FOIA Number: COMM-CB-20-2818

Documents Show Far-Right Influence at Trump Commerce Department

March 30, 2021
In one email to former Secretary Ross, the head of an anti-immigration group lamented “the shift of political power” brought by immigration; other emails indicate outside efforts to place appointees at the department.

Investigations Update: ‘Burrowing In,’ Medicaid Block Grants, and Pennsylvania County Election Certifications

December 1, 2020
See the latest in our investigations into troubling appointments, Oklahoma’s withdrawn block grant waiver application, and the administration’s attempt to exclude undocumented immigrants from the census apportionment.

FOIA to Census Bureau Seeking Communications Around Counting Immigrants in the Census

November 19, 2020
FOIA to the Census Bureau for communications containing certain key terms regarding President Trump’s memorandum preventing the Census Bureau from including undocumented immigrants in its count for the purposes of reapportionment.