FOIA Number: DHS-17-0040

Early Trump Administration — and McAleenan — Communications About Immigration Policy

October 9, 2019
Only so much distance can be created between McAleenan and his direct involvement in some of the Trump administration’s harshest immigration policies.

DHS Immigration Memos and Records Concerning the Schedule for Border Wall Construction

August 29, 2018
Records from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) containing a heavily redacted schedule of border wall plans, meeting agendas for former DHS Secretary John Kelly, and communications between agency officials regarding a border report.

Watchdog Group Files Lawsuit on Trump Border Wall

June 16, 2017
Non-partisan ethics watchdog American Oversight today filed suit against the Trump administration to force the release of communications, documents, and plans related to the president’s proposed border wall.

Complaint: American Oversight v. DHS, DOI, OMB – Audit the Wall

June 16, 2017
Complaint filed by American Oversight seeking records from DHS, DOI, and OMB related to the construction of President Trump's proposed border wall along the U.S. Mexico border.

American Oversight Launches Investigation of President Trump’s Border Wall

March 24, 2017
With President Trump's proposed border wall estimated to cost American taxpayers tens of billions of dollars, American Oversight today announced the launch of Audit the Wall, a new initiative to investigate and track the costs and any malfeasance related to the project.

FOIA to DHS Seeking the Schedule for the Initiation and Construction of the Wall

March 21, 2017
FOIA to DHS seeking records concerning the schedule for the initiation and construction of the wall. This is part of our Audit the Wall investigation.