REPORTS

Oversight Area:  Border Security

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Date Issued Report Number Report Title
06/23/14 OIG-11-97 Department of Homeland Security Office of Inspector General American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 Use of American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Funds by U.S. Customs and Border Protection for Construction of Land Ports of Entry (Revised) (PDF, 13 pages - 75 KB)
02/18/14 OIG-14-32 Ensuring the Integrity of CBP’s Secure Electronic Network for Travelers Rapid Inspection Program (Redacted) (PDF, 83 pages - 2.04 MB)
Spotlight (PDF, 1 page - 157 KB)
09/12/13 OIG-13-114 CBP Use of Force Training and Actions To Address Use of Force Incidents (Redacted) (PDF, 34 pages - 1.13 MB)
Spotlight (PDF, 1 page - 157 KB)
01/29/13 OIG-13-26 United States Customs and Border Protection’s Radiation Portal Monitors at Seaports (PDF, 29 pages - 670 KB)
Spotlight (PDF, 1 page - 161 KB)
09/26/12 OIG-12-132 CBP’s Strategy to Address Illicit Cross Border Tunnels (PDF, 24 pages – 1.69 MB)
Spotlight (PDF, 1 page - 159 KB)
09/07/12 OIG-12-117 Customs and Border Protection's Office of Regulatory Audit (PDF, 28 pages – 1.60 MB)
Spotlight (PDF, 1 page - 159 KB)
08/31/12 OIG-12-104 CBP Acquisition of Aviation Management Tracking System (Revised) (PDF, 15 pages – 1.07 MB)
06/01/12 OIG-12-86 Improvements Needed To Strengthen the Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism Initial Validation Process for Highway Carriers (PDF, 18 pages – 1.24 MB)

Spotlight (PDF, 1 page - 158 KB)

05/30/12 OIG-12-85 CBP’s Use of Unmanned Aircraft Systems in the Nation’s Border Security (PDF, 22 pages – 1.96 MB)

Spotlight (PDF, 1 page - 157 KB)

04/06/12 OIG-12-72

Obligation of American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Funds by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection for Land Ports of Entry (PDF, 17 pages – 723 KB)

Spotlight (PDF, 1 page - 160 KB)

01/30/12 OIG-12-36

Independent Review of the U.S. Customs and Border Protection's Reporting of FY 2011 Drug Control Performance Summary Report (PDF, 15 pages – 4.26 MB)

Spotlight (PDF, 1 page – 164 KB)

01/06/12 OIG-12-25

CBP's Management Controls over Bonded Facilities (PDF, 12 pages – 3.83 MB)

Spotlight (PDF, 1 page – 152 KB)

01/05/12 OIG-12-24 The Effects of USCIS Adjudication Procedures and Policies on Fraud Detection by Immigration Services Officers (PDF 58 pages - 3.18 MB)
Spotlight (PDF 1 page - 718 KB)
11/07/11 OIG-12-05 U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s Management of the Purchase and Storage of Steel in Support of the Secure Border Initiative (PDF 27 pages - 3.70 MB)
Spotlight (PDF 1 page - 934 KB)
06/27/11 OIG-11-92 Efficacy of Customs and Border Protection’s Bonding Process (PDF, 19 pages – 1.08 MB)
04/07/11 OIG-11-68

Information Sharing On Foreign Nationals: Overseas Screening (Redacted) (PDF, 95 pages - 4.15 MB)

