[:en]What is a FOIA request and why should I submit one?[:es]¿Qué es una solicitud de FOIA y por qué debo someter una?[:]

[:en]I was told I should submit a FOIA request. What does that mean? FOIA stands for the Freedom of Information Act. The FOIA was created to encourage government transparency. It allows members of the public to request access to records from any federal agency. Under the FOIA, federal agencies are required to provide this information [...]