FOIA Number: DOJ-18-0475

DOJ Records of Emails Between Stephen Miller and Gene Hamilton, Jeff Sessions

August 4, 2022
Records released by the U.S. Department of Justice in response to a FOIA lawsuit brought by American Oversight. The records contain emails between White House Senior Adviser Stephen Miller and senior DOJ official Gene Hamilton, as well as between Miller and the office of then-Attorney General Jeff Sessions.

Emails Reveal DOJ Official’s Close Working Relationship with Stephen Miller at Height of Family Separations

January 29, 2021
In January, the Justice Department inspector general released a damning report on the Trump administration’s family separation policy and the involvement of top agency officials.

Documents Show Further Details of Stephen Miller’s Efforts to Push Anti-Immigrant Policies

December 24, 2020
American Oversight obtained another set of communications that reveal more about Stephen Miller’s work with the Justice Department promoting anti-immigrant policies, including family separation.

New Documents Provide Further Details of Stephen Miller’s Influence on Immigration Policy

November 30, 2020
As the Trump administration enters its final months, American Oversight is committed to holding officials like Stephen Miller accountable for the policies they pushed.

How Members of Anti-Immigrant Extremist Groups Have Worked Closely with — and Joined — the Trump Administration

November 18, 2020
From arranging meetings to collaborating on policy, anti-immigrant groups appear frequently in records obtained by American Oversight, revealing their influence in an administration that has instituted the most restrictive anti-immigration measures in decades.

News Roundup: What Trump Knew, and What We Know

September 10, 2020
We’ve known for months that President Donald Trump has been downplaying the severity of the coronavirus. In the spring, we knew that Covid-19 wasn’t just like the seasonal flu, despite Trump’s reassurances that it was. And we’ve known that the pandemic won’t just “disappear,” no matter how many times the president insists it will.

In the Documents: Stephen Miller Emails with Justice Department Official About Anti-Immigration Measures

July 23, 2020
American Oversight has obtained records revealing Miller and a top Justice Department official discussing controversial policies and working together to push anti-immigrant messaging in 2018. 

Investigating Stephen Miller’s Communications with Government Agencies

March 20, 2019
American Oversight today filed a lawsuit to shed light on White House Senior Adviser Stephen Miller’s influence across the federal government.
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Complaint: American Oversight v. DHS, DOJ, HHS, and State – Stephen Miller Communications

March 20, 2019
American Oversight sued DHS, DOJ, HHS, and State for senior adviser Stephen Miller’s communications to shed light on his influence across the federal government.

FOIA to DOJ Regarding Stephen Miller’s Influence on Immigration Policy

August 29, 2018
FOIA to DOJ seeking communications with or about Stephen Miller to shed light on his influence on immigration policy throughout executive branch agencies.