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A CBP Border Patrol bycycle unit on patrol in McAllen TX.
Border Patrol agents reads the Miranda rights to a Mexican national arrested for transporting drugs.
A mobile surveillance tower near Nogales, Ariz. helps patrol the U.S.-Mexico border area. (photo by Josh Denmark)
Sometimes the United States Border Patrol utilizes horses in difficult terrain to insure the safety of the nation's border.
CBP Border Patrol agents use horses in the most severe enviroments that regular vehicles cannot negotiate.
Illegal migrants are placed in holding facilities before they are returned to Mexico.
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)
"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.
CBP Border Patrol Marine units patrol the waterways of our Nation's borders.
CBP Border Patrol agent monitors US/Canadian border near Sweet Grass Montana.