Border Patrol agents say fuel conservation due to budget cuts constrains work on Texas border

  • Article by: CHRISTOPHER SHERMAN , Associated Press
  • Updated: June 14, 2013 - 5:35 PM

McALLEN, Texas — Budget cuts have hampered the U.S. Border Patrol's work in its busiest sector on the Southwest border, agents said Friday, with the agency introducing fuel conservation measures in the Rio Grande Valley that have agents patrolling on foot and doubling up in vehicles.

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