Entity: Commerce - Census Bureau

American Oversight v. Census Bureau – Officials’ Communications with Trump White House and Other External Parties

August 3, 2021
Lawsuit filed by American Oversight against the U.S. Census Bureau seeking the release of communications with White House officials during litigation over the decennial census cut-off date. This lawsuit also seeks the external communications of specific bureau officials who served under the Trump administration, including Benjamin Overholt, Eric Mayfield, Nathaniel Cogley, Adam Korzeniewski.

Census Bureau Records in Response to Request for Emails with Thomas Hofeller and Mark Neuman

July 29, 2021
Records from the Census Bureau in response to American Oversight's request for all email communications between specified agency personnel involved in discussions about the addition of a citizenship question to the 2020 census and Thomas Hofeller or A. Mark Neuman.

Commerce Records Reflecting Communications Between the Census Bureau and White House Regarding Immigrants and the U.S. Census

June 23, 2021
Records from the U.S. Department of Commerce in response to American Oversight's request for Census Bureau communications with the White House in the week before President Trump issued a memorandum preventing the bureau from including undocumented immigrants in its count for the purposes of reapportionment.

Commerce Records Reflecting Communications Between the Census Bureau and White House Regarding Immigrants and the U.S. Census

June 23, 2021
Records from the U.S. Department of Commerce in response to American Oversight's request for Census Bureau communications with the White House in the week before President Trump issued a memorandum preventing the bureau from including undocumented immigrants in its count for the purposes of reapportionment.

Documents Show Far-Right Influence at Trump Commerce Department

March 30, 2021
In one email to former Secretary Ross, the head of an anti-immigration group lamented “the shift of political power” brought by immigration; other emails indicate outside efforts to place appointees at the department.

FOIA to Census Bureau Seeking Calendars of Senior Trump Administration Officials

March 26, 2021
FOIA request to the Census Bureau seeking calendars for top Trump administration officials spanning March 2020 through January 2021.

Census Bureau Records of Emails Containing Coronavirus Key Terms

February 24, 2021
Census Bureau records in response to American Oversight’s request for email communications containing key terms relating to the coronavirus pandemic.

FOIA to Census Bureau Seeking Emails of Political Appointees with Anti-Voting and Anti-Immigrant Activists

February 11, 2021
FOIA request to the U.S. Census Bureau seeking emails of political appointees with voting-restriction and anti-immigrant activists.

Investigations Update: State and Local Officials Involved in Capitol Attack

January 26, 2021
See the latest in our investigations into the events leading up to the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol, including the involvement of state attorneys general and local government officials.

FOIA to Multiple Agencies Seeking Records Concerning Political Appointees Converting to Career Status

January 21, 2021
FOIA records request to multiple agencies seeking SF-50s for political appointees converting to career status, as well as records to identify requests and responses from the Office of Personnel Management regarding passing over preference eligibles.