FOIA Number: ED-18-0909

ED Records Regarding Secretary DeVos’ Personal Emails About Agency Business

October 18, 2019
Records from the Department of Education in response to American Oversight's request for communications with any non-governmental email address, as well as emails she forwarded to her government account and personal emails concerning agency business.

News Roundup: Remain in Mexico’s Harmful Effects and Trump’s Dangerous Impatience

August 30, 2019
Immigration officials frequently don't offer language assistance to asylum-seekers forced to return to Mexico, and Trump's rush for a border wall before 2020 raises concerns.

Complaint: American Oversight v. ED – DeVos Personal Email

August 28, 2019
Lawsuit filed by American Oversight against the Department of Education seeking emails concerning agency business sent by Secretary Betsy DeVos using a personal account. This complaint was initially filed on July 17, 2019, and amended on August 28, 2019, in light of an inspector general report that found that DeVos had used four separate personal email accounts for government work.

News Roundup: Investigating the Fallout from Spring’s DHS Shakeup

July 19, 2019
Acting DHS Secretary Kevin McAleenan testified before Congress this week, with lawmakers confronting him about the poor conditions at migrant detention centers.

American Oversight Sues for Betsy DeVos’ Emails Sent with Personal Account

July 17, 2019
American Oversight is suing the Education Department to force the education secretary to turn over work emails sent from her personal account,
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American Oversight Expands Its Investigation of Administration’s Improper Email Use

November 29, 2018
After last week’s Washington Post report that Ivanka Trump used a personal email account for official business on hundreds of occasions, American Oversight is continuing its investigation not just into the extent to which the president’s daughter and senior adviser violated records rules, but also into whether such risky actions extended to other officials within Trump’s cabinet.

FOIA to Education Seeking Secretary DeVos’ Personal Email Communications

November 29, 2018
FOIA to Education seeking communications with any non-governmental email address attributed to Secretary Betsy DeVos, as well as emails she forwarded to her government account.