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Border Patrol Council Chief Brandon Judd: Army Cannot Stop Migrant Caravan; Only Wall, New Laws

Brandon Judd, President of the National Border Patrol Council, told Breitbart News Tonight on SiriusXM that only a border wall and changes to existing asylum laws can stop the status quo of endless migrant caravans coming across the U.S.-Mexico border; and if laws are not changed, then more facilities are needed to detain asylum seekers while their claims are adjudicated.

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NBPC’s Judd: I Would 100% Support Shutdown Over Border

On Friday’s broadcast of the Fox News Channel’s “America’s Newsroom,” National Border Patrol Council President Brandon Judd said he would “absolutely 100%” support a government shutdown over border security. Co-host Bill Hemmer asked, “[D]o you think a shutdown’s a good

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Border Patrol Agents Welcome National Guard Assistance

Border Patrol agents welcomed the news of President Donald Trump’s order activating the National Guard to assist with securing the southwest border with Mexico. Agents said the move will put more agents on the front line and help make the border safer.

MCALLEN, TX - MARCH 15: U.S. Border Patrol agents detain two undocumented immigrants after capturing them near the U.S.-Mexico border on March 15, 2017 near McAllen, Texas. U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced that illegal crossings along the southwest border with Mexico dropped 40 percent during the month of February. …

DHS Renewing Catch-and-Release in Texas, Says Border Patrol Council

Border Patrol agents say they are being forced into a catch-and-release situation again because immigration officials do not have room to house the increasing numbers of illegal aliens. The crossing figures have risen each of the past several months.

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Border Patrol Agents, Whataburger Make Peace After Refusal of Service Debacle

Whataburger officials responded to statements by Border Patrol agents that they were refused service in a Corpus Christi store because of their firearms by saying a store manager was “unable to identify the agents as law enforcement officials.” The agents said they were dressed in their uniforms that included a badge, Border Patrol patches, and a Border Patrol “tape” on their chest just below the badge. The agents said they were wearing their government-issued sidearms as required by regulations. Whataburger says there was no refusal of service.

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Border Patrol Morale at Highest Level, Says Agent

U.S. Border Patrol Agent Brandon Judd said the morale of the agents he represents through the National Border Patrol Council (NBPC) is at its highest level in 20 years.

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Assaults on Border Patrol Agents Up 103 Percent

Assaults on Border Patrol agents by illegal aliens continue to increase at an alarming rate. During the first four months of Fiscal Year 2017, assaults on agents increased by 103 percent over the same period in the previous fiscal year.

Central American immigrants wait to be transported after turning themselves in to U.S. Border Patrol agents on December 8, 2015 near Rio Grande City, Texas.

Feds Open Another Holding Facility for Migrant Flood at Border

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officials announced the opening of an additional holding facility in south Texas to deal with the massive surge of illegal immigrants continuing to flood across the Mexican border.

Haitian and African migrants seeking for asylum in the United States, push for a spot as they line up outside a Mexican Migration office, on October 3, 2016, in Tijuana, northwestern Mexico. / AFP / GUILLERMO ARIAS (Photo credit should read GUILLERMO ARIAS/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Releases Detained Haitian Migrants After Trump Win

News about President Obama’s Administration releasing hundreds of Haitians after the election will likely trigger a new pull factor similar to the one currently being experienced in south Texas, says a border patrol union leader.

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Border Patrol Union Video Shows ‘an Assault’ Against Agents During Arrest

MCALLEN, Texas — The National Border Patrol Council is calling out a misleading video spread by social justice warriors claiming that agents were beating an illegal immigrant. The video purports to show the arrest of a combative subject who had just attacked, without provocation, an agent and a Texas State Trooper moments prior.