Records from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) relating to family separation from 2017 to 2019. These records include communications about credible fear, asylum, and budget concerns, as well as emails regarding visits to detention centers by Oregon Senator Jeff Merkley regarding family separation.
Page 10: Merkley’s visit to a detention facility is referred to as a “Hill Stunt.”
Page 425: In an email dated March 28, 2017, John Lafferty, then a high-ranking asylum official at U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) sent an email referring to a report on asylum decision trends and factors as the “Hunger Games” report.
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