FOIA Number: DHS-ICE-20-1129

New Documents Reveal More Details About Conditions in ICE Facilities During the Pandemic

July 13, 2021
As the pandemic surged in spring 2020, immigrants held in custody in Buffalo and Miami reported serious mental health and medical issues, as well as a lack of access to crucial supplies, such as soap and face masks.

DHS Records of ICE Documentation of Filed Grievances from March to May 2020

September 14, 2020
Records from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security in response to American Oversight's request for Immigration and Customs Enforcement records of grievances from immigration processing and detention centers.

News Roundup: The Administration’s Failure to Confront Two National Crises

June 19, 2020
The Trump administration's responses to the deadly coronavirus pandemic and to nationwide protests against systemic racism in law enforcement have been both harmful and insufficient.

American Oversight Sues ICE for Records of Detention Center Complaints

June 18, 2020
As cases surge in immigration detention facilities, American Oversight is suing Immigration and Customs Enforcement for records related to grievances filed at various centers since March.

Complaint: American Oversight v. DHS and ICE – Filed Detention Facility Grievances Since March 2020

June 18, 2020
Lawsuit filed by American Oversight against the Department of Homeland Security and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) for records concerning filed grievances at six detention center facilities since March 2020, including grievance logs and documents reflecting grievance-related final adjudications or written responses made by ICE personnel or ICE contractors.

News Roundup: Who Will Watch the Inspectors General?

May 8, 2020
Every week seems to bring a new example of President Donald Trump’s disdain — or fear — of independent oversight.

FOIA to ICE for Documented Grievances Filed from March 2020

May 1, 2020
FOIA request to Immigration and Customs Enforcement seeking grievances from immigration processing and detention centers.