Border patrols

President Donald Trump speaks during a tours as he reviews border wall prototypes, Tuesday, March 13, 2018, in San Diego, as Rodney Scott, the Border Patrol's San Diego sector chief, listens. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
March 13, 2018 - 5:56 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — President Donald Trump on Tuesday eagerly inspected eight towering prototypes for his long-sought wall at the U.S.-Mexico border and accused California of putting "the entire nation at risk" by refusing to take tough action against illegal immigration. Trump, making his first trip...
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March 09, 2018 - 8:51 pm
NATIONAL CITY, Calif. (AP) — The U.S. Border Patrol said Friday that agents acted appropriately during the videotaped arrest of a woman who was pulled away from her anguished daughters on a street in Southern California. The agency said 36-year-old Perla Morales Luna recruited drivers to take...
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March 09, 2018 - 3:35 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — Francisco Cantu said he joined the Border Patrol at age 23 to get an on-the-ground education in international relations. Now 32, he says he didn't expect his new memoir examining some of the agency's uglier aspects would spark protests by far-left groups denouncing him for the work...
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February 25, 2018 - 9:36 am
LAREDO, Texas (AP) — As vehicles line up at the Border Patrol's checkpoint a half-hour drive's north of the U.S.-Mexico border, its agents have around 10 seconds to check each driver and decide which few they will stop for additional inspection. It's a situation challenged constantly by smugglers,...
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This image distributed by the FBI on Monday, Dec. 4, 2017, in El Paso, Texas, shows a request for information in the death of U.S. Customs and Border Protection Agent Rogelio Martinez, who succumbed to traumatic head injuries and broken bones suffered while on duty. The FBI released a statement Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018, that the investigation into the November death of Martinez has so far yielded no evidence that there was a "scuffle, altercation or attack" more than two months after President Donald Trump and others used the suggestion of an attack to promote the building of a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border. (FBI via AP)
February 07, 2018 - 8:24 pm
DALLAS (AP) — FBI officials said Wednesday that the investigation into the November death of a U.S. Border Patrol agent has yielded no evidence that there was a "scuffle, altercation or attack" more than two months after President Donald Trump and others used the suggestion of an attack to promote...
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January 13, 2018 - 5:25 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A bipartisan agreement among a handful of senators to prevent deportation of hundreds of thousands of young immigrants includes a pathway to citizenship that would take up to 12 years. The Associated Press on Saturday obtained details of the deal that includes $1.6 billion for...
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In this Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017 photo, a border patrol agent stops a vehicle at a checkpoint in Pine Valley, Calif. California legalizes marijuana for recreational use on Monday, Jan. 1, 2018, but that won't stop federal agents from seizing small amounts on busy freeways and backcountry highways. Marijuana possession will continue to be prohibited at eight Border Patrol checkpoints in California, a reminder that state and federal law collide when it comes to pot. (AP Photo/Elliot Spagat)
December 27, 2017 - 12:16 pm
PINE VALLEY, Calif. (AP) — California legalizes marijuana for recreational use Monday, but that won't stop federal agents from seizing the drug — even in tiny amounts — on busy freeways and backcountry highways. Marijuana possession still will be prohibited at eight Border Patrol checkpoints in...
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December 22, 2017 - 2:43 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States is developing an expanded training program for local Kurdish and Arab border guards in Syria, the top U.S. commander for the Middle East said, to help head off the "significant risk" of Islamic State fighters regrouping in the country. It's an effort that could...
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FILE - In this Aug. 11, 2017, file photo a U.S. Customs and Border Patrol agent escorts an immigrant suspected of crossing into the United States illegally along the Rio Grande near Granjeno, Texas. The U.S. government posted a seventh straight monthly increase in people being arrested or denied entry along the Mexican border, erasing much of the early gains of President Donald Trump's push to strengthen border security. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, file)
December 15, 2017 - 7:51 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — The U.S. government on Friday announced a seventh straight monthly increase in people being arrested or denied entry along the Mexican border, erasing much of the early gains of President Donald Trump's push to tighten the border. Denials of entry for people at official crossings...
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In this photo taken Monday, Dec. 4, 2017, in Nogales Mexico, crosses with the names of migrants who have died on the northbound journey to the United States. The federal government on Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017, issued its most complete statistical snapshot of immigration enforcement under President Donald Trump, saying Border Patrol arrests plunged to a 45-year low while arrests by deportation officers soared. (AP Photo/Anita Snow)
Patrick Gentry
December 05, 2017 - 1:57 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Border Patrol arrests plunged to a 45-year low, but detentions by deportation officers away from the U.S.-Mexico border soared during President Donald Trump's first months in office, as his efforts to overhaul the nation's immigration system took effect. In all, the Border Patrol...
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