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A CBP Officer displays a large bag of seized currency.
A car passes through an inspection booth and hi-tech scanners at the San Ysidro, Calif. port of entry. (photo by Josh Denmark)
Pedestrians line up for CBP processing at the Calexico, Calif. port of entry. (photo by Josh Denmark)
Customs and Border Protection has the capability to check and evaluate hazardous materials.
CBP officers use advanced X-ray technology to inspect incoming food at New York entry. (photo by Josh Denmark)
This CBP officer uses a high tech device to "peek" inside a drum for contraband.
Cars line up at the CBP inspection station at San Ysidro, Calif., thought to be the busiest land port in the world. (photo by Josh Denmark)