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.
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Employment of Detectives and Criminal Investigators is projected to grow 7 percent from 2016 to 2026, about as fast as average compared to all occupations.
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