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Ongoing Projects

Title Sort descending Project Objective DHS Component Mission Area
Evaluation of DHS' Information Security Program for Fiscal Year 2018

To determine whether DHS' information security program and practices are adequate and effective in protecting the information and information systems that support DHS' operations and assets for FY 2018.

Other Safeguarding and Securing Cyberspace
FEMA's Program Implementation in Response to Hurricane Maria in the United States Virgin Islands

To assess FEMA and the Gov of the US Virgin Island's response and recovery activities as a result of the major disaster declaration.

FEMA Strengthening National Preparedness and Resilience to Disasters
Information Sharing between DHS's CBP and Canada's CBSA

Our objective is to determine whether DHS’s Customs and Border Protection and Canada’s Border Services Agency information sharing initiatives at ports of entry assist in preventing suspected terrorists, criminals and other inadmissible individuals from entering the United States.

CBP Securing and Managing Our Borders
A Review of the Costs Claimed to Repair the Holland Tunnel for Damage Caused by Hurricane Sandy

Did the steps FEMA complete provide an effective review the New York/New Jersey Port Authority's request for FEMA Public Assistance grant funds for damages sustained to the Holland Tunnel as a result of Hurricane Sandy?

FEMA Strengthening National Preparedness and Resilience to Disasters
A Review of the Insider Threat at the DHS Science and Technology (S&T) Directorate To assess DHS S&T’s progress toward protecting its information technology assets from threats posed by its employees, especially those with trusted or elevated access to sensitive but unclassified information systems or data. Other Safeguarding and Securing Cyberspace
Access Control and SIDA Badge Covert Testing Determine whether TSA implements effective requirements and procedures to safeguard the sterile areas of our nation’s airports. TSA Preventing Terrorism and Enhancing Security
Acquisition Planning for the Southwest Border Wall

To evaluate the Analyze/Select phase of the acquisition of the barrier along the southwestern border.

CBP Securing and Managing Our Borders
Aransas County, Texas - Hurricane Harvey, FEMA Public Assistance Grant Funds Awarded Under Disaster Number 4332-DR-TX

The objective of these reviews are to determine whether the subrecipient's procurement policies, procedures, and business practices comply with Federal regulations and FEMA guidelines.

FEMA Strengthening National Preparedness and Resilience to Disasters
Assessment of FEMA's Fraud Prevention Efforts

Our objective is to assess the effectiveness of FEMA's Fraud Prevention and Investigation Branch in identifying and reporting potential fraud, waste, and abuse of disaster assistance funds provided under the Individuals and Households Program.

FEMA Strengthening National Preparedness and Resilience to Disasters
Audit of Biometric Air Exit System and Overstay Data Reliability

To evaluate CBP's efforts to develop and implement a biometric exit capability and assess whether biometric data collected at pilot locations has improved DHS's ability to verify departures.

CBP Securing and Managing Our Borders
Audit of CBP Acquisition Strategy of Large-Scale Imaging Equipment

Determine to what extent CBP has a purchasing strategy for meeting the needs of its large scale Non-Intrusive Inspection imaging equipment program at land, sea, and air points of entry.

CBP Promoting Program Integrity
Audit of Department of Homeland Security Air Support in the Rio Grande Valley

Determine the effectiveness of Department of Homeland Security (DHS) air support in the Rio Grande Valley (RGV)

CBP, Coast Guard Securing and Managing Our Borders
Audit of DHS' Implementation of Cybersecurity Assessment and Strategy Act

Determine the status of DHS' implementation of the Homeland Security Cybersecurity Assessment and Strategy Act.

DHS Safeguarding and Securing Cyberspace
Audit of DHS' Insider Threat Operations Center for Unclassified DHS Systems and Networks

Our objective is to determine whether the DHS Office of the Chief Security Officer has effectively implemented a Department-wide capability to monitor, detect, and respond to malicious insider threat activities on unclassified DHS systems and networks.

Other Safeguarding and Securing Cyberspace
Audit of Federal Emergency Management Agency Information Technology Management

Assess the extent to which FEMA has implemented IT management practices mandated for Federal agencies, and identify challenges to ensuring the agency's IT systems adequately support its disaster response mission operations.

