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On a Typical Day in Fiscal Year 2008, CBP...

Processed:

  • 1,087,069 passengers and pedestrians
    • 256,897 incoming international air passengers
    • 43,188 passengers/crew arriving by ship
    • 786,984 incoming land travelers
  • 70,451 truck, rail, and sea containers
  • 331,347 incoming privately owned vehicles

Executed:

  • 2,796 apprehensions at and in between the ports of entry for illegal entry
  • 614 refusals of entry at our ports of entry
  • 73 arrests of criminals at ports of entry

Intercepted:

  • 76 fraudulent documents
  • 1 for terrorism related/national security concerns

Seized:

  • 7,621 pounds of drugs
  • $295,829 in undeclared or illicit currency
  • 4,125 prohibited meat, plant materials or animal products, including 435 agricultural pests at ports of entry

Rescued:

  • 3 illegal crossers in distress or dangerous conditions between ports of entry

Deployed:

  • 1,275 canine enforcement teams
  • 18,276 vehicles, 275 aircraft, 181 watercraft, and 252 horse patrols

Protected More Than:

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

Employed approximately:

  • 51,553 employees, including:
    • 19,726 officers
    • 17,499 Border Patrol agents
    • 2,277 agriculture specialists
    • 1,088 Air and Marine agents including:
      • 140 Air Enforcement officers
      • 769 Air Interdiction agents
      • 171 Marine Interdiction agents

Managed:

  • 327 ports of entry
  • 144 Border Patrol stations within 20 sectors, with 35 permanent checkpoints

 

Note: Based on FY 2007 Data

 

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