Human Rights

Saturday, February 9, 2013 - 07:29

A look at U.S. relations with Mexico at the beginning of Enrique Peña Nieto's presidency.

Monday, February 4, 2013 - 14:28

An accounting of how much the State Department had spent on the CARSI program, which provides both military/police and economic/institution-building assistance to Central America.

Wednesday, January 16, 2013 - 13:20

GAO found migration down, and drug seizures rising, at the border. It recommends "that CBP ensure Border Patrol develops milestones and time frames for developing border security goals and measures to assess progress made and resource needs."

Wednesday, January 16, 2013 - 13:10

An overview of politics, security, U.S. relations with, and U.S. aid to El Salvador.

Saturday, January 5, 2013 - 10:49

U.S. Customs and Border Protection needs better systems to weed out corruption and misconduct. Most cases since 2005 have been detected at the U.S.-Mexico border, the report says.

Friday, November 2, 2012 - 10:48

Following April 2012 media reports regarding the death of an undocumented immigrant while in the custody of U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) in May 2010, Senator Robert Menendez and 15 members of Congress requested that we review the use of force within CBP. We reviewed allegations of the use of excessive force by CBP employees and determined what reforms CBP has implemented. We also examined what effect adding more agents and officers to the workforce has had on training and professionalism.

Thursday, July 12, 2012 - 07:02

Recommends that the Mérida Initiative aid package to Mexico be increased and focused on building police and judicial capacities.

Wednesday, June 27, 2012 - 10:31

Republican Senate committee staff report on Colombia's internal conflict and its relationship to Colombia's difficult relationship with its neighbors in the wake of a cross-border attack on a guerrilla leader in Ecuador.

Sunday, June 24, 2012 - 22:44

Senate Republican staff examine plans to provide assistance to Mexico under the Merida Initiative and what would become the Central America Regional Security Initiative.

Sunday, June 24, 2012 - 22:40

A detailed report evaluating U.S. aid to Mexico since the 2007 launch of the Merida Initiative. Includes a detailed table of aid that had been delivered, or was pending delivery.