THREE OMISSIONS AND AN UNDERSTATEMENT
Inadequacies in the Department of Homeland Security Office of the Inspector General (OIG) Reports on Secure Communities
On April 6, 2012, the OIG issued two reports about the controversial Immigration and Custom Enforcement (ICE) program Secure Communities. The reports were written in response to an April 2011 request from Representative Zoe Lofgren. Unfortunately, despite taking nearly a year in its investigation, the OIG fails to address fundamental problems with S-Comm’s design and roll out.