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On a Typical Day in FY2012

Admitted:

  • 963,121 passengers and pedestrians, including:
    • 269,428 incoming international air passengers and crew
    • 53,234 passengers/crew arriving by sea
    • 640,459 incoming land travelers
  • 66,615 truck, rail, and sea containers
  • 260,143 incoming privately-owned vehicles

Conducted:

  • 999 apprehensions at and between U.S. ports of entry
  • 54 arrests of wanted criminals at U.S. ports of entry

Refused:

  • 931 inadmissible aliens at U.S. ports of entry

Discovered:

  • 476 pests at U.S. ports of entry – nearly 50% of which are harmful to agricultural and natural resources
  • 4,437 materials for quarantine – plant, meat, animal byproduct, and soil

Seized:

  • 11,660 pounds of drugs
  • $274,065 in undeclared or illicit currency
  • $3.5 million dollars’ worth of products with Intellectual Property Rights violation

Identified:

  • 66 fraudulent documents
  • 115 individuals with suspected national security concerns

Protected more than:

  • 5,000 miles of border with Canada
  • 1,900 miles of border with Mexico
  • 95,000 miles of tidal shoreline

Employed:

  • 60,668 CBP employees, including:
    • 21,790 CBP officers
    • 2,366 CBP Agriculture specialists
    • 21,394 Border Patrol agents
    • 1,215 Air and Marine personnel, including:
      • 77 Aviation Enforcement officers
      • 792 Air Interdiction agents (pilots)
      • 346 Marine Interdiction agents
    • 367 horse patrols
    • 1,580 canine teams

Flew:

  • 15 hours of drug interdiction missions in P3 airplanes
  • 14 hours of unmanned aircraft systems over the U.S.

Conducted operations at:

  • 329 ports of entry within 20 field offices
  • 139 Border Patrol stations within 20 sectors, with 31 permanent checkpoints

(Based on FY 2012 Data)

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