Case Number: 17-1187

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. 

FOIA Request to DHS Regarding Sovereign Tribal Lands and Construction of Border Wall

March 29, 2017
FOIA seeking records relating to sovereign tribal land and the construction of a wall. 

FOIA Request to DHS Seeking Communications with the Tohono O’odham Nation

March 29, 2017
FOIA to DHS seeking communications with the Tohono O’odham Nation regarding the wall.