Jurisdiction: Federal

FOIA to Education Seeking Communications with Stephen Miller

September 10, 2019
FOIA to the Department of Education seeking email communications between senior political appointees and Stephen Miller. American Oversight seeks these records to shed light on the Department of Education's role in federal immigration policy, including whether and to what extent the White House officials and outside entities are influencing Education on immigration-related issues.

FOIA to Education Seeking Communications with Student Loan Servicer’s Lobbyists

September 9, 2019
FOIA to the Department of Education seeking email communications between Education officials and lobbyists for student loan servicer Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Authority (PHEAA). PHEAA has reportedly failed to effectively implement the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program.

FOIA to Education for Kathleen Smith’s Ethics Records

September 9, 2019
FOIA to the Department of Education for former Student Aid official, and current lobbyist, Kathleen Smith’s SF-50s and ethics records demonstrating her departure date and ethics pledge.

FOIA to CFPB for the Communications of the Private Education Loan Ombudsman with His Former Employer

September 9, 2019
FOIA to Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) for the email communications of CFPB Private Education Loan Ombudsman Robert Cameron with his former employer, Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Authority, which is responsible for overseeing the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program (PSLF).

FOIA to CFPB for the Calendars of Private Education Loan Ombudsman Robert Cameron

September 9, 2019
FOIA to Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) for the calendars of CFPB Private Education Loan Ombudsman Robert Cameron, who was previously employed by a student loan servicer with a poor record of serving student borrowers.

FOIA to CFPB for Ethics Records Related to Private Education Loan Ombudsman Robert Cameron

September 9, 2019
FOIA to Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) for ethics records related to CFPB Private Education Loan Ombudsman Robert Cameron, who was previously employed by a student loan servicer with a poor record of serving student borrowers.

FOIA to State seeking communications between Ambassador Friedman and Selected White House Advisers Regarding Reps. Omar and Tlaib’s Visit to Israel

September 9, 2019
A FOIA to the Department of State seeking all communications between U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman and White House advisers, including Jason Greenblatt, Jared Kushner, and Ivanka Trump, regarding Representatives Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib’s cancelled trip to Israel.

FOIA to State seeking sent emails from Ambassador Friedman Regarding Potential Visits by Reps. Omar and Tlaib to Israel

September 9, 2019
FOIA to the Department of State seeking sent emails from U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman regarding Representatives Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib’s potential trips to Israel.

Photos from Inside Detention Centers for Migrant Children

September 8, 2019
American Oversight has obtained hundreds of photos that shed more light on the conditions inside detention centers for unaccompanied migrant children.
The exterior gate of the BCFS facility in San Antonio, Texas

No Records Response from GSA Regarding Communications with the White House Concerning Congressional Oversight

September 6, 2019
The General Services Administration stated that it had no records of communications between the agency and the White House regarding congressional oversight in light of the administration's unprecedented efforts to resist oversight.