Case Number: 19-1764

News Roundup: Setbacks for Freedom of Information

June 28, 2019
Supreme Court decisions, limits on FOIA, and Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner's D.C. landlord.
(Photo: Paul A. Fagan)

News Roundup: Hicks, Barr, Ross and Congressional Oversight

June 21, 2019
American Oversight is investigating the extent to which federal agencies are following the lead of the president in defying legislative branch oversight.

Lawsuit Seeks Records to Shed Light on Deaths of Detainees in DHS Custody

June 18, 2019
At least seven migrant children have died while in the custody of Customs and Border Protection, raising concerns about the treatment of those detained at the border and the conditions in detention centers.
(Photo: BBC News)

Complaint: American Oversight v. DHS, ICE, and CBP – Deaths in Custody

June 18, 2019
American Oversight's lawsuit against the Department of Homeland Security seeking communications of senior officials, including Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen and Acting Secretary Kevin McAleenan, related to the deaths of individuals detained by ICE and Border Patrol.

FOIA to DHS Seeking Communications Related to Deaths in Custody and Other Matters

February 8, 2019
FOIA to DHS seeking communications of top officials with terms related to deaths of people held in custody and the treatment of detainees.

FOIA to CBP Seeking Records Related to McAleenan’s Statements About Deaths in Custody

February 8, 2019
FOIA to CBP seeking records related to Commissioner McAleenan's public statements and testimony regarding deaths in custody, including the death of Jakelin Caal Maquin.

FOIA to DHS Seeking Records Related to Nielsen’s Statements Regarding Deaths in Custody

February 8, 2019
FOIA to DHS seeking records related to Secretary Nielsen's statements and testimony regarding deaths in DHS custody.