The present commander of the Del Rio Sector will take the spot of leaving Border Patrol Chief Raul Ortiz, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) declared on Friday.
DHS declared that Jason Owens, who is presently in charge of the Del Rio Sector Border Patrol, is going to take control on June 30 when Ortiz retires.
While authorities have shown concern about expecting the present scenario would last in the long term, Owens has worked with the Border Patrol for more than 25 years and assumes the post comes as concerns at the border have decreased amid the expiry of the Title 42 public health order.
Additionally, the organization declared that executive assistant commissioner for the office of field operations Pete Flores would take over for acting deputy commissioner of Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Benjamine “Carry” Huffman.
“Chief Ortiz and Acting Deputy Commissioner Huffman are models of serving the public. They have devoted their professional lives to ensuring the safety and protection of American citizens and improving the outstanding CBP, for that they have made enormous sacrifices, according to a statement from DHS Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas.