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Evaluation of Alleged AUO Misuse at U.S. Border Patrol Headquarters (

Executive Summary

An anonymous whistleblower alleged that USBP agents assigned to headquarters “illegally claim” AUO daily but do not perform duties justifying their AUO claims. Further, the whistleblower asserted that, “the duties and responsibilities of Border Patrol headquarters employees are regular, predictable, and controllable and that headquarters work is not sufficiently urgent to warrant the use of AUO.”

Report Number
OIG-14-144
Issue Date
Document File
DHS Agency
Oversight Area
Fiscal Year
2014

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