Entity: Department of Homeland Security

FOIA to DHS Seeking Deaths in Custody Report and Records Concerning Use of Force

March 29, 2021
FOIA to the Department of Homeland Security and Customs and Border Protection seeking records of reports concerning deaths in custody and the use of force.

FOIA to DHS Seeking Whistleblower Complaints Concerning the Conduct of Chad Wolf and Ken Cuccinelli

March 25, 2021
FOIA request to the Department of Homeland Security seeking all whistleblower complaints containing allegations that concern the conduct of former Acting Secretary Chad Wolf and former Acting Deputy Secretary Ken Cuccinelli.

FOIA to DHS for Communications Between Ken Cuccinelli and Rudy Giuliani

March 18, 2021
FOIA to the Department of Homeland Security for communications between Ken Cuccinelli, former senior official performing the duties of the deputy secretary, and President TrumpÕs personal attorney Rudolph Giuliani, between the 2020 election and President Joe BidenÕs inauguration.

FOIA to DHS for Communications Regarding ICE Union Agreements

March 18, 2021
FOIA to the Department of Homeland Security for communications about agreements reportedly signed by then-Acting Deputy Secretary Ken Cuccinelli with a union representing ICE employees immediately before President BidenÕs inauguration.

FOIA to DHS for Ken Cuccinelli’s Communications About Deportation Agreements with States and Localities

March 18, 2021
FOIA to the Department of Homeland Security for then-Acting Deputy Secretary Ken Cuccinelli's communications about last-minute agreements signed with states and localities preventing the incoming Biden administration from enforcing its immigration priorities.

FOIA to DHS for Draft Agreements with States and Related Legal Analyses

March 18, 2021
FOIA to the Department of Homeland Security for records related to last-minute agreements that then-Acting Deputy Secretary Ken Cuccinelli signed with states and localities preventing the incoming Biden administration from enforcing its immigration priorities.

Investigations Update: Covid-19 in Immigration Detention, MPD’s Kettling of Protesters, and Covid-19 Liability Shields

March 16, 2021
See the latest in our investigations into the spread of Covid-19 in immigration detention centers, D.C. police response to last summer’s racial justice protests, and state and local officials’ involvement in the “Stop the Steal” rally.

FOIA to FEMA for Communications Sent by Agency Official Chris Grisafe Regarding the U.S. Capitol Riot

March 10, 2021
FOIA request to FEMA for communications sent by agency official Chris Grisafe concerning the invasion of the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021.

American Oversight Sues for Top Officials’ Communications from Day of Capitol Riot

March 9, 2021
We’re seeking records from the Departments of Defense, Justice and Homeland Security that could shed light on how Trump administration officials responded to the Jan. 6 riot, including the delay in National Guard deployment.

American Oversight v. DOD, NGB, ARMY, DOJ, and USSS – Communications and Directives About Capitol Attack During Congressional Certification of 2020 Election Results

March 9, 2021
American Oversight lawsuit against the Department of Defense, the National Guard Bureau, the U.S. Army, the Department of Justice, and the U.S. Secret Service seeking the release of communications and directives concerning the events at the Capitol building during the congressional certification of the 2020 election results on Jan. 6, 2021.