Letter to Office of Inspector General, US Dept of Justice from FOIA Plaintiffs

On August 17, 2011, plaintiffs in the suit NDLON v. ICE sent the following letter to OIG office of the DOJ.

“Dear Acting Inspector General Schnedar:

We write on behalf of the National DAy Laborer Organizing Network (NDLON), the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) and the Benjamin N. Cardozo Law SChool Immigration Justice Clinic (the Clinic) to request that your office conduct an investigation into the role of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) in the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Secure Communities program. As described below, such an investigation is urgently needed to provide transparency and oversight of the FBI’s role in this controversial program. A DOJ OIG investigation would complement the audit currently being conducted by the DHS Office of Inspector General.”

Read the full letter (PDF) by clicking here.