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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.

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Texas Border Migrant Processing Centers Hitting Full Capacity Again, Say Agents

Border Patrol agents in the Texas Rio Grande Valley are saying that processing centers for illegal immigrants are frequently hitting full capacity. The reports from Border Patrol agents coincide with Customs and Border Protection (CBP) reports about largely increasing numbers of apprehensions illegal immigrants in South Texas.

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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31 Border Patrol Agents in Texas Recognized for Heroism

Officials honored 31 U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Laredo Sector during a ceremony held Tuesday night in south Texas. The ceremony recognized acts of bravery and life-saving efforts of the agents in eight separate incidents.

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Brandon Darby: Border Patrol Agents Feel Betrayed by the Trump Administration

The Trump Administration rewarded Border Patrol agents for their support of him as president by picking an Obama holdover whom they despise to be their boss. Trump chose the Obama-hired Customs and Border deputy who was tasked with enacting Obama’s open border vision to lead the parent agency of Border Patrol, Customs and Border Protection (CBP). All of the Border Patrol agents who spoke with Breitbart Texas Managing Director Brandon Darby from all nine Southwest border sectors expressed feeling betrayed or otherwise hurt by Trump choosing a man who did so much damage to them to be their new boss.

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Border Patrol Union: Trump’s Border Plan ‘Gives Us the Tools We Need’

As President Donald J. Trump prepares to kick off his new border security plan, various news outlets have begun to criticize the effort by focusing on the border wall. However, members from the union representing the men and women from the U.S. Border Patrol stated that the proposal comes from listening to agents instead of politicians.

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Border Patrol Union Honors Agent Killed by Illegal Aliens

Border patrol and union officials were able to provide full honors to one of their agents who was killed trying to protect his family from two criminal illegal aliens. The honors came after a two-year fight by Border Patrol union officials and leaders of Congress to have the agent’s death classified as a line of duty death.

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Border Patrol Agents Find 22 Illegal Aliens Trapped in Trailer

U.S. Border Patrol agents working in the Laredo Sector in South Texas found 22 illegal aliens trapped inside the trailer of an 18-wheeler. The aliens were being smuggled but had no means of escaping the trailer or getting air or water when needed.

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Border Patrol Union Recognized for Communications Program: Audience Reminded ‘#PoliceLivesMatter’

The National Border Patrol Agents Council (NBPC) vice-president received a communications award from the nation’s largest employee union, the American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE). The award recognized the Border Patrol union’s “The Green Line” podcast. During his acceptance of the award at the AFGE national convention in Orlando, Florida, the NBPC executive reminded the audience that police lives matter.

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National Border Patrol Council: The Green Line, ‘Find a Happy Place’

In this episode NBPC Vice President Shawn Moran and Agent Thane Gallagher discuss recent actions being taken to get an increase in the uniform allowance. The team also provides updated information on the M-4 situation and the NBPC’s request for a 1:1 ration of rifles to agents.