Immigration Law

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Groups to USCIS: Why the Naturalization Backlog?
Posted on 6 Aug 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

National Partnership for New Americans, Aug. 6, 2018 - "Today, the National Partnership for New Americans (NPNA) along with UnidosUS , the Center for Human Rights and Constitutional Law (CHRCL), CASA , Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los... Read More

FOIA Backlog Skyrockets at U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
Posted on 8 May 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

TRAC, May 8, 2017 - "The backlog of unprocessed FOIA requests to the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) continues to climb. In just a two-year period, the backlog of unanswered FOIA requests has tripled, climbing from 17,998 at the... Read More

Tags: backlog , FOIA , TRAC , USCIS

ICE’s FOIA Office Backlog Shows Ballooning Wait Times
Posted on 30 May 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"The median time FOIA requests have been waiting unanswered in Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)’s backlog has climbed 64 percent in just the last sixty days. During this period according to ICE records, receipts of new FOIA requests... Read More

Tags: wait times , backlog , FOIA , TRAC , ICE

ICE’s FOIA Requests Piling Up
Posted on 1 May 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"At Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) there has been a rapid rise in the backlog of FOIA requests received that have been waiting unanswered for long periods of time. According to its annual FOIA report, ICE had only 50 pending requests at... Read More

Tags: backlog , FOIA , TRAC , ICE

DHS Struggles Under FOIA Backlog
Posted on 13 Apr 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is struggling to keep up with a record-breaking number of open-records requests under the Freedom of Information Act in 2014, a vast majority of which dealt with immigration-related records, according to... Read More

Tags: report , backlog , FOIA , DHS