Topic: Immigration

FOIA to DHS Seeking Communications of Ken Cuccinelli and Chad Mizelle with Anti-Immigration Groups

January 28, 2020
FOIA request to the Department of Homeland Security seeking communications of Acting Deputy Secretary Ken Cuccinelli and Acting Chief of Staff Chad Mizelle to anti-immigrant groups, such as the Federation for American Immigration Reform.

ICE Emails Pertaining to Congressional Appropriations and Detaining Pregnant Women

January 15, 2020
Emails between officials at Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) related to a hunger strike at the Folkston Processing Center in Georgia and congressional inquires about detaining pregnant women.

NRR from CBP Regarding Materials Used to Train Border Patrol Agents to Conduct Credible Fear Interviews

January 15, 2020
U.S. Customs and Border Protection stated it had no records of materials used to train border patrol agents to conduct credible fear interviews. The agency also stated that the material, if it exists, would be under the purview of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

FOIA to ACF Regarding Information-Sharing Agreements Regarding Immigrants and Sponsors of Child Immigrants

January 9, 2020
FOIA request to the Department of Health and Human Services' Administration for Children and Families regarding memoranda of understanding or other agreements with federal, state, or local government agencies to share information about immigrants or sponsors of immigrant children.

FOIA to DHS Regarding Information-Sharing Agreements Regarding Immigrants and Sponsors of Child Immigrants

January 9, 2020
FOIA request to the Department of Homeland Security regarding memoranda of understanding or other agreements with federal, state, or local government agencies to share information about immigrants or sponsors of immigrant children.

In the Documents: Stephen Miller’s Emails with Top ICE Official

January 6, 2020
Records provide a glimpse of how White House Senior Adviser Stephen Miller has used his network of fellow immigration hardliners to advance his policy goals.
(Photo: Gage Skidmore)

NRR from USCIS Regarding Emails Between Various Officials and Select White House Staff

January 3, 2020
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services stated that it had no emails between various officials and select White House staff, including Stephen Miller.

Rejection From DHS Regarding Waiver Requirements Regarding Entry into the U.S.

December 31, 2019
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) rejected American Oversight's request for records about waivers from the requirements of Executive Order 13769, Executive Order 13780, or Proclamation 9645, which involve regulation of who is allowed entry into the county.

American Oversight’s 2019 in Review: Nine Important Stories We Uncovered

December 27, 2019
From Rudy Giuliani to Stephen Miller, and from threats to democracy in the states to corruption in Trump's cabinet, here's where the paper trail took us in 2019.

News Roundup: Beyond Impeachment — The Investigations Continue

December 20, 2019
There's plenty to investigate as we approach the end of 2019 — Ukraine-related and otherwise.