A lack of backup on the ground means armed traffickers are often allowed to proceed, an Immigration and Customs Enforcement source tells The Fix.
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Border Patrol agents pursue smugglers one moment and sit around in boredom the next. It was during one of the lulls that Bryan Gonzalez, a young agent, made some comments to a colleague that cost him his career.
A U.S. Border Patrol agent in far western Arizona was arrested after bundles of marijuana were allegedly found stashed in his patrol vehicle, authorities said on Tuesday.
CANNABIS CULTURE - The US Border Patrol is being sued by a former agent who was fired in 2009 after expressing opinions in support of drug legalization and of sympathy for illegal immigrants to a coworker.