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"Immigration and Customs Inspector"
Job Description - Part 1 - Duties and Tasks

Basic Job Description:

Investigate and inspect persons, common carriers, goods, and merchandise, arriving in or departing from the United States or between states to detect violations of immigration and customs laws and regulations.

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge

 

Job Duties and Tasks for: "Immigration and Customs Inspector"

1) Detain persons found to be in violation of customs or immigration laws, and arrange for legal action such as deportation.

2) Determine duty and taxes to be paid on goods.

 

3) Examine immigration applications, visas, and passports, and interview persons in order to determine eligibility for admission, residence, and travel in U.S.

4) Inspect cargo, baggage, and personal articles entering or leaving U.S. for compliance with revenue laws and U.S. Customs Service regulations.

5) Interpret and explain laws and regulations to travelers, prospective immigrants, shippers, and manufacturers.

 

6) Investigate applications for duty refunds, and petition for remission or mitigation of penalties when warranted.

7) Locate and seize contraband, undeclared merchandise, and vehicles, aircraft, or boats that contain such merchandise.

8) Record and report job-related activities, findings, transactions, violations, discrepancies, and decisions.

9) Collect samples of merchandise for examination, appraisal, or testing.

10) Institute civil and criminal prosecutions, and cooperate with other law enforcement agencies in the investigation and prosecution of those in violation of immigration or customs laws.

11) Testify regarding decisions at immigration appeals or in federal court.

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Job Description for "Immigration and Customs Inspector" continued here...

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge


"Immigration and Customs Inspector"   Holland / RIASEC Career Code:  C-E-R        SOC:  33-3021.05


 

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