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Transportation Security Agent – Career Guide

According to O*NET Online, Transportation security officers (aka TSA Agents) conduct screening of passengers, baggage, or cargo to ensure compliance with Transportation Security Administration (TSA) regulations. They may also operate basic security equipment such as x-ray machines and hand wands at screening checkpoints. TSAs work at airports, ports, docks, and train stations throughout the country. […]

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Immigration Customs Agent

The United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agency is a part of the Department of Homeland Security. An immigration customs agent has the responsibility of enforcing customs laws and immigration laws in the United States. According to the Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agency (, a number of different job opportunities are available: Deportation Officer One […]

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Customs Agent

According to O*NET Online, the main role of a Customs Agent (aka Customs Inspector) is to investigate and inspect persons,  goods, common carriers, and merchandise, arriving in or departing from the United States or between states to detect violations of immigration and customs laws and regulations. Customs Agents work for the United States Department of Customs […]

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Border Patrol Agent

According to the US Customs and Border Protection (CBP), since its inception in 1924, the Border Patrol’s primary mission remains unchanged: to detect and prevent the illegal entry of aliens into the United States. This may include apprehending individuals who are in violation of the laws of immigration. Border Patrol agents also help prevent terrorists […]

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