FOIA Number: DHS-CBP-18-0691

CBP Data and Communications on Apprehensions and Custody from January to March 2017

July 19, 2021
Records from U.S. Customs and Border Protection of data and communications regarding apprehensions, custody, and processing from January to March 2017. These records were received in response to American Oversight's request for agency records from early 2017 related to the “Migration Crisis Action Team” or “MCAT.”

American Oversight Sues Administration for Records of Family-Separation Policy

December 5, 2018
On Tuesday, American Oversight filed multiple lawsuits regarding the development and implementation of the Trump administration’s policy of separating immigrant children from their parents.

Complaint: American Oversight v. DHS – Family Separation Policy Communications

December 4, 2018
American Oversight's lawsuit against DHS, CBP, ICE, and USCIS seeking records related to the Trump administration's family separation policy and communications with anti-immigrant groups.

FOIA to CBP Seeking Records Related to the Migration Crisis Action Team

October 18, 2018
FOIA to CBP seeking records related to identify Migration Crisis Action Team members, including their name, title, pay grade, and whether they are career or political employees. If members are outside of CBP, at minimum, we request those persons' names and agency affiliations, as well as agency component affiliations if known. To the extent private contractors outside of CBP are members of MCAT, we request those persons' or companies' names and affiliations.