Entity: Customs and Border Protection

FOIA to CBP Seeking Communications About Family Separations at San Ysidro and Hidalgo Ports of Entry

June 20, 2018
FOIA seeking communications about family separation at ports of entry during specific date ranges.

New Lawsuit: Why Did CBP Use the Hashtag #CatchOfTheDay?

June 6, 2018
In October 2017, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) tweeted a photo of four undocumented men who were arrested by the agency and captioned it with the hashtag “#CatchOfTheDay,” a phrase typically used to describe freshly caught fish.

Complaint: American Oversight v. CBP – #CatchOftheDay

June 6, 2018
American Oversight's lawsuit against Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to shed light on its use of a Twitter hashtag to publicize the arrest of undocumented immigrants. American Oversight also filed a lawsuit against DHS asking for the same information.

CBP Communications With Fox News and Breitbart About Border Wall Construction

May 23, 2018
Communications between the Customs and Border Protection press office and Fox News and Breitbart about the construction of a border wall.

CBP, FWS, and BLM Records on Environmental Impact of Border Maintenance

April 23, 2018
Records from Customs and Border Protection, Fish and Wildlife Service, and Bureau of Land Management including communications and analyses related to the environmental impact of infrastructure maintenance and construction on border land.

New Lawsuit Seeks DHS Border Wall Emails with White House, Fox News, Border States

February 9, 2018
Nonpartisan ethics watchdog American Oversight today sued the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to release emails relating to President Trump's proposed border wall sent between senior officials at the department and individuals in the White House, anti-immigration activist groups, and conservative media outlets including Breitbart and Fox News.  

Complaint: American Oversight v. DHS – Border Wall Communications

February 9, 2018
Lawsuit filed by American Oversight against the Department of Homeland Security seeking the release of records of communications between Department officials and Congress, the White House, border states, and outside groups regarding the construction of President Trump’s proposed border wall. This complaint is part of American Oversight’s Audit the Wall investigation.

FOIA to DHS and CBP Regarding Hurricane Maria

November 15, 2017
FOIA to DHS seeking records and communications related to social media coverage of Hurricane Maria.

FOIA to DHS Regarding Use of the Term “Catch of the Day”

October 24, 2017
FOIA request to the Department of Homeland Security for records relating to the decision by Customs and Border Protection to use the term “Catch of the Day” to describe the arrests of undocumented immigrants.

New Documents Weekly Round Up

October 16, 2017
American Oversight's investigations into the Trump administration turn up new documents weekly. These are recently posted records, including documents regarding net neutrality, DOJ's affirmative action investigation, and Trump Organization guidance.