27 Reports in April 2022

Links to long-form information about U.S. border governance and migration

Yuma Sector Border Patrol Struggled to Meet TEDS Standards for Single Adult Men but Generally Met TEDS Standards for Other Populations

Published by the Department of Homeland Security Office of Inspector-General on April 14, 2022.

Unannounced September 2021 visits to three facilities in Yuma found Border Patrol generally meeting national standards on transport, escort, detention, and search for all populations except single adult men, who were held in crowded conditions and high temperatures. (Link at oig.dhs.gov)

Tags: Border Patrol, Conditions in Custody, Detention, Oversight, Processing, Yuma

Protecting the Predators at DHS: How a Federal Watchdog Suppresses Findings of Sexual Harassment and Domestic Violence

Published by the Project on Government Oversight on April 7, 2022.

Newly obtained documents point to the DHS Inspector-General suppressing, delaying, and watering down information about serious sexual harassment and domestic abuse patterns within the Department’s law enforcement agencies, including CBP and ICE.

Tags: Gender Perspective, Organizational Culture, Oversight, Sexual Assault