A retired Border Patrol agent suspected of being a serial rapist in Arizona was arrested this week in connection with decades-old cold cases. He joined the agency during the time the alleged crimes took place.
Legislation has been introduced that would give time and a half pay for certain hours of overtime to Border Patrol agents.
CBP is offering Border Patrol agents a retention bonus in an effort to combat a shortage of manpower on the southern border.
The U.S. Border Patrol has named its first female chief to lead the agency.
A new Senate Committee report finds that Border Patrol agents rarely discussed a “wall” as a solution to vulnerable areas of the southwest border.
Representatives from the Border Patrol told Congress that they are facing a substantial shortage of agents that is creating problems for the agency.
A recent GAO report said that the Border Patrol is losing agents faster on average than it can hire new ones.
Customs and Border Protection announced this week that the border wall prototypes are completed and will now undergo testing.