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NSLDN and American Oversight Sue Education Department for Student Loan Servicer Emails

American Oversight filed a lawsuit on behalf of The National Student Legal Defense Network (NSLDN), who sued ED to obtain communications regarding the administration’s attempt to block states from using consumer protection laws to crack down on abuses by student loan servicers.
Investigation Update

American Oversight Demands Records of Trump Family Separation Policy

American Oversight today launched a broad investigation into the Trump administration's policy of separating families and detaining children of immigrants arrested while attempting to enter the United States.
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American Oversight and CREW Request Trump Stop Destroying Presidential Records

Following reports that President Trump has a habit of ripping up presidential documents including memos, letters, and notes, and that the White House fired the staffers who had been tasked with taping them back together, Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) and American Oversight called on the Trump Administration to fully comply with the Presidential Records Act (PRA) and preserve all presidential records.
Investigation Update

USTR Emails Reveal Tensions, Inconsistencies in Trump Administration’s NAFTA Strategy

Emails obtained by American Oversight show that in a hasty attempt to scrap and replace NAFTA, USTR and the administration alienated stakeholders, rushed through processes for soliciting comment, and even held contradictory public positions.
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New Lawsuit: Why Did CBP Use the Hashtag #CatchOfTheDay?

In October 2017, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) tweeted a photo of four undocumented men who were arrested by the agency and captioned it with the hashtag “#CatchOfTheDay,” a phrase typically used to describe freshly caught fish.

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