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  4. A Typical Day At CBP

On a Typical Day in Fiscal Year 2021, CBP...

  • Processed:
    • 491,688 passengers and pedestrians
      • 121,516 incoming international air passengers and crew
      • 8,094 passengers and crew on arriving ship/boat
      • 362,078 incoming land travelers
    • 89,458 truck, rail, and sea containers
    • 159,598 incoming privately owned vehicles
    • $7.6 billion worth of imported products
    • 101,000 entries of merchandise at our air, land, and sea ports of entry
    • $256 million in duties, taxes, and other fees, including more than $234 million in duties
  • Conducted:
    • 1,703 apprehensions between U.S. ports of entry
    • 25 arrests of wanted criminals at U.S. ports of entry
    • 723 refusals of inadmissible persons at U.S. ports of entry
  • Discovered:
    • 264 pests at U.S. ports of entry and 2,548 materials for quarantine: plant, meat, animal byproduct, and soil
  • Seized:
    • 4,732 pounds of drugs
    • $342,000 (approx.) illicit currency seized
    • $9 million worth of products with Intellectual Property Rights violations
  • 7 intercepted fraudulent documents
  • Employed 64,272 men and women including:
    • 25,914 CBP officers
    • 2,693 CBP Agriculture specialists
    • 19,536 Border Patrol agents
    • 598 Air Interdiction agents (pilots)
    • 358 Marine Interdiction agents
    • 360 Aviation Enforcement agents
    • 1,114 Trade personnel
  • More than 867 canine teams and 110 horse patrols
  • 222 hours enforcement missions over the United States
  • Underway 78 float hours of enforcement missions in the United States
  • Conducted operations in:
    • 48 countries with more than 723 CBP employees working internationally
    • 328 ports of entry within 20 field office
    • 135 Border Patrol stations within 21 sectors, with 36 permanent checkpoints
    • 74 Air and Marine Operations locations, including branches and units, National Air Security Operations

(Based on FY 2021 data)

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Last Modified: May 10, 2022