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Border Patrol agent stationed near Sweet Grass Montana conducts a search of an abandon house just over the US/Canadian border.
Border Patrol agent sits next to an improvised fence to protect them against rocks that are thrown from the Mexican side of the border.
Border Patrol agents conduct pat downs of migrants caught crossing the border illegally in the Imperial Valley Sector.
CBP agent scans Imperial Valley area for signs of illegal crossings.
CBP Marine units patrol the Rio Grande River.
The Air Support unit provides invaluable assistance to Border Patrol Officers on the ground for both operations and rescue.
The U.S. Mexican border, U.S. is on the left side of the photo.
Sometimes the United States Border Patrol utilizes horses in difficult terrain to insure the safety of the nation's border.
High tech equipment that is mobile is used to see illegal immigrants attempting to cross into the U.S. giving Border Patrol agents an advantage in apprehending violaters.
A Border Patrol agent inspects a man-made tunnel near Nogales, Ariz. Such tunnels are used to transport drugs under the U.S. border. (photo by Josh Denmark)