Entity: Immigration and Customs Enforcement

FOIA to ICE Seeking Guidance Related to the Migrant Caravan, Private Militias, and Treatment of Children

November 6, 2018
FOIA to ICE along with the National Security Action seeking guidance on the tracking of children after being separated from their parents, all guidance produced by DHS and provided to ICE officials regarding the handling of unaccompanied alien children, communications with private militias, and policy memorandum signed by DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen and provided to ICE regarding treatment of immigrants.

FOIA to ICE Seeking Updated Senior Staff Calendars

October 17, 2018
FOIA to ICE seeking calendars for Thomas Homan, Ronald Vitiello, Jon Feere, and Barbara Gonzalez.

FOIA to Multiple Entities Seeking Records Related to the Funding of the Administration’s Family Separation Policy

October 2, 2018
FOIA seeking records from multiple entities regarding the cost of the family separation policy, including: the availability or unavailability of funds, any assessment of appropriating funds for the policy, and any constraints on funding.

FOIA to Multiple Entities Seeking Records Related to the Administration’s Family Separation Policy

October 2, 2018
FOIA seeking records from multiple entities to determine the total costs of implementing the family separation policy, as well as records of programs from which funds for housing and reuniting children separated from their parents have been diverted and their costs.

No Records Response From ICE Regarding Stephen Miller Communications

September 25, 2018
No records response from ICE to our request for communications with Stephen Miller, as well as any calls to a particular phone number.

FOIA to ICE Seeking Communications with Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP

August 13, 2018
FOIA to ICE seeking communications involving any employee or representative of Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP (@bradley.com), including, but not limited to, David Stewart and Paul Kavinoky. Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP lobbies on behalf of GEO Group, which owns and operates private prisons, immigration-detention centers. American Oversight submits this FOIA to shed light on the nature of their lobbying efforts.

No Records Response From ICE Regarding Renovations

July 20, 2018
No records responses from DHS, ICE, and USCIS in response to our office renovations FOIA request.

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 DHS and ICE Related to Increase in Enforcement

March 2, 2018
FOIA seeking information related to meetings with local jurisdictions including mayors’ and sheriffs’ offices relating to their enforcement of federal immigration law.

FOIA to DHS Seeking Communications Related to Sanctuary Cities and Immigration policies

March 2, 2018
FOIA to DHS seeking communications between any political appointee at DHS, ICE, or CBP headquarters in Washington, DC, related to federal sanctuary city policies; state-specific enforcement of federal immigration laws; immigration related raids in any localities; or immigration detainers issued by ICE to governmental entities including local mayors’ and sheriffs’ offices. (DHS-18-0137)