Brownsville, Texas - U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Brownsville station disrupted a marijuana smuggling attempt at a golf course.

Alamogordo, New Mexico - On Monday, a multi-agency effort, including the U.S. Border Patrol in New Mexico, helped save the life of a lost hiker who was severely dehydrated.

Washington, DC - On July 30, Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen M. Nielsen met with Mexican Secretary of Governance Alfonso Navarrete Prida to reaffirm the importance of a strong, coordinated approach to border security that includes joint actions and robust information sharing. The two discussed ways the United States and Mexico can engage regional governments, international organizations, and the private sector to develop a strategic, long-term approach to regional migration control. Secretary Nielsen stressed the need to take bold steps to provide protection to refugees and asylum seekers and to jointly expand enforcement activities for migrants who do not qualify for protection.

Houston, Texas - U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers yesterday processed Heraclio Osorio-Arellanes, one of two remaining cartel members facing extradition to the United States for involvement in the murder of U.S. Border Patrol Agent Brian A. Terry. The suspect, who was in the custody of FBI agents, was traveling through Houston to Arizona to face charges in federal court related to the December 14, 2010 murder of Agent Terry.