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News

American Oversight Sues ICE, CBP for Records of Deaths in Custody

07/23/2020
American Oversight filed a lawsuit against the Department of Homeland Security for the release of records that may shed light on the deaths of people in the custody of Trump administration immigration authorities.
(Photo: BBC World Service)
News

In the Documents: Stephen Miller Emails with Justice Department Official About Anti-Immigration Measures

07/23/2020
American Oversight has obtained records revealing Miller and a top Justice Department official discussing controversial policies and working together to push anti-immigrant messaging in 2018. 
News

News Roundup: Trump and Barr Unleash Attack on Protesters — and the Constitution

06/05/2020
The irony of protests against police brutality being met with violent escalation by law enforcement is perhaps matched only by the authoritarianism of the president and attorney general. 
(Photo: Ted Eytan)
Investigation Update

Chaos, Confusion and Obfuscation at DHS Around Family Separation

05/12/2020
Documents obtained by American Oversight provide further evidence of miscommunication and disorganization at the same time officials were issuing misleading public statements.
investigation

‘Remain in Mexico’ and Barriers to Seeking Asylum

04/10/2020
Under Trump, the ability of those escaping persecution or deadly violence to apply for asylum in the United States has been drastically and dangerously curtailed. American Oversight is investigating the influences behind some of the administration’s harshest anti-immigration policy changes, including the controversial Migrant Protection Protocols.
Central American migrants speak with a police officer in Tapachula, Mexico.
FOIA Request

FOIA to DHS Seeking Email Communications of Senior Leadership Regarding MPP

03/23/2020
FOIA request to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) seeking 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.
FOIA Request

FOIA to DHS Seeking Email Communications of Top USCIS Officials Regarding MPP

03/23/2020
FOIA request to U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS) seeking email communications of top agency officials 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.
News

News Roundup: Impeachment, Obstruction, and More Questions about Rick Perry

10/11/2019
Questions continue to arise about Energy Secretary Rick Perry, who this week was subpoenaed by the House in the impeachment investigation.
(Photo: Gage Skidmore)
Investigation Update, News

Early Trump Administration — and McAleenan — Communications About Immigration Policy

10/09/2019
Only so much distance can be created between McAleenan and his direct involvement in some of the Trump administration’s harshest immigration policies.
Investigation Update, News

News Roundup: The Public Needs Answers

10/04/2019
The pressure on the president and his administration has been even further intensified thanks to the release of damaging text messages sent by government officials.