Entity: Department of Commerce

FOIA to Census Bureau Seeking Communications Around Counting Immigrants in the Census

November 19, 2020
FOIA to the Census Bureau for communications containing certain key terms regarding President Trump’s memorandum preventing the Census Bureau from including undocumented immigrants in its count for the purposes of reapportionment.

FOIA to Commerce Seeking Communications About Counting Immigrants in Census

November 19, 2020
FOIA request to the Commerce Department for communications containing certain key terms relating to President Trump’s memorandum preventing the Census Bureau from including undocumented immigrants in its count for the purposes of reapportionment.

FOIA to Census Bureau Seeking Communications About Counting Immigrants in Census

November 19, 2020
FOIA to the Census Bureau for communications containing certain key terms relating to President Trump’s memorandum preventing the Census Bureau from including undocumented immigrants in its count for the purposes of reapportionment.

FOIA to Census Bureau Seeking Directives Sent to Regional Field Offices

November 18, 2020
FOIA request to the U.S. Census Bureau seeking records reflecting any directives sent from Census Bureau headquarters to regional field offices.

FOIA to Commerce Inspector General for Records Reflecting Complaints Made by Census Enumerators

November 12, 2020
FOIA request to the Commerce Department inspector general seeking records reflecting tips or complaints made by census enumerators.

FOIA to Census Bureau for External Emails of Recent Political Appointees

October 30, 2020
FOIA request to the U.S. Census Bureau seeking external emails of recent political appointees.

No Records Response from Census Bureau Regarding Communications with the White House, RNC, or Trump Campaign

October 26, 2020
The Census Bureau stated it had no records responsive to American Oversight's request for email communications between Census Bureau officials and President Donald Trump’s reelection campaign, the Republican National Committee, or the White House regarding Republican National Committee fundraising documents that resemble U.S. Census forms.

FOIA to Commerce Seeking Communications of Key Officials Under Secretary Ross

October 23, 2020
FOIA to Commerce seeking communications of senior officials in order to create a broad historical record for evaluating Commerce politicization during the Trump administration.

FOIA to Census Bureau Seeking Communications of Key Census Bureau Officials

October 23, 2020
FOIA to the Census Bureau seeking communications of senior officials in order to create a broad historical record for evaluating Census Bureau politicization during the Trump administration.

News Roundup: Pompeo’s Emails and Barrett’s Nomination

October 22, 2020
If there were any hopes that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo would, after having been accused of Hatch Act violations this summer, tone down his political activities as the election drew nearer, his recent pledge to release the emails of former Secretary Hillary Clinton has put those expectations to rest.