Case Number: 17-1187

No Records Response From DHS Regarding SBInet

August 18, 2017
DHS stated that it had no records relating to American Oversight's FOIA request for information about the canceled SBInet virtual border fence program.

No Records Response from DHS Regarding Construction or Funding for the Border Wall

August 18, 2017
The Department of Homeland Security found no responsive records to American Oversight's FOIA request or communications with the border agent union or with Congress regarding funding for the border wall.

Watchdog Group Files Lawsuit on Trump Border Wall

June 16, 2017
Non-partisan ethics watchdog American Oversight today filed suit against the Trump administration to force the release of communications, documents, and plans related to the president’s proposed border wall.

Complaint: American Oversight v. DHS, DOI, OMB – Audit the Wall

June 16, 2017
Complaint filed by American Oversight seeking records from DHS, DOI, and OMB related to the construction of President Trump's proposed border wall along the U.S. Mexico border.

FOIA Request to Customs and Border Protection Communications about Border Wall

May 3, 2017
Communications with the border agent union regarding the construction of a border wall; communications with Congress regarding funding for the border wall.

FOIA Request to DHS Guidance regarding the use of FY2017 funds for Border Wall

May 3, 2017
Guidance regarding the use of FY2017 funds for construction of a border wall; communications with Congress about funding for the wall.

FOIA Request to OMB Communications Regarding Funding for Border Wall in Omnibus Appropriations Bill

May 3, 2017
Communications regarding funding for the border wall in the omnibus appropriations bill.

FOIA Request to OMB Seeking Communications with Congress Regarding Border Wall Funding

April 25, 2017
FOIA to OMB seeking communications between OMB and Congress regarding funds for the border wall in any bill extending government funding beyond April 28, 2017.

FOIA Request to DHS Regarding the Decision to Pursue Identity of Critical Twitter User

April 7, 2017
FOIA to EPA seeking records related to the decisions to pursue the identity of a Twitter user who criticized immigration policy.