Entity: Department of Homeland Security

News Roundup: Photos of Detention Centers for Migrant Children; Stephen Miller’s Hand in Immigration Policy

September 13, 2019
Investigating the Trump administration's harsh immigration restrictions, Jared Kushner's role in Middle East policy, and influence and access at DeVos' Education Department.
Abbott House in Irvington, New York

FOIA to DHS Seeking Receipts from Pence Visit to Ireland

September 13, 2019
FOIA request to the Department of Homeland Security's U.S. Secret Service (USSS) seeking records showing USSS expenditures at the Trump Resort in Doonbeg, Ireland.

DHS Response to Request for Communications Concerning PACEI

September 12, 2019
Response from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to American Oversight's request for communications with senior officials regarding the dissolution of the Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity (PACEI). This response directs to a DHS website to access the records.

DHS Calendars for Senior Officials from 2018

September 10, 2019
Calendars from the Department of Homeland Security for Elaine Duke, Claire Grady, Chad Wolf, Elizabeth Neumann, and two conference rooms. These calendars span January to May 2018.

News Roundup: Trump’s Enthusiastic Support for New Drug Raises Questions

September 6, 2019
Investigating the administration's approval of Spravato, Trump's potential campaign-finance violations, and the promotion of Trump properties.
(Photo: Gage Skidmore)

No Records Response from DHS Regarding the Number of Immigrants on the U.S. List of Terrorists

September 6, 2019
The Department of Homeland Security stated that it had no records sufficient to identify the number of immigrants entering or attempting to enter the United States at ports of entry on the U.S.-Mexico border whose names were on a federal government list of known or suspected terrorists in fiscal year 2018. American Oversight sought these records to determine if the administration has been misleading the public in order to justify funding for a border wall.

FOIA to ICE Seeking Corrective Action Taken Regarding Detention Facilities

September 4, 2019
FOIA request to Immigration and Customs Enforcement seeking corrective action taken as a result of Contract Discrepancy Reports regarding certain immigration detention facilities run by private contractors.

FOIA to DHS OIG Seeking Particular Reports Regarding Detention Facilities

September 4, 2019
FOIA request to the Department of Homeland Security Office of the Inspector General seeking particular Quality Assurance Surveillance Plans and Contract Discrepancy Reports regarding certain immigration detention facilities run by private contractors.

FOIA to ICE Seeking Waiver Requests Approved by Custody Management

September 4, 2019
FOIA request to Immigration and Customs Enforcement seeking waiver requests approved by Custody Management regarding certain immigration detention facilities run by private contractors.

FOIA to ICE Seeking Records Regarding the Total Number of Custody Management Waivers

September 4, 2019
FOIA request to Immigration and Customs Enforcement seeking records sufficient to identify the total number of waivers that Custody Management has approved for every ICE facility.