Entity: DHS - U.S. Customs and Border Protection

News Roundup: Out of Control

October 30, 2020
The pandemic continues to hit new case records, and the Trump administration is finding new ways to flout longstanding ethics requirements.

Open Questions About Trump Administration Policies

October 29, 2020
The tragically botched pandemic response and devastating practice of separating immigrant families are just some of the Trump administration’s actions that bear further scrutiny.

News Roundup: Restricting the Vote

October 15, 2020
As the election draws nearer, political observers are increasingly turning attention to poll results in states across the country. But of course, poll numbers don’t mean much if ballots aren’t counted — or if people can’t vote in the first place.

Covid-19 Oversight News: Trump’s Florida Rally, New FDA Vaccine Guidelines, and Covid-19 in Detention Centers

October 13, 2020
For the latest news on the pandemic, as well as updates on various oversight investigations, sign up for our weekly Covid-19 Oversight News email.

Investigations Update: The White House Outbreak, the Administration’s Naturalization Policy, and Texas’ Ballot Drop Boxes

October 6, 2020
See the latest in our investigations into the administration’s immigration policy, absentee voting requirements, and voter suppression in the states.

FOIA to Multiple Agencies Seeking Directives Regarding Children Deported Without Guardians

October 5, 2020
FOIA request to the Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Customs and Border Protection, Immigration and Customs Enforcement, and the Administration for Children and Families seeking directives regarding children deported without guardians.

FOIA to CBP Seeking Communications Containing Key Terms Related to Children Deported Without Guardians

October 5, 2020
FOIA request to Customs and Border Protection seeking communications containing key terms related to children deported without guardians.

CBP Records Related to the Migration Crisis Action Team

September 17, 2020
Customs and Border Protection records from early 2017 related to the agency's "Migration Crisis Action Team."

News Roundup: What Trump Knew, and What We Know

September 10, 2020
We’ve known for months that President Donald Trump has been downplaying the severity of the coronavirus. In the spring, we knew that Covid-19 wasn’t just like the seasonal flu, despite Trump’s reassurances that it was. And we’ve known that the pandemic won’t just “disappear,” no matter how many times the president insists it will.

In the Documents: The Trump Administration’s History of Anti-Immigrant PR Efforts

September 10, 2020
The Border Patrol’s recent video showing a migrant attacking a man after escaping authorities is just the latest in the efforts by the administration to tie illegal immigration to crime.