Topic: Immigration

FOIA to ICE Seeking Communications with US Attorney’s Office Regarding Federal Prosecution of State Court Judge

November 18, 2019
FOIA to Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) seeking communications between senior agency officials and the U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Massachusetts concerning federal prosecution of a Massachusetts state court judge for allegedly allowing a criminal defendant out the rear door of her courtroom to evade ICE detention.

FOIA to EOUSA Seeking Communications with ICE Regarding Federal Prosecution of State Court Judge

November 18, 2019
FOIA to the Executive Office for United States Attorneys seeking communications between senior Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials and the U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Massachusetts concerning federal prosecution of a Massachusetts state court judge for allegedly allowing a criminal defendant out the rear door of her courtroom to evade Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detention.

News Roundup: Impeachment Inquiry Goes Public

November 15, 2019
The latest on the impeachment inquiry, plus more on our investigations into Pompeo's political ambitions and threats to voting rights at the state level.

FOIA to FEMA Seeking Records Regarding Funding Reprogramming to ICE

November 15, 2019
FOIA request to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) seeking records relating to the reprogramming of millions of dollars meant for FEMA to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement ahead of hurricane season.

American Oversight Sues DHS for Cuccinelli Records

November 13, 2019
American Oversight filed a lawsuit against DHS for failing to release documents that may shed light on the recent work of Ken Cuccinelli, who is expected to be named acting DHS deputy secretary.

Complaint: American Oversight v. USCIS — Cuccinelli’s Leadership at USCIS

November 13, 2019
Lawsuit filed by American Oversight against U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) for records related to Ken Cuccinelli’s leadership and performance as acting director. American Oversight is asking for records of leadership changes at the agency as well as Cuccinelli’s ethics documents, approved directives, and communications — including communications with White House Senior Adviser Stephen Miller.

FOIA Request to CMS Seeking Emails Regarding the Presidential Proclamation on Immigrants and Health Care

November 13, 2019
FOIA request to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) seeking any email communications between CMS officials and state officials and representatives regarding the October 4, 2019 presidential proclamation on immigrants and health care.

FOIA Request to CMS Seeking Emails with Health Care Industry Representatives Regarding the Presidential Proclamation on Immigrants and Health Care

November 13, 2019
FOIA request to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) seeking any email communications between CMS officials and certain industry representatives regarding the October 4, 2019 presidential proclamation on immigrants and health care.

No Records Response from ICE for Media Stored on El Paso Processing Center Employee Phones

November 13, 2019
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement stated it had no records in response to our request for photographs, videos, or audio recordings captured between February 26, 2019 and March 12, 2019 and stored on El Paso Processing Center employee phones

News Roundup: Ukraine-Related Documents, Hurdles for Asylum-Seekers, and Chad Wolf’s Involvement in Family Separation

November 8, 2019
The latest on impeachment and on our investigations into the administration's immigration policies.