The Government Has Not Revealed How Deportation Decisions Are Made
The Board of Immigration Appeals failed to respond to FOIAs about their process for issuing stays of removal. A new lawsuit seeks the information that was withheld.
The Lede, Issue #29: Fire Insurance in California, Filing a FOIA Request, the Evolution of the Celebrity Profile, and More
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Dispatches: Five Essential Reads From the Past Week
A collection of some of our most important and timely stories, from a new cover story on efforts to reintroduce the grizzly to California to a FOIA-based investigation into the Department of the Interior's current priorities.
William Cronon's Emails Spark Transparency-Academic Freedom Debate
A request for historian William Cronon's emails creates a contest between two cherished American values — seeing inside government's guts and untrammeled inquiry by academics.
FOIA Responses Haven't Really Responded to Openness Directive
The Obama administration's stated push for more government openness hasn't fully manifested itself in the Freedom of Information arena.