Topic: National Security

Final Response Regarding Secure Fence Act of 2006

December 19, 2017
Final response from DHS-CBP in response to our FOIA request for communications regarding the Secure Fence Act of 2006. CBP provided a 2006 memo summarizing the legislation for the Commissioner

Trump Transition GSA Emails and Memorandum of Understanding

December 17, 2017
American Oversight obtained emails between the Trump transition team and the General Services Administration - including a request by Michael Flynn for a encrypted cell phone just days before Flynn and Jared Kushner spoke with Russian officials about arranging secure communications. American Oversight's lawsuit also obtained the memorandum of understanding signed between the GSA and the transition.

Records From OMB Regarding Wall Budget

December 14, 2017
Documents from OMB in response to two of our FOIA requests regarding the wall budget discussions.

American Oversight v State Department – Mexico Wall Payments

December 8, 2017
The answer filed by the government in response to American Oversight's lawsuit seeking any records of attempts by the State Department to force Mexico to pay for President Trump's proposed border wall.

NRR From DOJ Regarding Eminent Domain and the Wall

November 29, 2017
No records response from DOJ's District of New Mexico USAO in response to our FOIA request for records related to eminent domain and the wall (DOJ-17-0056).

American Oversight Sues State Department for Records Showing Efforts to Compel Mexico to Pay for Border Wall

October 31, 2017
American Oversight sued the State Department in order to obtain records related to communications and negotiations with the Mexican government regarding President Trump's ongoing claims that Mexico will pay for the proposed border wall.

Complaint: American Oversight v. State Department – Mexico Wall Payments

October 31, 2017
Lawsuit filed by American Oversight against the State Department seeking records of any attempts by the U.S. government to make Mexico pay for President Trump’s proposed border wall.