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Ongoing Projects

New Sort ascending Title Project Objective DHS Component Mission Area
New CBP and ICE Processes for Issuing Detainers Prior to Federal Prosecution

Assess whether U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) have an effective process for issuing, acting upon, or lifting detainers placed on noncitizens for immigration enforcement-related Federal criminal proceedings in Del Rio, Texas.

CBP, ICE Strengthen U.S. Borders and Approaches
Fiscal Years 2020 - FY 2023 Summary of ICE Unannounced Inspections

Summarize findings from 17 unannounced inspections of ICE adult detention facilities conducted from FY 2020 through FY 2023.

ICE Strengthen U.S. Borders and Approaches
DHS' Monitoring of the End of Immigration Parole

Assess whether the Department of Homeland Security has processes, procedures, and resources to monitor the end of immigration parole to ensure parolees are lawfully present in the United States and determine what enforcement consequences exist for parolees who stay in the United States after parole expiration or revocation.

CBP, ICE, USCIS Strengthen U.S. Borders and Approaches
DHS' Responsibilities for Efficient and Safe Transference of Unaccompanied Migrant Children to HHS

Determine ICE's ability to maintain visibility of Unaccompanied Migrant Children once released or transferred from DHS and HHS custody.

ICE Strengthen U.S. Borders and Approaches
2024 Unannounced Inspections of ICE Adult Detention Facilities

Determine whether ICE detention facilities are complying with select standards outlined in ICE's Detention Standards.

ICE Strengthen U.S. Borders and Approaches
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Acquisition and Management of Detention Space

Determine to what extent U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement acquired and managed detention space contracts and agreements in accordance with federal and Department requirements.

ICE Strengthen U.S. Borders and Approaches
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's Oversight of its Electronic Health Record System

Determine to what extent Immigration and Customs Enforcement's Electronic Health Record system addresses capability needs for transfer and access of medical records.

ICE Secure Cyberspace and Critical Infrastructure
ICE's Enrollment into the Alternative to Detention (ATD) Program

To determine whether ICE's Risk Classification Analysis process is effective in enrolling migrants into its Alternative to Detention programs.

ICE Strengthen U.S. Borders and Approaches
Detention and Removal of Inadmissible Travelers at the Las Vegas International Airport

Assess whether U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) have an effective process for detaining and removing inadmissible travelers arriving at the Las Vegas International Airport (LAS).

CBP, ICE Strengthen U.S. Borders and Approaches
Cybersecurity System Review of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's Selected High Value Asset

Determine whether ICE has implemented security controls to protect sensitive information on its selected High Value Asset systems.

ICE Secure Cyberspace and Critical Infrastructure
Audit of ICE Mobile Device Management and Security

To determine the extent to which ICE manages and secures its mobile devices.

ICE Secure Cyberspace and Critical Infrastructure
FY 2023 Unannounced Inspections of ICE Adult Detention Facilities

Determine whether ICE detention facilities are complying with select standards outlined in ICE's Performance-Based National Detention Standards.

ICE Strengthen U.S. Borders and Approaches
Inadequate Prenatal Care and Staffing Deficiencies at ICE IHSC-run facilities

- Evaluate compliance with existing requirements for reporting, timely intake medical assessments, and access to offsite obstetric-gynecological care, for pregnant detainees at IHSC-run facilities.

- Document IHSC's Medical Quality Management Unit internal reviews, root cause findings, and corrective action plans for medical incidents for pregnant detainees.

- Determine medical staffing levels at IHSC headquarters and IHSC-run detention facilities.  

ICE Strengthen U.S. Borders and Approaches
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 Strengthen U.S. Borders and Approaches
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, ICE, Secret Service, TSA Champion the DHS Workforce and Strengthen the Department