Oversight

America First Legal is committed to the robust oversight of the Executive Branch in a number of ways including through the use of the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). Using this page, you can view America First’s FOIA requests, agency responses, and responsive records by either scrolling through this page or using the filters in the top banner.

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AFL filed a FOIA request with the SBA to obtain documents related to how SBA has processed AFL's prior FOIA requests to ensure AFL was not being discriminated against on the basis of political ideology

Type

FOIA Request

Agency

SBA

Tracking

Issues

Oversight

AFL requested records relating to ICE reportedly awarding a government contract worth over $80 Million on a "no-bid" basis to a non-profit organization that had recently hired a member of the Biden Transition Team, as well as conflict of interest documents and communications related to how that contract was awarded.

Type

FOIA Request

Agency

ICE

Tracking

Issues

Oversight

AFL requested records relating to the State Department's invitation to the United Nations Special Rapporteur on Contemporary Forms of Racism to investigate “systemic racism” in law enforcement in the United States.

Type

FOIA Request

Agency

State

Tracking

Issues

Critical Race Theory

Tuesday, July 27, 2021

DHS Catch and Release - CBP

AFL Requested records relating to the Biden Administration's disastrous plan to turn the Border Patrol into a welcoming agency for illegal aliens. Because the Administration will not be truthful about the number of aliens it is releasing into the country without so much as a court date, AFL filed a FOIA to get to the bottom of it.

Type

FOIA Request

Agency

CBP

Tracking

Issues

Immigration

Tuesday, July 27, 2021

DHS Catch and Release - DHS

AFL Requested records relating to the Biden Administration's disastrous plan to turn the Border Patrol into a welcoming agency for illegal aliens. Because the Administration will not be truthful about the number of aliens it is releasing into the country without so much as a court date, AFL filed a FOIA to get to the bottom of it.

Type

FOIA Request

Agency

DHS

Tracking

Issues

Immigration

Tuesday, July 27, 2021

DHS Catch and Release - ICE

AFL Requested records relating to the Biden Administration's disastrous plan to turn the Border Patrol into a welcoming agency for illegal aliens. Because the Administration will not be truthful about the number of aliens it is releasing into the country without so much as a court date, AFL filed a FOIA to get to the bottom of it.

Type

FOIA Request

Agency

ICE

Tracking

Issues

Immigration

AFL requested records related to the Biden Administration's June 2021 "National Strategy for countering Domestic Terrorism" which set forth their vision for a partnership with Big Tech that could be used to conduct surveillance and censor people with whom they disagree.

Type

FOIA Request

Agency

DHS

Tracking

Issues

First Amendment, Oversight

AFL requested records related to the Biden Administration's June 2021 "National Strategy for countering Domestic Terrorism" which set forth their vision for a partnership with Big Tech that could be used to conduct surveillance and censor people with whom they disagree.

Type

FOIA Request

Agency

DHS

Tracking

Issues

First Amendment, Oversight