03/22/11 OIG-11-57 CBP’s Efficacy of Controls Over Drug Seizures (PDF, 54 pages - 1.47 MB) 
06/16/10 OIG-10-96 Controls Over SBInet Program Cost and Schedule Could Be Improved (PDF, 31 pages - 1.2 MB)
04/09/10 OIG-10-80 The Responsibilities of the Office of Counternarcotics Enforcement (PDF, 38 pages - 1.45 MB)
11/10/09 OIG-10-13 Immigration and Customs Enforcement Policies and Procedures Related to Detainee Transfers (PDF, 13 pages - 606 KB)
09/29/10 OIG-10-122 Age Determination Practices for Unaccompanied Alien Children - Update (PDF, 10 pages - 479 KB)
11/10/09 OIG-10-12 Age Determination Practices for Unaccompanied Alien Children in ICE Custody (PDF, 30 pages - 589 KB)
09/09/10 OIG-10-117 CBP's Handling of Unaccompanied Alien Children (PDF, 38 pages - 1.88 MB)
07/14/09 OIG-09-91 CBP's construction of Border Patrol Facilities and Acquisition of Vehicles (PDF, 27 pages - 1.04 MB)
04/15/09 OIG-09-56 Progress in Addressing Secure Border Initiative Operational Requirements and Constructing the Southwest Border Fence (PDF, 36 pages - 1.43 MB)
01/12/09 OIG-09-15 Removals Involving the Alien Parents of U.S. Citizen Children (PDF, 23 pages - 709 KB)
09/24/08 OIG-07-76 Audit of CBP Export Control Activities, Unclassified Summary (PDF, 6 pages -84 KB)
07/24/08  OIG-08-79 US Immigration and Customs Enforcement Visa Security Program (PDF, 57 pages - 2.22 MB)
06/11/08 OIG-08-65 Targeting of Cargo Carriers FY 2008: Review of CBP Cargo Enforcement Reporting and Tracking System (PDF, 11 pages - 851 KB)
04/24/08 OIG-08-46 A Review of U.S. Customs and Border Protection's Procurement of Untrained Canines (PDF, 35 pages - 1.19)
12/11/07 OIG-08-19 DHS' Domestic Nuclear Detection Office Progress in Integrating Detection Capabilities and Response Protocols (PDF, 46 pages - 1.23 MB)
08/07 OIG-07-68 A Review of Homeland Security Activities Along a Segment of the Michigan-Canadian Border (Unclassified Summary) (PDF, 3 pages - 80 KB)
06/22/07 OIG-07-54 ACE Release 4 Post-Deployment Problems (PDF, 22 pages - 1.07MB )
04/23/07 OIG-07-40 A Review of CBP and ICE Responses to Recent Incidents of Chinese Human Smuggling in Maritime Cargo Containers (Redacted) (PDF, 52 pages - 1.67 MB)
04/13/07 OIG-07-38 DHS' Progress In Addressing Coordination Challenges Between Customs and Border Protection and Immigration and Customs Enforcement, (PDF, 44 pages - 1.89 MB)
02/21/07 OIG-07-32 Review of Customs and Border Protection's Agriculture Inspection Activities, (PDF, 58 pages - 2.88 MB)
02/01/07 OIG-07-30 Follow-up Review on Recommendations from Audit of Procedures to Detect Uranium in Two Smuggling Incidents, Unclassified Summary (PDF, 3 pages - 71 KB)
11/21/06 OIG-07-09 Audit of Targeting Oceangoing Cargo Containers (Unclassified Summary), (PDF, 7 pages - 67 KB)

11/14/06

OIG-07-07

Risk Management Advisory for the SBInet Program Initiation, (PDF, 28 pages - 792 KB)

06/2306 OIG-06-43 Review of CBP Actions Taken to Intercept Suspected Terrorists at U.S. Ports of Entry,  (PDF, 11 Pages - 72 KB)
06/16/06 OIG-06-39 Enhanced Security Controls Needed for US-VISIT's System Using RFID Technology (Redacted)  (PDF, 27 pages - 1.5 MB)
03/01/06 OIG-06-28 Audit of Export Controls for Activities Related to China, Unclassified Summary, , March 2006 (PDF, 5 pages - 107 KB)
02/01/06 OIG-06-24 Follow Up Review of the Port Security Grant Program, (PDF, 37 pages - 846 KB)
01/01/06 OIG-06-21 Audit of Screening Trucks Carrying Canadian Municipal Solid Waste (Unclassified Summary),  (PDF, 4 pages - 58 KB)
12/01/05 OIG-06-15 A Review of Remote Surveillance Technology Along U.S. Land Borders,  (PDF, 53 pages - 567 KB)
11/09/05 OIG-06-08 Letter Report: A Review of Border Patrol's Compliance with Public Law 108-334 and the Use of Checkpoints within the Tucson Sector,  (PDF, 22 pages - 481 KB)
11/01/05 OIG-06-04 An Assessment of the Proposal to Merge Customs and Border Protection with Immigration and Customs Enforcement,  (PDF, 175 pages - 6.2 MB)
06/01/05 OIG-05-26 Audit of Targeting Oceangoing Cargo Containers (Unclassified Summary) (PDF, 9 pages - 88 KB)
02/01/05 OIG-05-11 Implementation of the United States Visitor and Immigrant Status Indicator Technology Program at Land Border Ports of Entry (PDF, 42 pages - 1.3 KB)
01/01/05 OIG-05-10 Review of the Port Security Grant Program (PDF, 76 pages - 1.8 KB)
12/01/04 OIG-05-07 A Review of the Use of Stolen Passports from Visa Waiver Countries to Enter the United States (PDF, 46 pages - 6.6 MB)
09/01/04 OIG-04-40 Effectiveness of Customs and Border Protection’s Procedures to Detect Uranium In Two Smuggling Incidents, September 2004 (PDF, 10 pages - 318 kB)
08/01/04 OIG-04-33 An Evaluation of DHS Activities to Implement Section 428 of the Homeland Security Act of 2002, August 2004 (PDF, 54 pages - 1.5 MB)
08/01/04 OIG-04-31 DHS Challenges in Consolidating Terrorist Watch List Information, August 2004 (PDF, 54 pages - 577 KB)
08/01/04 OIG-04-26 An Evaluation of the Security Implications of the Visa Waiver Program, April 2004 (PDF, 52 pages - 1.4 MB)
04/01/04 OIG-04-14 A Review of the Secure Electronic Network for Travelers Rapid Inspection Program, April 2004 (PDF, 56 pages - 445 KB)