In the wake of the recent terrorist attacks, the mission of the U.S. Border Patrol has been fundamentally redefined. Their emphasis is shifting from stopping the flow of drugs and illegal immigration, to the critical purpose of protecting our borders from terrorist infiltration. Senior agent Alex Pacheco and journalist Erich Krauss take readers on a journey inside this responsibility and to some of the most remote and dangerous parts of the United States, the country's own borders, in "ON THE LINE: Inside the U.S. Border Patrol" just published in hardcover by Citadel Press. In "ON THE LINE" Pacheco and Krauss delve into the complex history of the Border Patrol, from its cowboy origins in 1904, to the changes since 9/11, and explain the sworn duty of its agents to protect the United States against illegal entry of aliens, drug smugglers and terrorists. Visit www.kensingtonbooks.com to order a copy.