The U.S. borders have inundated news cycles in recent months. To find out what’s really going on, tune in to FEDtalk to hear a group of federal law enforcement professionals discuss what they experience at the border and what they need to do their mission.
The U.S. Border Patrol must recruit and train 2,729 new agents a year for the next five years, in order to meet the administration’s hiring goals and keep up with current attrition.
As the saying goes, elections matter. That’s proving true once again on the nation’s border with Mexico. Brandon Judd, president of the National Border Patrol Council, the union representing agents of Customs and Border Protection, shares the latest on Federal Drive with Tom Temin.
Union and CBP officials call for reform of outdated OT pay system, saying the purpose of Administratively Uncontrollable Overtime was misinterpreted.