Topic: Immigration

FOIA to DHS For Communications Between the of ICE Assistant Director Barbara Gonzalez and Specified Groups

December 16, 2019
FOIA to the Department of Homeland Security's Immigration and Customs Enforcement for communications between Assistant Director Barbara Gonzalez, who also directs the Office of Victims of Immigration Crime Engagement (VOICE), and key outside groups and individuals.

FOIA to DHS For Communications Between ICE Assistant Director Barbara Gonzalez and Key White House Officials

December 16, 2019
FOIA to the Department of Homeland Security's Immigration and Customs Enforcement for communications between Assistant Director Barbara Gonzalez, who also directs the Office of Victims of Immigration Crime Engagement (VOICE), and key individuals, including Stephen Miller.

FOIA to DHS For the Calendars of ICE Assistant Director Barbara Gonzalez

December 16, 2019
FOIA to the Department of Homeland Security's Immigration and Customs Enforcement for the calendars of Assistant Director Barbara Gonzalez, who also directs the Office of Victims of Immigration Crime Engagement (VOICE).

News Roundup: Stephen Miller’s Extremist Network

December 13, 2019
Emails obtained by American Oversight provide a glimpse of how a senior adviser at ICE has worked with Miller to promote harsh anti-immigration policies.

CBP Communications With Fox News and Breitbart About Border Wall Construction

December 11, 2019
Communications between the Customs and Border Protection press office and Fox News and Breitbart about the construction of a border wall. In September 2018, we obtained Department of Homeland Security communications with members of Congress and their staffs about building and funding the border wall, including members of Congress advocating for contracts for specific companies.

No Records Response from EOIR for Communications With Entities Seeking to Restrict Immigration

December 11, 2019
The Department of Justice's Executive Office for Immigration Review stated that it had no records reflecting communication between top political appointees and select, external groups or individuals seeking to restrict immigration.

No Records Response from DHS for Communications Regarding Proposals to Release Detainees in Sanctuary Cities

December 10, 2019
The Department of Homeland Security stated it had no records in response to our request for communications sent by select officials regarding proposals to release detainees in sanctuary cities.

News Roundup: Impeachment Report, Border Wall Contracts, and Pompeo’s Meeting with GOP Donors

December 6, 2019
Calling out the administration for failing "to produce a single document" to Congress, the Intelligence Committee's report cited the documents American Oversight obtained through FOIA litigation.

CBP Records Regarding #CatchOfTheDay Hashtag

December 3, 2019
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.

No Records Response from DOL Regarding Emails Between Agency Officials and Stephen Miller

December 2, 2019
The Department of Labor stated that it had no records responsive to American Oversight's request for email communications between high-ranking agency officials and White House Adviser Stephen Miller.