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ICE Insider

ICE Insider is a Muckrock project lookin' to break news on the immigration beat with a particular focus on the Enforcement and Removals division of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).

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FOIA 101: Tips and Tricks to Make You a Transparency Master

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Whether it's your first request or your first request *today,* it never hurts to go over the basics. MuckRock's compiled a lot of FOIA advice over the years, and with this project, it's all in one place.

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Documenting COVID-19 project

The Documenting COVID-19 project is a repository of searchable documents related to the COVID-19 pandemic obtained through state open-records laws and the Freedom of Information Act. It has produced hundreds of stories with local, regional and national newsroom partners throughout the United States.

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For the Record: Requesting data inventories

For the Record: Requesting data inventories

MuckRock’s #FOIAFriday webinar series continued last Friday with a step-by-step guide on how to request data inventories from federal and state agencies.

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For the Record: Appealing an unduly burdensome denial in Illinois

This week’s For the Record shares how reporters at MuckRock and the Cicero Independiente overcame rejection in their “Air We Breathe” series.

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For the Record: Michigan bill could expand FOIA law to governor and legislature

Two bipartisan bills in Michigan could expand the state’s Freedom of Information Act to allow requests for documents in the governor’s office and the state legislature.

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Behind the Badge: In New York City Homeless Shelters, the Same ‘Peace Officers’ Abuse Residents

Previously unreleased disciplinary files expose officers who beat, slap, and pepper spray the residents they’re supposed to protect. Most are back at work within a month.

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Were you treated unjustly by police in New York? Are you a former officer with a story to tell? We want to hear from you.

A team of investigative reporters working with New York Focus and MuckRock would like to hear from New Yorkers across the state about their experiences with law enforcement.

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not finding my locality listed in your option for FOIA request form.
FOIA request for Federal Grand Jury proceeding referenced in another FOIA
UPLOAD GOV DOCS