Entity: Customs and Border Protection

FOIA to Multiple Agencies Seeking Legal Analyses Regarding Asylum Rulemaking During Coronavirus

May 22, 2020
FOIA to multiple agencies regarding final analyses about asylum rulemaking and orders during the coronavirus pandemic.

News Roundup: The Subversion of Justice at the Justice Department

May 15, 2020
From investigations into the president’s perceived enemies to interference in the criminal cases of Trump allies like Flynn and Roger Stone, the ongoing politicization of the department is a dangerous threat to the rule of law.

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.

FOIA to CBP Seeking Directives Regarding Inspection of Imported Abortion Medications

May 8, 2020
FOIA to the Customs and Border Protection seeking directives regarding inspection of imported abortion medications.

FOIA to CBP Seeking Communications about Self-Managed Abortion

May 8, 2020
FOIA to the Customs and Border Protection seeking communications about self-managed abortion.

Complaint: Ryo v. DHS, CBP, and ICE — Agency Data on Detainees

May 5, 2020
Lawsuit filed by Emily Ryo, represented by American Oversight, against the Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, and Immigration and Customs Enforcement for agencies’ data regarding detainees, including information on detainees’ immigration case history.

News Roundup: Protecting the Right to Vote During a Pandemic

May 1, 2020
Like many things in today’s politics, mail-in voting has become a political flashpoint as the November election gets closer.

FOIA to CBP Regarding Alleged Federal Interference with States’ Orders of COVID-Response Supplies

April 29, 2020
FOIA request to U.S. Customs and Border Protection asking for decision memoranda and email communications related to the alleged seizure, rerouting, or interference with states' and hospitals' orders of COVID-response supplies.

FOIA to CBP for Records Regarding the Facial Recognition Software Company Clearview AI

April 28, 2020
FOIA to U.S. Customs and Border Control for records regarding the facial recognition software company Clearview AI, Inc.

FOIA to CBP for Communications with Representatives of the Facial Recognition Software Company Clearview AI

April 28, 2020
FOIA to U.S. Customs and Border Control for records reflecting communications with representatives of the facial recognition software company Clearview AI, Inc.