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Author: Robert N. Goldenkoff
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: background, check, investigations, redundant, eliminate, security, dhs, efforts, transportation
Number of Pages: 52
Published: 2007-08
ISBN-10: 1422317102
ISBN-13: 9781422317105

Since 9/11, the fed. govżt. has taken steps to ensure that transportation workers are screened to ensure that they do not pose a security risk. However, the number of Dept. of Homeland Security (DHS) background check programs has raised concerns that such workers may be subject to redundant background check programs. The Security & Accountability for Every Port Act required a study of those DHS background check programs similar to the one required of truck drivers to obtain a hazardous material endorsement. For this study, the author examined DHS background check programs to identify: potenti

Author: Ellen Ducey
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: background, standards, architectural, promulgated, coating, information, document, volatile, coatings, emission, organic, national, compound
Number of Pages: 477
Published: 1998
ISBN-10: 1428903380
ISBN-13: 9781428903388

Author: Danny R. Burton
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: criminal, background, check, system, instant, national, controls, options, improving, gun
Number of Pages: 78
Published: 2000-08
ISBN-10: 075670328X
ISBN-13: 9780756703288

Provides information about the effectiveness of the Brady Act's phase I (P1) & phase II (P2) provisions in preventing the sale of firearms to prohibited individuals. Addresses the following: (1) regarding access to databases or other information sources for conducting background checks to identify individuals prohibited by law from receiving firearms, how does P1 compare with P2? (2) What are the advantages & disadvantages of NICS background checks being conducted by a designated agency vs. such checks being conducted by the FBI? (3) to what extent have default proceeds resulted in forearms be

Author: Unknown
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: status, economic, background, educational, worth
Number of Pages: 56
Published: 1993-08-01
ISBN-10: 1568064055
ISBN-13: 9781568064055

Shows that education pays off; the more education adults received, the bigger their paychecks were. Examines the relationship between educational level and earnings; also looks at earnings based on post-secondary degree field, the amount of time it takes to earn degrees, work-related training, and occupations associated with educational background.

Author: Richard M. Stana
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: process, granting, permanent, residency, vulnerabilities, address, benefits, actions, needed, immigration
Number of Pages: 44
Published: 2009-05-01
ISBN-10: 1437913105
ISBN-13: 9781437913101

Since 9/11, a concern has been that terrorists or their supporters would seek to immigrate to the U.S. (i.e., seek lawful permanent residency (LPR)). The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) conducts background checks for those applying for LPR. This report reviews USCIS's processes for screening individuals applying for LPR. The auditor assessed: what data show about the extent to which national security concerns were discovered during USCIS background checks for LPR applications; what issues USCIS has encountered in its background check processes and what actions have been taken

Author: Eileen R. Larence
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: watch, list, records, terrorist, involving, explosives, background, checks, firearm
Number of Pages: 47
Published: 2009-12
ISBN-10: 1437918328
ISBN-13: 9781437918328

The FBI and designated state and local criminal justice agencies use the FBI's Nat. Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) to conduct background checks (BC) on individuals before gun dealers may transfer any firearm to an unlicensed individual. There is no basis to automatically prohibit a person from possessing firearms or explosives because they appear on the terrorist watch list (TWL). Rather, there must be a disqualifying factor, such as a felony conviction or illegal immigration status. This report addresses: (1) the number of NICS BC involving TWL records, and the FBI's current

Author: Laurie Ekstrand
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: background, check, system, criminal, instant, control, implementation, national, gun
Number of Pages: 102
Published: 2000-06
ISBN-10: 075670183X
ISBN-13: 9780756701833

Provides info. on a wide variety of topics related to the permanent provisions (phase II) of the Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act. On Nov. 30, 1998, the Brady Act's permanent provisions went into effect with implementation of the Nat. Instant Criminal Bckgrnd. Check System (NICS). Managed by the FBI, this computerized system is used to make presale background checks for purchases from Fed. firearms licensees of all firearms, not just handguns. This report focuses on background checks conducted by the FBI's NICS Office. Presents info. on 4 topics: stat. on bckgrnd. checks, NICS oper.; deni
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