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Border Agents May Soon Collect Social Media Information

social media apps

Foreign travelers attempting to enter the US may soon be required to provide their social media accounts to US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) as part of the screening process.

Border Patrol Chief Steps Down Following Trump Border Wall Plans

CBP Mark Morgan

Six months in to the job and one day after President Trump announced his intentions of boosting immigration enforcement and building a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, the head of the U.S. Border Patrol resigned.

CBP Seizes $5.6 Million in Triple Meth Busts

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A trifecta of meth busts at the Mexico broder resulted in the confiscation of nearly $5.6 million worth of methamphetamine last week.

 

Hernandez v. Mesa Heard by Supreme Court

case law update

Recently, the Supreme Court heard oral argument in Hernandez v. Mesa to address issues arising out of the actions of U.S. Border Patrol agent Jesus Mesa when he fired a shot from United States soil that killed 15-year old Mexican boy Sergio Hernandez on Mexican soil.  

The Cartel Murder That Exposed a Rogue U.S. Border Patrol Agent

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When a headless body washed up in the calm waters of the Texas gulf coast, investigators began to unravel a crime that led first to a drug cartel assassin, then to a locked safe containing​ more than a kilo of cocaine, methamphetamine, a gold-plated pistol— and U.S. Border Patrol agent Joel Luna’s badge. 

Watch: A Soldier Never Stops Serving

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In this video, see what a day in the life is like for Miguel Villa, Operator in the Special Response Team (SRT) of the Office of Field Operations (OFO) at U.S. Customs and Border Protection and a U.S. Army combat veteran.

This Week on FEDtalk

This Week on FEDtalk: A National Dialogue with Arlington National Cemetery

In about 25 years, Arlington National Cemetery (ANC) will run out of space as an active cemetery to honor our Nation's veterans. 

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FLEOA Foundation 2016 Custom Corvette Z06 Raffle

The Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association (FLEOA) Foundation and the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund (NLEOMF) teamed up to raffle a 2016 Custom Built Wide Body Chevrolet Corvette Zo6.

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