The special agents are assigned to offices in Washington, D.C., Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Colorado Springs, Dallas, El Centro, El Paso, Houston, Los Angeles, McAllen, Miami, New York, San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle, and Tucson.
The auditors are located in offices in Washington, D.C., Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Philadelphia, and San Francisco.
Other OIG components -- the Inspections Division, the Special Investigations and Review Unit, the Management and Planning Division, the Office of General Counsel, and the Inspector General's immediate office -- are located in Washington, D.C.
The OIG carries out its mission with a workforce of approximately 480 special agents, auditors, inspectors, and support staff.
The OIG's Fiscal Year (FY) 1998 direct appropriation is $33,211,000. The OIG also
expects reimbursement from (1) the Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) for
$5.0 million for audit, inspections, and investigative oversight work related to INS fee
accounts; (2) the Executive Office for U.S. Trustees for $1.4 million for trustee audits;
(3) the Working Capital Fund and other Department components for $7.5 million for
costs incurred to comply with the statutory requirements of the Chief Financial Officers
Act of 1990 and the Government Management Reform Act of 1994 to complete a consolidated
Department financial statement audit in FY 1998; (4) INS for $3.7 million
to cover the cost of a congressionally mandated investigation into Citizenship U.S.A.
allegations; and (5) the Violent Crime Reduction Trust Fund (VCRTF) for $3.8 million
for oversight of law enforcement grant programs funded through VCRTF.