Entity: Citizenship and Immigration Services

Complaint: Ryo v. DHS and USCIS – Naturalization Data

July 1, 2020
Lawsuit filed by Emily Ryo, represented by American Oversight, against the Department of Homeland Security and U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services for agencies’ naturalization data.

News Roundup: The Administration’s Failure to Confront Two National Crises

June 19, 2020
The Trump administration's responses to the deadly coronavirus pandemic and to nationwide protests against systemic racism in law enforcement have been both harmful and insufficient.

News Roundup: Georgia’s Disastrous Election, the Administration’s Alarming Protest Response, and Barr’s Troubling Tenure

June 12, 2020
As stirring protests against police brutality gripped the nation’s attention and as the coronavirus continued its tragic spread through multiple states, Georgia held a chaotic primary election.

News Roundup: Trump and Barr Unleash Attack on Protesters — and the Constitution

June 5, 2020
The irony of protests against police brutality being met with violent escalation by law enforcement is perhaps matched only by the authoritarianism of the president and attorney general. 
(Photo: Ted Eytan)

FOIA to USCIS Seeking Records Related to Communications on Pregnant Asylum Seekers

May 29, 2020
FOIA request to U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services seeking email communications about pregnant asylum seekers and the Remain in Mexico Program (MPP)

FOIA to USCIS Seeking Statistics on Pregnant Asylum-Seekers

May 29, 2020
FOIA request to U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services seeking statistics on pregnant asylum-seekers and the Remain in Mexico program (MPP).

Chaos, Confusion and Obfuscation at DHS Around Family Separation

May 12, 2020
Documents obtained by American Oversight provide further evidence of miscommunication and disorganization at the same time officials were issuing misleading public statements.

News Roundup: Miracle Drugs and Trump’s Alternate Reality

April 24, 2020
Trump has seemingly failed to learn that no amount of political spin can minimize his administration’s mismanaged pandemic response.

FOIA to USCIS Seeking External Communications of Robert Law

April 21, 2020
FOIA to U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services seeking external email communications of Robert Law, chief for the Office of Policy and Strategy.

FOIA to DHS Seeking Email Communications of Top USCIS Officials Regarding MPP

March 23, 2020
FOIA request to U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS) seeking email communications of top agency officials regarding the Migrant Protection Protocols, otherwise known as Remain in Mexico. This request also contains key terms related to other policies affecting asylum seekers at the southern border.