TRAC Immigration

Government Studies on Immigration

Border Security: Additional Actions Needed to Strengthen CBP Efforts to Mitigate Risk of Employee Corruption and Misconduct   2012-12-04 
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services’ Progress in Transformation    
Targeting of Cargo Containers 2008: Review of CBP's Cargo Enforcement Reporting and Tracking System Department of Homeland Security Office of Inspector General  2008-06 
Citizenship and Immigration Services Ombudsman Annual Report 2006 Citizenship and Immigration Services Ombudsman  2006-06-29 
Immigration Policy in the United States Congressional Budget Office  2006-02 
Unauthorized Aliens in the United States: Policy Discussion Congressional Research Service  2014-05-08 
Apprehensions of Unauthorized Migrants along the Southwest Border: Fact Sheet Congressional Research Service  2014-05-02 
CRS Report for Congress Prepared for Members and Committees of Congress Immigration Policies and Issues on Health-Related Grounds for Exclusion Congressional Research Service  2014-04-28 
Immigration Detainers: Legal Issues Congressional Research Service  2014-04-24 
Visa Waiver Program Congressional Research Service  2014-02-12 
Nonimmigrant Overstays: Brief Synthesis of the Issue Congressional Research Service  2014-01-22 
Border Security: Immigration Inspections at Port of Entry Congressional Research Service  2014-01-09 
Immigration-Related Worksite Enforcement: Performance Measures Congressional Research Service  2013-08-07 
Border Security: Immigration Enforcement Between Ports of Entry Congressional Research Service  2013-05-03 
U.S. Customs and Border Protection: Trade Facilitation, Enforcement, and Security Congressional Research Service  2013-03-22 
U.S. Immigration Policy: Chart Book of Key Trends Congressional Research Service  2013-03-07 
Southwest Border Violence: Issues in Identifying and Measuring Spillover Violence Congressional Research Service  2013-02-28 
Brief History of Comprehensive Immigration Reform Efforts in the 109 th and 110 th Congresses to Inform Policy Discussions in the 113 th Congress Congressional Research Service  2013-02-27 
CRS Report for Congress Prepared for Members and Committees of Congress Securing America’s Borders: The Role of the Military Congressional Research Service  2013-02-25 
Securing America’s Borders: The Role of the Military Congressional Research Service  2013-02-25 
Border Security: Understanding Threats at U.S. Borders Congressional Research Service  2013-02-21 
Prosecutorial Discretion in Immigration Enforcement: Legal Issues Congressional Research Service  2013-01-17 
Unauthorized Aliens Residing in the United States: Estimates Since 1986 Congressional Research Service  2012-12-13 
Unauthorized Aliens’ Access to Federal Benefits: Policy and Issues Congressional Research Service  2012-09-17 
Authority of State and Local Police to Enforce Federal Immigration Law Congressional Research Service  2012-09-10 
Arizona v. United States: A Limited Role for States in Immigration Enforcement Congressional Research Service  2012-09-10 
Immigration Detainers: Legal Issues Congressional Research Service  2012-08-31 
Immigration-Related Worksite Enforcement: Performance Measures Congressional Research Service  2012-05-10 
Immigration of Temporary Lower-Skilled Workers: Current Policy and Related Issues Congressional Research Service  2012-03-20 
U.S. Immigration Policy on Permanent Admissions Congressional Research Service  2012-03-13 
Immigration: Noncitizen Eligibility for Needs-Based Housing Programs Congressional Research Service  2012-01-23 
Overview of Immigration Issues in the 112th Congress Congressional Research Service  2012-01-12 
Immigration-Related Detention: Current Legislative Issues Congressional Research Service  2012-01-12 
Border Security: Immigration Enforcement Between Ports of Entry Congressional Research Service  2012-01-06 
State Efforts to Deter Unauthorized Aliens: Legal Analysis of Arizona’s S.B. 1070 Congressional Research Service  2011-12-23 
Temporary Protected Status: Current Immigration Policy and Issues Congressional Research Service  2011-12-12 
Unauthorized Aliens’ Access to Federal Benefits: Policy and Issues Congressional Research Service  2011-12-09 
Numerical Limits on Employment-Based Immigration: Analysis of the Per-Country Ceilings Congressional Research Service  2011-12-06 
Visa Waiver Program Congressional Research Service  2011-12-02 
Interior Immigration Enforcement: Programs Targeting Criminal Aliens Congressional Research Service  2011-10-21 
Immigration Legislaton and Issues in the 112th Congress Congressional Research Service  2011-09-30 
Unauthorized Aliens Residing in the United States: Estimates Since 1986 Congressional Research Service  2011-09-22 
Temporary Protected Status: Current Immigration Policy and Issues Congressional Research Service  2011-06-30 
Visa Security Policy: Roles of the Departments of State and Homeland Security Congressional Research Service  2011-06-30 
Asylum and “Credible Fear” Issues in U.S. Immigration Policy Congressional Research Service  2011-06-29 
Southwest Border Violence: Issues in Identifying and Measuring Spillover Violence Congressional Research Service  2011-06-09 
State Efforts to Deter Unauthorized Aliens: Legal Analysis of Arizona’s S.B. 1070 Congressional Research Service  2011-06-07 
Visa Security Policy: Roles of the Departments of State and Homeland Security Congressional Research Service  2011-05-06 
Overview of Immigration Issues in the 112th Congress Congressional Research Service  2011-03-21 
U.S. Immigration Policy on Temporary Admissions Congressional Research Service  2011-02-28 
Southwest Border Violence: Issues in Identifying and Measuring Spillover Violence Congressional Research Service  2011-01-25 
Immigration Legislation and Issues in the 111th Congress Congressional Research Service  2011-01-18 
Immigration Policies and Issues on Health-Related Grounds for Exclusion Congressional Research Service  2011-01-06 
Visa Waiver Program Congressional Research Service  2011-01-04 
U.S. Immigration Policy on Permanent Admissions Congressional Research Service  2010-12-20 
Visa Security Policy: Roles of the Departments of State and Homeland Security Congressional Research Service  2010-12-16 
Immigration Reform Issues in the 111th Congress Congressional Research Service  2010-10-29 
Visa Waiver Program Congressional Research Service  2010-10-28 
Authority of State and Local Police to Enforce Federal Immigration Law Congressional Research Service  2010-09-17 
Temporary Protected Status: Current Immigration Policy and Issues Congressional Research Service  2010-09-09 
