Becoming a Border Patrol Agent

Becoming a Border Patrol Agent Author LearningExpress (Organization)
ISBN-10 157685681X
Release 2009
Pages 158
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Describes the duties and working conditions of a border patrol agent, with suggestions on how to succeed in the application and internship process.



Border Patrol Exam

Border Patrol Exam Author
ISBN-10 1576851400
Release 1998
Pages 256
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Provides practice tests with official INS sample questions and tips on improving vocabulary and reading comprehension skills.



Career Planning in Criminal Justice

Career Planning in Criminal Justice Author Thomas J Doyle
ISBN-10 9781437728958
Release 1998-01-01
Pages 225
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Career Planning in Criminal Justice



All the Agents and Saints

All the Agents and Saints Author Stephanie Elizondo Griest
ISBN-10 9781469631608
Release 2017-05-08
Pages 312
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After a decade of chasing stories around the globe, intrepid travel writer Stephanie Elizondo Griest followed the magnetic pull home--only to discover that her native South Texas had been radically transformed in her absence. Ravaged by drug wars and barricaded by an eighteen-foot steel wall, her ancestral land had become the nation's foremost crossing ground for undocumented workers, many of whom perished along the way. The frequency of these tragedies seemed like a terrible coincidence, before Elizondo Griest moved to the New York / Canada borderlands. Once she began to meet Mohawks from the Akwesasne Nation, however, she recognized striking parallels to life on the southern border. Having lost their land through devious treaties, their mother tongues at English-only schools, and their traditional occupations through capitalist ventures, Tejanos and Mohawks alike struggle under the legacy of colonialism. Toxic industries surround their neighborhoods while the U.S. Border Patrol militarizes them. Combating these forces are legions of artists and activists devoted to preserving their indigenous cultures. Complex belief systems, meanwhile, conjure miracles. In All the Agents and Saints, Elizondo Griest weaves seven years of stories into a meditation on the existential impact of international borderlines by illuminating the spaces in between and the people who live there.



Case Studies in Organizational Communication

Case Studies in Organizational Communication Author Steve May
ISBN-10 9781483332758
Release 2012-01-20
Pages 384
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The Second Edition of Case Studies in Organizational Communication: Ethical Perspectives and Practices, by Dr. Steve May, integrates ethical theory and practice to help strengthen readers' awareness, judgment, and action in organizations by exploring ethical dilemmas in a diverse range of well-known business cases.



Career Ideas for Teens in Law and Public Safety

Career Ideas for Teens in Law and Public Safety Author Diane Lindsey Reeves
ISBN-10 9781438121871
Release 2009-01-01
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From providing legal services and security to law enforcement and corrections, law and public safety professionals ensure safety and order in society. Profiling both challenging and rewarding careers, Career Ideas for Teens in Law and Public Safety covers everything teens need to know about available opportunities in this field. The careers profiled include: Administrative law judge; Bailiff; Coroner; Correctional officer; Emergency medical technician; Fire investigator; Forensic pathologist; Immigration officer; Lawyer; Occupational health and safety specialist; Police officer; and Wildland firefighter.



Extraordinary Jobs in Government

Extraordinary Jobs in Government Author Alecia T. Devantier
ISBN-10 9781438111742
Release 2009-01-01
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Extraordinary Jobs in Government has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Extraordinary Jobs in Government also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Extraordinary Jobs in Government book for free.



Basic Skills for Homeschooling

Basic Skills for Homeschooling Author Lee Wherry Brainerd
ISBN-10 1576853950
Release 2002
Pages 380
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The ultimate resource for the field, Becoming a Border Patrol Agent offers an in-depth overview of the border patrol agent position, including: - primary duties and working conditions - educational and work experience requirements - the application process, background investigation, medical exam, in-person interview, and physical testing - security clearance requirements - test preparation in reasoning, language, and other skills - how to succeed in the two-year internship and training program



Out on Foot

Out on Foot Author Rocky Elmore
ISBN-10 0692488383
Release 2015-07-27
Pages 236
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When Rocky Elmore joined the United States Border Patrol, he knew it would be a journey fraught with danger. But little did he know that the very real trails he walked night after night would soon lead him into surreal encounters from a different dimension. This was never more evident than when the ghost of a recently fallen fellow agent began to appear on top of the cliff from which he died. It marked the beginning of the end to one of the most bizarre series of events in the history of the U.S. Border Patrol. This collection of true stories provides a rare look into law enforcement that includes not only the routine nightly patrols of the USBP but also actual paranormal activity as it happened to the agents in the field. Readers will go on nightly patrols with the agents of the Brown Field Border Patrol Station, and will face their worst fears as they come face to face with smugglers, mountain lions, ghosts, and even a Sasquatch in this isolated no-man's land. OUT ON FOOT takes place in the mysterious Otay Mountains just east of San Diego, California. It is an emotional roller coaster ride that is not for the faint of heart.



