- Apr 10, 2018
This case seeks to compel U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to disclose operating agreements related to its Northwest Detention Facility in Tacoma, Washington, which may show that the subsidiary of a private prison company has a direct relationship with a federal contract—contradicting public denials from its leadership and raising further questions about the legality of its political contributions.
- Apr 2, 2018
CLC v. FEC (GEO) is a case about the FEC’s delay in enforcing federal campaign finance law against GEO Group, one of America’s largest private prison companies, which illegally made $225,000 in contributions to a super PAC supporting then-candidate Donald Trump in 2016.
- Apr 11, 2018
CLC filed a complaint with the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia on April 11, 2018 to compel U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement to release documents that disclose their operating agreements with a prison in Washington State. This information would reveal whether the private prison operator GEO Group is a government contractor, which would make their contributions to the pro-Trump super PAC in 2016 illegal.
EPA's New Memo: Review of Scott Pruitt Lease Agreement Under the Federal Ethics Regulations Regarding GiftsApr 5, 2018
CLC obtained the record for review of lease agreement under the federal ethics regulations regarding gifts. This memo outlines the basis for the conclusion reached in a March 30 memorandum about whether EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt rented a condo from a lobbyist at fair market value.
- Apr 3, 2018
On April 2, 2018, CLC responded to the FEC's motion to dismiss with a memorandum in opposition to their motion to dismiss. CLC is seeking to end the FEC's delay in enforcing the law against GEO Group, after we filed a complaint pointing to evidence of an apparently illegal campaign contribution in the 2016 presidential election.