Topic: Immigration

CBP Records Related to the Migration Crisis Action Team

September 17, 2020
Customs and Border Protection records from early 2017 related to the agency's "Migration Crisis Action Team."

FOIA to DHS for Communications Between Stephen Miller and Trevor Whetstone

September 17, 2020
FOIA request to the Department of Homeland Security for communications between White House Senior Adviser Stephen Miller and Department of Homeland Security Senior Policy Adviser Trevor Whetstone.

FOIA to DHS for Communications of Regarding DACA Recipients

September 17, 2020
FOIA to the Department of Homeland Security for communications of agency employees regarding DACA recipients.

FOIA to USTR for Communications Between Stephen Miller and USTR Officials

September 16, 2020
FOIA request to the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative for communications between White House Senior Adviser Stephen Miller and agency officials.

Covid-19 Oversight News: Scientific Integrity Concerns and Anti-Immigration Opportunism

September 14, 2020
For the latest news on the pandemic, as well as updates on various oversight investigations, sign up for our weekly Covid-19 Oversight News email.

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: The Trump Administration’s History of Anti-Immigrant PR Efforts

September 10, 2020
The Border Patrol’s recent video showing a migrant attacking a man after escaping authorities is just the latest in the efforts by the administration to tie illegal immigration to crime.

FOIA to DHS Seeking Decision Memos Sent by Ken Cuccinelli

September 1, 2020
FOIA request to the Department Homeland Security seeking any decision memoranda or directives sent by Ken Cuccinelli, the "senior official performing the duties" of the director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

Investigations Update: Attorney General Barr’s Conduct, Airline Industry Influence, and Trump’s Suggestion to Postpone the Election

August 25, 2020
See the latest in our investigations into William Barr’s politicization of the Justice Department and industry’s influence over pandemic relief fund allocation.

FOIA to Education Seeking Records Regarding Emergency Student Aid Rule Excluding Undocumented Students

August 24, 2020
FOIA request to the Department of Education seeking sent external emails regarding a rule excluding undocumented students from receiving funds under the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF).