By Debbie Smith
There have been significant changes to and delays in the processing of Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests at the three DHS sub-agencies over the past months. On March 12, 2014, USCIS and ICE implemented an online FOIA request system, joining CBP in offering a web-based FOIA procedure. The online request system is intended to improve the FOIA processing. Nonetheless, the online CBP FOIA procedure continues to experience the same serious delays that plagued the paper-filed FOIA process.
Benefit of FOIA