ICE Under Investigation for Funds Mismanagement

Objectivity 3.9 | Credibility 4.7 | Relevance 4.5

An inspector general report indicated Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) wrongfully allocated $87 million in a sole-source contract to a nonprofit in Texas.  “…ICE officials bypassed the ordinary competitive process to award a large, sole source $87 million contract and then wasted at least $17 million of taxpayer money because hotel rooms intended for migrant families sat empty and were mostly unused,” Congressional Republicans wrote in a letter.