Saturday, March 9, 2013 - 11:00

According to State officials, authorities that require the concurrence of the Secretary of State are reviewed by all of the department's relevant experts and bureaus, and thus have the best chance of identifying and considering the potential for unintended consequences

Saturday, March 9, 2013 - 10:52

GAO's analysis of data for southwest border counties with sufficiently complete data show that, generally, both violent and property crimes were lower in 2011 than in 2004

Friday, February 15, 2013 - 10:39

GAO looks at some Defense Department-budget security assistance programs in terms of "setting clear goals and defining terminology," "coordinating activities and sharing information," and "sustaining efforts and evaluating progress."

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.

Friday, July 27, 2012 - 14:07

In this report, General Victor E. Renuart describes the missions of USNORTHCOM and NORAD, stating that homeland defense is the priority. Renuart expands upon Northern and Southern sovereignty operations, civil support operations, and future plans with partner countries that can enhance US capabilities.