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At Ports of Entry

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"CBP Field Operations: Protecting America 24/7" provides a comprehensive overview of CBP's varied port operations and their importance to our nation’s border security and economic vitality.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection has a complex mission at ports of entry with broad law enforcement authorities tied to screening all foreign visitors, returning American citizens and imported cargo that enters the U.S. at more than 300 land, air and sea ports.

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Last Modified: January 4, 2022