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Para la versión de esta página en español, ver a GAO-21-336. What GAO Found Trafficking of U.S.-sourced firearms into Mexico is a national security threat, as it facilitates the illegal drug trade and has been linked to organized crime.
For the English version of this page, see GAO-21-322. Conclusiones de la GAO El tráfico de armas de fuego procedentes de origen estadounidense hacia México es una amenaza a la seguridad nacional, ya que facilita el comercio de drogas ilícitas y se ha vinculado con el crimen organizado.
What GAO Found The European Union (EU) and U.S. approaches to enforcing intellectual property rights (IPR) differ with respect to counterfeit goods in small packages, which are often sent through express carrier services or international mail.
What GAO Found The U.S. Postal Service (USPS) and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) have taken some steps to implement requirements included in the Synthetics Trafficking and Overdose Prevention Act of 2018 (STOP Act of 2018).
What GAO Found Within the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has responsibility for the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) self-petition program for foreign national victims of battery or extreme cruelty committed by their U.S.
What GAO Found In June 2017, GAO reported that the Executive Office for Immigration Review's (EOIR) immigration court case backlog—cases pending from previous years still open at the start of a new fiscal year—more than doubled from fiscal years 2006 through 2015 (see figure), primarily due to declining...
What GAO Found Federal agencies have taken several actions in response to Native American tribes' requests for assistance in repatriating cultural items from overseas auctions. For example, the Departments of the Interior and State have facilitated communication and arranged meetings between U.S.