Entity: DHS - Immigration and Customs Enforcement

Judge Orders ICE to Preserve Former Trump Officials’ Mobile Devices in American Oversight Records Lawsuit

September 1, 2022
Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) must preserve in their present condition the mobile devices of seven former Trump administration officials, a federal judge ruled Thursday in the ongoing suit brought by American Oversight and the American Civil Liberties Union of Massachusetts seeking the release of records related to the federal criminal prosecution of a state court judg

ICE Admits to Practice of Deleting Senior Officials’ Text Messages During Trump Administration

August 19, 2022
ICE has said that it instructed Trump administration personnel to wipe their agency-issued cell phones when leaving their posts — a practice that persisted even after it received public records requests for senior officials’ texts regarding an ongoing federal criminal investigation.

FOIA to ICE for Records Regarding Privacy and Civil Rights Concerns Pertaining to Home Curfew Pilot Program

June 29, 2022
FOIA request to the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement seeking any final contracts and any analyses, assessments, guidance documents, and other records regarding the privacy and civil rights implications of the 120-day “home curfew” pilot program run by private contractor B.I. Incorporated in Baltimore and Houston.

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.

ICE Memos Regarding Family Separation

February 1, 2022
Records from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement in response to American Oversight's request for memos providing legal analysis of family separation.

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.