Sanctuary Fines Freedom of Information Request

At a Glance

Date Filed: 

September 11, 2019

Current Status 

FOIA request sent to ICE, Department of the Treasury and DOJ on September 11, 2019.

Client(s) 

Grassroots Leadership, Free Migration Project, Austin Sanctuary Network

Case Description 

The purpose of this request is to obtain information for the public about federal agencies' policies of imposing fines and monetary penalties on individuals, including immigrants taking sanctuary. As organizations that engage in advocacy and public education on behalf of immigrant communities, Grassroots Leadership, Free Migration Project, Austin Sanctuary Network, and the Center for Constitutional Rights have an interest in understanding the implementation and impact of these policies, how they were developed, and what goals the agencies have in enforcing them.

Case Timeline

September 11, 2019
Groups send FOIA request to agencies
September 11, 2019
Groups send FOIA request to agencies