FOIA Number: DHS-19-0135

American Oversight Sues for Records Related to ‘Remain in Mexico’ Policy

April 29, 2021
The Department of Homeland Security implausibly claimed it had no records responsive to American Oversight’s FOIA requests for records or communications related to the creation or implementation of the dangerous policy.

American Oversight v. DHS – ‘Remain in Mexico’ Policy Records and Communications

April 29, 2021
Lawsuit filed by American Oversight against the Department of Homeland Security seeking the release of records related to the Trump administration’s “Remain in Mexico’' policy (Migrant Protection Protocols, or MPP), including records concerning its implementation. The lawsuit also seeks documents regarding changes to asylum processing and related communications of senior agency officials.

No Records Response from DHS Regarding MPP

February 2, 2021
The Department of Homeland Security stated that it had no records responsive to American Oversight's request for relating to changes to asylum processing under the Migrant Protection Protocols, which would require migrants seeking asylum at the U.S.-Mexico border to wait in Mexico while their cases are pending.

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May 10, 2019
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FOIA to DHS Regarding Migrant Protection Protocols

January 31, 2019
FOIA to DHS seeking records relating to changes to asylum processing under the Migrant Protection Protocols, which would require migrants seeking asylum at the U.S.-Mexico border to wait in Mexico while their cases are pending.