The Devil s Highway

The Devil s Highway Author Luis Alberto Urrea
ISBN-10 9780316049283
Release 2008-11-16
Pages 256
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The author of "Across the Wire" offers brilliant investigative reporting of what went wrong when, in May 2001, a group of 26 men attempted to cross the Mexican border into the desert of southern Arizona. Only 12 men came back out. "Superb . . . Nothing less than a saga on the scale of the Exodus and an ordeal as heartbreaking as the Passion . . . The book comes vividly alive with a richness of language and a mastery of narrative detail that only the most gifted of writers are able to achieve.--"Los Angeles Times Book Review."



Master the U S Border Patrol Exam

Master the U S  Border Patrol Exam Author Peterson's
ISBN-10 9780768930849
Release 2011-03-01
Pages 238
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Peterson's Master the U.S. Border Patrol Exam will prepare you for the written exam, educate you on the physical skills you need, and give you valuable tips to help you succeed during your oral interview. More than ever before, the United States needs qualified and dedicated individuals to join the U.S. Border Patrol. Peterson's guide will provide you with everything you need to navigate the Border Patrol screening process and score high on the U.S. Border Patrol Exam.



Postnationalism in Chicana o Literature and Culture

Postnationalism in Chicana o Literature and Culture Author Ellie D. Hernández
ISBN-10 9780292779471
Release 2010-01-01
Pages 255
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In recent decades, Chicana/o literary and cultural productions have dramatically shifted from a nationalist movement that emphasized unity to one that openly celebrates diverse experiences. Charting this transformation, Postnationalism in Chicana/o Literature and Culture looks to the late 1970s, during a resurgence of global culture, as a crucial turning point whose reverberations in twenty-first-century late capitalism have been profound. Arguing for a postnationalism that documents the radical politics and aesthetic processes of the past while embracing contemporary cultural and sociopolitical expressions among Chicana/o peoples, Hernández links the multiple forces at play in these interactions. Reconfiguring text-based analysis, she looks at the comparative development of movements within women's rights and LGBTQI activist circles. Incorporating economic influences, this unique trajectory leads to a new conception of border studies as well, rethinking the effects of a restructured masculinity as a symbol of national cultural transformation. Ultimately positing that globalization has enhanced the emergence of new Chicana/o identities, Hernández cultivates important new understandings of borderlands identities and postnationalism itself.



U S Border Security

U S  Border Security Author Judith Ann Warner
ISBN-10 9781598844078
Release 2010
Pages 381
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This text provides an integrated view of post-9/11 security concerns over the United States's shared border with Mexico and Canada in regards to terrorism, unauthorized migration, drug and arms smuggling, and other illegal trade. * Presents a chronological overview of the major historical and contemporary events impacting the U.S.-Canada and U.S.-Mexico borders, as well as the development of trilateral and international security concerns * Includes a bibliography providing academic sources and a chapter of books, peer-reviewed journals, and video/DVD resources * Glossary contains terminology for border security, unauthorized immigration, terrorism, drug and arms smuggling, and cross-border trade studies * A chapter of biographical profiles describe the key players in politics, homeland security agencies, and criminal organizations



Border Patrol Entrance Exam

Border Patrol Entrance Exam Author LearningExpress
ISBN-10 1611030528
Release 2016-03-07
Pages 192
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This updated and revised comprehensive guide features the most up-to-date and complete information available on the Border Patrol application process and on what to expect on the exam.



Job Hunter s Sourcebook

Job Hunter s Sourcebook Author Bohdan Romaniuk
ISBN-10 141440784X
Release 2008-06-01
Pages 1389
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Here is the essential, updated resource job seekers need to develop a complete strategy for their job searches. Alphabetically arranged by career, the Sourcebook lists sources of help wanted ads, employer directories, employment agencies, placement services, electronic resources, and other information sources for 216 specific careers. New profiles on careers such as event planner, forensic scientist and tissue engineer have been added as well. Also included are helpful e-mail and Web site addresses, along with new information on networking to further assist users in their searches.



Becoming Dr Q

Becoming Dr  Q Author Alfredo Quiñones-Hinojosa
ISBN-10 9780520949607
Release 2011-10-01
Pages 328
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Today he is known as Dr. Q, an internationally renowned neurosurgeon and neuroscientist who leads cutting-edge research to cure brain cancer. But not too long ago, he was Freddy, a nineteen-year-old undocumented migrant worker toiling in the tomato fields of central California. In this gripping memoir, Alfredo Quiñones-Hinojosa tells his amazing life story—from his impoverished childhood in the tiny village of Palaco, Mexico, to his harrowing border crossing and his transformation from illegal immigrant to American citizen and gifted student at the University of California at Berkeley and at Harvard Medical School. Packed with adventure and adversity—including a few terrifying brushes with death—Becoming Dr. Q is a testament to persistence, hard work, the power of hope and imagination, and the pursuit of excellence. It’s also a story about the importance of family, of mentors, and of giving people a chance.



Job Hunter s Sourcebook

Job Hunter s Sourcebook Author
ISBN-10 UOM:39076002804156
Release 2008
Pages
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Job Hunter s Sourcebook has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Job Hunter s Sourcebook also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Job Hunter s Sourcebook book for free.