FEMA Strengthening National Preparedness and Resilience to Disasters
Audit of FEMA's Manufactured Housing Maintenance and Disposal Processes

Determine whether FEMA's policies for maintaining and disposing of its manufactured housing units control program costs while optimizing its fulfillment of disaster-related housing needs.

FEMA Promoting Program Integrity
Audit of FEMA's Pre-positioning Strategy for Disasters

Determine to what extent FEMA's planning for prepositioning contracts addresses identified capability deficiencies and needs.

FEMA Strengthening National Preparedness and Resilience to Disasters
Audit of FEMA's Public Assistance Grants to PREPA

To determine whether FEMA's public assistance grants to PREPA and PREPA's contracts with Whitefish Energy Holdings LLC and Cobra Acquisitions LLC comply with federal laws and regulations and PA program guidelines.

FEMA Strengthening National Preparedness and Resilience to Disasters
Audit of FEMA's Transitional Sheltering Assistance Program for Displaced Individuals and Households

To determine the extent which FEMA designed and implemented effective internal controls for the TSA program to ensure it meets disaster survivors' needs.

FEMA Strengthening National Preparedness and Resilience to Disasters
Audit of FEMA's Use of DHS Surge Capacity Force

To determine if FEMA's deployment and management DHS Surge Force  is effective in accomplishing its mission during disaster operations.

FEMA Strengthening National Preparedness and Resilience to Disasters
Audit of FEMA's Verification of Household Income

Audit of FEMA's Verification of Household Income

FEMA Strengthening National Preparedness and Resilience to Disasters
Audit of IT Security Controls over Cargo Areas at Airports and Ports Determine how DHS has implemented computer security controls for their systems in the Cargo Areas at DHS Airports and Ports. CBP Securing and Managing Our Borders
Audit of Selected DHS Contracts Determine whether selected contracts below acquisition levels 1, 2, and 3 were properly solicited, awarded, and managed. DHS Promoting Management Stewardship
Audit of Technical Controls Over Selected DHS Financial Management Systems DHS Safeguarding and Securing Cyberspace
Audit of the Department of Homeland Security's Fiscal Year 2018 Consolidated Financial Statements and Internal Control over Financial Reporting

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS or Department) Office of Inspector General (OIG) has determined that the contractor shall serve as the principal auditor of the department's consolidated financial statements and perform procedures on the supplemental and other accompanying information included in the Agency Financial Report (AFR) as of and for the fiscal year (FY) ended September 30, 2016, and succeeding years, in accordance with Government Auditing Standards (GAS) issued by the Comptroller General of the United States, and subsequent revisions, and OMB Bulletin 15-02, Audit Requirements for Federal Financial Statements.

DHS Promoting Management Stewardship
Audit of the Effectiveness of DHS' Coordination Efforts to Secure the Nation's Election Systems

Department's effectiveness in coordinating efforts to secure the nation's election systems. Our review will focus on the Department's efforts to collaborate with State and Local election organizations to secure the election infrastructure and its related systems.

NPPD Safeguarding and Securing Cyberspace
Audit of Transportation Security Administration's Acquisition of Advanced Imaging Technology

To determine whether the Transportation Security Administration's acquisition of Advanced Imaging Technology addresses needed capabilities.

TSA Promoting Program Integrity
Audit of USCIS' Tracking of Adjudicative Decisions

Assess USCIS' process for tracking decisions that adjudicators make in CLAIMS3 and how USCIS uses automated data to support its quality assurance, fraud monitoring, and reporting processes.

USCIS Promoting Program Integrity
Box Elder County, Utah

Determine whether the subrecipient's policies, procedures, and business practices are adequate to account for and expend FEMA grant funds according to Federal regulations and FEMA guidelines.

FEMA Strengthening National Preparedness and Resilience to Disasters
CBP Hiring Process Entrance Exams

Our objective is to determine whether the CBP entrance exams for Border Patrol Agents and CBP Officers are administered timely and are relevant to the positions.

CBP Promoting Program Integrity
CBP's Global Entry Program

Determine to what extent CBP monitors Global Entry participants to ensure their continuous vetting and eligibility redetermination.

CBP Securing and Managing Our Borders
CBP, ICE, TSA, and Secret Service Handling of Employee Allegations of Sexual Harassment and Workplace Sexual Misconduct

Determine whether CBP, ICE, TSA, and USSS appropriately report, investigate, and adjudicate employee allegations of sexual harassment and workplace sexual misconduct.

