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News

In Emails, Jeff Sessions Praised ‘Zero-Tolerance’ Policy That Separated Migrant Families

10/06/2021
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.
FOIA Request

FOIA to DHS Seeking CBP Communications Related to Migrant Protection Protocols

05/26/2021
FOIA request to U.S. Customs and Border Protection seeking communication records related to the Migrant Protection Protocols, also known as the 'Remain in Mexico' program.
FOIA Request

FOIA to DHS Seeking USCIS Communications Related to Migrant Protection Protocols

05/26/2021
FOIA request to U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services seeking communication records related to the Migrant Protection Protocols, also known as the 'Remain in Mexico' program.
FOIA Request

FOIA to DHS Seeking ICE Communications Related to Migrant Protection Protocols

05/26/2021
FOIA request to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement seeking communication records related to the Migrant Protection Protocols, also known as the 'Remain in Mexico' program.
FOIA Request

FOIA to DHS Seeking Communications Related to Migrant Protection Protocols

05/26/2021
FOIA request to the Department of Homeland Security seeking communication records relating to the Migrant Protection Protocols, also known as the 'Remain in Mexico' program.
News

American Oversight Sues for Records Related to ‘Remain in Mexico’ Policy

04/29/2021
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.
Litigation

American Oversight v. DHS – ‘Remain in Mexico’ Policy Records and Communications

04/29/2021
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.
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News Roundup: Racial Justice Protests, Extremism in the Military, and the Trump Administration’s Anti-Immigration Measures

04/16/2021
The racial justice protests that swept the nation last summer following Floyd's death drew a heavy-handed response from the Trump administration — one we're still learning about today.
Agency Reply

No Records Response from DHS Regarding Senior Leadership MPP Communications

02/16/2021
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.
Agency Reply

No Records Response from DHS Regarding MPP

02/02/2021
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.