services Administration (GSA), and TPI Composites, Inc. announced Wednesday a formal partnership on a small-scale infrastructure improvement project at Santa Teresa Land Port of Entry (LPOE). Under CBP’s Donations Acceptance Program, CBP and GSA entered into an agreement with TPI Composites, Inc. in December of […]Read More

CBP Officers render aid to gunshot victim at Paso Del

U.S. Customs and Border Protection say two of their Officers assigned to the Paso Del Norte border crossing helped save a victim of multiple gunshot wounds. Officials say the incident happened june 8,  at approximately 3:30 pm, when 29-year-old man arrived at the Paso del Norte border crossing from Mexico. Officers quickly saw that the […]Read More

Busy week for CBP Officers at area Ports of Entry

U.S. Customs and Border Protection Officers at the El Paso area ports of entry, seized over 190 pounds of methamphetamine, 29 pounds of cocaine, 23 pounds of fentanyl, 42 pounds of marijuana and arrested 25 fugitives from justice within the span of a week. “CBP Officers remain focused on their mission of protecting the homeland,” […]Read More

CBP: Prohibition on importation of peppers, tomatoes still in place

U.S. Customs and Border Protection Officers and CBP Agriculture Specialists working at El Paso area ports of entry made 10 agriculture seizures during the previous week.  Included in those seizures were peppers and tomatoes which remain prohibited for entry. “The prohibition on the importation of peppers and tomatoes has been in place since late 2019 […]Read More

CBP Officers arrest two men wanted for Sexual Assault of

Over the past week, U.S. Customs and Border Protection Officials say their officers working at the El Paso port of entry arrested two men sought for sexual assault of a child. “CBP works closely with our law enforcement partners to apprehend fugitives from justice” said CBP Director of Field Operations Hector A. Mancha. “Partnership among […]Read More

CBP announces $46 million rail refresh; New tech will enhance

Wednesday afternoon, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) unveiled a $46 million dollar initiative enhance the security and efficiency of rail cargo inspections at locations throughout the United States. “Non-intrusive inspection technology is a force multiplier that allows CBP officers to safely and more efficiently process U.S.-bound cargo,” said William A. Ferrara, Executive Assistant Commissioner of […]Read More

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