CBP Promoting Management Stewardship
CBP’s Entry Reconciliation Program

Determine the accuracy and compliance of CBP's Entry Reconciliation Program and Reporting.

CBP Promoting Program Integrity
CBP’s Investigation & Revenue Collections Processes from Importer Fraud To determine if the Department’s importer fraud investigative process is sufficient to ensure the enforcement of customs laws and the collection of revenue. CBP Promoting Program Integrity
CBP’s Searches of Electronic Devices Determine whether CBP is conducting searches of electronic devices at or between United States ports of entry according to required procedures. CBP Securing and Managing Our Borders
City of Houston, Texas - Hurricane Harvey, FEMA Public Assistance Grant Funds Awarded Under Disaster Number 4332-DR-TX

To determine whether the subrecipient's procurement policies, procedures, and business practices comply with Federal procurement regulations and FEMA guidelines.

FEMA Strengthening National Preparedness and Resilience to Disasters
Conduct & Discipline - DHS HQ

Determine whether the department and its components have sufficient processes and procedures to address conduct issues.

DHS Promoting Program Integrity
Contract Compliance for the FEMA Transitional Shelter Assistance Program

Determine to what extent FEMA Ensured Compliance with Contract Requirements on the Transitional Sheltering Assistance program.

FEMA Strengthening National Preparedness and Resilience to Disasters
Covert Testing of Access Controls to Secured Airport Areas

Determine whether TSA implements effective requirements and procedures to safeguard the sterile areas of our nation's airports.

TSA Preventing Terrorism and Enhancing Security
Criminal Alien Program (CAP) Audit

To determine whether ICE's Criminal Alien Program successfully (1) identified removable aliens, (2) allowed ICE to prioritize and remove these aliens, (3) eliminated immigration and law enforcement research duplication through Secure Communities interoperability, and (4) ensured that officers fully documented their actions.

ICE Enforcing and Administering Our Immigration Laws
Department of Homeland Security's Efforts for

Determine whether DHS is helping critical infrastructures protect themselves from major attacks and providing measures required to prevent or reduce the impact of an attack.

FEMA Preventing Terrorism and Enhancing Security
DHS Conduct & Discipline Determine whether DHS has an equitable and consistent disciplinary process to address conduct issues. DHS Promoting Program Integrity
DHS Conference Spending - FY 2017

To review Agency Spending on Conferences.

DHS Promoting Program Integrity
DHS Detention Oversight

To conduct unannounced spot inspections of CBP and ICE conditions of detention.

CBP, ICE Enforcing and Administering Our Immigration Laws
DHS Progress in Financial Management System Modernization

Our objective is to assess DHS' program management approach to modernizing its financial systems, thereby ensuring accurate, timely, and reliable financial data and management reporting across the Department.

DHS Promoting Management Stewardship
DHS Random Drug Testing for Opioids

Determine how DHS, CBP, ICE, TSA, and USSS are currently addressing illegal and prescription opioid use for employees in Testing Designated Positions.

CBP, DHS, ICE, Secret Service, TSA Promoting Program Integrity
DHS Training Needs for Hiring 15,000 Border Patrol Agents and Immigration Officers

Determine whether CBP and ICE have training strategies and capabilities in place to train the 15,000 new agents and officers they plan to hire.

CBP, FLETC, ICE Promoting Program Integrity
DHS' Capability Needs Identification for Departmental Acquisitions

Determine if the Department and its components have controls in place to identify capability needs prior to acquiring goods and services.

DHS Promoting Program Integrity
DHS' Use of Law Enforcement Officers in Carrying out Its Mission

Determine whether the Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) non-criminal investigative officers meet workload requirements in accordance with Federal laws and regulations. Additionally, we will determine the additional cost to the taxpayers for  officers performing non-law enforcement duties and not meeting the workload requirements. We will likely issue multiple products.

DHS Promoting Program Integrity
DHS' Use of Technology for Illicit Drug Interdiction

Determine to what extent DHS components use available technologies to prevent Opioids and other illicit drugs from entering the country.