Border Security: The Role of the U.S. Border Patrol Congressional Research Service  2010-07-30 
Homeland Security: Unmanned Aerial Vehicles and Border Surveillance Congressional Research Service  2010-07-08 
Securing America’s Borders: The Role of the Military Congressional Research Service  2010-06-16 
People Crossing Borders: An Analysis of U.S. Border Protection Policies Congressional Research Service  2010-05-13 
State Efforts to Deter Unauthorized Aliens: Legal Analysis of Arizona’s S.B. 1070 Congressional Research Service  2010-05-03 
Unauthorized Aliens in the United States Congressional Research Service  2010-04-27 
Immigration Visa Issuances and Grounds for Exclusion: Policy and Trends Congressional Research Service  2010-03-10 
Visa Security Policy: Roles of the Departments of State and Homeland Security Congressional Research Service  2010-03-08 
Southwest Border Violence: Issues in Identifying and Measuring Spillover Violence Congressional Research Service  2010-02-16 
Border Security: Key Agencies and Their Missions Congressional Research Service  2010-01-26 
U.S. Immigration Policy on Haitian Migrants Congressional Research Service  2010-01-15 
Immigration: Terrorist Grounds for Exclusion and Removal of Aliens Congressional Research Service  2010-01-12 
Legal Ethics in Immigration Matters: Legal Representation and Unauthorized Practice of Law Congressional Research Service  2009-09-18 
Unauthorized Aliens Residing in the United States: Estimates Since 1986 Congressional Research Service  2009-08-25 
Protecting the U.S. Perimeter: Border Searches Under the Fourth Amendment Congressional Research Service  2009-07-29 
Border Security: Key Agencies and Their Missions Congressional Research Service  2009-04-09 
Border Security: Barriers Along the U.S. International Border Congressional Research Service  2009-03-16 
Border Security: The Role of the U.S. Border Patrol Congressional Research Service  2008-11-20 
Border Searches of Laptop Computers and Other Electronic Devices Congressional Research Service  2008-11-17 
Homeland Security Department: FY2009 Appropriations Congressional Research Service  2008-09-25 
Border Security: Barriers Along the U.S. International Border Congressional Research Service  2008-05-13 
Border Sercurity: Key Agencies and Their Missions Congressional Research Service  2008-05-13 
Homeland Security: Unmanned Aerial Vehicles and Border Surveillance Congressional Research Service  2008-05-13 
Homeland Security Department: FY2009 Request for Appropriations Congressional Research Service  2008-05-06 
Data Mining and Homeland Security: An Overview Congressional Research Service  2008-04-03 
Immigration:: Terrorist Grounds for Exclusion and Removal of Aliens Congressional Research Service  2008-01-22 
Immigration: Terrorist Grounds for Exclusion and Removal of Aliens Congressional Research Service  2007-10-12 
Trafficking in Persons: U.S. Policy and Issues for Congress Congressional Research Service  2007-06-20 
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services' Immigration Fees and Adjudication Costs: The FY2008 Adjustments and Historical Context Congressional Research Service  2007-06-12 
Border Security: The San Diego Fence Congressional Research Service  2007-05-23 
Immigration Fraud: Policies, Investigations and Issues Congressional Research Service  2007-05-17 
U.S. Immigration Policy on Permanent Admissions Congressional Research Service  2007-05-11 
Immigration Reform: Brief Synthesis of Issue Congressional Research Service  2007-05-10 
Immigration of Foreign Workers: Labor Market Tests and Protections Congressional Research Service  2007-04-24 
CRS Report for Congress Immigration Statistics on the Web Congressional Research Service  2007-03-06 
Unaccompanied Alien Children: Policies and Issues Congressional Research Service  2007-03-01 
Unauthorized Alien Students: Issues and "DREAM Act" Legislation Congressional Research Service  2007-01-30 
Toward More Effective Immigration Policies: Selected Organizational Issues Congressional Research Service  2007-01-25 
Visa Issuances: Policy, Issues, and Legislation Congressional Research Service  2007-01-24 
Immigration: S Visas for Criminal and Terrorist Informants Congressional Research Service  2007-01-23 
U.S. Immigration Policy on Permanent Admissions Congressional Research Service  2006-12-13 
Immigration Legislation and Issues in the 109th Congress Congressional Research Service  2006-11-07 
Immigration Consequences of Criminal Activity Congressional Research Service  2006-10-23 
Foreign Students in the United States: Policies and Legislation Congressional Research Service  2006-10-11 
Immigration Legislation and Issues in the 109th Congress Congressional Research Service  2006-09-21 
Border Security: Barriers Along the U.S. International Border Congressional Research Service  2006-09-21 
Voter Identification and Citizenship Requirements: Legislation in the 109th Congress Congressional Research Service  2006-09-18 
Border Security: Fences Along the U.S. International Border Congressional Research Service  2006-09-15 
Protecting Our Perimeter: "Border Searches" Under the Fourth Amendment Congressional Research Service  2006-08-15 
Enforcing Immigration Law: The Role of State and Local Law Enforcement Congressional Research Service  2006-08-14 
Social Security Benefits for Noncitizens: Current Policy and Legislation Congressional Research Service  2006-07-20 
Non-Immigrant Overstays: Brief Synthesis of the Issue Congressional Research Service  2006-05-22 
US Immigration Policy on Permanent Admissions Congressional Research Service  2006-05-12 
Immigration Litigation Reform Congressional Research Service  2006-05-08 
Criminalizing Unlawful Presence: Selected Issues Congressional Research Service  2006-05-03 
Civilian Patrols Along the Border: Legal and Policy Issues Congressional Research Service  2006-04-07 
Immigration Enforcement Within the United States Congressional Research Service  2006-04-06 
The U.N. Convention Against Torture: Overview of U.S. Implementation Policy Concerning Removal of Aliens Congressional Research Service  2006-04-04 
Immigration Related Border Security Legislation in the 109th Congress Congressional Research Service  2006-04-03 
US Immigration Policy on Permanent Admissions Congressional Research Service  2006-03-16 
Temporary Protected Status: Current Immigration Policy and Issues Congressional Research Service  2006-01-27 
Immigration: Policy Considerations Related to Guest Worker Programs Congressional Research Service  2006-01-26 
Border Security: Fences Along the U.S. International Border Congressional Research Service  2006-01-11 
