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American Oversight obtained emails sent in June 2018 in which then-Attorney General Sessions praised the policy’s results and discussed religious justifications for one of the Trump administration’s cruelest anti-immigration measures.
The Department of Homeland Security implausibly claimed it had no records responsive to American Oversight’s FOIA requests for records or communications related to the creation or implementation of the dangerous policy.
Lawsuit filed by American Oversight against the Department of Homeland Security seeking the release of records related to the Trump administration’s “Remain in Mexico’' policy (Migrant Protection Protocols, or MPP), including records concerning its implementation. The lawsuit also seeks documents regarding changes to asylum processing and related communications of senior agency officials.
The Department of Homeland Security stated that it had no records responsive to American Oversight's request for email communications of Acting Secretary Chad Wolf, Chief of Staff Chad Mizelle, and Acting Deputy Director Ken Cuccinelli regarding the Migrant Protection Protocols, otherwise known as Remain in Mexico. This request also contains key terms related to other policies affecting asylum seekers at the southern border.
The Department of Homeland Security stated that it had no records responsive to American Oversight's request for relating to changes to asylum processing under the Migrant Protection Protocols, which would require migrants seeking asylum at the U.S.-Mexico border to wait in Mexico while their cases are pending.