Entity: Customs and Border Protection

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)

CBP Records Regarding Companies That Have Submitted Prototype Wall Proposals for the U.S.-Mexico Border

May 23, 2019
Customs and Border Protection records of companies that have submitted prototype wall proposals for the U.S.-Mexico border, including companies that responded to federal proposal requests numbered HSBP1017R0022 and HSBP1017R0023. Nucor Corporation, Kiewit, and American Civil Constructors are listed in the records.

FOIA to CBP Seeking Calendars of Former U.S. Border Patrol Chief Mark Morgan

May 17, 2019
FOIA to Customs and Border Protection seeking former U.S. Border Patrol Chief Mark Morgan's calendar entries.

FOIA to CBP Seeking Communications of Former U.S. Border Patrol Chief Mark Morgan

May 17, 2019
FOIA to Customs and Border Protection seeking communications between former U.S. Border Patrol Chief Mark Morgan and organizations that have expressed anti-immigration sentiments.

FOIA to CBP Seeking Former Seeking Communications of U.S. Border Patrol Chief Mark Morgan About Immigration Policy

May 17, 2019
FOIA to Customs and Border Protection seeking emails of former U.S. Border Patrol Chief Mark Morgan containing key terms related to certain immigration policies.