Agents patrolling the border near Blaine encountered a subject in close proximity to the U.S./Canada border. The subject, a Canadian citizen, admitted to the agent that he had just entered into the U.S. illegally. The subject was placed under arrest and processed for removal.
A Sumas police officer requested assistance from agents in helping to identify an individual encountered in Sumas. The individual, identified as a citizen of India illegally present in the U.S., was placed under arrest and processed for removal. The subject stated during processing that he had intended to illegally cross the border into Canada to start a new life.
Agents responded to a Washington State Patrol request for assistance on a traffic stop near Bellingham. The driver was arrested on a warrant, which the agent assisted in communicating to the driver in Spanish. The agents determined that all four occupants of the vehicle were Mexican citizens illegally present in the U.S. The three passengers were placed under arrest and processed for removal. An immigration detainer was placed on the driver who will be processed for removal after being released from jail.
Agents arrested a subject who had an immigration detainer and was scheduled to be released from the jail in Forks. The subject, a Mexican citizen illegally present in the U.S., was in possession of both a fraudulent permanent resident card and fraudulent social security card. The subject was processed for removal.
February 14: Agents encountered two subjects, both citizens of Mexico, in a wooded area in close proximity to the U.S./Canada border near Sumas. The subjects, illegally present in the U.S., were placed under arrest and processed for removal.