The Border Patrol topic provides current news and information about ongoing border protection issues and challenges. The Border Patrol, along with hundreds of local agencies under whose jurisdiction that border falls, are responsible for protecting 8,000 miles of U.S. border, not including many thousands of miles of shoreline.
The Zetas gang was formed in the late '90s from a small group of elite soldiers who deserted the Mexican military. They've since become one of the most dangerous crime rings in the Western Hemisphere. Crossing the border?