Border Patrol

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Definition: Border Patrol



Full Definition of Border Patrol


The historical term for what is now called the Bureau of Customs and Border Protection (“BCBP”), a branch of the Department of Homeland Security. The primary functions of the BCBP/border patrol are to guard the borders from illegal entrants and to meet and question immigrants and visitors arriving at airports and other border stops.


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Definition Sources


Definitions for Border Patrol are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

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