Looks at how CBP misspent much of $192 million that Congress had appropriated to attend to the humanitarian needs of migrants in custody. (Link at oig.dhs.gov)
“Overall, the majority of respondents reported their facilities were prepared to address COVID-19.” The report makes no recommendations. (Link at oig.dhs.gov)
The result of congressionally mandated unannounced inspections of CBP holding facilities. (Link at oig.dhs.gov)
Tianna Spears, a diplomat assigned to the U.S. consulate in Ciudad Juárez, Mexico, recounts the difficulty she consistently experienced re-entering the United States, as an African-American person, through CBP’s ports of entry.
Examines two incidents of cross-border use of tear gas and other crowd control measures during the arrival of a “migrant caravan” in Tijuana, and finds only minor wrongdoing. (Link at oig.dhs.gov)
A summary of recent experience with border security and migration, with a long list of recommendations.
An overview of key measures in the House of Representatives’ version of the 2021 DHS appropriation, including cutting border wall spending, defunding “Remain in Mexico,” reducing ICE detention, and others.
The Commission finds admissible the case of Anastasio Hernandez, a Mexican citizen who was violently beaten and tasered to death by CBP agents on May 31, 2010.
Finds serious fault with CBP’s handling of the health of children in custody and its use of funds designated by Congress for humanitarian purposes. (Link at gao.gov)
Finds major, basic shortcomings in CBP’s planning and purchasing as it built Donald Trump’s border wall.
How CBP and ICE intend to collect and process DNA samples. (Link at dhs.gov)