Immigration Legislation and Issues in the 109th Congress Congressional Research Service  2005-10-17 
Immigration Policy on Expedited Removal of Aliens Congressional Research Service  2005-09-30 
Border Security: Apprehensions of “Other Than Mexican”Aliens Congressional Research Service  2005-09-22 
Homeland Security Department: FY2006 Appropriations Congressional Research Service  2005-06-29 
Border Security: The Role of the U.S. Border Patrol Congressional Research Service  2005-05-10 
Border Security: Key Agencies and Their Missions Congressional Research Service  2005-05-09 
Immigration: Terrorist Grounds for Exclusion of Aliens Congressional Research Service  2005-03-30 
US Immigration Policy on Haitian Migrants Congressional Research Service  2005-01-21 
Border and Transportation Security: Overview of Congressional Issues Congressional Research Service  2004-12-17 
9/11 Commission: Current Legislative Proposals for U.S. Immigration Law and Policy Congressional Research Service  2004-10-18 
Border Security: Inspections Practices, Policies, and Issues Congressional Research Service  2004-10-13 
Visa Issuances: Policy, Issues, and Legislation Congressional Research Service  2004-10-13 
Appropriations for FY2005: Department of Homeland Security Congressional Research Service  2004-09-20 
Immigration: A Guide to Internet Sources Congressional Research Service  2004-09-09 
Border Security: Inspections Practices, Policies, and Issues Congressional Research Service  2004-05-26 
Border Security: Immigration Issues in the 108th Congress Congressional Research Service  2004-05-18 
Immigration-Related Detention: Current Legislative Issues Congressional Research Service  2004-04-28 
The U.N. Convention Against Torture: Overview of U.S. Implementation Policy Concerning the Removal of Aliens Congressional Research Service  2004-03-11 
Enforcing Immigration Law: The Role of State and Local Law Enforcement Congressional Research Service  2004-03-11 
Visa Policy: Roles of the Departments of State and Homeland Security Congressional Research Service  2004-03-04 
Immigration: Legislative Issues on Nonimmigrant Professional Specialty (H-1B) Workers Congressional Research Service  2004-02-12 
Border Security and Unmanned Aerial Vehicles. Congressional Research Service  2004-01-02 
Immigration of Agricultural Guest Workers: Policy, Trends, and Legislative Issues Congressional Research Service  2003-01-24 
People Crossing Borders: An Analysis of U.S. Border Protection Policies Congressional Research Service   
Temporary Protected Status: Current Immigration Policy and Issues Congressional Research Service   
Unauthorized Aliens: Policy Options for Providing Targeted Immigration Relief Congressonal Research Service  2013-02-21 
Treatment of Immigrant Detainees Housed at Immigration and Customs Enforcement Facilities Department of Homeland Security Inspector General  2006-12 
Review of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's Detainee Tracking Process Department of Homeland Security Inspector General  2006-11 
A Review of Immigration and Customs Enforcement Discipline Procedures Department of Homeland Security Inspector General  2006-08 
Detention and Removal of Illegal Aliens Department of Homeland Security Inspector General  2006-04 
A Review of the Use of Stolen Passports from Visa Waiver Countries to Enter the United States Department of Homeland Security Inspector General  2005-12 
An Assessment of the Proposal to Merge Customs and Border Protection with Immigration and Customs Enforcement Department of Homeland Security Inspector General  2005-11 
USCIS Approval of H-1B Petitions Exceeded 65,000 Cap in Fiscal Year 2005 Department of Homeland Security Inspector General  2005-09 
Review of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement's, Compliance Enforcement Unit Department of Homeland Security Inspector General  2005-09 
USCIS Faces Challenges in Modernizing Information Technology Department of Homeland Security Inspector General  2005-09 
A Review of DHS' Responsibilities for Juvenile Aliens Department of Homeland Security Inspector General  2005-09 
Implementation of the United States Visitor and Immigrant Status Indicator Technology Program at Land Border Ports of Entry Department of Homeland Security Inspector General  2005-02 
An Evaluation of the Security Implications of the Visa Waiver Program Department of Homeland Security Inspector General  2004-04 
Open Inspector General Recommendations Concerning the Former Immigration and Naturalization Service from Unaccompanied Juveniles in INS Custody, a Report by the Department of Justice Inspector General Department of Homeland Security Inspector General  2004-03 
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services’ Tracking and Monitoring of Potentially Fraudulent Petitions and Applications for Family-Based Immigration Benefits Department of Homeland Security Office of Inspector General  2013-06 
Progress in Addressing Secure Border Initiative Operational Requirements and Constructing the Southwest Border Fence Department of Homeland Security Office of Inspector General  2009-04 
Immigration and Custom Enforcement Detention Bedspace Management Department of Homeland Security Office of Inspector General  2009-04 
U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s Ground Transportation of Detainees Department of Homeland Security Office of Inspector Genereal  2011-01 
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Identification of Criminal Aliens in Federal and State Custody Eligible for Removal from the United States Department of Homeland Security Office of Inspector Genereal  2011-01 
USCIS Controls To Ensure Employers Sponsoring H 1B and L 1 Employees Pay Applicable Border Security Fee Department of Homeland Security Office of Inspector General  2014-02 
Implementation of L-1 Visa Regulations Department of Homeland Security Office of Inspector General  2013-08-09 
Implementation of L-1 Visa Regulations Department of Homeland Security Office of Inspector General  2013-08 
Improvements Needed for SAVE To Accurately Determine Immigration Status of Individuals Ordered Deported Department of Homeland Security Office of Inspector General  2012-12-07 
The Visa Waiver Program Department of Homeland Security Office of Inspector General  2012-11 
The Performance of 287(g) Agreements FY 2012 Follow-Up Department of Homeland Security Office of Inspector General  2012-09 
Free and Secure Trade Program – Continued Driver Eligibility Department of Homeland Security Office of Inspector General  2012-05 
Operations of United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Secure Communities Department of Homeland Security Office of Inspector General  2012-04 
