Entity: Immigration and Customs Enforcement

FOIA to ICE Seeking Records Reflecting the Ownership of Incarceration Telecomm Contractor

July 23, 2019
FOIA to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement seeking records sufficient to identify all corporations, companies, or other entities with ownership interests in ICE contractor Talton Communications, Inc or other corporate affiliates of Talton Communications. This FOIA request was filed in partnership with the non-profit advocacy organization Worth Rises.

News Roundup: Investigating the Fallout from Spring’s DHS Shakeup

July 19, 2019
Acting DHS Secretary Kevin McAleenan testified before Congress this week, with lawmakers confronting him about the poor conditions at migrant detention centers.

FOIA to Multiple Agencies Seeking Any Contracts with Failed Nominees

July 17, 2019
FOIA to multiple agencies to identify whether individuals nominated but not confirmed to high-level agency positions have contracts to perform the same or similar work for which they were unsuccessfully nominated.

FOIA to ICE Seeking Communications Between Deportation Officers and Outside Groups

July 9, 2019
FOIA to Immigration and Customs Enforcement seeking communications between deportation officers and outside entities, including some organizations described as hate groups.

No Records Response from ICE Regarding Tracking of Journalists

July 8, 2019
No records response from Immigration and Customs Enforcement in response to our FOIA seeking materials regarding the tracking of journalists, lawyers, and immigration advocates, as well as email communications containing search terms related to journalists.

Complaint: American Oversight v. DHS, ICE, and CBP – Conditions in Detention Centers

June 21, 2019
American Oversight's lawsuit against DHS, ICE, and CBP to shed light on conditions in migrant detention centers, as well as records related to various migrant children who died in U.S. custody.

Lawsuit Seeks Records to Shed Light on Deaths of Detainees in DHS Custody

June 18, 2019
At least seven migrant children have died while in the custody of Customs and Border Protection, raising concerns about the treatment of those detained at the border and the conditions in detention centers.
(Photo: BBC News)

Complaint: American Oversight v. DHS, ICE, and CBP – Deaths in Custody

June 18, 2019
American Oversight's lawsuit against the Department of Homeland Security seeking communications of senior officials, including Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen and Acting Secretary Kevin McAleenan, related to the deaths of individuals detained by ICE and Border Patrol.

News Roundup: Congressional Hearing Shows and No-Shows

May 24, 2019
Ben Carson, Diane Auer Jones, and Don McGahn's empty chair
(Photo: Gage Skidmore)

News Roundup: Casinos and Questions

May 10, 2019
Climate change, the Mueller report, and three new lawsuits.
Donald Trump and Matt Schlapp in 2018 (Photo: Gage Skidmore)