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 How to Submit a CBP FOIA Request Online
 Importer Trade Activity (ITRAC) Requests
What Records Can CBP Provide Under FOIA?

Some records may not be available through the CBP FOIA Office. The table below lists common FOIA requests and the agency/program office that can respond to these requests.

Record/Request TypeWhere to Submit FOIA Request
A-fileU.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS)
I-130 RecordsUSCIS
Petition StatusUSCIS
Deportation Records; Detention and Removal RecordsUSCIS
Medical Records (While in Detention)Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)
Inquiries or Resolution Regarding Difficulties Experienced During TravelDepartment of Homeland Security (DHS Trip)
Visa/PassportDepartment of State (DOS)
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Trusted Traveler Programs:
  • Note: If you are seeking information on a trusted traveler application denial, contact the relevant enrollment center.
Enrollment Centers:
FAST Canada
FAST Mexico
Global Entry
Apprehension by Border Patrol between Official Ports of Entry
  • Note: CBP does not have complete records of apprehensions by Border Patrol made before 2000. Records of apprehensions by Border Patrol made before 2000 may be available in the A-File maintained by USCIS.
CBP Background InvestigationCBP
CBP ContractsCBP
Detention by Border Patrol or at Ports of EntryCBP
Expedited Removal by Border Patrol or at Ports of EntryCBP
CBP Human ResourcesCBP
Importer Trade Activity (ITRAC) RequestsCBP ( Importer Trade Activity (ITRAC) Requests )
I-94 RecordsCBP
Passenger Name Record (PNR) (Travel Industry Reservation Data)CBP
Records Regarding My Inspection or Examination upon My Arrival at a U.S. Port of EntryCBP
Information Regarding Entry and Exit
  • Note: CBP does not have records on the entry and exit of persons arriving or departing the U.S. before 1982.
Voluntary Return CBP

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