FOIA Number: DHS-17-0435

NRR from DHS Regarding the Use of the Term “Catch of the Day”

January 29, 2020
The Department of Homeland Security stated that it had no records relating to American Oversight's request for records regarding the decision by Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to use the term "Catch of the Day" to describe the arrests of undocumented immigrants.

CBP Records Regarding #CatchOfTheDay Hashtag

December 3, 2019
Customs and Border Protection records relating to social media strategy. American Oversight sought these documents after CBP used #CatchOfTheDay to publicize individuals taken into custody by the agency.

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 Withheld Records Response Regarding the use of the term “Catch of the Day”

August 24, 2019
Response from the Department of Homeland Security stating that the department is withholding items responsive to American Oversight's request for records relating to the decision by Customs and Border Protection to use the term "Catch of the Day" to describe the arrests of undocumented immigrants.

Documents Reveal New Information About 2017 CBP Media Efforts

June 13, 2019
In 2017, Kevin McAleenan tried to make himself the “public representative" of the administration's border wall and counter-immigration policies, and CBP officials responded quickly to a FOIA request about dehumanizing language.

Complaint: American Oversight v. DHS – #CatchOfTheDay

June 6, 2018
American Oversight’s lawsuit against DHS to shed light on its use of a Twitter hashtag to publicize the arrest of undocumented immigrants.

New Lawsuit: Why Did CBP Use the Hashtag #CatchOfTheDay?

June 6, 2018
In October 2017, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) tweeted a photo of four undocumented men who were arrested by the agency and captioned it with the hashtag “#CatchOfTheDay,” a phrase typically used to describe freshly caught fish.

Complaint: American Oversight v. CBP – #CatchOftheDay

June 6, 2018
American Oversight's lawsuit against Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to shed light on its use of a Twitter hashtag to publicize the arrest of undocumented immigrants. American Oversight also filed a lawsuit against DHS asking for the same information.

FOIA to DHS Regarding Use of the Term “Catch of the Day”

October 24, 2017
FOIA request to the Department of Homeland Security for records relating to the decision by Customs and Border Protection to use the term “Catch of the Day” to describe the arrests of undocumented immigrants.