Topic: Immigration

FOIA to DOJ Seeking EOIR Hiring Documents Concerning Immigration Judge O’Brien

July 16, 2021
FOIA request to the Executive Office for Immigration Review seeking the hiring documents of Immigration Judge Matthew O'Brien, who previously worked for the Federation for American Immigration Reform.

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.

FOIA to DHS Seeking ICE Records Regarding Use of LEIDS Database

July 7, 2021
FOIA request to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security for Immigration and Customs Enforcement documents related to soliciting the service of the Law Enforcement Investigative Database Subscription (LEIDS).

FOIA to ICE Seeking Records Regarding Use of Thomson Reuters CLEAR Database to Conduct Surveillance

July 7, 2021
FOIA request to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement regarding the use of the Thomson Reuters CLEAR database to surveil and target undocumented immigrants for deportation.

Georgia Governor’s Office Records Related to April 2021 Trip to U.S. – Mexico Border

July 1, 2021
Records from the Georgia Governor's Office in response to American Oversight's request for email communications and costs for Gov. Brian Kemp’s trip to the U.S.-Mexico border in late April 2021. These records include scheduling information concerning the trip.

Records Request to Arizona Attorney General’s Office Seeking Communications Concerning Border Wall Lawsuit

June 8, 2021
Records request to the Arizona attorney general's office seeking communications with select external individuals and entities concerning a border wall lawsuit.

News Roundup: Undermining Democracy, One ‘Audit’ at a Time

June 3, 2021
After visiting the sham audit of votes cast in Maricopa County, Ariz., this week, Pennsylvania Republican lawmakers have called for their state to conduct a similar partisan review.

Records Request to Georgia Governor’s Office for Records Related to April 2021 Trip to U.S.-Mexico Border

June 3, 2021
Records request to the Georgia Office of the Governor seeking email communications and costs for Gov. Brian Kemp's trip to the U.S.-Mexico border in late April 2021.

Records Request to Texas Attorney General Paxton for Records Related to April 2021 Trip to U.S.-Mexico Border

June 3, 2021
Records request to the Texas Attorney General's Office seeking email communications and costs for Attorney General Ken Paxton's trip to the U.S.-Mexico border in late April 2021.

Records Request to Wisconsin Rep. August for Records Related to April 2021 Trip to U.S.-Mexico Border

June 3, 2021
Records request to Wisconsin Rep. Tyler August seeking email communications and costs for his trip to the U.S.-Mexico border in late April 2021.