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

FOIA to CBP for Records of Expenses from Trips to Swing States

November 13, 2020
FOIA request to U.S. Customs and Border Protection seeking records reflecting expenses incurred from trips of top officials to swing states in the run-up to the 2020 election.

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.

CBP Records Regarding Reimbursements Prior to Government Shutdown

October 8, 2020
Records from the U.S. Customs and Border Protection in response to American Oversight's request for records of reimbursements given to appointees to expenses such as payments associated with travel, housing, the cost of government transportation, airfare, lodging, meals, per diem payments, rental vehicles, overtime payments, or any payments made via government-issued charge cards or travel from before the 35-day government shutdown.

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."