• January 17, 2022

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CBP announces results of nationwide operations for March 2021

WASHINGTON — Thursday morning, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) released national operational statistics for March 2021. “CBP has experienced an increase in encounters and arrests. This is not new. Encounters have continued to increase since April 2020, and our past experiences have helped us be better prepared for the challenges we face this year,” said […]Read More

CBP Air and Maine Operations help rescue injured hiker

El Paso U.S. Customs and Border Protection Air Marine Operations (AMO) El Paso Air Branch helicopter pilots assisted an El Paso Fire Department (EPFD) Search and Rescue Team in rescuing an injured hiker Sunday afternoon in McKelligon Canyon, which is part of the Franklin Mountains. “Customs and Border Protection Air Marine Operations Branch was glad […]Read More

CBP reminds residents of Easter Egg regulations, offers holiday tips

With the Easter festivities right around the corner, CBP is reminding the traveling public that cascarones – confetti-filled eggshells – are restricted to quantities of 12 per passenger and the shells may be decorated, etched, or painted but they must be clean, dry, and free of any egg residue. “Even with the ongoing travel restrictions […]Read More

CBP Officers nab 22 wanted fugitives across the region this

On Friday, U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced that their officers saw an influx of arrests for wanted fugitives over this past week with a total of 22 arrests made throughout the El Paso, West Texas and southern New Mexico regions. “CBP is committed to helping find and arresting these wanted persons attempting to evade […]Read More

CBP Officers snag nearly 300 pounds of Pork Bologna at

SANTA TERESA, N.M. – Earlier this week, U.S. Customs and Border Protection Officers from the Santa Teresa Port of Entry seized 30 rolls of pork bologna weighing 277 pounds. “Our CBP Officers diligently inspect all conveyances for contraband and prohibited agriculture products thereby safeguarding the United States from foreign animal diseases,” said Santa Teresa Port […]Read More

Bologna Bust: CBP seizes almost 200 pounds at Columbus port

COLUMBUS, N.M. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection Office of Field Operations Agriculture Specialists working at the Columbus port of entry seized 22 rolls of Mexican bologna. CBP officials share that bologna is a prohibited product because it is made from pork and has the potential for introducing foreign animal diseases to the U.S. pork […]Read More

CBP warns residents of Phone Scam; Caller impersonating CBP Officers

DETROIT — Officials with the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) are warning residents of a new type of telephone scam targeting residents nationwide, in an attempt to gain banking information from unsuspecting residents. “U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents and officers nationwide are continuing to receive numerous calls from residents concerned about unsolicited calls from […]Read More