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On a Typical Day in Fiscal Year 2020, CBP...

  • Processed:
    • 650,178 passengers and pedestrians 
      • 169,842 incoming international air passengers and crew
      • 35,795 passengers and crew on arriving ship/boat
      • 444,541 incoming land travelers
    • 187,049 incoming privately owned vehicles
    • 77,895 truck, rail, and sea containers
    • $6.64 billion worth of imported goods
    • 90,000 entries of merchandise at our air, land, and sea ports of entry
    • $216 million in duties, taxes and other fees, including more than $204 million in duties
  • Conducted:
    • $216 million in duties, taxes and other fees, including more than $204 million in duties
    • 1,107 apprehensions between U.S. ports of entry
    • 39 arrests of wanted criminals at U.S. ports of entry
    • 634 refusals of inadmissible persons at U.S. ports of entry
  • Discovered:
    • 250 pests at U.S. ports of entry and 3,091 materials for quarantine: plant, meat, animal byproduct, and soil 
  • Seized:
    • 3,677 pounds of drugs 
    • $386,195 illicit currency seized 
    • $3.6 million worth of products with Intellectual Property Rights violations 
  • 269 intercepted fraudulent documents 
  • Employed 63,685 men and women including:
    • 25,756 CBP officers 
    • 2,638 CBP Agriculture specialists 
    • 19,740 Border Patrol agents 
    • 621 Air Interdiction agents (pilots) 
    • 328 Marine Interdiction agents 
    • 338 Aviation Enforcement agents 
    • 1,033 trade personnel 
  • More than 1,434 canine teams and 127 horse patrols 
  • 207 hours enforcement missions over the United States 
  • Underway 74 float hours of enforcement missions in the United States 
  • Conducted operations in:
    • 106 countries with more than 697 CBP employees working internationally 
    • 328 ports of entry within 20 field offices 
    • 131 Border Patrol stations within 20 sectors, with 36 permanent checkpoints 
    • 74 Air and Marine Operations locations, including branches and units, National Air Security Operations Centers, and the Air and Marine Operations Center

(Based on FY 2020 data)

Last modified: 
March 19, 2021
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