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CBP reportedly terminates Accenture hiring contract

  1. Date Announced

    April 5, 2019

    CBP reportedly terminates $297 million hiring contract with Accenture. According to news reports, CBP signed the contract in November 2017 to streamline the administration's border security-related hiring, in response to EO 13767. CBP paid around $19 million to the company in start-up costs and around $2 million for 58 individuals who received job offers.

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  2. Effective Date of Change

    April 5, 2019
Status: Reported
Type of Action: Program Termination
Subject Matter: Border
Agencies Affected: CBP

Commentary

DHS OIG - Management Alert — CBP Needs to Address Serious Performance Issues on the Accenture Hiring Contract

A December 2018 DHS OIG report identified serious issues with this contract.

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