Entity: DHS - Immigration and Customs Enforcement

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.

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.

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.