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Border Patrol BORSTAR team members effect a difficult rescue in the extreme conditions of a Texas desert.
Border Patrol agents in the Rio Grande Valley area of Texas process illegal immigrants who attempted to enter the U.S.
Illegal migrants are placed in holding facilities before they are returned to Mexico.
CBP Border Patrol agent monitors US/Canadian border near Sweet Grass Montana.
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.
A mobile surveillance tower near Nogales, Ariz. helps patrol the U.S.-Mexico border area. (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.
Border Patrol agents conduct pat downs of migrants caught crossing the border illegally in the Imperial Valley Sector.
Border Patrol officers makes use of All Terrain Vehicles to patrol along the rugged border with Mexico.
A Border Patrol Agent gets ready to begin a day of work with his horse along the Southwest Border.