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Local 1613 Mission

LOCAL 1613 MISSION

  • We are the guardians of non-supervisory Border Patrol agents and support personnel assigned to the San Diego Sector of the US Border Patrol.
  • We protect Border Patrol agents against frivolous lawsuits, overzealous prosecutors, and unwarranted or disparate administrative actions.
  • We safeguard conditions of employment, agreements, practices, employee rights, and the labor laws of the United States.
  • We strive to ensure a fair and equitable workplace free from favoritism, intimidation, disparate treatment, and harassment.
  • We investigate and report fraud, waste, and abuse within the Border Patrol.
  • We seek to preserve the Border Patrol motto: “Honor First” and the oath of office sworn by all Border Patrol agents.
  • We promote immigration laws and policies that contribute to the security of the USA and oppose policies that restrict the sworn duties of agents.
  • We represent the employees with honor, judiciousness, and professionalism.

Know Your Rights

  • Article 28 I +

    Article 28 I - Where mutually agreeable to all employees affected, and approved by the supervisor, employees may trade shifts out Read More
  • Article 31 B (1) +

    Article 31 B (1) - If an employee reasonably believes an examination may result in disciplinary action against the employee, the Read More
  • Article 18 A +

    Article 18 A - When employees report an illness or injury has occurred in the performance of official duties, the employees, Read More
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