Customs and Border Protection

What does Customs and Border Protection mean?

Customs and Border Protection is a division of the Department of Homeland Security. The mission of the Customs and Border Protection is to ensure terrorists and their weapons are kept out of the U.S. Additionally they are tasked with "securing the border and facilitating lawful international trade and travel while enforcing hundreds of U.S. laws and regulations, including immigration and drug laws."

Customs and Border Protection hold fast to the values of vigilance, service to country and integrity. Their goal is to be ever watchful and alert to deter, detect and prevent threats to our nation. They also have dedicated their lives to defending the Constitution and the liberty of Americans. Customs and Border Protection was created in 2003 and put under the direction of the Department of Homeland Security. With the creation of the CBP several different organizations were joined together under a single agency creating the largest reorganization of our Federal Government in over 50 years.

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