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Often Border Patrol agents will patrol remote areas alone.
Border Patrol agent sits next to an improvised fence to protect them against rocks that are thrown from the Mexican side of the border.
CBP Border Patrol agent does a pat down of a Mexican being returned to Mexico.
A CBP Border Patrol agent scans the area into Mexico with binoculars looking for illegal immigrants potentially staging to enter the U.S.
A CBP Border Patrol bycycle unit on patrol in McAllen TX.
Border Patrol agent uses All Terrain Vehicle to conduct routine patrols near the US/Canadian border near Sweet Grass Montana.
Illegal migrants are placed in holding facilities before they are returned to Mexico.
Border Patrol agent inspects a water drainage tunnel that spans from Nogales, Ariz. into Mexcio. (photo by Josh Denmark)
Border Patrol BORSTAR team members effect a difficult rescue in the extreme conditions of a Texas desert.
The Air Support unit provides invaluable assistance to Border Patrol Officers on the ground for both operations and rescue.