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Eye On Oversight Special Edition: Employee Screenings in the UAC Program

September 4, 2019

In the summer of 2018, OIG conducted a series of site visits at facilities funded by the Office of Refugee Resettlement, or ORR. At that time, ORR was experiencing a surge of children in its custody, under the Unaccompanied Alien Children Program. A recent OIG review focused on ORR-funded facilities' efforts to maintain appropriate levels of qualified, screened facility employees, including when the UAC program experiences a sudden change in the number or needs of children.