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Border Patrol agent places a Mexican National under arrest for transporting drugs into the U.S.
A CBP Border Patrol agent scans the area into Mexico with binoculars looking for illegal immigrants potentially staging to enter the U.S.
"Dragging" wipes away any footprints or other signs that people are crossing a border road. Later the Border patrol will check for signs that people have crossed the road illegally heading into the U.S.
A CBP Border Patrol Agent investigates a potential landing area for illegal immigrants along the Rio Grande River in Texas.
Illegal migrants are placed in holding facilities before they are returned to Mexico.
Border Patrol officers makes use of All Terrain Vehicles to patrol along the rugged border with Mexico.
CBP agent scans Imperial Valley area for signs of illegal crossings.
CBP Border Patrol Marine units face toward Mexico to provide cover for other agents on the U.S. side of the river conducting an investigation.
Often Border Patrol agents will patrol remote areas alone.