Communication Regarding Participation in Secure Communities Department of Homeland Security Office of Inspector General  2012-03 
Supervision of Aliens Commensurate with Risk Department of Homeland Security Office of Inspector General  2011-12 
Supervision of Aliens Commensurate with Risk Department of Homeland Security Office of Inspector General  2011-12 
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services’ Progress in Transformation Department of Homeland Security Office of Inspector General  2011-11 
DHS Detainee Removals and Reliance on Assurances Department of Homeland Security Office of Inspector General  2011-11 
The Performance of 287(g) Agreements FY 2011 Update Department of Homeland Security Office of Inspector General  2011-11 
The Performance of 287 (g) Agreements FY 2011 Update Department of Homeland Security Office of Inspector General  2011-09 
The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services’ Adjudication of Petitions for Nonimmigrant Workers (I-129 Petitions for H-1B and H-2B visas) Department of Homeland Security Office of Inspector General  2011-08 
Use of American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Funds by U.S. Customs and Border Protection for Construction of Land Ports of Entry Department of Homeland Security Office of Inspector General  2011-08 
Efficacy of Customs and Border Protection’s Bonding Process Department of Homeland Security Office of Inspector General  2011-06 
Customs and Border Protection Needs to Improve Its Inspection Procedures for the Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative Department of Homeland Security Office of Inspector General  2011-02 
Planning and Funding Issues Hindered CBP's Implementation of the System Availability Project Department of Homeland Security Office of Inspector General  2011-02 
U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s Oversight of the Permit to Transfer Process for Cargo Containers Department of Homeland Security Office of Inspector General  2011-01 
U.S. Customs and Border Protection's Acquisition of 25 Acres of Land in Lordsburg, New Mexico Department of Homeland Security Office of Inspector General  2010-11 
Processing of Nonimmigrant Worker Petitions in Support of U.S. Marine Guam Realignment Construction Activities Department of Homeland Security Office of Inspector General  2010-11 
Customs and Border Protection's Implementation of the Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative at Land Ports of Entry Department of Homeland Security Office of Inspector General  2010-11 
CBP's Handling of Unaccompanied Alien Children Department of Homeland Security Office of Inspector General  2010-09 
Efforts to Detect and Deter Fraud Committed by Immigration Services Officers Department of Homeland Security Office of Inspector General  2010-09 
Age Determination Practices for Unaccompanied Alien Children - Update Department of Homeland Security Office of Inspector General  2010-09 
The Performance of 287(g) Agreements Report Update Department of Homeland Security Office of Inspector General  2010-09 
Information Technology Management Letter for the FY 2009 U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Financial Statement Audit (Redacted) Department of Homeland Security Office of Inspector General  2010-08 
Immigration and Customs Enforcement Privacy Stewardship Department of Homeland Security Office of Inspector General  2010-07 
Information Technology Management Letter for the FY 2009 U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Financial Statement Audit Department of Homeland Security Office of Inspector General  2010-06 
Immigration and Customs Enforcement Information Technology Management Progresses But Challenges Remain Department of Homeland Security Office of Inspector General  2010-05 
The Performance of 287(g) Agreements Department of Homeland Security Office of Inspector General  2010-03 
Management Letter for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's FY 2009 Consolidated Balance Sheet Department of Homeland Security Office of Inspector General  2010-03 
Independent Auditors' Report on U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's FY 2009 Consolidated Balance Sheet Department of Homeland Security Office of Inspector General  2010-03 
CBP Faces Challenges in Achieving Its Goals for Small Business Participation in Secure Border Initiative Network Department of Homeland Security Office of Inspector General  2010-02 
Independent Auditors' Report on U.S. Custom and Border Protection's FY 2009 Financial Statements Department of Homeland Security Office of Inspector General  2010-02 
Immigration and Customs Enforcement Management Controls Over Detainee Telephone Services Department of Homeland Security Office of Inspector General  2010-01 
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services' Implementation of the Kendell Frederick Citizenship Assistance Act Department of Homeland Security Office of Inspector General  2010-01 
Management and Oversight of Immigration and Customs Enforcement Office of International Affairs Internal Controls for Acquisitions and Employee Integrity Processes Department of Homeland Security Office of Inspector General  2010-01 
Indpendent Review of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's Reporting of FY 2009 Drug Control Obligations Department of Homeland Security Office of Inspector General  2010-01 
Independent Review of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's Reporting of FY 2009 Drug Control Performance Summary Report Department of Homeland Security Office of Inspector General  2010-01 
Independent Review of the U.S. Coast Guard's Reporting of FY 2009 Drug Control Performance Summary Report Department of Homeland Security Office of Inspector General  2010-01 
Independent Review of the U.S. Customs and Border Protection's Reporting of FY 2009 Drug Control Obligations Department of Homeland Security Office of Inspector General  2010-01 
Release of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's Worksite Enforcement Strategy Department of Homeland Security Office of Inspector General  2009-12 
The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Process for Authorizing Medical Care for Immigration Detainees Department of Homeland Security Office of Inspector General  2009-12 
Immigration and Customs Enforcement Policies and Procedures Related to Detainee Transfers Department of Homeland Security Office of Inspector General  2009-11 
Age Determination Practices for Unaccompanied Alien Children in ICE Custody Department of Homeland Security Office of Inspector General  2009-11 
