Immigration | The crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border is taking a toll on the agents who patrol it
by Sophia Lee
Posted 2/27/20, 02:04 pm
When someone from U.S. Border Patrol (USBP) first tried to recruit him at a mall, Chris Cabrera said he didn’t know what a Border Patrol agent was. “It’s like playing hide-and-go-seek every day,” the recruiter said. You spend most of your 10-hour shift outside—in the grasslands, the desert, the mountains, on foot, four-wheelers, boats, and horses, catching people who cross illegally.