Topic: Immigration

Audit the Wall: No Plans, Funding or Timeline — And No Wall

December 12, 2018
American Oversight's investigation into the administration’s preparations for fulfilling Trump's promise to build a border wall reveal it to be nothing more than a rhetorical tool.

American Oversight Sues Administration for Records of Family-Separation Policy

December 5, 2018
On Tuesday, American Oversight filed multiple lawsuits regarding the development and implementation of the Trump administration’s policy of separating immigrant children from their parents.

CBP Records Regarding #CatchOfTheDay Hashtag

November 30, 2018
Customs and Border Protection records relating to social media strategy. American Oversight sought these documents after CBP used #CatchOfTheDay to publicize individuals taken into custody by the agency.

FOIA to ICE Seeking Guidance Related to the Migrant Caravan, Private Militias, and Treatment of Children

November 6, 2018
FOIA to ICE along with the National Security Action seeking guidance on the tracking of children after being separated from their parents, all guidance produced by DHS and provided to ICE officials regarding the handling of unaccompanied alien children, communications with private militias, and policy memorandum signed by DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen and provided to ICE regarding treatment of immigrants.

FOIA to DOJ for Birthright Citizenship Communications with Congress

October 31, 2018
FOIA request to the Office of the Attorney General and the Office of Legislative Affairs at the Department of Justice seeking communications with the House or Senate Judiciary Committees regarding birthright citizenship.

FOIA to DOJ for October 2018 Sessions White House Communications about Birthright Citizenship

October 31, 2018
FOIA request to the Department of Justice seeking any communications between Attorney General Sessions (or other attorneys in the Office of the Attorney General) and the White House, sent between October 15 and October 30, 2018, regarding the legality of an executive order or legislation ending birthright citizenship.

FOIA to DOJ for October 2018 DAG White House Communications about Birthright Citizenship

October 31, 2018
FOIA request to the Department of Justice seeking any communications between the Deputy Attorney General and the White House, sent between October 15 and October 30, 2018, regarding the legality of an executive order or legislation ending birthright citizenship.

FOIA to DOJ for October 2018 OLC White House Communications about Birthright Citizenship

October 31, 2018
FOIA request to the Office of Legal Counsel within the Department of Justice seeking any communications with the White House between October 15 and October 30, 2018 regarding the legality of an executive order or legislation ending birthright citizenship.

FOIA to DOJ for October 2018 Analysis of Birthright Citizenship EO

October 31, 2018
FOIA request to the Office of Legal Counsel within the Department of Justice seeking any records reflecting any legal analysis that an executive order ending birthright citizenship is legal.

FOIA to DOJ for October 2018 Analysis of Birthright Citizenship Legislation

October 31, 2018
FOIA request to the Office of Legal Counsel within the Department of Justice seeking any records reflecting any legal analysis that legislation ending birthright citizenship is legal.