FOIA Number: DHS-20-0639

American Oversight Sues ICE, CBP for Records of Deaths in Custody

July 23, 2020
American Oversight filed a lawsuit against the Department of Homeland Security for the release of records that may shed light on the deaths of people in the custody of Trump administration immigration authorities.
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Complaint: American Oversight v. DHS, CBP, ICE – Deaths in DHS Custody

July 23, 2020
Lawsuit filed by American Oversight against the Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement for records concerning deaths of people in custody of immigration authorities, including compliance reviews, complaints, timelines and internal reports.

News Roundup: Transparency and Oversight Are More Important Than Ever

March 27, 2020
During ordinary times, government transparency maintains a functioning democracy. But during the coronavirus outbreak, it can also save lives.

Rejection from CBP Regarding Healthcare and Security Compliance Analyses for Detainee Death Reviews

March 25, 2020
Customs and Border Protection has rejected American Oversight's request for copies of the healthcare and security compliance analyses completed as part of the review process for individuals who have died in custody.

FOIA to CBP and DHS Seeking Security and Compliance Analysis Reviews

March 20, 2020
FOIA to Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) seeking copies of the Security and Compliance Analysis components of Detainee Death Review reports for individuals who have died in DHS custody.