Entity: DHS - U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

FOIA to Multiple Agencies Seeking Communications Containing Key Terms Related to Title 42

August 5, 2021
FOIA to multiple agencies seeking records reflecting sent communications containing key terms related to the expulsion of migrants under the Public Health Safety Act Title 42, which was invoked by President Donald Trump in response to the coronavirus pandemic. Title 42 has enabled border patrol officers to expel migrants who cannot present valid entry documents at the Southern border without providing them the opportunity to seek asylum.

FOIA to Multiple Agencies Seeking Communications with White House Regarding Title 42

August 5, 2021
FOIA to multiple agencies seeking communications between specific Trump appointees and the Trump White House regarding the expulsion of migrants under the Public Health Safety Act Title 42, which was invoked by President Donald Trump in response to the coronavirus pandemic. Title 42 has enabled border patrol officers to expel migrants who cannot present valid entry documents at the Southern border without providing them the opportunity to seek asylum.

FOIA to Multiple Agencies Seeking Contents of Phone Call with Vice President Pence Regarding Title 42

August 5, 2021
FOIA to multiple agencies seeking the contents of a call with Vice President Mike Pence regarding the expulsion of migrants under the Public Health Safety Act Title 42, which was invoked by President Donald Trump in response to the coronavirus pandemic. Title 42 has enabled border patrol officers to expel migrants who cannot present valid entry documents at the Southern border without providing them the opportunity to seek asylum.

FOIA to Multiple Agencies Regarding Covid-19 Testing of Migrants Under Title 42

August 5, 2021
FOIA to multiple agencies seeking records - including orders, directives, or guidance - regarding Covid-19 testing of migrants prior to expulsion under the Public Health Safety Act Title 42, which was invoked by President Donald Trump in response to the coronavirus pandemic.

FOIA to Multiple Agencies Regarding Biometrics Collection Under Title 42

August 5, 2021
FOIA to multiple agencies seeking records - including orders, directives, or guidance - regarding the collection of biometric information from migrants prior to expulsion under the Public Health Safety Act Title 42, which was invoked by President Donald Trump in response to the coronavirus pandemic.

DHS Calendar Entries for USCIS Senior Staff Officials

July 30, 2021
Records from the Department of Homeland Security of calendar entries for U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services senior official staff.

FOIA to DHS Seeking USCIS Communications Related to Migrant Protection Protocols

May 26, 2021
FOIA request to U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services seeking communication records related to the Migrant Protection Protocols, also known as the 'Remain in Mexico' program.

Former Trump Administration Official Gene Hamilton’s Contacts with Far-Right Anti-Immigration Groups

May 6, 2021
Hamilton, who was involved in some of the administration’s harshest immigration policies, has maintained his close connection to former White House aide Stephen Miller.
Left to Right: Stephen Miller and Gene Hamilton.

New Details About Trump-Era Efforts to Block Pregnant Minors in Immigration Detention from Accessing Abortions

May 6, 2021
Emails provide new information about the 2017 Jane Doe abortion case, and show top officials in the Office of Refugee and Resettlement keeping track of pregnancies and personally intervening in another pregnant teen's case.

Documents Show Further Details of Stephen Miller’s Efforts to Push Anti-Immigrant Policies

December 24, 2020
American Oversight obtained another set of communications that reveal more about Stephen Miller’s work with the Justice Department promoting anti-immigrant policies, including family separation.