Entity: DOJ - National Security Division

In the Documents: The Trump Administration’s History of Anti-Immigrant PR Efforts

September 10, 2020
The Border Patrol’s recent video showing a migrant attacking a man after escaping authorities is just the latest in the efforts by the administration to tie illegal immigration to crime.

News Roundup: Sowing Confusion and Discord

September 3, 2020
The Trump administration is digging into its usual playbook of unsubstantiated claims and harmful messages.

Investigations Update: Operation Legend, Crossfire Hurricane, and the Rush for a Coronavirus Vaccine

September 1, 2020
See the latest in our investigations into the Trump administration’s politicized Operation Legend, the rush for school reopenings and a Covid-19 vaccine, and partisan FBI responses to congressional requests.

No Records Response from NSD Regarding Federal Employee Unions

August 12, 2020
The Department of Justice's National Security Division stated that it had no records responsive to American Oversight's request for records concerning restriction of federal employee unions following TrumpÕs memo authorizing the Secretary of Defense to exclude Department of Defense employees from union representation.

FOIA to Multiple Agencies Seeking Assessments of Outside Entities Exploiting Racial Justice Protests

August 4, 2020
FOIA request to the Department of Justice and the Department of Homeland Security seeking assessments of outside entities exploiting racial justice protests, in light of related claims made by the Trump administration.

News Roundup: Transparency and Oversight Are More Important Than Ever

March 27, 2020
During ordinary times, government transparency maintains a functioning democracy. But during the coronavirus outbreak, it can also save lives.

FOIA to Multiple Agencies Regarding Restricting of Federal Employee Unions

March 23, 2020
FOIA to multiple agencies regarding restriction of federal employee unions following Trump’s memo authorizing the Secretary of Defense to exclude Department of Defense employees from union representation.

No Records Response from DOJ Regarding Communications with Various Proponents of Restricted Immigration

March 5, 2020
The United States Department of Justice stated that it had no records of communications between National Security Division Assistant Attorney General John Demers and various proponents of restricted immigration, including the Federation for American Immigration Reform, the Immigration Reform Law Institute, and the Center for Immigration Studies.