Last updated on: 1/3/2008 | Author: ProCon.org

US Government Accountability Office (GAO) Biography

Position:
None Found to the question "Should the Government Allow Immigrants Who Are Here Illegally to Become US Citizens?"
Reasoning:

No position found as of Jan. 3, 2008

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
  Organizations/VIPs/Others
Individuals and organizations that do not fit into the other star categories.
Description:

“The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) is an independent, nonpartisan agency that works for Congress. Often called the ‘congressional watchdog,’ GAO investigates how the federal government spends taxpayer dollars. The head of GAO, the Comptroller General of the United States, is appointed to a 15-year term by the President from a slate of candidates Congress proposes.”

“About GAO,” gao.gov (accessed on Feb. 12, 2018)

Mission:

“Our Mission is to support the Congress in meeting its constitutional responsibilities and to help improve the performance and ensure the accountability of the federal government for the benefit of the American people. We provide Congress with timely information that is objective, fact-based, nonpartisan, nonideological, fair, and balanced.”

“About GAO,” gao.gov (accessed on Feb. 12, 2018)

Other:
Government agency
Quoted in:
  1. What Happens to Undocumented Immigrants Who Commit Crimes in the United States?
  2. What Happens to Undocumented Immigrants Who Commit Crimes in the United States?