Topic: Immigration

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).

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

August 24, 2020
FOIA request to the Department of Education seeking email communications with White House Senior Adviser Stephen Miller regarding a rule excluding undocumented students from receiving funds under the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF).

News Roundup: The Grift Economy

August 21, 2020
Steve Bannon and associates were arrested this week for their alleged involvement in a scheme that perfectly exemplifies the self-dealing that permeates the Trump administration.

The Latest in American Oversight’s Covid-19 Investigations

August 20, 2020
The suspension of asylum, Mardi Gras in New Orleans, and early guidance on the coronavirus — read the latest on what we've uncovered.

ICE Emails Pertaining to Congressional Appropriations, Detention Standards, and Pregnant and Transgender Detainees

August 20, 2020
Emails from officials at Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) related to treatment of detainees as well as deaths in custody.

FOIA to USCIS Seeking Analyses Underlying Work Visa Suspension

August 20, 2020
FOIA request to U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services seeking records of analyses regarding the suspension of certain work visas.

FOIA to DOL Seeking Directives Regarding Family Separation Occurring as a Result of Work Visa Suspensions

August 20, 2020
FOIA request to the Department of Labor seeking directives regarding family separation occurring as a result of work visa suspensions.

FOIA to CDC Seeking Analyses Regarding the Impact of Visa Suspension on Health Care

August 20, 2020
FOIA request to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention seeking records of analyses regarding the impact of visa suspensions on health care.

FOIA to DOL Seeking Analyses Underlying Work Visa Suspension

August 20, 2020
FOIA request to the Department of Labor seeking records of analyses regarding the suspension of certain work visas.