Case Number: 18-2842

American Oversight Sues Administration for Records of Family-Separation Policy

December 5, 2018
On Tuesday, American Oversight filed multiple lawsuits regarding the development and implementation of the Trump administration’s policy of separating immigrant children from their parents.

Complaint: American Oversight v. DHS – Family Separation Policy Communications

December 4, 2018
American Oversight's lawsuit against DHS, CBP, ICE, and USCIS seeking records related to the Trump administration's family separation policy and communications with anti-immigrant groups.

FOIA to CBP Seeking Records Related to the Migration Crisis Action Team

October 18, 2018
FOIA to CBP seeking records related to identify Migration Crisis Action Team members, including their name, title, pay grade, and whether they are career or political employees. If members are outside of CBP, at minimum, we request those persons' names and agency affiliations, as well as agency component affiliations if known. To the extent private contractors outside of CBP are members of MCAT, we request those persons' or companies' names and affiliations.

FOIA to CBP Seeking Migration Crisis Action Team Communications

October 18, 2018
FOIA to CBP seeking communications that contain the term "MCAT" or "Migration Crisis Action Team" from January 20, 2017, through April 30, 2017, in the following offices: Office of the Commissioner, Office of Congressional Affairs, Office of the Executive Assistant Commissioner for Field Operations, and Office of the Chief of U.S. Border Patrol.

FOIA to DHS Seeking Communications with Outside Anti-Immigrant Groups Containing Terms Related to Family Separation

October 18, 2018
FOIA to DHS seeking communications with outside groups that contain terms related to family separation like "zero tolerance," "FMUA," and "Guardian."

FOIA to CBP Seeking Records from the Central Processing Station in McAllen, Texas

October 18, 2018
FOIA to CBP seeking all photographs, videos, or audio recordings taken by any USBP employee at the Central Processing Station in McAllen, Texas, between April 1, 2018, and July 1, 2018.

FOIA to DHS Seeking Communications with Anti-Immigrant Activists

July 25, 2018
FOIA to DHS seeking communications between DHS and outside groups to understand the relationship between government officials and private anti-immigrant activists.

FOIA to CBP Seeking Communications About Family Separations at San Ysidro and Hidalgo Ports of Entry

June 20, 2018
FOIA seeking communications about family separation at ports of entry during specific date ranges.

FOIA to DHS, ICE, CBP and USCIS Seeking Communications with Anti-Immigration Groups about Family Separation

June 20, 2018
FOIA seeking communications with anti-immigration groups including the Federation for American Immigration reform, NumbersUSA, and more.