FOIA Number: DHS-21-0309

American Oversight ‘Will Get Those Documents’: ICE Must Redo Records Search and Release Requested Records Related to Deaths in Custody

September 19, 2023
“ICE loses on each challenged exemption,” the court ruled in American Oversight’s lawsuit for documents that could shed further light on conditions and procedures in immigration detention.

ICE Lifts Redactions on Records Related to Migrant Deaths in Custody

May 25, 2023
In American Oversight’s fight for records related to the deaths of people held in immigration detention, Immigration and Customs Enforcement has lifted redactions on nearly 80 pages of public documents.

American Oversight Sues DHS for Records on Deaths in Immigration Custody

November 16, 2021
The lawsuit against the Department of Homeland Security and Immigration and Customs Enforcement seeks the release of records that may shed light on the deaths of individuals held in the custody of immigration authorities.

American Oversight v. DHS — Records Concerning Deaths of Detainees in Federal Custody

November 16, 2021
American Oversight’s lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement seeking the release of records concerning deaths of detainees held in federal immigration custody, including mortality reviews and health care and security compliance analyses.

Investigations Update: Covid-19 in Immigration Detention, MPD’s Kettling of Protesters, and Covid-19 Liability Shields

March 16, 2021
See the latest in our investigations into the spread of Covid-19 in immigration detention centers, D.C. police response to last summer’s racial justice protests, and state and local officials’ involvement in the “Stop the Steal” rally.

FOIA to DHS Seeking Detainee Death Reviews

March 8, 2021
FOIA request to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and Immigration and Customs Enforcement seeking Detainee Death Reviews completed by ICE Office of Professional Responsibility