GAO’s reports and testimonies give Congress, federal agencies, and the public timely, fact-based, non-partisan information that can improve government operations and save taxpayers billions of dollars.
On September 28, 2007, GAO issued a report detailing our findings of improper and abusive premium class travel governmentwide. The audit was performed at the request of the Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations, Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, U.S.
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) fiscal year 2006 appropriations act provided $40.15 million for the Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) program to modernize its information technology (IT) infrastructure.
The Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) fiscal year 2005 appropriations act provided $39.6 million for Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) program to modernize its information technology (IT) infrastructure.
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has established a program--the United States Visitor and Immigrant Status Indicator Technology (US-VISIT)--to collect, maintain, and share information, including biometric identifiers, on selected foreign nationals who travel to the United States.
Pursuant to legislative direction, the Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS), now part of the Department of Homeland Security, plans to acquire and deploy an entry exit system to assist in monitoring the flow of foreign nationals in and out of the United States.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the federal immigration statistics function, focusing on: (1) identifying the federal guidance available to the agencies responsible for collecting, analyzing, and disseminating information on the foreign-born; and (2) information that compares the agencies...
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the implementation status of the major recommendations made by the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) regarding the need to improve the collection and management of immigration statistics.
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,...
GAO conducted a general management review of the Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) to assess its overall role and performance and identify ways to meet the challenges it faces while experiencing unprecedented growth and change.