Tag: border patrol

Border Patrol Considering Relaxing Hiring Exams for Agents

UNITED STATES (KFXV) — Leaked documents from the Department of Homeland Security show the agency is considering cutting some entrance exams.  This to speed up hiring more border patrol agents.   Fox News went directly to the Border Patrol Union Spokesperson to get his take on these “possible” changes.   The documents show that DHS is “considering” ending polygraph and the Spanish language test to speed up the hiring process for Border Patrol agents.   Possible changes to Border Patrol’s hiring methods– that’s what this leaked report, obtained by the ‘Washington Post’ shows. Border Patrol Council Member, Chris Cabrera...

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Woman Released After Border Patrol Arrested Her While Shopping

RGC (KFXV) — In Rio Grande City, the woman arrested as she finished up shopping by the Border Patrol, while her family caught it all on camera, is out of custody. Leticia Garcia says the five days that she remained in custody were terrible because she did not know any details about her children or her husband. Leticia Garcia already had a date to present herself in Harlingen to decide about this case and arrange her immigration status. Here is the original...

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Border Patrol Agents Rescue a Man near La Gloria

La Gloria (KFXV) – Agents along the border rescue a man found unconscious Thursday morning. According to border patrol the incident happened at La Gloria. Agents found the man, he was unresponsive and appeared to have suffered multiple snake bites. EMS transported the man, later identified as an El Salvadoran national for medical treatment. In a separate incident, a few hours later, agents in Brownsville discovered a drowned individual the Mexican riverbank. Mexican officials recovered the body. Both incidents happened within hours of the 2017 border safety initiative held and Roma last week that focused on the risks of...

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BP Agents Catch Traffickers in the Act

Border patrol agents stopped drug traffickers in the middle of crossing the Rio Grande River. Law enforcement noticed a vehicle continue packages of alleged narcotics on the US side of the river. When agents approached, the traffickers, attempted to flee and drove their vehicle into the water. Agents then observed eight men jump into the river and recover at least 44 packages then fled to the Mexican side of the...

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Undocumented woman detained in Rio Grande City Shopping Center

Agents with the border patrol arrested woman near Rio Grande City, Saturday as she left from a shopping center. According to border patrol, law enforcement took the woman identified as Leticia Garcia the Harlingen, where they communicated with her family. She’s married to a citizen of the United States and has lived in the country for the past 10 years, has two children ages 3 and 7 years, old the older identified as having special needs.   UPDATE:...

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