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To lawfully work in the United States, individuals must provide identification and evidence of work authorization to their employers. Individuals who are not U.S. citizens must have authorization to work from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).
Officials at several federal uniformed police forces in the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area have raised concerns that disparities in pay and retirement benefits have caused their police forces to experience difficulties in recruiting and retaining officers.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the: (1) number of certain types of Customs Service and Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) employees assigned to anti-drug smuggling activities on the Southwest Border who were eligible or who should become eligible to retire...