Illegal aliens (61 - 69 of 69 items)
Better Care and Disposal of Seized Cars, Boats, and Planes Should Save Money and Benefit Law Enforcement
PLRD-83-94: Published: Jul 15, 1983. Publicly Released: Aug 2, 1983.
GAO reported on the government's storage, care, and use of vehicles, vessels, and aircraft that are seized and forfeited for transporting controlled substances and illegal aliens.GAO found that seized conveyances are normally held by law enforcement agencies for prolonged periods awaiting forfeiture to the government, during which time they receive little care, maintenance, or protection. GAO note...
Detention Policies Affecting Haitian Nationals
GGD-83-68: Published: Jun 16, 1983. Publicly Released: Jun 21, 1983.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed certain policies and practices of the Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) related to the detention of aliens seeking asylum in the United States, INS detention policy, the selection of detention sites, the physical and health conditions of detention facilities, and the total Government cost for the detention of Haitian immigrants.In rec...
Information on the Enforcement of Laws Regarding Employment of Aliens in Selected Countries
GGD-82-86: Published: Aug 31, 1982. Publicly Released: Sep 30, 1982.
In response to a congressional request, GAO identified those countries that have laws prohibiting employers from hiring illegal aliens, how such laws are enforced, and any problems which these countries encounter in enforcing their laws.GAO found that the governments of most of the surveyed countries have been increasingly concerned with legal and illegal alien workers. Growing unemployment and in...
Administrative Changes Needed To Reduce Employment of Illegal Aliens
HRD-81-15: Published: Jan 30, 1981. Publicly Released: Jan 30, 1981.
American citizens are being displaced from the work force by illegal aliens employed in the United States. The Department of Labor lacks the necessary enforcement tools to deter employers from hiring nonagricultural undocumented workers. Employers making a practice of hiring such workers remain virtually free from punishment. The President proposed legislation which would make the hiring of undocu...
Prospects Dim for Effectively Enforcing Immigration Laws
GGD-81-4: Published: Nov 5, 1980. Publicly Released: Nov 5, 1980.
GAO made a review to gauge, under current procedures and laws, the Immigration and Naturalization Service's prospects for controlling the illegal alien population of the United States.The Immigration and Naturalization Service has not been able to adequately enforce immigration laws and the prospects for its doing so are dim. It does not have the legal means or sufficient resources to stem the gro...
Federal Efforts To Stem the Flow of Drugs Across the U.S. Mexican Border
105730: Apr 19, 1978
In the past few years, law enforcement efforts along the United States-Mexico border have grown because of the increasing transit of illicit drugs and undocumented aliens. Although the percentage of heroin entering the United States from Mexico has declined in the last two years, due mainly to the cooperative campaign to eradicate opium poppy cultivation, Mexico is still considered the major sourc...
Illegal Entry at United States-Mexico Border: Multiagency Enforcement Efforts Have Not Been Effective in Stemming the Flow of Drugs and People
GGD-78-17: Published: Dec 2, 1977. Publicly Released: Dec 2, 1977.
The flood of illegal aliens and illicit drugs across the United States-Mexico border continues. Federal agencies responsible for law enforcement along the border operate almost independently--little consideration is given for each other's missions. These separate yet similar lines of effort are diluting border coverage and control.Although Federal expenditures to improve border control have nearly...
Federal Drug Law Enforcement Programs
104063: Nov 16, 1977
The transit of illicit drugs and undocumented aliens across the southwestern border has been the target of law enforcement efforts. There is general agreement that Mexico is the major source of heroin reaching this country. The federal expenditures employed by the three major enforcement agencies during the period 1971 through 1976 have approximately doubled, and the number of enforcement and supp...