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Official Twitter account for U.S. Customs and Border Protection operations in the Rio Grande Valley.
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CBP 24h
A 16-year-old Guatemalan national passed away this morning at the Weslaco Station in the U.S. Border Patrol's Rio Grande Valley Sector. Our condolences go out to his family. Full statement available here:
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DOD Outreach May 16
1 of 3: Today, Rio Grande Valley Explorer program youth received some words of wisdom by and during a visit to the Pentagon.
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CBP RGV May 17
Rio Grande Valley stations and the Centralized Processing Center are holding around 8,000 illegal aliens in recent days, a result of waves of migrants from El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras.
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CBP RGV May 17
Riverine agents patrolling the Rio Grande continue to of illegal aliens abandoned in the river by ruthless smugglers in the .
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USBPChief May 10
Today, the U.S. has more migrants in custody than we have agents on the southern border. This is an that requires immediate action by .
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Lara Logan May 7
My first investigative piece airing across stations tonight takes you inside a day in the United States Border Patrol Agent's life:
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CBP RGV Apr 26
Kingsville agents attend the Corpus Christi Hooks First Responder Night. Agents joined , , and federal first responders for a night at the ballpark in recognition of their hard work and dedication to the community.
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CBP RGV Apr 26
Large Groups of Illegal Aliens Continue to Flow into the Rio Grande Valley.
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CBP RGV Apr 26
Weslaco station held its annual Easter Bash for Employees and their families. Employees and their families were treated to a day of Easter egg hunting with a special appearance by the Easter Bunny himself.
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CBP Apr 23
Early this morning, Agents found a 3-year-old boy alone and crying in a corn field in TX. He had his name & phone numbers written on his shoes. is attempting to reach his family. We believe the boy was with a larger group that ran when they encountered Agents.
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CBP RGV Apr 22
U.S. Customs and Border Protection destroyed a tunnel discovered by riverine agents. The tunnel was created in an attempt to bypass technology and infrastructure.
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CBP Apr 17
418,000+ APPREHENSIONS. In 6.5 months, the has already surpassed FY2018 total apprehensions. 414,000+ apprehensions along the Southwest border so far this year.
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CBP Apr 12
An helicopter crew conducted aerial surveillance and overhead watch for HSI and during a sex-trafficking investigation, leading to the rescue of 3 female victims. Officers also made several felony arrests. Details:
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CBP Apr 16
Before 5 a.m. MT this morning, agents apprehended more than 980 individuals that illegally crossed the border in 3 large groups. The groups, mostly comprised of family units from Central America, were apprehended in the El Paso and Tucson Sectors.
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CBP Florida Apr 10
🇺🇸ALWAYS VIGILANT U.S. Customs and Border Protection Air and Marine Operations Marine Interdiction Agents from Jacksonville and Fort Pierce marine units, supporting in Puerto Rico, seized over $1.7 million last Friday. See NEWSROOM 🚤🚨
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CBP RGV Apr 10
(Updated Time) Are you interested in a rewarding career as a agent? Stop by and see us on Saturday, April 13th between 8AM and 1PM at the US Border Patrol Sector HQs at 4400 South Expressway 281 Edinburg, TX.
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CBP Apr 10
ICYMI: Rio Grande Valley Sector Chief Karisch testified yesterday regarding the situation on the SW border. He shared a translation of a text message intercepted from an MS-13 gang member who was part of a fraudulent family unit.
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CBP Apr 9
RGV Chief Karisch: 30-40% of my daily workforce is doing humanitarian work at any given point in time, including care and hospital watch. That means, at any given point in time, 30-40% of my work force is not available to secure the border. WATCH:
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Jason Owens, Chief Patrol Agent Apr 10
As you watch this video, look at the stats & consider: -This is at the border, NOT a POE or a processing center. -Those are U.S. agents, NOT Corrections or USCIS Officers. Who’s patrolling the border?🤔 Acceptable?
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USBPChief Apr 10
In the first half of FY19, has made over 361k apprehensions on the southwest border. This is more than double the apprehensions during the same timeframe last FY and exceeds the entire FY17 total. We’re facing an unprecedented humanitarian & border security crisis.
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