fall 2008 CBP info

fall 2008 CBP info - CBP 101 How we secure the borders...

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CBP 101 How we secure the borders while facilitating legitimate travel and trade November 2007
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2 November 2007 CBP defends America’s borders against all threats while facilitating its economic stability.
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3 November 2007 The scope of our task is daunting More than 46,000 employees protect the United States from terrorists, drug and human smugglers, agricultural disease, and more, while keeping travel and trade flowing . We guard approximately 7,000 miles of land border the U.S. shares with Canada and Mexico. We also secure 95,000 miles of shoreline in partnership with the United States Coast Guard.
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4 November 2007 Ports of entry are key line of defense In fiscal year 2007, CBP officers inspected 411 million travelers and more than 120 million cars, trucks, buses, trains, vessels and aircraft. That same year, CBP officers arrested more than 25,000 suspected criminals , seized more than 820,000 pounds of narcotics , interdicted more than 170,000 inadmissible aliens and conducted 1.5 million agricultural interceptions .
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5 November 2007 We welcome legitimate travelers SENTRI: A program that allows pre- approved travelers to receive expedited processing at dedicated U.S./Mexico land border crossings. NEXUS: Bi-national expedited traveler program whose members have crossing privileges at air, land, and marine ports of entry. Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative: Will require a passport or other accepted document to enter or re-enter the United States by land and sea. Immigration Advisory Program: CBP officers stationed at foreign airports pre- screen passengers destined for the U.S. and identify those who may be inadmissible.
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6 November 2007 We facilitate legitimate global trade CBP processed more than $2 trillion in imported goods in fiscal year 2007, collecting $33 billion in revenue. Under the
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