FOIA

Citizenship agency rolls out digital FOIA receipt to all requesters

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 4 weeks 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 Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 3 months 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.

At HUD, it takes too long to find electronically stored documents and data

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 7 months ago

A new IG's evaluation has some suggestions for how the agency should prepare for its next e-discovery contract.

Transparency groups push OMB, DOJ to finalize ‘Release to One, Release to All’ FOIA policy

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 10 months ago

The Cause of Action Institute and the Sunlight Foundation sent a letter and a request for rulemaking to Mick Mulvaney on Tuesday.

18F begins work on centralized FOIA website

by Billy Mitchell • 12 months ago

18F is building a website that allows users to file a FOIA request for any agency in one place.

Government is one step closer to a one-stop shop for FOIA requesters

by Samantha Ehlinger • 1 year ago

Digital services group 18F will help develop the government's centralized portal for Freedom of Information Act requests, according to the Department of Justice's Office of Information Policy, which will collaborate on the project.