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OIG: Most Civil Rights Infringement Claims Against DoJ Do Not Need Further Investigation

Between July 1, 2017, and December 31, 2017, the period covered by this report, the OIG processed 539 new civil rights or civil liberties complaints and found 500 did not fall within the OIG’s jurisdiction or did not warrant further review.

OIG: Audit Finds Weaknesses with FBI Internet Security Program and DirectorNet Program

KPMG also conducted an audit on the FBI's Background Investigation Contract Service Unit (BICS) Online Transfer System (BOLTS) but found this was consistent with FISMA requirements.

Border Patrol Has Made Progress with Surveillance Technology

GAO acknowledged that the Border Patrol has faced challenges achieving its statutorily-approved minimum staffing level of 21,370 agents.

GAO: CBP Could Strengthen Evaluation of Public-Private Partnership Program Efforts

Between 2013 and 2017, CBP selected more than 100 partners for RSP agreements that could impact 112 ports of entry and other CBP-staffed locations.

GAO: NNSA Still Faces Challenges With Nuclear Modernization Programs

NNSA's funding estimates exceeded the president's planned modernization budgets, and GAO found that costs on some programs could still increase, stretching budgets further.

OIG: Green Card Applications Taking Twice as Long as Stated on USCIS Website

The report also found that as well as not being a true reflection of processing times, the information on the USCIS site was also unclear.

OIG: Moderate Risk Remains on DHS Bankcard Program

It found that although DHS has established internal controls for its charge card programs, components were not always following the agency's procedures.

GAO: Federal Agencies Need to Take More Action to Improve IT Acquisitions

Federal agencies should be reviewing and implementing agencies' IT acquisition plans, as per FITARA guidance, and in January GAO made 39 recommendations to improve this process.
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