Entity: Department of Homeland Security

News Roundup: Behind the Trump Administration’s Supreme Court Nominations

September 25, 2020
It’s hard to overstate just how grave the current political situation is.

News Roundup: Behind the Scenes at the Postal Service

September 17, 2020
The question of what has been going on at the U.S. Postal Service has been a subject of increasing concern as the election draws nearer and as Postmaster General Louis DeJoy’s leadership remains mired in controversy.

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."

FOIA to DHS for Communications Between Stephen Miller and Trevor Whetstone

September 17, 2020
FOIA request to the Department of Homeland Security for communications between White House Senior Adviser Stephen Miller and Department of Homeland Security Senior Policy Adviser Trevor Whetstone.

FOIA to DHS for Communications of Regarding DACA Recipients

September 17, 2020
FOIA to the Department of Homeland Security for communications of agency employees regarding DACA recipients.

Investigations Update: DeJoy’s Calendars, Barr’s False Voting Fraud Story, and Delays in Prescription Deliveries

September 15, 2020
See the latest in our investigations into the postmaster general’s calendars, the administration’s alarmist claims about voter fraud, and the decision to put a Trump-signed letter in food aid boxes.

DHS Emails Between Advisor Katharine Gorka and Outside Entities

September 14, 2020
Records from the Department of Homeland Security records in response to American Oversight's request for Senior Advisor Katharine Gorka's communications with external individuals and organizations. These records include communications with individuals affiliated with the anti-Muslim hate group the Center for Security and Policy.

FOIA to DHS Seeking Contracts and Communications with Enterprise Holdings and Marriott International

September 14, 2020
FOIA request to the Department of Homeland Security for records reflecting contracts and communications with the companies Enterprise Holdings and Marriott International.

In the Documents: The Trump Administration’s History of Anti-Immigrant PR Efforts

September 10, 2020
The Border Patrol’s recent video showing a migrant attacking a man after escaping authorities is just the latest in the efforts by the administration to tie illegal immigration to crime.

At Senate Hearing, Surgeon General Denies Politicization in Vaccine Process

September 9, 2020
During a Senate hearing, the NIH director and the U.S. surgeon general faced questions about rising concerns that vaccine development is being politicized by the president’s aggressive timeline.