United States Border Patrol

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Noun1.United States Border Patrol - the mobile law enforcement arm of the Immigration and Naturalization Service that detects and prevents illegal entry of aliens into the United StatesUnited States Border Patrol - the mobile law enforcement arm of the Immigration and Naturalization Service that detects and prevents illegal entry of aliens into the United States
Immigration and Naturalization Service, INS - an agency in the Department of Justice that enforces laws and regulations for the admission of foreign-born persons to the United States
bureau, federal agency, government agency, agency, office, authority - an administrative unit of government; "the Central Intelligence Agency"; "the Census Bureau"; "Office of Management and Budget"; "Tennessee Valley Authority"
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In Madness, the second novella, economist Amar Ala Jaafari experiences firsthand the war and dictatorships that Alice writes about, especially during flashbacks to war-torn Iraq and when he encounters the casual racism of border control agents.
The result is like a fly-on-thewall doc, with a narrator (in this case Ralf Little, who is also executive producer) talking us through life for these inept border control agents.
The result is like a fly-on-the-wall documentary, with a narrator (in this case Ralf Little, who is also executive producer) talking us through life for these inept border control agents.
Last week, the Russian Defense Ministry released footage allegedly showing Heavy Goods Vehicles, known as HGVs, crossing into Turkey from Syria without being checked by border control agents.
Robert Hadden, the Frost & SullivanAaAaAeAeAaAeAeA analyst, says that bec there's already such a large database of fingerprints, border control agents and law enforcement departments may shy away from "specialist" technology like iris scanners.
It is also working on plans for more readily visible bagging of CAN in hopes Pakistani border control agents will stop smuggling when they see it.
Border control agents DO NOT GET or APPRECIATE sarcasm.
If, at the start of the year, a country commits to participate in Frontex missions by loaning vehicles, boats, helicopters or border control agents, the commitment will be legally binding (see Europolitics 4263).
And there is discussion "on whether employers should be deputized as border control agents.

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