C.B.P. News Release

CBP Officers Stop Dozens of Immigration Violations this Weekend

(Monday, July 13, 2009)

El Paso, Texas - U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers performing anti-terror operations at ports of entry in El Paso, west Texas, and New Mexico identified and stopped 58 people for immigration related violations during the weekend. Three people were arrested on alien smuggling charges for trying to facilitate the illegal entry of some of the violators.

“CBP officers frequently identify large numbers of people attempting to enter the country illegally at border ports,