Tag: Border Patrol

Supreme Court to Hear Case on Whether Family Can Sue Border Agent Who Shot Mexican Teen

on May 28, 2019 in Court Cases with 0 Comments

Can the family of a Mexican teen migrant killed by a Border Patrol agent sue for damages? The Supreme Court will decide.

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Bill Would Guarantee Time and a Half Pay for Border Patrol Agents

By on April 26, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Bill Would Guarantee Time and a Half Pay for Border Patrol Agents

Legislation has been introduced that would give time and a half pay for certain hours of overtime to Border Patrol agents.

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Border Patrol Agents Offered 5% Bonus to Stay with the Agency

By on April 25, 2019 in Agency News, Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Border Patrol Agents Offered 5% Bonus to Stay with the Agency

CBP is offering Border Patrol agents a retention bonus in an effort to combat a shortage of manpower on the southern border.

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DOJ: Former Border Patrol Agent Gave Drug Traffickers Keys to Border Fences

By on March 12, 2019 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
DOJ: Former Border Patrol Agent Gave Drug Traffickers Keys to Border Fences

A former Border Patrol agent was sentenced for taking bribes to help drugs pass through CBP fences and security patrols.

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Appeals Court Sustains Ten-Day Suspension

By on March 11, 2019 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
Appeals Court Sustains Ten-Day Suspension

This case challenging a ten-day suspension against a Border Patrol Agent made its way to the federal appeals court by way of a challenge to an arbitrator’s decision.

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Border Patrol Agent Arrested–Suspected in Killing 4 Women

on September 15, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
A Border Patrol agent suspected of killing four women was arrested after a fifth woman managed to escape from him and notify authorities.

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Border Patrol Agent Shot at While Sitting in Car Near Border

on September 10, 2018 in Current Events with 0 Comments
A Border Patrol agent was shot at Sunday morning while sitting in his marked patrol car just north of the U.S.-Mexico border.

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Border Patrol Has a New Chief

By on August 9, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Border Patrol Has a New Chief

The U.S. Border Patrol has named its first female chief to lead the agency.

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Border Patrol Losing Staff Despite Order to Hire More Agents

on July 8, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
A new Government Accountability Office report says that the Border Patrol has been losing agents to attrition despite an order from President Trump to hire 5,000 new agents.

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Report: Border Patrol Agents Have Rarely Requested a ‘Wall’

By on March 22, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Report: Border Patrol Agents Have Rarely Requested a ‘Wall’

A new Senate Committee report finds that Border Patrol agents rarely discussed a “wall” as a solution to vulnerable areas of the southwest border.

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