CBP Needs To Improve the Monitoring of the Cash Collection Process Department of Homeland Security Office of Inspector General  2009-09 
Review of Immigration and Customs Enforcement's Expenditure Plan Department of Homeland Security Office of Inspector General  2009-09 
The United States Coast Guard's Program for Identifying High Interest Vessels Department of Homeland Security Office of Inspector General  2009-09 
CBP's Construction of Border Patrol Facilities and Acquisition of Vehicles Department of Homeland Security Office of Inspector General  2009-07 
The Special Immigrant Nonminister Religious Worker Program Department of Homeland Security Office of Inspector General  2009-06 
Immigration and Customs Enforcement's Tracking and Transfers of Detainees Department of Homeland Security Office of Inspector General  2009-03 
Independent Review of the U.S. Customs and Border Protection's Reporting of FY 2008 Drug Control Obligations Department of Homeland Security Office of Inspector General  2009-02 
Customs and Border Protection Award Fees for Enforcement Equipment Maintenance and Field Operations Support Contract Department of Homeland Security Office of Inspector General  2009-02 
Independent Review of the U.S. Customs and Border Protection's Reporting of FY 2008 Drug Control Performance Summary Report Department of Homeland Security Office of Inspector General  2009-02 
Independent Review of the U.S. Coast Guard's Reporting of the FY 2008 Drug Control Performance Summary Report Department of Homeland Security Office of Inspector General  2009-02 
Management of CBP Revenue Analysis Functions Department of Homeland Security Office of Inspector General  2009-02 
Removals Involving Illegal Alien Parents of United States Citizen Children Department of Homeland Security Office of Inspector General  2009-01 
Independent Auditor's report on U.S. Customs and Border Protection's FY 2008 Consolidated Financial Statements Department of Homeland Security Office of Inspector General  2009-01 
Independent Review of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's Reporting of FY 2008 Drug Control Performance Summary Report Department of Homeland Security Office of Inspector General  2009-01 
ICE Policies Related to Detainee Deaths and the Oversight of Immigration Detention Facilities Department of Homeland Security Office of Inspector General  2008-06 
Technical Security Evaluation of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Activities at the Chet Holifield Federal Building (Redacted) Department of Homeland Security Office of Inspector General  2008-05 
Review of Immigration and Customs Enforcement Detainee Telephone Services Contract Department of Homeland Security Office of Inspector General  2008-05 
Independent Review of The U.S. Customs and Border Protection's Reporting of FY 2007 Drug Control Performance Summary Department of Homeland Security Office of Inspector General  2008-04 
Independent Review of The U.S. Customs and Border Protection's Reporting of FY 2007 Drug Control Obligations Department of Homeland Security Office of Inspector General  2008-04 
Independent Review of The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's Reporting of FY 2007 Drug Control Obligations Department of Homeland Security Office of Inspector General  2008-04 
Independent Review of The U.S. Customs and Border Protection's Management Assertions on the 2007 Drug Control Performance Summary Department of Homeland Security Office of Inspector General  2008-04 
Independent Review of The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's Reporting of FY 2007 Drug Control Performance Summary Department of Homeland Security Office of Inspector General  2008-04 
Audit of CBP Export Control Activities Department of Homeland Security Office of Inspector General  2007-09 
Coordination Between FBI and ICE on Investigations of Terrorist Financing Department of Homeland Security Office of Inspector General  2007-07 
DHS’ Progress In Addressing Coordination Challenges Between Customs and Border Protection and Immigration and Customes Enforcement Department of Homeland Security Office of Inspector General  2007-04 
ICE's Compliance With Detention Limits for Aliens With a Final Order of Removal From the United States Department of Homeland Security Office of Inspector General  2007-02 
Major Management Challenges Facing the Department of Homeland Security Department of Homeland Security Office of Inspector General  2005-12 
The United States Coast Guard's Program for Identifying High Interest Vessels Department of Homeland Security Office of Inspector General   
Immigration and Customs Enforcement Management Controls Over Detainee Telephone Services Department of Homeland Security Office of Inspector General   
Supervision of Aliens Commensurate with Risk Department of Homeland Security Office of Inspector General   
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services' Progress in Modernizing Information Technology Department of Homeland Security Office of the Inspector General  2009-07 
Customs and Border Protection Award and Oversight of Alaska Native Corporation Contract for Enforcement Equipment Maintenance and Field Operations Support Department of Homeland Security Office of the Inspector General  2007-10 
Better Administration of Automated Targeting System Controls Can Further Protect Personally Identifiable Information (Redacted) Department of Homeland Security Office of the Inspector General  2007-10 
Information Technology Management Needs to Be Strengthened at the Transportation Security Administration Department of Homeland Security Office of the Inspector General  2007-10 
A Review of CBP and ICE Responses to Recent Incidents of Chinese Human Smuggling in Maritime Cargo Containers (Redacted) Department of Homeland Security Office of the Inspector General  2007-04 
Report to Congress on Implementation of Section 1001 of the USA PATRIOT Act Department of Justice Inspector General  2005-08-15 
Supplemental Report on September 11 Detainees’ Allegations of Abuse at the Metropolitan Detention Center in Brooklyn, NewYork Department of Justice Inspector General  2003-12 
The September 11 Detainees: A Review of the Treatment of Aliens Held on Immigration Charges in Connection with the Investigation of the September 11 Attacks Department of Justice Inspector General  2003-04 
Arizona Border Surveillance Technology Plan: Additional Actions Needed to Strengthen Management and Assess Effectiveness Government Accountability Office  2014-03 
Border Security: DHS ’ s Efforts to Modernize Key Enforcement System s Could b e Strengthened Government Accountability Office  2013-12 
