FOIA Number: DHS-19-0021

News Roundup: DeVos, Mnuchin, Barr Testify in Congress

April 12, 2019
This week was packed with high-profile hearings on Capitol Hill, with some contentious results.

No Records Response from DHS Regarding Talking Points on the Number of Terrorists Apprehended at the Southern Border

March 14, 2019
Department of Homeland Security stated that it had no records of talking points on the number of known and suspected terrorists and special interest aliens apprehended at the southern border of the United States. American Oversight asked for records to shed light on the extent to which administration officials have made inaccurate or misleading statements to the public as a part of the administration’s efforts to secure funding for a border wall. (DHS-19-0021)

News Roundup: The Administration’s Misleading Claims About Terrorists at the Southern Border

January 11, 2019
American Oversight is investigating the administration's use of inflated crime statistics and false claims to bolster Trump's demand for a border wall.

FOIA to DHS Seeking Talking Points Regarding “Terrorists” Apprehended at the Border

January 10, 2019
FOIA to DHS seeking talking points regarding "terrorists" apprehended at the border to determine if the administration has been misleading the public in order to justify funding for a border wall.