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Border patrol Sequestration. By Aldo Figueroa. What is sequestration?. The action of taking legal possession of assets until a debt has been paid or other claims have been met (Budget Cuts). - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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Border patrol Sequestration

Border patrol SequestrationBy Aldo Figueroa

What is sequestration?The action of taking legal possession of assets until a debt has been paid or other claims have been met (Budget Cuts).Budget cuts are reducing funding for programs ranging from Head Start and Meals on Wheels to the Department of Defense.

Schools on military basesFood PantriesFarmers Federal CourtsPublic Broadcasting TransmittersCustoms and Border Patrol (CBP)Luxuries Cruises

How does this affect the CBp agentsCBP stands to lose $512 million in fiscal year (OMB, 2013).Sequestration has removed 5,000 agents off the line.It has cost each agent $7,000 a year.10-14 hours shifts have been deduced to 8 hour shifts.

87%6.4%How it affects usTravelingParks being closedPeople getting laid offPrices going up

sequestration would reduce staffing at U.S. points of entry and airports security checkpoints, increasing wait times for travelers and slowing commerce across the country.

ReferencesHicks, J. (2013, May 20). Sequester furloughs avoided for Customs and Border Seper, J. (2013, April 1). Border Patrol agents dodge sequestration, avoid furloughs, pay cuts - Washington TimesDarby, B. (2013, September 24). Source: Illegal Aliens from Mexico Increasing Assaults on Border Patrol AgentsTrevizo, P. (2013, May 30). Border Patrol still facing furlough, OT questions.(2013, March 8). Customs and Border Protection Sends Out Furlough Notices Following Sequester | Fox News LatinoBerman, J. (2013, April 3). Sequester-related CBP cuts are on hold, says report - Article from Logistics Management.Seyfarth, S. (2013, May 1). Effects of sequestration: CBP releases info on effects on border, traveler programs.