FOIA Number: DHS-17-0045

DHS Communications About the Cost of and Appropriations for a Border Wall

August 29, 2018
We asked DHS for communications about the cost of building a border wall and appropriations for the project. This heavily redacted document contains minutes from a March 2017 meeting of a DHS environment and sustainability committee, where a Coast Guard official floats the idea of using old ships for the wall.

CBP Records Regarding Funding for a Border Wall

June 28, 2018
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) records of communications related to funding for President Trump's proposed wall along the U.S. Mexico border.

No Records Response from DHS Regarding Eminent Domain

August 18, 2017
No records response from DHS to American Oversight's FOIA request relating to the cost of the proposed border wall.

Watchdog Group Files Lawsuit for Trump Border Wall Records

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 Request to DHS Seeking Costs of and Funds Allocated for the Border Wall

March 21, 2017
FOIA request to DHS seeking costs of and funds allocated for the border wall. This is part of our Audit the Wall investigation.