FOIA Number: DHS-CBP-18-0692

CBP Records Related to the Migration Crisis Action Team

August 19, 2022
Customs and Border Protection records from early 2017 related to the agency's "Migration Crisis Action Team."

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.”

CBP Records Released in Response to Request for Migration Crisis Action Team Communications

July 19, 2021
Records released by the Department of Homeland Security Customs and Border Protection in response to American OversightÕs request and litigation for communications that contain the term ÒMCATÓ or ÒMigration Crisis Action TeamÓ from January 20, 2017, through April 30, 2017.

News Roundup: Restricting the Vote

October 15, 2020
As the election draws nearer, political observers are increasingly turning attention to poll results in states across the country. But of course, poll numbers don’t mean much if ballots aren’t counted — or if people can’t vote in the first place.

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 Migration Crisis Action Team Communications

October 18, 2018
FOIA to CBP seeking communications that contain the term "MCAT" or "Migration Crisis Action Team" from January 20, 2017, through April 30, 2017, in the following offices: Office of the Commissioner, Office of Congressional Affairs, Office of the Executive Assistant Commissioner for Field Operations, and Office of the Chief of U.S. Border Patrol.