Immigration Detention: Additional Actions Could Strengthen DHS Efforts to Address Sexual Abuse Government Accountability Office  2013-11 
Border Security: U.S. Customs and Border Protection Provides Integrity - Related Training to Its Officers and Agents throughout Their Careers Government Accountability Office  2013-08-28 
Border Security: Progress and Challenges in DHS Implementation and Assessment Efforts Government Accountability Office  2013-06-27 
Immigration Enforcement Preliminary Observations on DHS's Overstay Enforcement Efforts Government Accountability Office  2013-05-21 
Border Security: Partnership Agreements and Enhanced Oversight Could Strengthen Coordination of Efforts on Indian Reservations Government Accountability Office  2013-04 
Border Security: DHS ’ s Progress and Challenges in Securing U.S. Borders Government Accountability Office  2013-03-14 
Goals and Measures Not Yet in Place to Inform Border Security Status and Resource Needs Government Accountability Office  2013-02-26 
Southwest Border Security: Data Are Limited and Concerns Vary about Spillover Crime along the Southwest Border Government Accountability Office  2013-02 
Border Patrol: Key Elements of New Strategic Plan Not Yet in Place to Inform Border Security Status and Resource Needs Government Accountability Office  2012-12-10 
Border Security: State Could Enhance Visa Fraud Prevention by Strategically Using Resources and Training Government Accountability Office  2012-09 
Secure Communties: Criminal Alien Removals Increased, but Technology Planning Improvements Needed Government Accountability Office  2012-07 
Arizona Border Surveillance Technology More Information and Plans and Costs Is Needed before Proceeding Government Accountability Office  2011-11 
Immigration Benefits Consistent Adherence to DHS’s Acquisition Policy Could Help Improve Transformation Program Outcomes Government Accountability Office  2011-11 
VISA SECURITY Additional Actions Needed to Strengthen Overstay Enforcement and Address Risks in the Visa Process Government Accountability Office  2011-09-13 
Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands Status of Transition to Federal Immigration Law Government Accountability Office  2011-07-14 
Overstay Enforcement: Additional Mechanisms for Collecting, Assessing, and Sharing Data Could Strengthen DHS's Efforts but Would Have Costs Government Accountability Office  2011-04-15 
Southwest Border: Border Patrol Operations on Federal Lands Government Accountability Office  2011-04-15 
H-1B Visa Program: Multifaceted Challenges Warrant Re-examination of Key Provisions Government Accountability Office  2011-03-31 
Border Security: DHS Progress and Challenges in Securing the U.S. Southwest and Northern Borders Government Accountability Office  2011-03-30 
Border Security DHS’s Visa Security Program Needs to Improve Performance Evaluation and Better Address Visa Risk Worldwide Government Accountability Office  2011-03 
H-1B VISA PROGRAM Reforms Are Needed to Minimize the Risks and Costs of Current Program Government Accountability Office  2011-01 
BORDER SECURITY Enhanced DHS Oversight and Assessment of Interagency Coordination Is Needed for the Northern Border Government Accountability Office  2010-12-17 
BORDER SECURITY Additional Actions Needed to Better Ensure a Coordinated Federal Response to Illegal Activity on Federal Lands Government Accountability Office  2010-11 
SOUTHWEST BORDER More Timely Border Patrol Access and Training Could Improve Security Operations and Natural Resource Protection on Federal Lands Government Accountability Office  2010-10 
MOVING ILLEGAL PROCEEDS Challenges Exist in the Federal Government’s Effort to Stem Cross-Border Currency Smuggling Government Accountability Office  2010-10 
FINANZAS DEL CONSUMIDOR Factores que Afectan la Educación Financiera de las Personas con Conocimientos Limitados del Inglés Government Accountability Office  2010-08 
HOMELAND SECURITY US-VISIT Pilot Evaluations Offer Limited Understanding of Air Exit Options Government Accountability Office  2010-08 
ALIEN SMUGGLING DHS Could Better Address Alien Smuggling along the Southwest Border by Leveraging Investigative Resources and Measuring Program Performance Government Accountability Office  2010-07-22 
BORDER SECURITY Improvements in the Department of State’s Development Process Could Increase the Security of Passport Cards and Border Crossing Cards Government Accountability Office  2010-07 
MILITARY NATURALIZATIONS USCIS Generally Met Mandated Processing Deadlines, but Processing Applicants Deployed Overseas Is a Challenge Government Accountability Office  2010-07 
SECURE BORDER INITIATIVE DHS Needs to Follow Through on Plans to Reassess and Better Manage Key Technology Program Government Accountability Office  2010-06-17 
HUMANITARIAN ASSISTANCE Status of North Korean Refugee Resettlement and Asylum in the United States Government Accountability Office  2010-06 
COMMONWEALTH OF THE NORTHERN MARIANA ISLANDS DHS Needs to Conclude Negotiations and Finalize Regulations to Implement Federal Immigration Law Government Accountability Office  2010-05-18 
SECURE BORDER INITIATIVE DHS Has Faced Challenges Deploying Technology and Fencing Along the Southwest Border Government Accountability Office  2010-05-04 
SECURE BORDER INITIATIVE DHS Needs to Reconsider Its Proposed Investment in Key Technology Program Government Accountability Office  2010-05 
ALIEN SMUGGLING DHS Needs to Better Leverage Investigative Resources and Measure Program Performance along the Southwest Border Government Accountability Office  2010-05 
SECURE BORDER INITIATIVE Testing and Problem Resolution Challenges Put Delivery of Technology Program at Risk Government Accountability Office  2010-03-18 
Iraqi Refugees and Special Immigrant Visa Holders Face Challenges Resettling in the United States and Obtaining U.S. Government Employment Government Accountability Office  2010-03 
CNMI Immigration and Border Control Databases Government Accountability Office  2010-02-16 
HOMELAND SECURITY Key US-VISIT Components at Varying Stages of Completion, but Integrated and Reliable Schedule Needed Government Accountability Office  2009-11 
SECURE BORDER INITIATIVE Technology Deployment Delays Persist and the Impact of Border Fencing Has Not Been Assessed Government Accountability Office  2009-09 
BORDER PATROL Checkpoints Contribute to Border Patrol's Mission, but More Consistent Data Collection and Performance Measurement Could Improve Effectivenss Government Accountability Office  2009-08-31 
CBP Could Improve Its Estimation of Funding Needed for New Border Patrol Agents Government Accountability Office  2009-06-15 
