9.3 – Public Access Link

The FOIA Public Access Link (PAL) offers several benefits for individuals submitting a FOIA or PA request to EOIR: 

  • Nearly instant submission of requests;  
  • Ability to track status of requests; 
  • Ability to browse the FOIA Reading Room; 
  • Payment of required fees online; 
  • Response to requests immediately upon processing; 
  • Receive email alerts as soon as requested records are ready; and
  • Downloadable records at any time after processing.

To submit your FOIA or PA request, visit PAL to register for an account.


Updated December 1, 2022