Office of the Inspector General Releases FBI Security Check Procedures Audit

This month the Office of the Inspector General released the results of their FBI Security Procedures Audit. The redacted, 123 page report released to the public summarizes the current FBI name check program, it’s deficiencies, and makes recommendations.

Notably, last year, the FBI received 4 million name check requests and approximately 14% of those checks took more than 60 days, many taking several months. The report also notes that approximately 50,000 naturalization applications are still pending background checks initiated more than one year ago and the same is true for approximately 45,000 application to adjust status to permanent resident.

To read the report, click here.

By Michelle Richart

Published by Ann Massey Badmus

Ann Badmus helps foreign national medical providers and their employers successfully cut through immigration red tape for fast and timely employment. Through her unique Immigration Prescription Program, she skillfully solves even the most complex immigration problems. Her comprehensive and clear advice has helped thousands of providers, employers, and recruiters avoid immigration delays, saving time and expense and providing a stress-free experience for all. Ann is frequently invited to speak about immigration issues before various organizations, including medical associations such as the American Academy of Neurology. She has also published numerous immigration articles and has authored a well-received book, The Immigration Prescription: The Practical Guide to Immigration for Foreign Born Physicians.

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