Entity: Department of Homeland Security

FOIA to Multiple Agencies Regarding Trump Appointees Accusing Career Staff of Disloyalty

March 29, 2018
Following reports that high-level Trump administration officials expressed concern about the “loyalty” of career civil servants at the State Department, and even explored ways to “purge” some of those career employees from their positions. American Oversight submitted this FOIA to determine whether similar conversations occurred at other agencies.

FOIA to DOJ Seeking Communications Related to Immigration

March 26, 2018
FOIA to DOJ seeking communications between DOJ and a series of governors in Florida, Georgia, Michigan, and Maine about matters related to immigration, DACA, sanctuary cities and raids.

FOIA to DOJ Seeking Communications with Governors Regarding to Immigration

March 26, 2018
FOIA to DOJ seeking communications between DOJ and a series of governors in Arizona, Texas, Massachusetts and Maryland about matters related to immigration, DACA, sanctuary cities and raids.

FOIA to DHS Seeking Communications with Governors Regarding to Immigration

March 26, 2018
FOIA to DHS seeking communications between ICE, DHS, and CBP appointees and governors from Florida, Georgia, Maine, and Michigan about matters related to immigration, DACA, sanctuary cities and raids.

FOIA to DHS Seeking Communications with Governors Regarding to Immigration, DACA, and Raids

March 26, 2018
FOIA to DHS seeking communications between ICE, DHS, and CBP appointees and a series of governors in Arizona, Texas, Massachusetts and Maryland about matters related to immigration, DACA, sanctuary cities and raids.

Complaint: American Oversight v. Multiple Agencies – Appointee Resumes

March 22, 2018
American Oversight sued 18 agencies in order to force the release of resumes for political appointees across the Trump administration. This is the second lawsuit that American Oversight has filed seeking appointee resumes. FOIA requests included in this complaint cover appointees who joined the administration in the time period follow the first sets of resumes we obtained in 2017.

New Lawsuit: How Much are Cabinet Officials Spending on Office Upgrades

March 14, 2018
After uncovering new details about office renovation expenses at HUD and the EPA, American Oversight filed a broad, multi-agency lawsuit to find out how much taxpayer money senior Trump administration officials – including Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross – have spent to upgrade their personal offices. 

Complaint: American Oversight v. Multiple Agencies – Office Renovation Expenses

March 14, 2018
Lawsuit filed by American Oversight against 16 federal agencies seeking records of expenditures made to upgrade or renovate the offices of senior political appointees. 

FOIA to DHS Regarding Election Security in 21 States and Midterm Elections

March 13, 2018
FOIA to DHS seeking communications between DHS and the offices of the Governors and Secretaries of State for 21 states regarding election security, the designation of election infrastructure as critical infrastructure, and foreign attempts to influence U.S. elections.

FOIA to DHS Seeking Communications Related to Midterm Election Security

March 13, 2018
FOIA seeking communications between DHS and any member of Congress or congressional staff regarding: election security or integrity, the designation of election infrastructure as critical infrastructure, actual or potential foreign attempts to influence U.S. elections or election systems, or efforts to prevent future attempts.