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

Investigations Update: Attorney General Barr’s Conduct, Airline Industry Influence, and Trump’s Suggestion to Postpone the Election

August 25, 2020
See the latest in our investigations into William Barr’s politicization of the Justice Department and industry’s influence over pandemic relief fund allocation.

FOIA to USCIS Seeking Communications Containing Terms Related to Work Visa Suspension

August 20, 2020
FOIA request to U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services seeking communications containing terms related to work visa suspension.

No Records Response from USCIS Regarding Political Appointees Converting to Career Status

August 20, 2020
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services stated that it had no records responsive to American Oversight's request for SF-50s of political appointees converting to career status, as well as records to identify requests and responses from OPM regarding passing over preference eligibles.

Investigations Update: Postal Service Sabotage, Covid-19 Operation Warp Speed, and Portland Protest Deployment Costs

August 18, 2020
See the latest in our investigations of the Trump administration's attacks on the U.S. Postal Service, the struggling federal response to the coronavirus pandemic, and the taxpayer resources used to deploy federal agents to suppress racial justice protests in Portland.

No Records Response from USCIS Regarding Communications with White House Official McLaurine Klingler

August 17, 2020
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services stated that it had no records of communications with White House official McLaurine Klingler.

Investigations Update: ‘Burrowing In,’ Voter Fraud Task Forces, and Federal Law Enforcement

July 28, 2020
Our latest investigations into political appointees moving to permanent positions, the designation of "antifa" as a terrorist group, and state-level voter fraud task forces.

USCIS Records in Regarding Communications with White House Official McLaurine Klinger

July 27, 2020
Records from U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) in response to American Oversight's request for communications between White House Official McLaurine Klingler and high ranking agency officials.

USCIS Ethics Waivers and Recusals for Acting Director Cuccinelli

July 22, 2020
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services ethics waivers and recusals for Acting Director Kenneth T. Cuccinelli.

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

July 20, 2020
FOIA to multiple agencies seeking SF-50s for political appointees converting to career status, as well as records to identify requests and responses from OPM regarding passing over preference eligibles.

No Records Response from USCIS Regarding Pregnant Asylum-Seeker Statistics

July 13, 2020
The Department of Homeland Security's U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services stated it had no records responsive to American Oversight's request for statistics on pregnant asylum-seekers in regards to the "Remain in Mexico" program, also known as MPP.