Staffing shortages and a surging workload at the southwest border have depleted morale among customs and border officials, who feel overworked and misused, leaving many ready to quit, a Homeland Security official testified Tuesday.
PHOENIX — A five-point plan by Gov. Katie Hobbs to deal with what happens Friday when Border Patrol loses its ability to immediately deport those who enter this country to seek asylum includes lots of ideas but is short on specifics.
Surprise resident Dave Boucos recently got $50,000 as he was greeted with a gigantic-sized check, balloons plus all the fanfare and excitement that goes with winning the Publishers Clearing House Sweepstakes.
Throughout a varied career that included 37 years in the U.S. Air Force and Air Force Reserve, seven years in city management, and stints as a sheriff’s deputy and U.S. Customs and Border Patrol special agent, Bill Stephens always aimed high.
DOUGLAS — U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Air and Marine Operations (AMO) agents on a training mission diverted to collaborate with U.S. Border Patrol (USBP) agents last week to rescue a distressed undocumented alien surrounded by fire and smoke.