US flag Official website of the Department of Homeland Security

Mobile Nav Button

 

On a typical day in 2013, CBP...

Processed:

  • 992,243 passengers and pedestrians

    • 280,059 incoming international air passengers and crew

    • 48,994 passengers and crew on arriving ship/boat

    • 663,190 incoming land travelers

  • 67,337 truck, rail, and sea containers

  • 269,753 incoming privately owned vehicles

Conducted

  • 1,153 apprehensions between U.S. ports of entry

  • 22 arrests of wanted criminals at U.S. ports of entry

  • 366 refusals of inadmissible persons at U.S. ports of entry

Discovered

  • 440 pests at U.S. ports of entry and 4,379 materials for quarantine: plant, meat, animal byproduct, and soil

Seized:

  • 11,945 pounds of drugs

  • $291,039 in undeclared or illicit currency

  • $4.7 million worth of products with Intellectual Property Rights violations

Identified

  • 137 individuals with suspected national security concerns

Intercepted

  • 48 fraudulent documents

  • Employed 59,969 men and women, including:

  • 21,650 CBP officers

  • 2,382 CBP Agriculture specialists

  • 20,979 Border Patrol agents

  • 766 Air Interdiction agents (pilots)

  • 343 Marine Interdiction agents

  • 116 Aviation Enforcement officers

Deployed

  • More than 1,500 canine teams and 250 horse patrols

Flew

  • 169 hours enforcement missions over the United States

Conducted operations at:

  • 328 ports of entry

  • 136 Border Patrol stations and five substations within 20 sectors, with 35 permanent checkpoints

  • 22 Air and Marine branches, five National Security Operations, and one Air and Marine Operations Center

 

Note: Based on FY 13 data.