COMMONWEALTH OF THE NORTHERN MARIANA ISLANDS Coordinated Federal Decisions and Additional Data Are Needed to Manage Potential Economic Impact of Applying U.S. Immigration Law Government Accountability Office  2009-05-19 
IMMIGRATION ENFORCEMENT Better Controls Needed over Program Authorizing State and Local Enforcement of Federal Immigration Laws Should Be Strengthened Government Accountability Office  2009-03-04 
Organizational Structure, Spending, and Staffing for the Health Care Provided to Immigration Detainees Government Accountability Office  2009-03-03 
Management Oversight of Immigration Benefit Application Intake Processes Government Accountability Office  2009-03 
DHS: Organizational Structure and Resources for Providing Health Care to Immigration Detainees Government Accountability Office  2009-02-23 
Secure Border Initiative Fence Construction Costs Government Accountability Office  2009-01-29 
FEDERAL USER FEES Additional Analyses and Timely Reviews Could Improve Immigration and Naturalization User Fee Design and USCIS Operations Government Accountability Office  2009-01-23 
IMMIGRATION APPLICATION FEES Costing Methodology Improvements Would Provide More Reliable Bases for Setting Fees Government Accountability Office  2009-01 
IMMIGRATION ENFORCEMENT Better Controls Needed over Program Authorizing State and Local Enforcement of Federal Immigration Laws Government Accountability Office  2009-01 
HOMELAND SECURITY U.S. Visitor and Immigrant Status Indicator Technology Program Planning and Executive Improvements Needed Government Accountability Office  2008-12 
IMMIGRATION BENEFITS Actions Needed to Address Vulnerabilities in Process For Granting Permanent Residency Government Accountability Office  2008-12 
NORTHER BORDER SECURITY DHS's Report Could Better Inform Congress by Identifying Actions, Resources, and Time Frames Needed to Address Vulnerabilities Government Accountability Office  2008-11 
Public Health and Border Security HHS and DHS Should Further Strengthen Their Ability to Respond to TB Incidents Government Accountability Office  2008-10 
Federal User Fees: Improvements Could Be Made to Performane Standards and Penalties in USCIS's Service Center Contracts Government Accountability Office  2008-09-25 
VISA WAIVER PROGRAM Actions are Needed to Imrpove Management of the Expansion Process, and to Assess and Mitigate Program Risks Government Accountability Office  2008-09-24 
SECURE BORDER INITIATIVE Observations on Deployment Challenges Government Accountability Office  2008-09-10 
SECURE BORDER INITIATIVE DHS Needs to Address Significant Risks in Delivering Key Technology Investment Government Accountability Office  2008-09-10 
VISA WAIVER PROGRAM Actions Are Needed to Improve Management of the Expansion Process, and to Assess and Mitigate Program Risks Government Accountability Office  2008-09 
U.S. ASYLUM SYSTEM Significant Variation Existed in Asylum Outcomes across Immigration Courts and Judges Government Accountability Office  2008-09 
U.S. ASYLUM SYSTEM Agencies Have Taken Actions to Help Ensure Quality in the Asylum Adjudication Process, but Challenges Remain Government Accountability Office  2008-09 
U.S. ASYLUM SYSTEM Agencies Have Taken Actions to Help Ensure Quality in the Asylum Adjudication Process, but Challenges Remain Government Accountability Office  2008-09 
COMMONWEALTH OF THE NORTHERN MARIANA ISLANDS Managing Potential Economic Impact of Applying U.S. Immigration Law Requires Coordinated Federal Decisions and Additional Data Government Accountability Office  2008-08 
INTERNATIONAL MARRIAGE BROKER REGULATON ACT OF 2005 Agencies Have Implemented Some, but Not All of the Act's Requirements Government Accountability Office  2008-08 
Border Security State Department Is Taking Steps to Meet Projected Surge in Demand for Visas and Passports in Mexico Government Accountability Office  2008-07 
Border Security State Department Expects to Meet Projected Surge in Demand for Visas and Passports in Mexico Government Accountability Office  2008-06-25 
Department of Homeland Security, Bureau of Customs and Border Protection: Changes to the Visa Waiver Program to Implement the Electronic System for Travel Authorization (ESTA) Program Government Accountability Office  2008-06-23 
Higher Education United States' and Other Countries' Strategies for Attracting and Funding International Students Government Accountability Office  2008-06-19 
Supply Chain Security Challenges to Scanning 100 Percent of U.S.-Bound Cargo Containers Government Accountability Office  2008-06-12 
Alien Detention Standards Observations on the Adherence to ICE's Medical Standards in Detention Facilities Government Accountability Office  2008-06-04 
Border Security Summary of Covert Tests and Security Assessments for the Senate Committee on Finance, 2003-2007 Government Accountability Office  2008-05 
Supply Chain Security U.S. Customs and Border Protection Has Enhanced Its Partnership with Import Trade Sectors, but Challenges Remain in Verifying Security Practices Government Accountability Office  2008-04 
DHS Hast Taken Actions to Strengthen Border Security Programs and Operations, but Challenges Remain Government Accountability Office  2008-03-05 
Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands Pending Legislation Would Apply U.S. Immigration Law to the CNMI with a Transition period Government Accountability Office  2008-03 
Limitations with Department of Homeland Security's Plan to Verify Departure of Foreign Nationals Government Accountability Office  2008-02-28 
Observations on the Importance of Applying Lessons Learned to Future Projects Government Accountability Office  2008-02-27 
Internal Controls for Adjucating Humanitarian Parole Cases Are Generally Effective, but Some Can Be Strengthened Government Accountability Office  2008-02 
Strategic Solution for US-VISIT Program Needs to Be Better Defined, Justified, and Coordinated Government Accountability Office  2008-02 
Despite Progress, Weaknesses in Traveler Inspections Exist at Our Nation's Ports of Entry Government Accountability Office  2008-01-03 
Secure Border Initiative Observations on Selected Aspects of SBInet Program Implementation Government Accountability Office  2007-10-24 
ICE Could Improve Controls to Help Guide Alien Removal Decision Making Government Accountability Office  2007-10-15 
Security Vulnerabilities at Unmanned and Unmonitored U.S. Border Locations Government Accountability Office  2007-09-27 
Fraud Risks Complicate State's Ability to Manage Diversity Visa Program Government Accountability Office  2007-09-21 
