Entity: HHS - Administration for Children and Families

FOIA to Multiple Agencies Seeking 2021 Records Related to Family Separation

August 10, 2021
FOIA request to multiple agencies seeking records related to family separations under the Biden administration.

Emails Reveal DOJ Official’s Close Working Relationship with Stephen Miller at Height of Family Separations

January 29, 2021
In January, the Justice Department inspector general released a damning report on the Trump administration’s family separation policy and the involvement of top agency officials.

No Records Response from ACF Regarding Directives on Deporting Unaccompanied Minors

October 9, 2020
The Administration for Children and Families stated that it had no records responsive to American Oversight's request for directives regarding the deportation of unaccompanied minors.

Investigations Update: The White House Outbreak, the Administration’s Naturalization Policy, and Texas’ Ballot Drop Boxes

October 6, 2020
See the latest in our investigations into the administration’s immigration policy, absentee voting requirements, and voter suppression in the states.

FOIA to Multiple Agencies Seeking Directives Regarding Children Deported Without Guardians

October 5, 2020
FOIA request to the Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Customs and Border Protection, Immigration and Customs Enforcement, and the Administration for Children and Families seeking directives regarding children deported without guardians.

FOIA to ACF for Communications Between Heidi Stirrup and Stephen Miller

September 29, 2020
FOIA request to HHS Administration for Children and Families Office of Refugee Resettlement seeking communications between Acting ORR Director Heidi Stirrup and White House Senior Adviser Stephen Miller.

FOIA to ACF Seeking Acting Director Heidi Stirrup’s Calendars and Sent External Emails

September 29, 2020
FOIA request to HHS Administration for Children and Families Office of Refugee Resettlement seeking Acting Director Heidi Stirrup's calendars and sent external emails.

HHS Records of Communications Regarding Stephen Miller

September 25, 2020
Department of Health and Human Services' Administration for Children and Families communications about White House adviser Stephen Miller. This production consists of two internally circulated news clips about Miller. American Oversight sought these records to determine Miller's influence on federal immigration policy.

HHS Photographs of Conditions in Facilities Housing Unaccompanied Minors

August 12, 2020
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. 

ACF Records Regarding Information-Sharing Agreements Regarding Immigrants

August 4, 2020
Records from the Department of Health and Human Services’ Administration for Children and Families in response to American Oversight's request for memoranda of understanding or other agreements with federal, state, or local government agencies to share information about immigrants or sponsors of immigrant children.