NARA targets digitization of 500 million pages by 2026 in draft strategic plan

by • 2 months ago

The administration hopes to process 95% of records requests on time by the same year.

OMB sets deadline for agency FOIA interoperability plans

by • 3 years ago

Agencies need to make sure their own platforms play nice with the National FOIA Portal at

ACLU sues for records on facial recognition use by the Department of Justice

by • 3 years ago

The organization wants to know what technologies the agency is using or has considered using.

Glitch in reveals personally identifiable information

by • 3 years ago

A glitch in the government's central Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) portal caused "dozens, if not hundreds" of social security numbers to be revealed.

Citizenship agency rolls out digital FOIA receipt to all requesters

by • 3 years ago

The agency expects that the new FIRST online filing system will be fully operational in September.

Immigration agency rolls out initial online FOIA processing capability

by • 3 years ago

The Freedom of Information Act Immigration Records SysTem (FIRST) will allow users to submit requests and receive documents online, upgrading an old, often paper-based process.