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CBP is charged with securing our nation's borders & facilitating lawful international travel & trade.
Deputy Commissioner Perez met with CBP partners in Mexico to advance immediate field-driven operations on weapons, narcotics, illegal migration, and currency smuggling.
CBP officers at the International Falls (MN) Port of Entry seized over 1,000 counterfeit LED screens last week. Details: http://bit.ly/2SEKBrA
While the general risk to the American public remains low, DHS has mobilized a Department-wide response to keep Americans safe, secure, and informed. https://www.cnn.com/2020/02/17/politics/travelers-denied-entry-screened-coronavirus-dhs/index.html
Learn how CBP is partnering with industry to fight furniture counterfeits and protect American jobs, in the latest article of Frontline magazine: http://bit.ly/2S5FuQX
Valentine's Day may be in the rearview mirror, but CBP agriculture specialists will continue to be on the lookout for hitchhiking pests all year round. http://bit.ly/37oRZv8
So far this fiscal year, Border Patrol agents have seized an incredible amount of dangerous drugs heading to locales throughout the US. This includes: ▫️ Cocaine: 6,018 lbs ▫️ Methamphetamine: 5,564 lbs ▫️ Heroin: 281 lbs ▫️ Fentanyl: 204 lbs ▫️ Marijuana: 96,704 lbs
This is another successful initiative that demonstrates our urgency to apprehend and quickly remove those who illegally cross our border. By returning these individuals into the interior of Mexico, they’ll be less likely to attempt a dangerous & potentially deadly journey north.
Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents recovered a stolen vehicle Sunday at the I-8 immigration checkpoint, arresting 2 U.S. citizens. http://bit.ly/2HacHUO
Swanton Sector Border Patrol agents arrested 7 individuals, including 2 U.S. citizens, during a smuggling attempt Monday in upstate New York. Details: http://bit.ly/2SsTJ2r