Airport Immigration officers are responsible for securing the country’s borders from terrorists, undocumented and undesirable aliens attempting to penetrate the country’s ports of entries and borders. Assigned in airports categorized as ports of entry, the man counters to check travel papers, identification and passports against a database of persons with valid US visas, against blacklisted persons or those wanted by Interpol, the FBI and Homeland Security.
Airport Immigration Officer CV Format
Ferris C. Cartwright
Torrance, LA, CA
Phone: (310) 5776-3355
To work as an Immigration Officer in a port of entry airport serving New York
1999 – Present: Airport Immigration Officer, Tom Bradley International Terminal LAX International Airport
- Conduct documentary and ocular inspections of each foreign national attended to at the immigration counters, checking to ensure the visas, passports and other documents are above board.
- Stamp passports and indicate maximum duration of visit for both business and leisure visitors.
- Review identification and check against database systems for blacklisted and undesirable aliens as defined by the bureau.
- Order detention and/or deportation of wrongly documented foreigners, advising airlines to return to origin port and to pay the prescribed fines.
Skills and Qualification
- 12 years as an immigration officer in one of the busiest airports in the west coast.
- Above average presence of mind in identifying dubious travel documents and suspicious behaviour in passengers.
- Above average command of database and immigration application systems
- Excellent familiarity with geographies, nationalities, and immigration laws
1998: In-house training on immigration laws, blacklist databases and profiling systems, terrorist acts and identification verification systems
1994 – 1998: BA Public Administration, New York State University
Professional and Character References
To be furnished upon request