U.S. Customs and Border Protection

Migrant Caravan Heading to U.S.A.

Guatemalan officials announced the deployment of 4,000 soldiers to patrol its southern border to stop another group of caravan migrants from making their way north. U.S. Customs and Border Protection warned the migrants about the risks associated with the perilous and often deadly journey that will not lead to successful entry into the United States.

Security forces block the way to Honduran migrants in Poptun, Guatemala, Friday, Oct. 2, 2020. Guatemala vowed to detain and return members of a new caravan of hundreds of migrants that set out from neighboring Honduras in hopes of reaching the United States, saying they represent a health threat amid …

U.S. Joint Caribbean Operations Capture 3700 Pounds of Cocaine

CBP Air and Marine Operations teamed up with other federal departments and a foreign government to seize more than 3,700 pounds of cocaine during a 10-day period. The joint air and sea operation in the eastern Caribbean Sea resulted in the arrest of 19 suspected drug smugglers.

A U.S. Customs and Border Protection Air and Marine Operations DHC-8 interdicts a suspected drug smuggling vessel in the eastern Caribbean Sea. (File Photo: U.S. Customs and Border Protection/Air and Marine Operations)

1.5 Tons of Meth Seized at Texas Border Crossings

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers seized more than 3,000 pounds of methamphetamine at two Texas border crossings in late October. Officials said the drugs had an estimated street value of more than $60 million.

CBP officers in Laredo, Texas, seize more than 3,000 pounds of methamphetamine at two border crossings. (Photo: U.S. Customs and Border Protection)

174 Pounds of Meth, Cocaine Seized at Texas Border Crossing

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers in the Rio Grande Valley seized nearly 175 pounds of methamphetamine and cocaine at a Texas port of entry. The seizures came in two failed drug-trafficking events at the Hidalgo-Reynosa International Bridge.

Meth Seizure at Texas Border Crossing. (Photo: U.S. Customs and Border Protection)

900 Pounds of Cocaine Seized at Texas Border Crossing

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers in Laredo, Texas, seized more than 900 pounds of cocaine at a commercial border crossing checkpoint. The two separate seizures are estimated to be worth nearly $7 million, officials stated.

CBP officers in Laredo seize $6.9 million worth of cocaine in two shipments. (Photo: U.S. Customs and Border Protection/Office of Field Operations)