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On a Typical Day in Fiscal Year 2016, CBP...

PROCESSED:

  • 1,069,266 passengers and pedestrians
    • 326,723 incoming international air passengers and crew
    • 53,786 passengers and crew on arriving ship/boat
    • 688,757 incoming land travelers
  • 282,350 incoming privately owned vehicles
  • 74,417 truck, rail, and sea containers
  • $6.3 billion worth of imported products

CONDUCTED:

  • 1140  apprehensions between U.S. ports of entry
  • 22 arrests of wanted criminals at U.S. ports of entry
  • 752 refusals of inadmissible persons at U.S. ports of entry

DISCOVERED:

  • 404 pests at U.S. ports of entry and 4,638 materials for quarantine: plant, meat, animal byproduct, and soil

SEIZED:

  • 7,910 pounds of drugs
  • $289,609 in undeclared or illicit currency
  • $3.8 million worth of products with Intellectual Property Rights violations

IDENTIFIED:

  • 877 individuals with suspected national security concerns

INTERCEPTED:

  • 20 fraudulent documents

EMPLOYED 59,221 MEN AND WOMEN, INCLUDING:

  • 22,910 CBP officers
  • 2,416 CBP Agriculture specialists
  • 19,828 Border Patrol agents
  • 639 Air Interdiction agents (pilots)
  • 334 Marine Interdiction agents
  • 232 Aviation Enforcement officers

DEPLOYED:

  • More than 1462 canine teams and 400 horse patrols

FLEW:

  • 217 hours enforcement missions over the United States

UNDERWAY (FLOAT):

  • 76 float hours-enforcement missions in the United States

CONDUCTED OPERATIONS IN:

  • 51 countries with more than 911 CBP employees working internationally
  • 328 ports of entry
  • 135 Border Patrol stations and 6 substations within 20 sectors, with 35 permanent checkpoints
  • 14 Air and Marine branches, 5 National Security Operations, and 1 Air and Marine Operations Center

(Based on FY 2016 Data)

Last published: 
February 13, 2017