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  • 1 The Benefits of Union Membership
  • 2 FECA Flowchart
  • 3 OWCP Forms and Filing Timeline
  • 4 The Green Wall
  • 5 How Building the Border Wall Changed San Diego
  • The Benefits of Union Membership

    Pro-illegal immigration groups and criminals are gunning for us, the media vilifies us, and CBP plays politics with our lives.

    Yes, it seems we Border Patrol agents have few friends and many enemies. At any moment in our unpredictable and dangerous working environment, a situation can erupt that suddenly jeopardizes your life, your job, or your liberty.

    The National Border Patrol Council is the only organization that has your back. We fight for you when you need it most. We fight for you when no one else will.

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  • FECA Flowchart

    The National Border Patrol Council had the following flowcharts developed to help bargaining unit employees in determining what to do under the Federal Employee Compensation Act (FECA) when injured on the job.  We hope these flowcharts prove to be useful for representatives assisting employees and for employees independently seeking information. While looking at the charts, you may notice there is underlined text. The underlined text are hyperlinks, which will direct a reader  to additional useful information when clicked.

    Download the charts

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  • OWCP Forms and Filing Timeline

    OWCP Forms and Filing Timeline

    The National Border Patrol Council developed this table of the most commonly used OWCP forms and the respective timeline for filing each form. For a fillable version of the form, click on the form number. Additional Form are located on the DOL DFEC forms page.

    Download a PDF version of this table

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  • The Green Wall

    The human line of protection at the border

    By Vanessa Yurkevich

    There's already a wall along the entire southern border with Mexico -- just not the one President Donald Trump pledged to build. Over a disjointed 1,300 miles where there's no fence or concrete structure, there's just men and women in green uniforms -- border patrol agents who call themselves the "green wall."

    View the article here

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  • How Building the Border Wall Changed San Diego

    In 1986, the San Diego Border Patrol sector accounted for approximately one-third of all apprehensions along the U.S.-Mexico border. Today, it accounts for only a small fraction.

    How did the region go from one of the busiest sectors for illegal border crossings to one of the most secure? In our latest edition of “Underreported,” The Daily Signal visits the U.S.-Mexico border in San Diego to find out.

    View the article here.

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Member News

  • The Benefits of Union Membership +

    Pro-illegal immigration groups and criminals are gunning for us, the media vilifies us, and CBP plays politics with our lives. Read More
  • New Monthly Membership Meeting Location +

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  • Welcome to the new 1613 website! +

    Welcome to the new Local 1613 website. We have taken some time to get this new site up and running Read More
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Know Your Rights

  • Article 2 C +

    Article 2 C - The terms of the contract govern if there is a conflict between provisions of the contract and Read More
  • DOL Publications +

    If you have any questions about the applicability of the Federal Employee Compensation Act (FECA) and its application in OWCP Read More
  • Article 20 A +

    Article 20 A - An employee who has been injured and able to perform limited duty will be assigned to such Read More
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