Freedom of Information Act

Deepening Our Engagement with Human Rights at Home

November 8, 2018

Undergraduate student researcher Cristina Gamundi, reviews U.S. Department of Justice documents obtained via public records requests. Photo: Corinne Thrash (Columns)

Dismissing Credible Fear in Washington State

August 10, 2018

Documents released to the UW Center for Human Rights by Customs and Border Protection suggest that asylum seekers are being arbitrarily denied the right to make credible fear claims on the northern U.S. border, predating Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ “zero tolerance” policies.

UWCHR Celebrates Success of FOIA Lawsuit Against CIA

May 30, 2018

Rep. Jayapal Writes Letter Supporting UWCHR’s FOIA Research

May 2, 2018

Education for Change: Meet UWCHR’s Student FOIA Researchers

April 3, 2018

Noah Schramm, Emily Willard, and Sarah Kwan discuss FOIA strategy in the Quad.

UWCHR Sheds Light on Border Patrol Immigration Checks on Greyhound Buses

March 22, 2018

Extensive redactions on Customs and Border Patrol documents released to UWCHR under the Freedom of Information Act.

El Salvador Supreme Court Cites CIA Cable Published by UWCHR

January 24, 2018