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.

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.

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 - Congressman Juan Vargas (CA-51) celebrates a major milestone in the Calexico West Land Port of Entry (LPOE) project with the passage of the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act of FY 2015.  The bill, which was passed by Congress and signed by the President, includes $98,062,000 for Phase 1 of the Calexico West LPOE project.

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.

Winterhaven, California - The 8th Annual Imperial Valley Renewable Energy Summit will be held March 11-13, 2015, and will focus on the ever changing - and expanding - opportunities for development in the region where the full spectrum of renewable energy production continues to thrive.