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Public Citizen: Ruling in FOIA Lawsuit Is a Victory for Immigrants, Open Government

Feb 06, 2021 - Targeted News Service

Public Citizen issued the following news release on Feb. 5, 2021:

In a significant victory for open government advocates, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit ruled today that people can sue to enforce the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requirement that federal agencies post certain documents online so that they are accessible to the public. The decision was issued in New York Legal Assistance Group (NYLAG) v. Board of Immigration Appeals, in which Public Citizen Litigation ...