Entity: DHS - Immigration and Customs Enforcement

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.

American Oversight Obtains Emails About ICE Deportations That Spread the Coronavirus Beyond U.S. Borders

June 10, 2021
Newly obtained State Department emails from last spring highlight the prevalence of Covid-19 symptoms among migrants deported to Guatemala, where deportations exacerbated the spread of the coronavirus.

FOIA to DHS Seeking ICE Communications Related to Migrant Protection Protocols

May 26, 2021
FOIA request to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement seeking communication records related to the Migrant Protection Protocols, also known as the 'Remain in Mexico' program.

DHS Records of Calendars for Senior Staff

May 18, 2021
Calendars for Barbara Gonzalez, the assistant director of Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Office of Partnerships and Engagements, where she oversees the Victims of Immigration Crime Engagement (VOICE) office. VOICE was created by the Trump administration in early 2017 to document stories of crime committed by undocumented immigrants.

FOIA to ICE Seeking Data Records Concerning the Pilot Visa Bond Program

May 11, 2021
FOIA request to the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement seeking records reflecting data collected about the Pilot Visa Bond Program.

Massachusetts ACLU, American Oversight Sue ICE for Records Related to Federal Prosecution of State Court Judge

May 10, 2021
A Massachusetts judge and a court officer are currently facing federal charges for allegedly allowing a criminal defendant to exit using the rear door of the courtroom to evade ICE detention in April 2018.

American Civil Liberties Union of Massachusetts and American Oversight v. ICE – Prosecution of Massachusetts Judge Joseph and Court Officer MacGregor

May 10, 2021
Lawsuit filed by American Oversight against U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) seeking the release of communications between senior agency officials and the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Massachusetts concerning the federal prosecution of Massachusetts Judge Shelley M. Richmond Joseph and Court Officer Wesley MacGregor for allegedly allowing a criminal defendant out the rear door of her courtroom to evade ICE detention.

FOIA to ICE Regarding Use of CLEAR Database to Conduct Surveillance of Undocumented Immigrants

April 27, 2021
FOIA request to Immigration and Customs Enforcement regarding the use of the Thomson Reuters CLEAR Database to surveil and target undocumented immigrants for deportation.

FOIA to ICE Seeking Analyses of Medical Incidents Brought to Health Service Corps

April 22, 2021
FOIA request to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) seeking analysis records of medical incidents in immigration detention centers that were escalated to the ICE Health Service Corps leadership.