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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 14 H +

    Article 14 H - Employees are not required to submit a form SF-71 for sick leave periods of not more than Read More
  • Article 26 C +

    Article 26 C - Except in emergency, the Agency agrees to schedule eight hours between changes in shifts, and when practical, Read More
  • Article 19 A +

    Article 19 A - In directing employees to undergo a fitness for duty exam, the Agency is required to observe applicable Read More
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