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Firearms Trafficking: U.S. Efforts to Combat Firearms Trafficking to Mexico Have Improved, but Some Collaboration Challenges Remain
GAO-16-223: Published: Jan 11, 2016. Publicly Released: Jan 11, 2016.
According to data from the Department of Justice's Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), 73,684 firearms (about 70 percent) seized in Mexico and traced from 2009 to 2014 originated in the United States. ATF data also show that these firearms were most often purchased in Southwest border states and that about half of them were long guns (rifles and shotguns). According to Mexic...
Alien Registration: Usefulness of a Nonimmigrant Alien Annual Address Reporting Requirement Is Questionable
GAO-05-204: Published: Jan 28, 2005. Publicly Released: Jan 28, 2005.
Since 1940, Congress has provided a statutory framework that requires aliens entering or residing in the United States to provide address information. By 1981, aliens who remain in the United States for 30 days or more were required to initially register and report their address information and then to report their change of address only if they move. In the months immediately following the terror...
Department of Justice: Status of Achieving Key Outcomes and Addressing Major Management Challenges
GAO-01-729: Published: Jul 26, 2001. Publicly Released: Jul 26, 2001.
This report reviews the Department of Justice's fiscal year 2000 performance report and fiscal year 2002 performance plan required by the Government Performance and Results Act of 1993 and assesses Justice's progress in achieving selected key outcomes that were identified as important mission areas. Justice's overall progress toward achieving the key outcomes was difficult to ascertain because gen...
Information Concerning Tax-Motivated Expatriation
GGD-00-110R: Published: May 1, 2000. Publicly Released: Jun 19, 2000.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on tax-motivated expatriation, focusing on: (1) the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) procedures relevant to the enforcement of tax-motivated expatriate rules related to income, estate, and gift taxes; (2) IRS' procedures for using the private letter ruling process; and (3) Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) and Department of Sta...
Drug Control: INS and Customs Can Do More To Prevent Drug-Related Employee Corruption
GGD-99-31: Published: Mar 30, 1999. Publicly Released: Mar 30, 1999.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Immigration and Naturalization Service's (INS) and the U.S. Customs Service's efforts to address employee corruption on the Southwest Border, focusing on: (1) the extent to which INS and Customs have and comply with policies and procedures for ensuring employee integrity; (2) identifying and comparing the Department of Justice's (DOJ) and Depar...
Major Management Challenges and Program Risks: Department of Justice
OCG-99-10: Published: Jan 1, 1999. Publicly Released: Jan 1, 1999.
As part of its Performance and Accountability Series, GAO provided information on the major management challenges and program risks facing the Department of Justice.GAO noted that: (1) the Immigration and Naturalization Service's (INS) persistent management challenges have resulted in recommendations to restructure the agency so that enforcement of immigration laws and delivery of immigration serv...
INS: Adjustment of Certain Fees of the Immigration Examinations Fee Account
OGC-98-71: Published: Aug 25, 1998. Publicly Released: Aug 25, 1998.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO reviewed the Immigration and Naturalization Service's (INS) new rule on the adjustment of certain fees of the Immigration Examinations Fee Account (IEFA). GAO noted that: (1) the rule would adjust the fees schedule of the IEFA for certain immigration adjudication and naturalization applications and petitions; (2) fees collected from persons filing these a...
Community Development: Changes in Nebraska's and Iowa's Counties With Large Meatpacking Plant Workforces
RCED-98-62: Published: Feb 27, 1998. Publicly Released: Mar 27, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed: (1) the population changes that have occurred in communities in Nebraska and Iowa with large meatpacking workforces; (2) the changes that have occurred in school enrollments, health care costs, economic conditions, and crime rates; (3) whether the housing conditions of plant workers and their families; and (4) if there is evidence that meatpacking...
Higher Education: Verification Helps Prevent Student Aid Payments to Ineligible Noncitizens
HEHS-97-153: Published: Aug 6, 1997. Publicly Released: Aug 6, 1997.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO reviewed the extent to which illegal aliens are receiving postsecondary federal student financial assistance, focusing on: (1) the processes that ensure that ineligible noncitizens do not receive federal financial aid under title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965; (2) how many potentially ineligible noncitizen applicants were identified through these...
INS and DOJ Executive Office for Immigration Review: Inspection and Expedited Removal of Aliens, Detention and Removal of Aliens, Conduct of Removal Proceedings, and Asylum Procedures
OGC-97-32: Published: Mar 28, 1997. Publicly Released: Mar 28, 1997.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO reviewed the Immigration and Naturalization Service's (INS) and the Department of Justice's Executive Office for Immigration Review's (EOIR) new rule on inspection and expedited removal of aliens, detention and removal of aliens, conduct of removal proceedings, and asylum procedures. GAO noted that: (1) the interim rule would implement the provisions of t...