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By Brahma Chellaney
Beijing's creeping aggression signals a challenge to U.S. presence in the Asian Pacific
Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - Inspector General'S Office
The federal court that hears immigration cases and administers the nation's immigration laws is "flawed" and has failed to keep up with pending cases despite an increase in the number of judges, a report said Thursday.
An inmate transfer program that began in 1977 aimed at returning foreign nationals held in U.S. federal prisons to their home countries to reduce inmate populations, cut costs and aid rehabilitation is not working, according to a government report that says few inmates are ever actually transferred.
The Justice Department's Office of Inspector General might be eating a little, well, muffin today, having to admit in a report Friday that when it criticized the department for "extravagant and wasteful" spending on food, beverages and event planning for law enforcement conferences, including paying $16 each for muffins, it made a mistake. pricy
The Justice Department and several of its agencies engaged in "extravagant and wasteful" spending on food, beverages and event planning for law enforcement conferences, including paying $16 each for muffins, $76 per person for lunch and more than $8 for a cup of coffee, according to an audit released Tuesday by the department's Office of Inspector General.
Two former D.C. Cabinet officials are dismayed that their joint request for an investigation by the Inspector General's Office of the D.C. Lottery contract has gone nowhere.
The Securities and Exchange Commission gave a cash bonus to a key participant in the agency's failed investigation of Bernie Madoff even as the employee faced potential disciplinary action, according to government inspectors.
A Justice Department strike force on Thursday charged 111 persons in nine cities — including doctors, nurses, health care company owners and executives — in suspected Medicare fraud schemes involving more than $225 million in false billings.
Top Amtrak officials declined to participate in an internal investigation until they were provided private lawyers on the government-owned company's dime, an unusual request considering they were not even targets of the probe.