LAREDO, TEXAS – Tinglin Wu, a senior at St. Agustine High School was selected as the Laredo Sector Border Patrol Youth of the Year for 2015. Laredo Border Patrol Interim Chief Patrol Agent Mario Martinez made the announcement of the selection by program partners during the 2015 International Bank of Commerce (IBC) Youth Night celebration earlier this month.
On May 28, 2015, Texas State Senator Judith Zaffirini, along with Representatives Richard Raymond, Tracy O. King, and Ryan Guillen hosted the honoree at the Texas Capitol
This year marks the 27th anniversary of the Youth of the Month Program by the Laredo Sector Border Patrol.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection is the unified border agency within the Department of Homeland Security charged with the management, control and protection of our nation's borders at and between the official ports of entry. CBP is charged with keeping terrorists and terrorist weapons out of the country while enforcing hundreds of U.S. laws.