United States Border Patrol - Wiki. The United States Border Patrol (USBP) is an American federal law enforcement agency.
Its mission is to detect and prevent illegal aliens, terrorists and terrorist weapons from entering the United States, and prevent illegal trafficking of people and contraband. It is an agency within U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), a component of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS). With over 21,000 agents, the U.S. Border Patrol is one of the largest law enforcement agencies in the United States. Michael J. History Immigration inspectors, circa 1924 In March 1915, Congress authorized a separate group of mounted guards, often referred to as "mounted inspectors".
The former badge of a U.S. The former badge of a U.S. The current badge of a U.S. The U.S. Michael J. As of 2012, the U.S. Strategy 1986: Employer sanctions and interior enforcement Border Patrol Agents with a Hummer and Astar patrol for illegal entry into U.S. Checkpoint Stations Capabilities CBP.gov - home page. American Border Patrol. Georgia’s Anti-Immigrant Politics Overshadow Women’s Struggles. Friday, Sep 30, 2011, 2:20 pm BY Michelle Chen The We Belong Together Delegation gathered in front of the Georgia capitol building on September 29 to raise awareness about HB 87.
(Photo from webelongtogether.org) The words "undocumented worker" evoke images we're all familiar with: poor day laborers huddled on a street corner, sun-battered tomato pickers hauling buckets through the fields. One image that people often overlook is a far more intimate presence: the nanny caring for our kids, the home aide comforting our ailing parents, the quiet mother waiting nervously outside the doctor's office. Immigrant women are present in every aspect of American life, in the workplace and in the home, yet they're among the most invisible. In a statement opposing the controversial HB 87 law, the We Belong Together Coalition declared: This law is part of a string of concerted efforts by state and federal officials to criminalize, detain, and deport undocumented immigrants.