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A consumer advocacy group that has criticized the Trump administration and its Department of Education sued the agency on Tuesday, claiming the government is unlawfully blocking access to its website on the department’s Wi-Fi and internal networks.

Public Citizen, a liberal nonprofit organization that has frequently criticized Secretary Betsy DeVos, filed its lawsuit Tuesday in the U.S. District Court in Washington, D.C. Public Citizen is asking the court to force the agency to restore access to the website, citizen.org. It also asks the court to declare the department’s actions unconstitutional and in violation of the Administrative Procedure Act.

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