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US Border Patrol chief to retire at end of June

Posted on AllSides May 31st, 2023
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Susan Walsh/AP

US Border Patrol Chief Raul Ortiz is retiring at the end of June after more than three decades with the agency.

“After a 32-year Border Patrol career spanning multiple Sectors, HQ tours, and overseas assignments in Afghanistan, I have decided to retire from federal service on June 30th,” Ortiz wrote in a letter to Border Patrol employees.

“I leave at ease, knowing we have a tremendous uniformed and professional workforce, strong relationships with our union partners, and outstanding leaders who will continue to tirelessly advocate for you each day.”

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