Entity: DHS - Immigration and Customs Enforcement

American Oversight Asks Judge to Order Further Searches in Lawsuit Against ICE

February 28, 2022
American Oversight and the ACLU of Massachusetts filed a brief today in support of an ongoing lawsuit against ICE for the release of records concerning the prosecution of a Massachusetts state judge, including the emails and text messages of seven senior agency officials.

Covid-19 Oversight News: The Omicron Variant, Trump’s Positive Covid Test

December 6, 2021
For the latest news on the pandemic, as well as updates on various oversight investigations, sign up for our bi-weekly Covid-19 Oversight News email.

American Oversight v. DHS — Records Concerning Deaths of Detainees in Federal Custody

November 16, 2021
American Oversight’s lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement seeking the release of records concerning deaths of detainees held in federal immigration custody, including mortality reviews and health care and security compliance analyses.

FOIA to Multiple Law Enforcement Agencies Regarding Covid-19 Vaccination Policies

November 15, 2021
FOIA to multiple law enforcement agencies records concerning the rate of unvaccinated agency personnel, including any directives, analyses, and memoranda regarding the agency's vaccination rate.

ICE Communications with U.S. Attorney’s Office Regarding Federal Prosecution of State Court Judge

October 28, 2021
Records from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) in response to American Oversight’s request for communications between senior agency officials and the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Massachusetts concerning federal prosecution of a Massachusetts state court judge for allegedly allowing a defendant out the rear door of her courtroom to evade ICE detention.

DHS and ICE Communications and Directives Regarding the Coronavirus

September 30, 2021
Records from the U.S. Department of Health in response to American Oversight's request for agency directives regarding the Coronavirus.

DHS Records of ICE Communications Concerning the VOICE Office

August 19, 2021
Records from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security in response to American Oversight's request for immigration and Customs Enforcement for communications between Assistant Director Barbara Gonzalez, who also directs the Office of Victims of Immigration Crime Engagement (VOICE), and key individuals, including Stephen Miller.

FOIA to Multiple Agencies Regarding Covid-19 Testing of Migrants Under Title 42

August 5, 2021
FOIA to multiple agencies seeking records - including orders, directives, or guidance - regarding Covid-19 testing of migrants prior to expulsion under the Public Health Safety Act Title 42, which was invoked by President Donald Trump in response to the coronavirus pandemic.

New Documents Reveal More Details About Conditions in ICE Facilities During the Pandemic

July 13, 2021
As the pandemic surged in spring 2020, immigrants held in custody in Buffalo and Miami reported serious mental health and medical issues, as well as a lack of access to crucial supplies, such as soap and face masks.

New Records About Trump Administration’s Response to Summer 2020 Racial Justice Protests

June 17, 2021
The documents include a Secret Service timeline referencing the deployment of tear gas against peaceful protesters on June 1, as well as communications about the federal response to protests in Portland, Ore.