DHS Promoting Program Integrity
DHS’ Use of Criminal Investigators in Carrying Out Its Mission

Determine whether DHS’ law enforcement officers meet investigative workload requirements in accordance with Federal laws and regulations. Additionally, we will determine the additional cost to the taxpayers for law enforcement officers performing non-law enforcement duties and not meeting the workload requirements.

DHS Promoting Program Integrity
DHS’ Use of Non-disclosure Agreements that Potentially Limit Protected Disclosure of Information

Determine whether DHS and component nondisclosure agreements, including those used in employee settlement agreements, include statutory Whistleblower Protection Enhancement Act of 2012 and Department-mandated language allowing for protected disclosures to the OIG or other permissible recipients, and whether such nondisclosure agreements pose any other bar to the OIG's access to information.

DHS Promoting Program Integrity
DHS’ Use of Polygraphs in the Hiring Process Determine whether DHS’ polygraph examinations are an effective tool for screening new employees during the hiring process. DHS Promoting Program Integrity
DOJ and DHS Cooperation with Southwest Border Investigations

To evaluate cooperation between DHS and DOJ components with respect to their criminal investigations along the Southwest border.

ICE Securing and Managing Our Borders
Evaluation of DHS' Compliance with Federal Information Security Modernization Act Requirements for Intelligence Systems for Fiscal Year 2018

To determine the Department's effectiveness in managing its intelligence information program and IT systems for FY 2018.

Other Safeguarding and Securing Cyberspace
FEMA's Individuals and Households Program (IHP) Verification of Applicant Insurance Benefits

Determine whether FEMA's Individuals and Households Program (IHP) for home repair and reconstruction has the necessary controls in place to verify applicants' insurance coverage.

FEMA Strengthening National Preparedness and Resilience to Disasters
FEMA's Mitigation of the NFIP's Severe Repetitive Loss Properties

To evaluate FEMA's efforts to mitigate the number of severe repetitive loss properties covered by the National Flood Insurance Program.

FEMA Strengthening National Preparedness and Resilience to Disasters
FEMA's Oversight of Debris Operations for Hurricane Irma in Florida and Georgia

To determine the extent which FEMA provided oversight of debris operations for Hurricane Irma in GA and FL.

FEMA Strengthening National Preparedness and Resilience to Disasters
FEMA's Oversight of the Integrated Public Alert & Warnings System (IPAWS)

Determine whether FEMA exercises appropriate oversight of the use of IPAWS.

FEMA Strengthening National Preparedness and Resilience to Disasters
FEMA's Program Implementation in Response to Hurricane Irma in the State of Florida FEMA Disaster Number 4337-DR-FL

To assess FEMA and the State of Florida's response and recovery activities as a result of the major disaster declaration.

FEMA Strengthening National Preparedness and Resilience to Disasters
FEMA's Program Implementation in Response to Hurricane Irma in the State of Georgia FEMA Disaster Number 4338-DR-GA

To assess FEMA and the State of Georgia's response and recovery activities as a result of the major disaster declaration.

FEMA Strengthening National Preparedness and Resilience to Disasters
FEMA's Program Implementation in Response to the October 2017, California Wildfires

To assess FEMA and California's response and recovery activities as a result of the major disaster declaration.

FEMA Strengthening National Preparedness and Resilience to Disasters
FEMA's Transportation Assistance Program

To identify and report on systemic issues regarding FEMA's Transportation Assistance program for major disasters.

FEMA Strengthening National Preparedness and Resilience to Disasters
FEMA’s Policies and Procedures for Procurement by Indian Tribes Acting as Grant Recipients To determine whether FEMA’s policies and procedures are adequate to ensure Indian Tribes acting as FEMA grant recipients or subrecipients follow Federal procurement standards. FEMA Strengthening National Preparedness and Resilience to Disasters
Follow Up Review - Classification Methodology for TSA Office of Inspection Criminal Investigators

To determine if data and methods TSA uses for the Office of Inspection criminal investigators as law enforcement officers are adequate and valid.

