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Hundreds Of Border Patrol Agents Have Been Assaulted This Year

There have been hundreds of assaults against Border Patrol agents this fiscal year, demonstrating the dangers agents endure while protecting the U.S. from illegal immigration, drug smuggling, and other crimes. There have been over 600 assaults of Border Patrol agents since Oct. 1, the beginning of the 2019 fiscal year, according to Border Patrol Chief Carla Provost, who spoke exclusively ...

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Supreme Court Will Review Cross-Border Shooting By Border Patrol Agent

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The Supreme Court will decide whether a Mexican family can sue a U.S. Border Patrol agent in an American court for the shooting death of Sergio Hernandez.  The agent, Jesus Mesa, was standing in the United States when he discharged his weapon and killed Hernandez, who was on Mexican soil.  The federal appeals courts are divided as to whether such ...

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Border Patrol Creating A New Position To Stymie The Immigration Crisis

The U.S. Border Patrol announced that it’s creating a new position specifically tailored to processing and caring for migrants that reach the southern border, allowing agents to refocus their work on enforcement. The “Border Patrol Processing Coordinator” will assume certain responsibilities that have consumed the agency’s time as it deals with a surge of migrants at the U.S.-Mexico border, according ...

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College Rescinds Invitation For Border Patrol Because They Can ‘Cause Undue Distress’

A California college with a large immigration population rescinded U.S. Custom and Border Protection’s (CBP) invite to a Monday job fair because the organization can “cause undue distress.” San Jose City College (SJCC) made the move following protests from the city’s Dump Trump activist organization, NBC News reported Tuesday. The group encouraged others to demand the college to ban Border ...

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Multiple criminals arrested crossing into the United States from Mexico

EDINBURG, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents arrested multiple criminal aliens over the Easter holiday weekend. On Friday, McAllen agents working near Mission, Texas, arrested a Mexican national whose record checks revealed an arrest by the Gwinnett County Police Department in Lewisville, Georgia. The police arrested the man and charged him with possession of a firearm during a commission of ...

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Border Patrol Identifies Thousands of ‘Fraudulent Family’ Asylum Cases

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More than 3,000 fraudulent family cases have been identified by U.S. Border Patrol in the past six months, demonstrating the lengths illegal migrants will take to abuse U.S. laws. “It’s very clear that the cartel and smugglers know the weaknesses in our laws. They know that family units and unaccompanied children will be released with no consequences for their illegal ...

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Maine Border Patrol Agents Recognized for Efforts on Southwest Border

Houlton, Maine – On March 28, the Houlton Sector Mobile Response Team (MRT) was recognized for their efforts while deployed to the southwest border. Houlton Sector Chief Patrol Agent Jason D. Owens presented letters of appreciation to the MRT members on behalf of Yuma Sector Chief Patrol Agent Anthony J. Porvaznik. While deployed, the Houlton Sector MRT was assigned to ...

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Border Patrol Agents Arrested Almost 1,700 Illegal Aliens Tuesday

EDINBURG, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents continue to encounter large groups of illegal aliens undaunted by Border Patrol presence. On Monday, Rio Grande City agents patrolling the Rio Grande near Sullivan City, Texas, encountered a group of 110 illegal aliens from the countries of Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemala. A few hours later, Rio Grande City agents working near ...

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Del Rio Sector Border Patrol Apprehends Group of 56 Illegal Aliens

eAGLE PASS, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Eagle Pass Station apprehended a large group of undocumented immigrants early Saturday morning near the Port of Entry in Eagle Pass. At approximately 6:55 a.m., agents conducting routine patrol operations encountered a group of 56 people who had recently crossed the Rio Grande River. All of the people in ...

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Border Patrol Agents Apprehend Over 400 Illegal Aliens in Five Minutes

EL PASO, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents working in El Paso apprehended two large groups of illegal immigrants consisting of over 400 people within five minutes. These groups, like many others before, are comprised primarily of Central American families and unaccompanied juveniles. In the early morning hours of March 19, agents encountered the first group of 194 illegal crossers at ...

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Nearly 300 Illegal Aliens Arrested in the Rio Grande Valley Wednesday Morning

GRANJENO, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents in the Rio Grande Valley apprehend the largest group encountered in the area so far this year. This morning, just after midnight, McAllen agents working near Granjeno, Texas, responded to a report of a large group of suspected illegal aliens walking towards the river levee.  As agents responded, they observed hundreds of people ...

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Yuma Sector Border Patrol Apprehends Nearly 750 Illegal Aliens over the Weekend

YUMA, Ariz. – Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents apprehended large groups of mostly Central American families this weekend, many of whom required medical attention. Agents arrested almost 750 illegal aliens, most of whom were family groups from Central America who walked through the Colorado River vehicle barriers near Yuma and surrendered to agents.  Approximately 87 percent were Guatemalan with the ...

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More Than 700 Illegal Aliens Arrested by Texas Border Patrol Agents Overnight

EL PASO, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents working in El Paso apprehended several large groups between Tuesday night and late afternoon Wednesday. These groups, like many others before, are comprised primarily of Central American families and unaccompanied juveniles. Agents apprehended a group of 112 illegal aliens at the border wall near downtown just after midnight. At about the same ...

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Border Patrol Agent Assaulted in Calexico

CALEXICO, Calif. – A U.S. Border Patrol agent assigned to the Calexico Border Patrol station was assaulted while patrolling near the border fence, Monday morning.   The incident occurred at approximately 8:16 a.m., near the intersection of 1st. Street and Heffernan Avenue, when a man later identified as Josue Gomez-Reyes approached a Border Patrol agent inside her assigned, fully marked ...

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Border Patrol Chief Agrees With Trump That There Is A Border Crisis

In testimony to Congress, U.S. Border Patrol Chief Carla Provost broke down why the situation at the U.S.-Mexico border qualifies as a national security crisis. “There is an ongoing debate as to whether this constitutes a border security crisis or a humanitarian crisis. Let me be clear, it is both,” Provost — President Donald Trump’s top border official — said ...

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