FOIA Number: DHS-19-0622

News Roundup: Setbacks for Freedom of Information

June 28, 2019
Supreme Court decisions, limits on FOIA, and Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner's D.C. landlord.
(Photo: Paul A. Fagan)

The Department of Homeland Security Doesn’t Know Where Trump Got Those Immigration Numbers, Either

June 27, 2019
DHS has confirmed that it has no records to back up extraordinary claims Trump made earlier this year about the cost and scope of illegal immigration.
Trump with former CBP Commissioner Kevin McAleenan, who is now acting secretary of homeland security, in 2018

No Records Response from DHS Regarding Specific Numbers about Undocumented Immigration that President Trump Used

June 18, 2019
Department of Homeland Security stated that it had no records to back up claims President Trump made about undocumented immigration on January 27, 2019. American Oversight sought these records to determine whether the figures the president used were accurate.

News Roundup: Congressional Hearing Shows and No-Shows

May 24, 2019
Ben Carson, Diane Auer Jones, and Don McGahn's empty chair
(Photo: Gage Skidmore)

FOIA to DHS Seeking Confirmation of President Trump’s Claimed Immigration Costs

May 20, 2019
FOIA to DHS seeking information substantiating President Trump's claims regarding the costs of illegal immigration.