TSA Preventing Terrorism and Enhancing Security
Fraiser Meadows Manor, Boulder, Colorado Determine if grantees or subgrantees accounted for and expended FEMA funds according to federal regulations and FEMA guidelines. FEMA Strengthening National Preparedness and Resilience to Disasters
Funding and Payments for DHS PALMS Determine whether DHS’ funding and payments for PALMS complied with appropriations law and related policies and procedures. DHS Promoting Management Stewardship
FY 2017 Audit of Department of Homeland Security's Compliance with the Improper Payments Elimination and Recovery Act of 2010

To determine whether the Department is in compliance with the IPERA Act.

DHS Promoting Management Stewardship
FY 2017 Travel and Purchase Card Programs Risk Assessment and Audit

CohnReznick LLP ("CohnReznick) has been contracted by the DHS-OIG) to provide risk assessment and audit services over the following DHS components Travel and Purchase Card Programs for fiscal year 2017 (October 1, 2016 - September 30, 2, TSA, CBP, ICE, FEMA, USCG).

DHS Promoting Program Integrity
FY16 Conference Spending Determine whether DHS’ conference spending for FY16 was appropriate, reasonable, necessary, and in compliance with the FY16 DHS Annual Appropriations Act. DHS Promoting Management Stewardship
Harris County, Texas - Hurricane Harvey, FEMA Public Assistance Grant Funds Awarded Under Disaster Number 4332-DR-TX

To determine whether the subrecipient's procurement policies, procedures, and business practices comply with Federal regulations and FEMA guidelines.

FEMA Strengthening National Preparedness and Resilience to Disasters
ICE 287(g) Program Management and Oversight

To determine whether ICE has effective management and oversight of the 287(g) program as this initiative expands.

ICE Enforcing and Administering Our Immigration Laws
ICE Detention Contracts and Facilities' Compliance with Detention Standards

To evaluate: 1) whether ICE contracting mechanisms ensure immigration detention facilities' compliance with applicable detention standards; 2) whether the contract terms, including detention standards, can be circumvented; and 3) what consequences ICE can impose when contracted immigration detention facilities do not maintain standards.

ICE Securing and Managing Our Borders
ICE Removals of Detained Aliens

To identify barriers to repatriation of detained aliens with final orders of removal.

ICE Enforcing and Administering Our Immigration Laws
ICE Unannounced Inspections of Adult Detention Facilities

To conduct ongoing unannounced inspections of ICE detention facilities to monitor compliance with select standards outlined in ICE's Performance-Based National Detention Standards.

ICE
ICE’s Enforcement and Removal Strategy

To determine the effectiveness of ICE's Enforcement and Removal Operation's strategy.

ICE Promoting Management Stewardship
Jackson County

Determine if grantees or subgrantees accounted for and expended Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) funds according to federal regulations and FEMA guidelines.

FEMA Strengthening National Preparedness and Resilience to Disasters
Louisiana Office of Community Development HMGP (OCD)/INV Determine if grantees or subgrantees accounted for and expended FEMA funds according to federal regulations and FEMA guidelines. FEMA Strengthening National Preparedness and Resilience to Disasters
Louisiana Severe Storms and Flooding - Ascension Parish School Board Determine whether the subrecipient’s policies, procedures, and business practices are adequate to account for and expend FEMA PA Program grant funds according to federal regulations and FEMA guidelines. FEMA Strengthening National Preparedness and Resilience to Disasters
Missouri's Management of Homeland Security Grant Program Awards for Fiscal Years 2012 through 2015

To determine whether the Federal Emergency Management Agency ensured the State of Missouri distributed, administered, and spent Homeland Security Grant Program funds strategically, effectively, and in compliance with laws, regulations and guidance. The audit will also address the extent to which funds awarded enhanced the ability to prevent, prepare for, protect against, and respond to natural disasters, acts of terrorism and other man-made disasters.

FEMA Strengthening National Preparedness and Resilience to Disasters
Nashville-Davidson County, Tennessee - Permanent Work Determine if grantees or subgrantees accounted for and expended FEMA funds according to federal regulations and FEMA guidelines. FEMA Strengthening National Preparedness and Resilience to Disasters
New York Disaster Case Management Costs 4085-DR-NY

Determine if grantees or subgrantees accounted for and expended Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) funds according to federal regulations and FEMA guidelines.

FEMA Strengthening National Preparedness and Resilience to Disasters
Other Than Full and Open Competition During Fiscal Year 2017

Review the DHS annual report on all contracts and grants awarded through other than full and open competition during Fiscal Year 2017.

