Tag Archives: National Border Patrol Council

Dissenting Border Patrol Agents’ Push to Disavow Union’s Trump Endorsement Defeated in Narrow Vote

This story has been updated after a Tuesday (April 12) meeting of the National Border Patrol Council’s El Paso chapter, Local 1929. A group of dissenting Border Patrol agents in El Paso, Texas – across the border from Juárez, Mexico – … Continue reading

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Border Patrol Union Endorses Trump for President

For the first time in its history, the national union representing Border Patrol agents has endorsed a presidential candidate during primary season. On Wednesday, the union endorsed Republican Donald Trump. “We think this is an unprecedented time and we wanted … Continue reading

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Federal Employee Union Endorses Clinton, Border Patrol Union Not On Board

The national Border Patrol union says the decision of its parent union to endorse Democrat Hillary Clinton for president could make some Border Patrol agents unhappy. The union is calling for tougher, more focused talk on border security in the … Continue reading

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Free-Market Think Tank Hosts Border Security Panel at State Capital

On Wednesday at the state capital, the Texas Public Policy Foundation held a panel discussion on border security, billing the event with the title “What is Actually Happening on the Border.” Among the speakers at the event were Texas Ag Commissioner … Continue reading

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Border Patrol Union’s Big Bend Chapter calls for Boycott of Alpine Business

Update Wednesday, May 21:  We spoke with Tom Cochran, owner of Big Bend Screen Printing in Alpine, who says that although he understands the local union’s actions are independent of the Border Patrol as a government entity, the public doesn’t … Continue reading

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