Entity: Customs and Border Protection

Complaint: American Oversight v. DHS, ICE, and CBP – Treatment of Detainees

June 26, 2019
American Oversight's lawsuit against the Department of Homeland Secretary, Immigration and Customs Enforcement, and Customs and Border Protection for records to shed light on the treatment of detainees, including transgender and pregnant detainees.

FOIA to CBP Seeking Photographs, Video, and Audio of Border Patrol Processing Centers

June 24, 2019
FOIA to Customs and Border Protection seeking photograph, video, and audio documentation of temporary processing centers run by the United States Border Patrol.

News Roundup: Hicks, Barr, Ross and Congressional Oversight

June 21, 2019
American Oversight is investigating the extent to which federal agencies are following the lead of the president in defying legislative branch oversight.

Complaint: American Oversight v. DHS, ICE, and CBP – Conditions in Detention Centers

June 21, 2019
American Oversight's lawsuit against DHS, ICE, and CBP to shed light on conditions in migrant detention centers, as well as records related to various migrant children who died in U.S. custody.

Lawsuit Seeks Records to Shed Light on Deaths of Detainees in DHS Custody

June 18, 2019
At least seven migrant children have died while in the custody of Customs and Border Protection, raising concerns about the treatment of those detained at the border and the conditions in detention centers.
(Photo: BBC News)

Complaint: American Oversight v. DHS, ICE, and CBP – Deaths in Custody

June 18, 2019
American Oversight's lawsuit against the Department of Homeland Security seeking communications of senior officials, including Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen and Acting Secretary Kevin McAleenan, related to the deaths of individuals detained by ICE and Border Patrol.

News Roundup: The Trump Administration and the Hatch Act

June 14, 2019
Like many norms in the Trump era, the prohibition on federal employees engaging in political activity while at work has been routinely tested by this administration.
White House counselor Kellyanne Conway

Documents Reveal New Information About 2017 CBP Media Efforts

June 13, 2019
In 2017, Kevin McAleenan tried to make himself the “public representative" of the administration's border wall and counter-immigration policies, and CBP officials responded quickly to a FOIA request about dehumanizing language.

FOIA to Customs and Border Protection Seeking Communications Zekelman Industries

June 12, 2019
FOIA to Customs and Border Protection seeking email communications and calendar entries for meetings between senior appointees and Zekelman Industries.

News Roundup: Congressional Hearing Shows and No-Shows

May 24, 2019
Ben Carson, Diane Auer Jones, and Don McGahn's empty chair
(Photo: Gage Skidmore)