Case Number: 20-652

Complaint: American Oversight v. DHS and USCIS – Credible Fear Interviews

March 5, 2020
Lawsuit filed by American Oversight against the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) for records, including instructions, training materials, or statistics on interview determinations, regarding the transfer of responsibility for conducting credible fear interviews for asylum seekers from USCIS asylum officers to U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) enforcement agents.

FOIA to DHS Seeking Data Regarding Credible Fear Interview Determinations

November 8, 2019
FOIA to Department of Homeland Security asking for statistics on determinations from credible fear interviews.

FOIA to DHS Seeking Training Materials Regarding Credible Fear Interviews

November 8, 2019
FOIA to Department of Homeland Security asking for materials used to train border patrol agents to conduct credible fear interviews.

FOIA to DHS Seeking Final Guidance Regarding Credible Fear Interviews

November 8, 2019
FOIA to Department of Homeland Security asking for final decisions regarding border patrol agents conducting credible fear interviews.