Freedom of Information Act Suits Increase Sharply Under Trump

Since President Donald Trump took office, Freedom of Information Act lawsuits filed by individuals and organizations seeking federal government information have risen by 26 percent, an overall increase of 70 percent from just five years ago. This is according to new data released Monday by the Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse’s (TRAC) FOIA Project. The Freedom…


TRAC challenges ICE claim that data off-limits to public

From Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse (TRAC):

Syracuse, NY, October 23 — The Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse (TRAC) has filed a suit under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) challenging a ruling by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) that its master repository of investigations and operations information is off-limits to the public.