Case Number: 18-2845

Photos from Inside Detention Centers for Migrant Children

September 8, 2019
American Oversight has obtained hundreds of photos that shed more light on the conditions inside detention centers for unaccompanied migrant children.
The exterior gate of the BCFS facility in San Antonio, Texas

HHS Records Regarding DNA Testing Of Separated Families

July 15, 2019
Department of Health and Human Services records regarding the DNA testing of family members separated under the Trump administration's "zero tolerance" policy. These records include a report submitted to Congress and emails discussing answers to congressional inquiries.

HHS Photographs of Conditions in Facilities Housing Unaccompanied Minors

June 24, 2019
The Department of Health and Human Services has released hundreds of photos of facilities that house unaccompanied migrant children in response to Freedom of Information Act requests filed by American Oversight. 

HHS Photographs of Facilities Housing Unaccompanied Minors 

June 14, 2019
The Department of Health and Human Services has released hundreds of photos of facilities that house unaccompanied migrant children in response to Freedom of Information Act requests filed by American Oversight. 

HHS Records of Capacity Report Spreadsheets

March 13, 2019
Records from the Department of Health and Human Services' Administration for Children & Families regarding a capacity report update, including spreadsheets from 2017.

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. HHS – Family Separation Policy

December 4, 2018
American Oversight's lawsuit against HHS, ACF, and the HHS Office of Inspector General seeking records related to the administration's family separation policy, including DNA testing to reunite families, conditions of immigrant detention centers, and records from any OIG inspections of the detention centers.

FOIA to HHS and ACF Regarding DNA Testing to Reunite Families

October 18, 2018
FOIA to HHS and ACF seeking records related to DNA testing to reunite the 3,000 families separated at the border, and any guidance on this decision and plans to store this data.

FOIA to HHS Office of the Inspector General Regarding Reports of Abuse at a Virginia Detention Center for Unaccompanied Minors

October 18, 2018
FOIA to Office of the Inspector General seeking all photographs, videos, or audio recordings taken in any inspections by the Office of the Inspector General of any facility holding unaccompanied alien children between April 1, 2018, and the date of search.

FOIA to ACF Regarding Conditions in Detention Centers for Unaccompanied Minors

October 18, 2018
FOIA to ACF seeking records to shed light on conditions and abuse occurring in immigrant detention centers for unaccompanied minors that were separated from their parents at the border, including any records of complaints of abuse and any photos or videos.