Two recent articles from the McAllen newspaper. The first is four recent deaths discovered.
Updated at 10:34 p.m. U.S. Border Patrol agents discovered the bodies of four people Sunday, three of whom appear to be small children, near the Anzalduas Park, according to Hidalgo County Sheriff Eddie Guerra. The bodies appear to be that of two infants, a toddler and a woman in her earlier 20s, and they may…
The second a longer article about staffing and role sheriff deputies play. One thing to note about a border wall is it doesn’t really change any staffing situation and an unstaffed barrier will have folks workarounds.
NEAR GRANJENO — As more than two dozen migrants filled out processing paperwork near the levee here one warm April evening, deputies from the Hidalgo County Precinct 3 Constable’s Office arrived to assist the lone U.S. Border Patrol agent seen covering a swath of at least 10 square miles. For Border Patrol, it’s business as…
Meanwhile hiring is still rather slow (9 months according to this article) and unclear if CBP has done much to reduce attrition.
A push to speed up the hiring process for Custom and Border Protection applicants on Wednesday as a bill introduced by Senator Martha McSally clears the senate committee.
CBP staffing page
Note: Also some deaths further west