Monday, July 28, 2008

Where these guys come from?

I have lived in Central Florida for most of my life. And I could of counted on both hands how many times I saw a U.S. Border Patrol car until just a couple months ago.

Recently I took a short trip to Daytona. There was about 8 of them on the side of I-95. Look like they were going to bust a caravan of Illegals or maybe some major drug bust operation. Since then, I have been seeing them parked along the Interstate and toll roads just like the Highway Patrol. Just saw another one this morning..

Maybe they got a bunch new cruisers to escort illegals to the emergency rooms, or perhaps they give them a friendly ride home after a hard days work at the construction site.

What ever the reason, the U.S. Border Patrol has really increased there presence on Florida's Highways. Here's hoping something is finally getting done.

I tried to find a photo of the new Border Patrol cars that I have been spotting. They are late model Dodge sedans with green and white markings. Pretty fancy looking.

Anybody else seeing a escalation in U.S. Border Patrol in other states?



Pat said...

I too have seen quite a few Bprder Patrol around. In the last month I've seen 4 Puke Green Border Patrol Yukons with white lettering in Yulee. My wife and I were just talking about that the other day, being Florida natives, we had never even seen them before!

Vigilis said...

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), uniformed inspectors and agents at ports and borders work in tandem with their sister agency, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). ICE is the largest arm of the United States Department of Homeland Security.

To answer your question then, the U.S. Border Patrol agents come from ICEland (DHS).