Entity: Department of Homeland Security

DHS Records Relating to Family Separation Hearings

December 17, 2021
Records from the Department of Homeland Security in response to American Oversight's request for compiled mems on family separation. These records include 2019 documents concerning family separation hearings.

American Oversight Sues DOJ and DHS for Trump Officials’ Communications with Fox News Hosts and ‘Big Lie’ Proponents

December 15, 2021
The lawsuit is the seventh American Oversight has filed seeking public information related to the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol, and calls for the release of officials’ communications with vocal Trump allies in the weeks after the 2020 election.

Complaint: American Oversight v. DHS and DOJ — Communications with Proponents of the ‘Big Lie’ in Weeks Following 2020 Election

December 15, 2021
Lawsuit filed by American Oversight against the Department of Homeland Security and the Justice Department seeking officials’ communications with Fox News hosts, Trump Campaign associates and allies, and proponents of the stolen-election lie from the weeks following the 2020 presidential election, as Trump allies sought to overturn the election’s results.

FOIA to CBP for Family Separation Pilot Program ‘After-Action Report’

December 9, 2021
FOIA to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Customs and Border Protection for an 'after-action report' produced after its 2017 family-separation pilot initiative.

FOIA to DHS Seeking Records Related to Jan. 3, 2021, Meeting About Events Planned for Jan. 6 at U.S. Capitol

December 8, 2021
FOIA request to the Department of Homeland Security seeking records regarding a Jan. 3, 2021, conference call about public events planned at the U.S. Capitol for Jan. 6, 2021.

DHS Records Relating to Family Separation from 2017 to 2019

December 5, 2021
Records from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) relating to family separation from 2017 to 2019. These records include communications about credible fear, asylum, and budget concerns, as well as emails regarding visits to detention centers by Oregon Senator Jeff Merkley regarding family separation.

FOIA to DHS Seeking Records of Weekly ‘Muster’ Documents Sent to CBP Field Offices During Biden Administration

November 24, 2021
FOIA to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security seeking records of weekly 'muster' documents sent to U.S. Customs and Border Protection field offices during the Biden administration.

FOIA to DHS Seeking CISA Communications with External Entities that Support the ‘Big Lie’

November 23, 2021
FOIA request to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security seeking Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency officials' communications with external entities that support the Big Lie.

American Oversight v. NGB, DOD, USCG, and DHS — Records and Data About Incidents of White Supremacist or Pro-Nazi Activity Among Military Personnel

November 17, 2021
Lawsuit filed by American Oversight against the National Guard Bureau, the Department of Defense, the U.S. Coast Guard, and the Department of Homeland Security seeking records concerning incidents of white supremacist, white nationalist, or pro-Nazi activity or ideology among military personnel, including relevant data maintained on the Anti-Harassment and Hate Incident Database.

American Oversight Sues DHS for Records on Deaths in Immigration Custody

November 16, 2021
The lawsuit against the Department of Homeland Security and Immigration and Customs Enforcement seeks the release of records that may shed light on the deaths of individuals held in the custody of immigration authorities.