FOIA Number: DHS-19-1398

DHS Records of Directives, Training Materials, and Statistics Regarding Credible Fear Interviews

June 6, 2021
Records from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security in response to American Oversight’s request for records regarding the Credible Fear Pilot Program, including directives and training materials. These records also include statistics on credible fear interviews conducted by federal law enforcement.

Complaint: American Oversight v. DHS and USCIS – Credible Fear Interviews

March 5, 2020
Lawsuit filed by American Oversight against the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) for records, including instructions, training materials, or statistics on interview determinations, regarding the transfer of responsibility for conducting credible fear interviews for asylum seekers from USCIS asylum officers to U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) enforcement agents.

News Roundup: Ukraine-Related Documents, Hurdles for Asylum-Seekers, and Chad Wolf’s Involvement in Family Separation

November 8, 2019
The latest on impeachment and on our investigations into the administration's immigration policies.

FOIA to DHS Seeking Final Guidance Regarding Credible Fear Interviews

November 8, 2019
FOIA to Department of Homeland Security asking for final decisions regarding border patrol agents conducting credible fear interviews.