Cases

March 24, 2021 Letter to Jack Dorsey and Mark Zuckerberg Regarding “Vaccine Disinformation"

Agency: Office of the New York State Attorney General Case #: G000554-081523
First Amendment
America First Legal Launches Nationwide Investigation into State Attorneys General Collusion with Pro-Censorship Foreign Organization the Center for Countering Digital Hate to Censor the American People

Rules and Procedures Governing Presidential Records

Agency: NARA Case #: NGC23-269
DOJ Politicization
General Government Oversight

Biden White House “Special Access Request” for Trump Mar-a-Lago Records

Agency: NARA Case #: NGC23-323
DOJ Politicization
General Government Oversight
AFL filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request with the National Archives and Records Administration’s (NARA) Office of the Inspector General to obtain records related to the Biden White House’s “Special Access Request” for President Trump’s records located at Mar-a-Lago. https://aflegal.org/america-first-legals-investigation-reveals-the-biden-white-house-was-involved-with-the-mar-a-lago-raid-and-that-nara-misled-congress-afl-launches-additional-investigation/

Clinton Archives' Records on Alejandro Mayorkas

Agency: NARA Case #: 2023-0128-F
General Government Oversight
Immigration
Political Appointees
AFL filed a FOIA seeking records on Alejandro Mayorkas relating to his nomination for United States Attorney for the Central District of California.

Communications Relating to Presidential Records Located at Mar-a-Lago

Agency: NARA Case #: NGC22-727
DOJ Politicization
General Government Oversight
AFL filed a FOIA seeking records from the National Archives relating to communications relating to the Presidential Records located at Mar-A-Lago. This request was formerly assigned tracking code: NARA-NGC-2022-001529. https://aflegal.org/afl-initiates-investigations-into-biden-doj-national-archives-and-records-administration-over-politically-motivated-and-weaponized-raid-of-president-trumps-home-2/

State Department Interagency Censorship

Agency: State Department Case #: F-2023-05374
First Amendment
AFL filed a FOIA with the State Department to obtain records on how the State Department has worked with the rest of the U.S. Government to “combat” so-called “misinformation” and “disinformation” domestically.

DHS Parole Authority Memo

Agency: DHS Case #: 2023-HQFO-00820
Immigration
AFL filed a FOIA request with DHS seeking the Parole Authority Memo the Biden Administration is using as justification for the free release of illegal aliens into the United States.

FDA Meme FOIA

Agency: FDA Case #: 2022-8184
First Amendment
General Government Oversight
AFL sent the Food and Drug Administration a FOIA for all records on the COVID memes it has been posting to Twitter

ICE Communications with NGOs

Agency: ICE Case #: 2022-ICFO-22582
Foreign Affairs & National Security
Immigration
AFL filed a FOIA request for ICE’s communications with non-government organizations related to illegal aliens being transported around the country after illegally entering the country through the southwest border.

IRS-Escobar Communications Regarding AFL

Agency: IRS Case #: 2023-01427
First Amendment
General Government Oversight
Following Representative Escobar’s announcement that she filed a complaint with the IRS against AFL, AFL filed a FOIA for all those communications.

POLITICAL LEADERSHIP - HOMELAND SECURITY

Agency: DHS Case #: 2021-HQFO-01216
Political Appointees
AFL requested documents regarding political appointees, their qualifications for the positions they hold, their ethics pledges, and any conflict of interest waivers they have received.

Biden NARA VP Foreign Business Dealings

Agency: NARA Case #: NARA-2022-0121-F
Biden Family Corruption
Foreign Affairs & National Security
General Government Oversight
AFL FOIA to the National Archives for Biden Vice Presidential era documents related to the Biden Family Foreign Business Dealings.

DOJ Judicial Nominations Process Change

Agency: DOJ Case #: EMRUFOIA072021
General Government Oversight
AFL requested documents related to change in vetting process for judicial nominees

State Department GEC MDM

Agency: State Department Case #: F-2022-06835
Biden Family Corruption
First Amendment
Foreign Affairs & National Security
General Government Oversight
AFL FOIA for records from the State Department’s Global Engagement Center’s censorship activities, communications with the Poynter Institute and International Fact-Checking Network organizations, including on topics relating to “Hunter Biden Disinformation” in the 2020 Election.

CISA MDM Team

Agency: CISA Case #: 2022-NPFO-00105
Biden Family Corruption
First Amendment
Foreign Affairs & National Security
General Government Oversight
AFL FOIA Request to the Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) for records related to CISA’s Mis-, Dis-, and Malinformation (MDM) Team, and specifically records related to the suppression of Hunter Biden news stories ahead of the 2020 Election.

HHS Abortion Task Force

Agency: HHS Case #: 2022-00603-FOIA-OS
General Government Oversight
AFL sent a FOIA request to HHS seeking records that show the Biden Administration’s radical push to expand abortion access through HHS’s recently formed “Task Force on Reproductive Healthcare Access.”

Biden Administration Efforts to Undermine Israel and Advance BDS

Agency: State Case #: F-2022-06035
Foreign Affairs & National Security
AFL sent a FOIA to the State Department seeking records related to efforts to fund BDS activities and undermine Israel.

State Department Efforts to Materially Support Palestinian Terrorism

Agency: State Case #: F-2022-06040
Foreign Affairs & National Security
AFL sent a FOIA to the State Department for records from Hady Amr and George Noll related to support for Palestinian terrorism.

DOJ Records on Justice Clarence and Virginia Thomas

Agency: DOJ Case #: FOIA-2022-00899
DOJ Politicization
AFL sent a FOIA request to DOJ seeking records regarding the Biden Administration’s coordinated smear campaign against U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas and his wife, Virginia Thomas.

DHS Processing of AFL FOIA Requests

Agency: DHS Case #: DHS Processing of AFL FOIA Requests
General Government Oversight
AFL filed a request with DHS for documents related to DHS’s processing of AFL’s previous FOIA requests.

Political Leadership at the Department of Justice - Part 2

Agency: DOJ Case #: 127724
Political Appointees
AFL refiled its request for documents on political leadership at DOJ after the Department closed its original request.

DOJ Sentencing Memo for BLM Rioter Part 2

Agency: DOJ Case #: FOIA-2022-00775
DOJ Politicization
AFL re-filed its request for documents related to the DOJ sentencing memo for a BLM rioter due to the Department’s inappropriate closure of AFL’s original request.

DOJ Politicization of OLC and BOP Home Confinement Reversal

Agency: DOJ Case #: FOIA-2022-00708
DOJ Politicization
AFL requested documents related to the Office of Legal Counsel reversing itself on a legal question to allow convicted criminals (released to home confinement due to COVID) to never return to prison, after a political pressure campaign and meeting with Susan Rice.

DOJ Sentencing Memo for BLM Rioter

Agency: DOJ Case #: EOUSA-2022-000993
DOJ Politicization
AFL requested documents related to a DOJ sentencing memo that recommended a very lenient sentence for a BLM rioter in Minneapolis who was convicted of arson and homicide.

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