Entity: Citizenship and Immigration Services

American Oversight Sues DHS for Cuccinelli Records

November 13, 2019
American Oversight filed a lawsuit against DHS for failing to release documents that may shed light on the recent work of Ken Cuccinelli, who is expected to be named acting DHS deputy secretary.

Complaint: American Oversight v. USCIS — Cuccinelli’s Leadership at USCIS

November 13, 2019
Lawsuit filed by American Oversight against U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) for records related to Ken Cuccinelli’s leadership and performance as acting director. American Oversight is asking for records of leadership changes at the agency as well as Cuccinelli’s ethics documents, approved directives, and communications — including communications with White House Senior Adviser Stephen Miller.

FOIA to USCIS Seeking Text Messages of Acting Director Cuccinelli

September 30, 2019
FOIA request to U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services seeking text messages sent by Acting Director Cuccinelli during his tenure.

FOIA to USCIS Seeking Records Relating to Leadership Changes

September 27, 2019
FOIA request to U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services seeking records reflecting any changes to agency leadership since the appointment of Acting Director Cuccinelli. American Oversight seeks records to better understand to what extent Acting Director Cuccinelli has significantly changed the leadership of USCIS.

FOIA to USCIS for Cuccinelli Ethics Waivers and Recusals

August 27, 2019
FOIA to U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services for any recusal determinations or ethics waivers for Acting Director Kenneth T. Cuccinelli.

News Roundup: The Hatch Act and Freedom of Speech

August 16, 2019
New harsh immigration policies, weaker endangered species protections, and a lawsuit to protect the free speech rights of federal employees.

News Roundup: Investigating the Administration’s Response to Domestic Terrorism

August 9, 2019
American Oversight has been investigating the administration’s response to domestic terrorism and acts of violence.

FOIA to USCIS for Cuccinelli Transportation and Office Renovation Expenses

August 8, 2019
FOIA to U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services for records of expenses incurred by Director Kenneth T. Cuccinelli.

FOIA to USCIS Seeking Calendars and External Communications of John Zadrozny

August 5, 2019
FOIA to U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services seeking calendars and external communications of USCIS official John Zadrozny. American Oversight seeks these records to shed light on the effect other individuals have had on Zadrozny's official duties.

FOIA to USCIS Seeking Communications Between John Zadrozny and White House Officials

August 5, 2019
FOIA to U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services seeking communications of Stephen Miller-linked USCIS official John Zadrozny and other White House officials. American Oversight seeks these records to shed light on the effect other individuals have had on Zadrozny's official duties.