Topic: Immigration

HHS Photographs of Facilities Housing Unaccompanied Minors 

June 14, 2019
The Department of Health and Human Services has released hundreds of photos of facilities that house unaccompanied migrant children in response to Freedom of Information Act requests filed by American Oversight. 

Documents Reveal New Information About 2017 CBP Media Efforts

June 13, 2019
In 2017, Kevin McAleenan tried to make himself the “public representative" of the administration's border wall and counter-immigration policies, and CBP officials responded quickly to a FOIA request about dehumanizing language.

FOIA to HUD Seeking Communications Concerning Proposed “Verification of Eligible Status” Rule

June 7, 2019
FOIA to HUD seeking communications concerning HUD's proposed rule to exclude undocumented immigrants from residing in federally-subsidized housing and the rule's potential impact on legal resident and citizen children.

No Records Response from Army Regarding Talking Points About Engagement of Troops for Trump

June 6, 2019
The Army stated that it had no records of talking points prepared or coordinated by the Department of Defense for President Trump related to rules of engagement of troops. American Oversight's FOIA request referenced a series of comments made by President Trump during October and November 2018.

FOIA to SSA Seeking Communications with Stephen Miller Regarding Removing Lack of English Proficiency as a Factor in Determining Disability Benefits

June 4, 2019
FOIA to the Social Security Administration determining whether White House Adviser Stephen Miller was involved in the agency's proposal to remove lack of English proficiency as one of the factors in determining eligibility for disability benefits.

News Roundup: Congressional Hearing Shows and No-Shows

May 24, 2019
Ben Carson, Diane Auer Jones, and Don McGahn's empty chair
(Photo: Gage Skidmore)

CBP Records Regarding Companies that have Submitted Prototype Border Wall Proposals

May 23, 2019
Customs and Border Protection records of companies that submitted prototype wall proposals for the U.S./Mexico border, including Nucor Corporation, Kiewit, and American Civil Constructors.

FOIA to ACF Seeking Records Related to Reports of Sexual Abuse at the Office of Refugee Resettlement

May 20, 2019
FOIA to ACF seeking records relating to any reports of sexual abuse against unaccompanied minors in the custody of the Office of Refugee Resettlement.

FOIA to ACF Seeking Records Regarding the Office of Refugee Resettlement Hotline Call Center

May 20, 2019
FOIA to ACF seeking records relating to calls to the Office of Refugee Resettlement hotline.

USCIS Records of Communications Regarding Family Separation

May 9, 2019
Communications of Senior Officials at U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services regarding family separation and immigration.