This plaque shows the emblem of the US Border Patrol. This plaque is made of solid mahogany wood , handmade from carving, painting and finishing. A fine item to start a military insignia collection. A great graduation or retirement gift too! This item can also be a wall plaque or a podium plaque. US Border Patrol: The emblem shows the primary responsibility for immigration and border law enforcement as codified in the Immigration and Nationality Act. The US Border Patrol's duty is to prevent terrorists and terrorist weapons from entering the United States and to deter, detect, and apprehend illegal aliens and individuals involved in the illegal drug trade who enter the United States other than through designated ports of entry.