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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The family of Lana Faisal Nazzal, who comes from the town of Qabatiya in the occupied West Bank, said she was arrested by Israeli border control agents at the crossing without informing her of any reasons for her arrest.
Border control agents who checked his passport when leaving the Schengen area at Schiphol airport, Amsterdam, and UK immigration officials who checked it when he arrived home did not identify the mistake.
Homeland Security Department employees are hit the hardest, nearly 90 per cent of them are considered essential, including more than 54,000 border control agents and 53,000 TSA agents.
US border control agents along the country's southern border with Mexico have widely been accused of abusing and even shooting to death Central American migrants fleeing gang-violence and poverty and attempting to illegally slip across the US border.
World affairs." 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.
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