What is the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)? FOIA establishes the public's right to obtain agency records from the federal government. "Any person" can file a FOIA request—U.S citizens, foreign nationals, organizations, associations, and state/local governments, etc. View the FOIA Overview document to learn more about the FOIA.
: This exemption protects internal agency information that is predecisional or part of the deliberative process, as well as information that contains privilege attorney/agency communications and attorney generated documents.