Case Number: 17-1187

DHS Communications About the Cost of and Appropriations for a Border Wall

August 29, 2018
We asked DHS for communications about the cost of building a border wall and appropriations for the project. This heavily redacted document contains minutes from a March 2017 meeting of a DHS environment and sustainability committee, where a Coast Guard official floats the idea of using old ships for the wall.

DHS Records Concerning the Schedule for Border Wall Construction

August 29, 2018
Records from DHS containing a heavily redacted schedule of border wall plans. We received an additional production of documents in June 2018.

CBP Response to Request Regarding Reassessing the SBInet Program

August 21, 2018
Customs and Border Patrol response to request about reassessing the SBInet program as part of building a wall on the southern border of the United States. This response links to documents in CBP's public FOIA reading room.

No Records Response from DHS Regarding the Impact of a Border Wall on Tribal Land

August 18, 2018
No records response from Department of Homeland Security regarding the impact of the construction of a border wall on tribal lands.

No Records Response from DHS Regarding Reassessing the SBInet Program

August 18, 2018
No records response from Department of Homeland Security regarding reassessing the SBInet program as part of building a wall along the southern border of the United States. DHS also referred the request to Customs and Border Protection.

CBP Records Regarding Funding for a Border Wall

June 28, 2018
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) records of communications related to funding for President Trump's proposed wall along the U.S. Mexico border.

DHS Wall Budget Discussions and Congressional Budget Justification

June 6, 2018
Heavily redacted records from DHS containing wall budget discussions and related communications. American Oversight received an additional production in June 2018 of a DHS memo submitted to Congress justifying the department's budget request in 2017. The memo includes a request for funding for soft-sided detention facilities to detain immigrants.

DHS Records Related to Secretary Kelly and the Wall

June 6, 2018
Records from DHS related to the Congressional testimony of DHS Secretary Kelly. In June 2018, we received additional DHS materials related to Kelly's HSGAC hearing.

Records From DOI Communications With the Tohono O’odham Nation

February 2, 2018
Documents from DOI in response to our FOIA request for: communications with the Tohono O'odham Nation or the Nation's representatives; internal documents regarding the Tohono O'odham Nation; and all reports or analyses regarding sovereign tribal land and the construction of a barrier along the U.S.-Mexico border

Records From OMB Regarding Wall Budget Discussions

January 29, 2018
Second and final production of OMB documents in response to two of our FOIA requests for communications regarding wall budget discussions.