El Centro, California - Within U.S. Customs and Border Protection, we strive to help the community in many ways. During the holiday season, there are many people who enjoy a happy and warm time with friends and family. Others in our communities are less fortunate. For this reason, every year the El Centro Border Patrol Station participates in the Little Angels Program which is hosted annually by the Salvation Army.

Calexico, California - Wednesday, U.S. Border Patrol agents from the Calexico station arrested three illegal immigrants near the Imperial Sand Dunes suspected of smuggling approximately 138 pounds of marijuana, with an estimated value of more than $82,000.

Salton City, California - El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents assigned to the Indio Station arrested a suspected drug smuggler with 1.51 pounds of heroin strapped to his body.

El Centro, California - United States Border Patrol agents within the El Centro Sector area of operations continue to demonstrate a high level of law enforcement achievements along the 70 linear miles of International Boundary shared with Mexico from the Jacumba Mountains in the west to the Imperial Sand Dunes in the east during fiscal year 2014.

Calexico, California - U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Calexico downtown port of entry over the weekend intercepted multiple immigration violations, including the arrests of four pedestrians attempting to fraudulently use U.S. passports to gain entry into the United States.

Calexico, California - Yesterday, U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Calexico station apprehended a dangerous gang member attempting to make an illegal entry into the United States.