United High School student recognized as CBP Officer For a Day

LAREDO, Texas (KGNS) – On Tuesday morning, one United High School student’s wish of becoming a Customs and Border Protection officer came true.

CBP and the Golden Heart Project recognized United High School sophomore and cancer survivor, Martin Alexis “Alex” Aviles as a CBP officer for a day.
During the tour at the Juarez-Lincoln Bridge, he learned more about the mission of CBP, the laws officers enforce and also saw the tools and technology that officers use on a daily basis to keep the border secure.