FOIA Number: DHS-17-0121

DHS Wall Budget Discussions and Congressional Budget Justification

June 6, 2018
Heavily redacted records from DHS containing wall budget discussions and related communications. American Oversight received an additional production in June 2018 of a DHS memo submitted to Congress justifying the department's budget request in 2017. The memo includes a request for funding for soft-sided detention facilities to detain immigrants.

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.

FOIA Request to DHS Guidance regarding the use of FY2017 funds for Border Wall

May 3, 2017
Guidance regarding the use of FY2017 funds for construction of a border wall; communications with Congress about funding for the wall.