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Secretary Blinken’s Meeting with Jordanian Foreign Minister Safadi

The below is attributable to Spokesperson Ned Price: Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken met today with Jordanian Foreign Minister…

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Border Patrol Agents Foil Heroin Smuggling Attempt

SALTON CITY, Calif. – El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents arrested a man attempting to smuggle heroin through an immigration…

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Department Press Briefing – May 10, 2021

1:57 p.m. EDT MR PRICE: Good afternoon. I have a few elements at the top before we get started. I…

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Laredo CBP Officers Seize Over $976K in Hard Narcotics Over the Weekend

LAREDO, Texas—U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Office of Field Operations (OFO) officers intercepted hard narcotics with an estimated street…

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President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. Approves Major Disaster Declaration for Virginia

WASHINGTON — FEMA announced federal disaster assistance has been made available to the Commonwealth of Virginia to supplement commonwealth, tribal…

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Secretary Antony J. Blinken And Jordanian Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi Before Their Meeting

SECRETARY BLINKEN: Good afternoon, everyone. It is very good to welcome my friend, Ayman Safadi, the foreign minister of Jordan, here…

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Michael J. Hsu Statement to Agency Employees on Becoming Acting Comptroller of the Currency

WASHINGTON — Acting Comptroller of the Currency Michael J. Hsu today shared the following statement with agency staff at the…

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RGV Agents Arrest Two Criminal Migrants

EDINBURG, Texas –Border Patrol agents in the Rio Grande Valley arrested two migrants with serious criminal history. On Saturday, Weslaco…

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Get a Head Start on Readiness and Resilience During Hurricane Preparedness Week

ST. CROIX, U.S. Virgin Islands – Hurricane Preparedness Week gives Virgin Islanders a chance to review and refine their emergency…

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FEMA Updates State-Specific Funeral Assistance Information

WASHINGTON — FEMA is accepting applications for funeral assistance for COVID-19 related funeral expenses. As of Monday, May 10, the…

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SEC Awards $22 Million to Two Whistleblowers

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced awards totaling approximately $22 million to two whistleblowers whose information and assistance were…

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CBP Officers at Hidalgo International Bridge Arrest Woman with $1.2 Million in Methamphetamine

HIDALGO, Texas—U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations (OFO) at the Hidalgo International Bridge arrested an 18-year-old woman…

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Oficiales de CBP en el Puente Internacional de Hidalgo Arresta Mujer con $1.2 Millones en Metanfetamina

HIDALGO, Texas-EE.UU. Aduanas y Protección Fronteriza, Operaciones Aduaneras (OFO por sus siglas en inglés) en el Puente Internacional de Hidalgo…

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Border Patrol Finds Five Abandoned Unaccompanied Migrant Children

DEL RIO, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Eagle Pass Station encountered five unaccompanied children near Normandy,…

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How to Appeal a FEMA Disaster Assistance Decision

Frankfort, Ky. – After applying for FEMA disaster assistance, survivors affected by the Kentucky severe storms, flooding, landslides and mudslides…

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Appointment of Ambassador Richard Norland as U.S. Special Envoy for Libya

The Department of State is pleased to announce that U.S. Ambassador to Libya Richard Norland will now also serve in the capacity of U.S. Special Envoy for Libya in…

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