Border Patrol Morale Hits ‘All-Time Low’

BOULEVARD, Calif.—Morale among U.S Border Patrol agents has hit rock bottom, according to agents and union representatives in California and Arizona.

Darren Bird, a spokesman for the National Border Patrol Council union, Local 1613, San Diego, told The Epoch Times with the recent surge of illegal immigrants, agents believe that they’re essentially breaking the laws they were once trained to enforce.

“We’re acting as alien smugglers now,” he said. “We’re doing what we were trained not to do. We’re basically guilty of alien smuggling. We’re furthering their illegal entrance into the country,” he said. “Morale is at an ‘all-time low.’”

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