Other Promoting Program Integrity
Other Transaction Agreements involving Consortia Determine whether DHS has controls in place for issuing and managing consortia other transaction agreements (OTA). DHS Promoting Program Integrity
Oversight of the State of Washington's Public Assistance Grants

To determine the extent to which the oversight of public assistance funding by the State of Washington and FEMA is adequate and effective.

FEMA Strengthening National Preparedness and Resilience to Disasters
Public Assistance Funds Awarded to Joplin Schools, Joplin, Missouri Determine if grantees or subgrantees accounted for and expended FEMA funds according to federal regulations and FEMA guidelines. FEMA Strengthening National Preparedness and Resilience to Disasters
Recovery School District Determine if grantees or subgrantees accounted for and expended FEMA funds according to federal regulations and FEMA guidelines. FEMA Strengthening National Preparedness and Resilience to Disasters
Refugio County, Texas - Hurricane Harvey, FEMA Public Assistance Grant Funds Awarded Under Disaster Number 4332-DR-TX

To determine whether the subrecipient's procurement policies, procedures, and business practices comply with Federal regulations and FEMA guidelines.

FEMA Strengthening National Preparedness and Resilience to Disasters
Review of Automatic DACA Terminations Resulting from ICE Issuance of Notices to Appear

Determine whether the practice of automatically terminating an individual’s DACA status upon issuance by ICE of a notice to appear in immigration court complies with relevant laws, rules, regulations, policy and guidance

CBP, ICE, USCIS Promoting Program Integrity
Review of CBP Border Patrol Agent Handbook

Determine whether the content of the current version of CBP’s Border Patrol Agent Handbook is consistent with relevant laws, rules, regulations, policies, and best practices

CBP Securing and Managing Our Borders
Review of Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA) contracts awarded to Bronze Star LLC

To determine whether FEMA followed procurement laws, regulations, and procedures when awarding contracts to Bronze Star LLC.

FEMA Strengthening National Preparedness and Resilience to Disasters
Review of Federal Protective Service (FPS) Inspectors Classification Levels

Determine whether FPS inspector positions are properly classified and if inspectors are exceeding pay caps.

NPPD Promoting Management Stewardship
Review of FEMA Pay Cap Exceedances

Analyze the process and control deficiencies resulting in FEMA paying its employees in excess of annual pay caps

FEMA Promoting Program Integrity
Review of FEMA's Preparedness, Management, and Distribution of Supplies in Puerto Rico

The objectives are: 1) To assess FEMA's disaster preparedness related to supply distribution in the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico; and, 2) To assess their management and distribution of supply commodities in response to Hurricanes Irma and Maria.

FEMA Strengthening National Preparedness and Resilience to Disasters
Review of ICE Immigration Detention Inspections Assess effectiveness of ICE Immigration Detention Inspections process. ICE Enforcing & Administering Our Immigration Laws
Review of Security Clearance Suspension & Revocation Process

Analyze differences among DHS components relating to security clearance suspensions and revocations

CBP, TSA, USCIS Promoting Program Integrity
Review of Violence Against CBP and ICE Law Enforcement Personnel

To determine how many incidents of violence have occurred against CBP and ICE law enforcement personnel since fiscal year 2010 and assess whether the Department has taken proactive measures to mitigate the threats of violence faced by law enforcement personnel in the field.

CBP, ICE Securing and Managing Our Borders
Richland County, North Dakota Determine if grantees or subgrantees accounted for and expended FEMA funds according to federal regulations and FEMA guidelines. FEMA Strengthening National Preparedness and Resilience to Disasters
Risk and Threat Assessment for Research and Development Funds Determine whether S&T’s risk and threat analysis process effectively identifies (1) DHS-wide capability gaps; (2) high priority R&D solutions to address the capability gaps; and, (3) a profile of all R&D work being conducted in DHS. Other Promoting Program Integrity
Rocky Boy Indian Reservation

Determine if grantees or subgrantees accounted for and expended FEMA funds according to federal regulations and FEMA guidelines.

FEMA
Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans Grant Audit

Our objective is to determine whether the Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans accounted for and expended FEMA funds according to Federal regulations and FEMA guidelines.

