Entity: Department of Homeland Security

FOIA to USCIS Seeking Text Messages of Acting Director Cuccinelli

September 30, 2019
FOIA request to U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services seeking text messages sent by Acting Director Cuccinelli during his tenure.

FOIA to DHS Seeking Records Relating to Legal Representation for Those Subject to the Remain-In-Mexico Program

September 30, 2019
FOIA request to the Department of Homeland Security seeking records demonstrating how the government is addressing the legal difficulties posed to those affected by the Trump administration’s policy of forcing immigrants to remain in Mexico while their claims are processed, as well as any documents reflecting changes to the program pursuant to judicial orders.

News Roundup: From the Top Down

September 27, 2019
Efforts to get Ukraine to investigate the president's perceived rivals have been known for months. We want to know how many were involved.
(White House Photo)

FOIA to USCIS Seeking Records Relating to Leadership Changes

September 27, 2019
FOIA request to U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services seeking records reflecting any changes to agency leadership since the appointment of Acting Director Cuccinelli. American Oversight seeks records to better understand to what extent Acting Director Cuccinelli has significantly changed the leadership of USCIS.

FOIA to DHS Seeking Communications Regarding President Trump’s Proposal to Bus Migrants to Sanctuary Cities

September 26, 2019
FOIA request to the Department of Homeland Security and its components seeking communications regarding the reported plan to bus migrants to sanctuary cities.

No Records Response from the Secret Service Regarding Contracts with Trump Properties

September 26, 2019
The Department of Homeland Security's U.S. Secret Service stated that it had no records of contracts or memoranda of understanding between the U.S. Secret Service and any Trump properties.

FOIA to USCIS Seeking Decision Memoranda and Directives by Acting Director Cuccinelli

September 23, 2019
FOIA request to the Department of Homeland Security's U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services seeking all decision memoranda, directives, or policy interpretations signed or approved by Acting Director Ken Cuccinelli.

News Roundup: Trump, Giuliani, and Ukraine

September 20, 2019
“Unprecedented” is a word that has been used a lot in the past few years — including this week.
(Photo: Gage Skidmore)

Rejection from DHS Regarding Waivers Reviewed by OIG

September 17, 2019
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) rejected American Oversight's request to DHS's Office of the Inspector General for records pertaining to any particular waivers reviewed in support of the Office's January 29, 2019 report.

FOIA to DHS Seeking Sent Emails Containing the Term “Pardon”

September 17, 2019
FOIA to Department of Homeland Security seeking email correspondence sent by senior officials containing the term “pardon.” American Oversight seeks records to shed light on whether and to what extent President Trump has told federal government officials that he will pardon them if they break the law.