Security? At what cost? There are more pressing issues, right?
Customs and Border Protection, aka CBP, is a part of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). The stated mission of CBP, according to their website is:
To safeguard America’s borders thereby protecting the public from dangerous people and materials while enhancing the Nation’s global economic competitiveness by enabling legitimate trade and travel.
CBP has strict hiring standards, as one might expect, given the sensitive nature of their jobs:
Basic Qualifications and Medical Requirements for Border Patrol Agents
You must be a United States citizen.
You must possess a valid automobile driver’s license.
You must take and pass the CBP Border Patrol entrance examination. The CBP Border Patrol entrance examination is a three-part test that covers logical reasoning skill; the Spanish language or, if you don’t speak Spanish, an artificial language test that predicts your ability to learn Spanish; and an assessment of job-related experiences and achievements.
Your résumé must completely…
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