Rebecca Gambler

It’s a small but important detail: Are foreign contractor employees legit?

In the endless quest for talent, federal contractors sometimes use foreign employees. A long-running program called E-verify lets employers confirm such…

Read more
(Photo by Glenn Fawcett)As part of CBP’s one-to-one biometric facial recognition testing on inbound, international flights, a traveler has his photo taken and compared against his passport photo to confirm his identity at Dulles Airport. Photo by Glenn Fawcett

Customs and Border Protection expands use of facial recognition

Read more

Rebecca Gambler: Using biometric IDs to track foreign visitors

The Homeland Security Department can’t get this one over the line. How to collect biometric IDs from foreigners leaving the United States. DHS captures…

Read more

Rebecca Gambler: Asylum backlog stands at more than 100,000

Backlogs seem to be the bane of the government’s existence. Now a new backlog has emerged; applications for asylum in the United States. Applications have…

Read more

Rebecca Gambler, Homeland Security & Justice Issues Director, GAO

The drone fleet at Customs and Border Protection isn’t big, but the law states that very strict oversight from the Homeland Security Department and CBP is important. Rebecca Gambler is director of Homeland Security and Justice Issues at the Government Accountability Office. On In Depth with Francis Rose, she said Congress mandated a look at CBP’s drone program.

Read more