Mark A Ivener, A Law Corporation

Category: OIG

Witnesses Discuss Controversial DHS OIG Report at House Hearing

The House of Representatives’ Subcommittee on Immigration held a hearing on February 15, 2012, “Safeguarding the Integrity of the Immigration Benefits Adjudication Process,” at which witnesses discussed a new report by the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Office of Inspector General (OIG). Judiciary Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Tex.) opened the hearing. Witnesses included Alejandro Mayorkas,… Read More

Labor Dept. Inspector General Identifies ‘Integrity of Foreign Labor Certification Programs’ as a Top Management Challenge

The Department of Labor’s Office of the Inspector General (OIG) has identified maintaining the integrity of foreign labor certification programs among the “most serious management and performance challenges facing the Department.” The OIG said that investigations “continue to uncover schemes carried out by immigration attorneys, labor brokers, and transnational organized crime groups.” OIG investigations have… Read More