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We are currently experiencing issues with checking more recent FOIA requests. If your request was submitted after June 15, 2019, it may not appear in the results. We appreciate your patience and are working to resolve this issue as quickly as possible.

To check the status of requests submitted to the DHS Privacy Office, The Office of Intelligence and Analysis (I&A), the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), National Protection and Programs Directorate (NPPD), Office of Biometric Identity Management (OBIM), Science and Technology Directorate (S&T), Immigration and Custom Enforcement (ICE), Transportation Security Administration (TSA), and the U.S Coast Guard (USCG) you may use the online check status capability below. Simply enter your request number and click the “Check Status” button.

DHS Requests Response Time for Processed and Pending Requests - Average No. of Days Simple is 21.24 Days and Complex is 111.59 Days. For component specific response times, please refer to the latest FOIA annual report.

To check the status of requests submitted to the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), click here.

To check the status of requests submitted to the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), click here.

*Status of requests are updated nightly.

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