Entity: Department of Homeland Security

FOIA to DHS Seeking Records Reflecting Staffing Levels for Civil Rights Enforcement

March 25, 2019
FOIA to DHS's Office for Civil Rights and Civil Liberties seeking records reflecting staffing levels.

FOIA to DHS Seeking Records Regarding Warnings About the Harmful Impact of Family Separation on Children

March 25, 2019
FOIA to the Department of Homeland Security for records regarding a career HHS official’s warnings about the harmful impacts of policies leading to the separation of children from their families.

FOIA to DHS for Analysis of Psychological Effects of Family Separation on Children

March 25, 2019
FOIA to the Department of Homeland Security for analyses or communications of the psychological effects of the administration’s family separation policy on children.

FOIA to DHS Seeking Civil Rights Enforcement Data

March 25, 2019
FOIA to DHS's Office for Civil Rights and Civil Liberties seeking data related to civil rights complaints and investigations.

Investigating Stephen Miller’s Communications with Government Agencies

March 20, 2019
American Oversight today filed a lawsuit to shed light on White House Senior Adviser Stephen Miller’s influence across the federal government.
(Photo: George Skidmore)

Complaint: American Oversight v. DHS, DOJ, HHS, and State – Stephen Miller Communications

March 20, 2019
American Oversight sued DHS, DOJ, HHS, and State for senior adviser Stephen Miller’s communications to shed light on his influence across the federal government.

Is DHS Failing to Search for Records — Or Is Washington’s Most Influential Lobbying Firm Inflating Its Reports?

March 19, 2019
Despite the existence of numerous lobbying disclosure reports, DHS has told American Oversight that it cannot identify any records of communications between political appointees and representatives of a Trump-connected lobbying firm.

Records from DHS Relating to Nielsen’s Statements Regarding Deaths in DHS Custody

March 18, 2019
American Oversight requested records from DHS relating to Kirstjen Nielsen's statements regarding deaths in DHS Custody. DHS provided American Oversight with Nielsen’s written testimony for the House Judiciary Committee.  American Oversight sought these records to shed light on DHS's treatment of vulnerable detainees, including actions DHS officials have taken to address serious threats to the life of people DHS has detained.

No Records Response from DHS Regarding Talking Points on the Number of Terrorists Apprehended at the Southern Border

March 14, 2019
Department of Homeland Security stated that it had no records of talking points on the number of known and suspected terrorists and special interest aliens apprehended at the southern border of the United States. American Oversight asked for records to shed light on the extent to which administration officials have made inaccurate or misleading statements to the public as a part of the administration’s efforts to secure funding for a border wall. (DHS-19-0021)

FOIA to DHS Requesting Agency Communications with Ginni Thomas

March 13, 2019
FOIA to Department of Homeland Security requesting email communications between high-ranking agency officials and Ginni Thomas, spouse of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas.