Tag: Border Patrol

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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Border Patrol Says Lack of Manpower Leading to Violence Against Agents

By on January 10, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Border Patrol Says Lack of Manpower Leading to Violence Against Agents

Representatives from the Border Patrol told Congress that they are facing a substantial shortage of agents that is creating problems for the agency.

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Border Patrol Losing Agents Faster Than They Can Be Hired

By on November 14, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Border Patrol Losing Agents Faster Than They Can Be Hired

A recent GAO report said that the Border Patrol is losing agents faster on average than it can hire new ones.

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CBP Announces Completion of Border Wall Prototypes

By on October 27, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
CBP Announces Completion of Border Wall Prototypes

Customs and Border Protection announced this week that the border wall prototypes are completed and will now undergo testing.

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CBP Says Border Wall Prototypes Now Under Construction

By on September 26, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
CBP Says Border Wall Prototypes Now Under Construction

Customs and Border Protection announced that construction of the prototypes for the wall along the Mexico border has begun.

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CBP Announces Contract Awards for ‘Other Materials’ Border Wall Prototypes

By on September 8, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
CBP Announces Contract Awards for ‘Other Materials’ Border Wall Prototypes

Customs and Border Protection has announced awards of contracts to companies for constructing the “other materials” border wall prototypes.

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CBP Announces Contract Awards for Concrete Border Wall Prototypes

By on September 1, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
CBP Announces Contract Awards for Concrete Border Wall Prototypes

Customs and Border Protection announced it has awarded contracts for construction of concrete border wall prototypes.

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CBP Seeking Bids for Building Border Wall Prototypes

By on March 18, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
CBP Seeking Bids for Building Border Wall Prototypes

Customs and Border Protection has released two requests for proposal seeking bids to build multiple border wall prototypes.

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Trump Administration Proposes Cutting Coast Guard, TSA Budgets to Strengthen Border Security

By on March 8, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Trump Administration Proposes Cutting Coast Guard, TSA Budgets to Strengthen Border Security

The Trump Administration has proposed cuts to several national defense agencies to raise funds for building a border wall and cracking down on illegal immigration.

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Job Openings at Border Patrol and Customs and Border Protection

By on March 4, 2017 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Job Openings at Border Patrol and Customs and Border Protection

President Trump has issued executive orders to hire 15,000 federal employees. The jobs have been announced but close quickly. Here is information on job qualifications and how to apply. Border Agent jobs start at $40,511 per year.

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