Homeland Security Needs to Immediately Address Significant Weaknesses in Systems Supporting the US-VISIT Program Government Accountability Office  2007-07-13 
Telephone Access Problems Were Pervasive at Detention Facilities; Other Deficiencies Did Not Show a Pattern of Noncompliance Government Accountability Office  2007-07-06 
Security of New Passports and Visas Enhanced, but More Needs to Be Done to Prevent Their Fraudulent Use Government Accountability Office  2007-07 
Long-Term Strategy Needed to Keep Pace With Increasing Demand for Visas Government Accountability Office  2007-07 
HOMELAND SECURITY: Prospects For Biometric US-VISIT Exit Capability Remain Unclear Government Accountability Office  2007-06-28 
Costs and Challenges Related to Training New Agents Government Accountability Office  2007-06-19 
Department of Homeland Security: Adjusment of the Immigration and Naturalization Benefit Application and Petition Fee Schedule Government Accountability Office  2007-06-15 
Challenges Exist in Implementing a Mandatory Electronic Verification System Government Accountability Office  2007-06-07 
Immigration Benefits: Sixteenth Report Required by the Haitian Refugee Immigration Fairness Act of 1998 Government Accountability Office  2007-04-27 
Observations on GAO Access to Information on Programs and Activities Government Accountability Office  2007-04-25 
DHS Multi-Agency Operation Centers Would Benefit from Taking Further Steps to Enhance Collaboration and Coordination Government Accountability Office  2007-04-05 
Much Work Remains to Improve Communications Interoperability Government Accountability Office  2007-04 
Customs and Border Protection Needs to Improve Workforce Planning and Accountability Government Accountability Office  2007-04 
Workload Analysis and Workforce Planning Efforts Lack Data and Documentation Government Accountability Office  2007-04 
Homeland Security: Information on Training New Border Patrol Agents Government Accountability Office  2007-03-30 
Border Security: US-VISIT Program Faces Strategic, Operational, and Technological Challenges at Land Ports of Entry Government Accountability Office  2007-01-31 
Foreign Physicians: Data on Use of J-1 Visa Waivers Needed to Better Address Physician Shortages Government Accountability Office  2006-11 
Immigration Benefits: Additional Efforts Needed to Help Ensure Alien Files Are Located When Needed Government Accountability Office  2006-10 
Illegal Immigration: Border-Crossing Deaths Have Doubled Since 1995; Border Patrol's Efforts to Prevent Deaths Have Not Been Fully Evaluated Government Accountability Office  2006-08 
Executive Office for Immigration Review: Caseload Performance Reporting Needs Improvement Government Accountability Office  2006-08 
Border Security: Continued Weaknesses in Screening Entrants into the United States Government Accountability Office  2006-07-11 
Border Security: Stronger Actions Needed to Assess and Mitigate risks of the Visa Waiver Program Government Accountability Office  2006-07 
Immigration Enforcement: Weaknesses Hinder Employment Verification and Worksite Enforcement Efforts Government Accountability Office  2006-06-19 
Immigration Enforcement: Benefits and Limitations to Using Earnings Data to Identify Unauthorized Work Government Accountability Office  2006-06-10 
Immigration Benefits: Circumstances under Which Petitioners' Sex Offenses May Be Disclosed to Beneficiaries Government Accountability Office  2006-06 
H-1B Visa Program: Labor Could Improve Its Oversight and Increase Information Sharing with Homeland Security Government Accountability Office  2006-06 
Homeland Security: Contract Management and Oversight for Visitor and Immigrant Status (US-VISIT) Program Need to be Strengthened Government Accountability Office  2006-06 
HOMELAND SECURITY Better Management Practices Could Enhance DHS's Ability to Allocate Investigative Resources Government Accountability Office  2006-03-28 
Information Technology: Near-Term Effort to Automate Paper-Based Immigration Files Needs Planning Improvements Government Accountability Office  2006-03 
Immigration Benefits: Improvements Needed to Address Backlogs and Ensure Quality of Adjudications Government Accountability Office  2005-11 
Immigration Benefits: Thirteenth Report Required by the Haitian Refugee Immigration Fairness Act of 1998 Government Accountability Office  2005-10-21 
Border Patrol: Available Data on Interior Checkpoints Suggest Differences in Sector Performance Government Accountability Office  2005-07 
Immigration Enforcement: Preliminary Observations on Employment Verification and Worksite Enforcement Efforts Government Accountability Office  2005-06-21 
Department of Homeland Security Addressing Management Challenges That Face Immigration Enforcment Agencies Government Accountability Office  2005-05-05 
Homeland Security: Management Challenges Remain in Transforming Immigration Programs Government Accountability Office  2004-10 
Border Security: Agencies Need to Better Coordinate Their Strategies and Operations on Federal Lands Government Accountability Office  2004-06 
Immigration Enforcement: Better Data amd Controls are Needed to Assure Consistency with the Supreme Court Decision on Long-Term Alien Detention Government Accountability Office  2004-05 
Homeland Security: Challenges to Implementation of the Immigration Interior Enforcement Strategy Government Accountability Office  2003-04-10 
Homeland Security: INS Cannot Locate Many Aliens Because It Lacks Reliable Address Information Government Accountability Office  2002-11 
Federal User Fees Key Aspects of International Air Passenger Inspection Fees Should Be Addressed Regardless of Whether Fees Are Consolidated Government Accountability Office   
BORDER SECURITY Improvements in the Department of State’s Development Process Could Increase the Security of Passport Cards and Border Crossing Cards Government Accountability Office   
SECURE BORDER INITIATIVE DHS Needs to Testimony Before the Subcommittees on Management, Investigations, and Oversight; and Border, Maritime, and Global Counterterrorism; CommitteeFollow Through on Plans to Reassess and Better Manage Key Technology Program Government Accountability Office   
Border Security: Preliminary Observations on the Status of Key Southwest Border Technology Programs Government Accountability Office   
Border Security Preliminary Observations on Border Control Measures for the Southwest Border Government Accountablity Office  2011-02-15 
An Assessment of United States - Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Fugitive Operations Teams Office of Inspector General  2007-03 

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