Topic: Immigration

DHS Communications Regarding “Terrorists” Apprehended at the Southern U.S. Border

July 22, 2019
Communications from January, 2019 regarding a report on "suspected terrorists (KST) and special interest aliens (SIAs)" between White House officials, Congressional members or staff, and Department of Homeland Security. American Oversight sought these records to determine if the administration has been misleading the public in order to justify funding for a border wall.

News Roundup: Investigating the Fallout from Spring’s DHS Shakeup

July 19, 2019
Acting DHS Secretary Kevin McAleenan testified before Congress this week, with lawmakers confronting him about the poor conditions at migrant detention centers.

FOIA to DHS Seeking Mark Morgan’s Sent External Emails

July 19, 2019
FOIA to the Department of Homeland Security seeking all emails sent by Acting CBP Commissioner and former Acting ICE Director Mark Morgan.

FOIA to DHS Seeking Text Messages and Sent Emails from Brandon Judd

July 19, 2019
FOIA to the Department of Homeland Security seeking sent external emails and text messages from president of the National Border Patrol Council Brandon Judd.

FOIA to U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services for Ken Cuccinelli’s Communications with Stephen Miller and Individuals Outside the Government

July 18, 2019
FOIA to U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services for records shedding light on Acting Director Ken Cuccinelli’s outside influences and his interactions with White House advisor Stephen Miller.

FOIA to CBP for Photos, Video, and Audio of Texas Detention Facilities

July 18, 2019
FOIA to Customs and Border Protection for photographs, videos, and audio recordings of facilities holding migrants in McAllen and Clint, Texas.

FOIA to the Department of Homeland Security Seeking Records Relating to Stephen Miller

July 18, 2019
FOIA to the Department of Homeland Security seeking communications between officials relating to Stephen Miller.

FOIA to DHS for Photos from Inspections of CBP Facilities

July 18, 2019
FOIA to the Department of Homeland Security Office of Inspector General for photographs, videos and audio recordings taken during inspections of Customs and Border Protection facilities that hold children.

FOIA to DHS Seeking Any Database for Tracking Journalists and Advocates Compiled by CBP

July 17, 2019
FOIA to the Department of Homeland Security and the Office of Inspector General seeking any database or other tracking document used for monitoring, tracking, or investigation of journalists and advocates complied by the U.S. Customs and Border Patrol.

FOIA to CBP Seeking Officers Communications and Photos Surrounding Reported Detention and Monitoring of Journalists

July 16, 2019
FOIA to U.S. Customs and Border Protection seeking communications of officers that reportedly detained or monitored journalists at ports of entry or along the U.S. border with Mexico.