Entity: DHS - Immigration and Customs Enforcement

Investigations Update: West Virginia Lawmaker’s Involvement in Capitol Attack and Trump’s Attempts to Overturn Georgia Election Results

January 19, 2021
See the latest in our investigations of the security at the U.S. Capitol, DOJ’s opioid settlement with Purdue Pharma and the Sackler family, and the “burrowing in” of Trump political appointees.

FOIA to ICE Seeking Records Regarding Chief Immigration Judge Tracy Short

January 14, 2021
FOIA records request to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement regarding the appointment of Tracy Short as Chief Immigration Judge.

American Oversight Documents Reveal Troubling Details About ICE’s Handling of Death in Custody

December 8, 2020
Records show ICE officials kept Mergensana Amar restrained over objections of hospital staff, and didn’t follow the agency’s policy on death notifications.

News Roundup: As Covid-19 Rages, Trump Offers Rants and Reprieves

December 3, 2020
As the president remains focused on conspiracies and loyalty, the U.S. is facing a dire stage of the pandemic.

New Documents Provide Further Details of Stephen Miller’s Influence on Immigration Policy

November 30, 2020
As the Trump administration enters its final months, American Oversight is committed to holding officials like Stephen Miller accountable for the policies they pushed.

How Members of Anti-Immigrant Extremist Groups Have Worked Closely with — and Joined — the Trump Administration

November 18, 2020
From arranging meetings to collaborating on policy, anti-immigrant groups appear frequently in records obtained by American Oversight, revealing their influence in an administration that has instituted the most restrictive anti-immigration measures in decades.

Investigations Update: ‘Sharpiegate,’ the Census, and Barr’s ‘Voter Fraud’ Investigations

November 17, 2020
See the latest in our investigations of the Justice Department’s voter fraud probes, the rush to finish the census, and criminal charges against protesters.

FOIA to ICE for Records of Expenses from Trips to Swing States

November 12, 2020
FOIA request to Immigration and Customs Enforcement seeking records reflecting expenses incurred from trips of top officials to swing states in the rum-up to the 2020 election.

No Records Response from ICE Regarding the Costs of Deployment to Portland, Oregon

October 27, 2020
Immigration and Customs Enforcement stated it had no records responsive to American Oversight's request for records indicating the costs of deploying federal agents to Portland, Oregon.

Covid-19 Oversight News: Trump’s Florida Rally, New FDA Vaccine Guidelines, and Covid-19 in Detention Centers

October 13, 2020
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