U.S. Border Patrol

Agency: Women Can Help With Undocumented FemalesThe U.S. Border Patrol is seeking to increase the number of female agents in its ranks to help with the influx of undocumented women.
Man Dies In Border Patrol Custody In TexasFederal authorities say a drug suspect has died while in custody at a U.S. Border Patrol facility in Texas.
National Guard: Length Of Border Mission A First The commander overseeing 1,000 National Guard troops being sent to the Rio Grande Valley says the open-ended mission is a first for the reserve military force.
Texas Rep: DPS Seized Jet Ski Used To Bring Illegal Immigrants Into USRep. Randy Weber, T-Rep., says he witnessed the Texas Department of Public Safety seizing a jet ski that has been used as casual transportation for human traffickers, or coyotes, bringing illegal immigrants into the U.S.
Border Patrol Agent: US Government 'Completing The Smuggling Cycle' For IllegalsA U.S. Border Patrol agent says that the federal government is “completing the smuggling cycle” by bringing unaccompanied minors into the country “for free.”
US Border Patrol Has Made Nearly 160,000 Immigrant Arrests In South Texas Since Oct. 1The U.S. Border Patrol has made more immigrant arrests in the Rio Grande Valley in less than eight months than it did in all of the previous 12.
Suicide, Allegations Stun Border Agent's Family Esteban Manzanares was working his regular day shift as a U.S. Border Patrol agent along the busiest stretch of Mexican border when a trio of Honduran immigrants spotted him and offered to surrender.
Border Patrol Agent Accused In Fatal ShootingAuthorities are accusing a U.S. Border Patrol agent of leading deputies on a high speed chase after fatally shooting a Central Texas man who allegedly was having an extramarital affair with the agent's wife.
Federal Report: Homeland Security Must Better Track Excessive Force Among Border AgentsA widely anticipated federal report released Tuesday on excessive force among U.S. border agents contained little discussion of use-of-force policies, but recommended improvements to training and the tracking of such allegations.
Mexican Authorities Find Smuggling Tunnel Equipped With Electricity Near BorderMexican authorities have discovered a sophisticated smuggling tunnel equipped with electricity and ventilation not far from the Nogales port of entry into Arizona, U.S. and Mexican officials said Friday.
Texas Woman Barred From U.S. After She Denied CitizenshipA 20-year-old native Texan says she's barred from re-entering the country after she denied, under grilling by the U.S. Border Patrol, that she was a U.S. citizen.
Family Of Mexican Teen Killed By Border Agent To File LawsuitA lawyer for the family of a 15-year-old Mexican boy killed by a U.S. Border Patrol agent in 2010 says they will press on with their lawsuit against the agent despite U.S. prosecutors' decision not to charge him.
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