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Border Patrol Chief Steps Down Following Trump Border Wall Plans

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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

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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. 

Trump Inspects Prototypes for Proposed Border Wall

President Donald Trump traveled yesterday to San Diego, where he was given a tour of multiple prototype versions of what he hopes will ultimately be a physical wall stretching along hundreds of miles of the United States’ southern border with Mexico.

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

Preparing for 2020 with Public Employee Groups

Tune in to FEDtalk this week to hear from public employee groups about their plans for 2020. Guests from across the federal community will discuss the biggest issues of 2019 spilling into the new year, policy priorities for their organization, and important events every federal employee should look out for this year.

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FLEOA Successfully Advocates for Change to Michigan LEOSA Policy

On Tuesday, FLEOA President Larry Cosme issued a letter on Michigan LEOSA policy.  The full text of the statement is below.

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