Entity: Customs and Border Protection

FOIA Seeking Records Reflecting Infectious Disease Vaccinations, Outbreaks, and Deaths at CBP Detention Facilities

October 9, 2019
FOIA to U.S. Customs & Border Patrol seeking records sufficient to show the numbers of vaccinations, outbreaks, and deaths related to infectious diseases at CBP detention facilities.

News Roundup: Trump, Giuliani, and Ukraine

September 20, 2019
“Unprecedented” is a word that has been used a lot in the past few years — including this week.
(Photo: Gage Skidmore)

FOIA to CBP Seeking Sent Emails Containing the Term “Pardon”

September 17, 2019
FOIA to U.S Customs and Border Protection seeking email correspondence sent by senior officials containing the term “pardon.” American Oversight seeks records to shed light on whether and to what extent President Trump has told federal government officials that he will pardon them if they break the law.

News Roundup: Remain in Mexico’s Harmful Effects and Trump’s Dangerous Impatience

August 30, 2019
Immigration officials frequently don't offer language assistance to asylum-seekers forced to return to Mexico, and Trump's rush for a border wall before 2020 raises concerns.

FOIA to CBP Seeking Communications with Trump Campaign Interests

August 30, 2019
FOIA Request to U.S Customs and Border Protections seeking communications from agency officials to President Trump’s reelection campaign or other interests supporting the president’s reelection.

FOIA to CBP Seeking Communications with We Build the Wall and Fisher Industries

August 28, 2019
FOIA to U.S. Customs and Border Protection seeking communications between select CBP officers and private, crowd-funded efforts to build a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border.

FOIA to CBP Seeking Records Relating to Confiscation of Immigrants’ Possessions

August 27, 2019
FOIA request to U.S. Customs and Border Protection seeking guidance by CBP leadership to agents and officers regarding the possessions of immigrants attempting to cross the U.S.-Mexico border.

News Roundup: Political Appointees, Lobbyists and Those In Between

August 23, 2019
This week, we sued the VA for failing to preserve emails that top VA officials sent from personal email accounts to three members of Mar-a-Lago.

FOIA to CBP Seeking Guidance Regarding Visits of Congressional Members, Politicians, Federal Officials

August 21, 2019
FOIA to U.S. Customs and Border Protection seeking guidance regarding how to manage and prepare for visits to immigration facilities by outside individuals including members of Congress, political candidates or officials, or federal inspectors.

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.