FEMA Promoting Program Integrity
Single Audit Act Reviews Review nonfederal auditors’ work for compliance with OMB Circular A-133 requirements. DHS Promoting Management Stewardship
Spot Inspections of CBP Hold Rooms

Our objective is to conduct ongoing unannounced spot inspections of DHS and contract detention facilities to monitor DHS compliance with health, safety, and civil rights standards outlined in CBP’s National Standards on Transport, Escort, Detention, and Search.

CBP Securing and Managing Our Borders
Spot Inspections of the ICE Adult Detention Facilities

Conduct unannounced spot inspections of ICE detention facilities to monitor compliance with health, safety, and civil rights standards outlined in ICE’s Performance-Based National Detention Standards.

ICE
Survey of IT Security Controls over Cargo Areas at Airports and Ports

Determine how DHS has implemented computer security controls for their systems in the Cargo Areas at DHS Airports and Ports

CBP Securing and Managing Our Borders
The Chippewa Cree Tribe of the Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation

Determine if grantees or subgrantees accounted for and expended Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) funds according to federal regulations and FEMA guidelines.

FEMA Strengthening National Preparedness and Resilience to Disasters
The Effectiveness of DHS' Coordination Efforts to Secure the Nation's Election Systems

Department's effectiveness in coordinating efforts to secure the nation's election systems. Our review will focus on the Department's efforts to collaborate with State and Local election organizations to secure the election infrastructure and its related systems.

NPPD Safeguarding and Securing Cyberspace
The Office of Law Enforcement/Federal Air Marshal Service (FAMS) - International Flight Operations

To understand the methodology for Federal Air Marshal international flight coverage and the capabilities for interdicting improvised explosive devices.

TSA Preventing Terrorism and Enhancing Security
The Transportation Security Administration's Prevention of Terrorism Through its Foreign Repair Station Inspections

Determine whether TSA's current inspection process effectively identifies and mitigates aircraft tampering risks and how it works with the Department of Transportation's Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) at foreign repair stations that TSA cannot inspect.

TSA Preventing Terrorism and Enhancing Security
TSA's Efforts to Hire, Train and Retain Employees

To evaluate how TSA hires, trains and retains its  employees.

TSA Promoting Program Integrity
U.S. Coast Guard Oversight of Transportation Worker Identification Credential Enforcement

Evaluate the Coast Guard's oversight of TWIC enforcement for regulated vessels and facilities.

Coast Guard Preventing Terrorism and Enhancing Security
U.S. Coast Guard's Reporting of Uniform Code of Military Justice Violations to the National Crime Information Center

Determine whether the United States Coast Guard enters Uniform Code of Military Justice violations into the National Crime Information Center database appropriately.

Coast Guard Promoting Program Integrity
U.S. Customs and Border Protection Drawback Claims

Determine the risk of control deficiencies identified in drawback claims.

CBP Promoting Management Stewardship
United States Coast Guard’s Management and Oversight of Aids to Navigation Program

To determine to what extent the Coast Guard has taken action to mitigate the risks that Global Positioning System (GPS) disruption and cyber-attacks pose to efficient, safe maritime navigation in the Aids to Navigation Program.

Coast Guard Promoting Management Stewardship
USCIS Medical Screening To determine United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) effectiveness in screening foreign nationals to meet health-related standards of admissibility. USCIS Enforcing and Administering Our Immigration Laws
USCIS' Tracking of Adjudicative Decisions

Determine whether USCIS consistently captures the identity of adjudicators who made decisions on immigration applications and petitions in CLAIMS3, analyze and quantify the percentage of decisions entered into the system that cannot be tracked back to an adjudicator, and identify whether compensating controls exist.

USCIS Promoting Program Integrity
Verification Review: FEMA Faces Challenges in Managing Information Technology (OIG-16-10, November 20, 2015)

The objective is to determine the adequacy, effectiveness, and timeliness of FEMA's corrective actions to address report recommendations issued in "FEMA Faces Challenges in Managing Information Technology," (OIG-16-10, November 20, 2015).

FEMA Strengthening National Preparedness and Resilience to Disasters
Weld County, Colorado

Determine if grantees or subgrantees accounted for and expended Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) funds according to federal regulations and FEMA guidelines.

FEMA Strengthening National Preparedness and Resilience to Disasters

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