Border patrol held a conference this afternoon as part of a national recruitment initiative.

This in an effort to get at least 30,000 applicants, and from there, choose the best candidates encouraging all valley residents including women to apply.

“One of the important things of Hispanics within all CBP organizations is the fact that we are familiar with the culture and mannerisms of the community”

“You can become part of a specialized unit, which is an ATV unit or horse patrol, there’s different options in this career”

The application period ends of December 31. For more information you can visit www.cpb.com