Trump Immigration Order (Office of the Governor)

David Sirota filed this request with the Office of the Governor of Connecticut.
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From: David Sirota

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Connecticut Freedom of Information Act ("FOIA"), I hereby request the following records:

- All correspondence to or from the White House to or from the Office of the Governor referencing President Donald Trump's 1/27/17 executive order regarding immigration and refugees (the executive order is entitled "Protecting the Nation From Foreign Terrorist Entry Into the United States.”) This includes -- but is not limited to -- all emails, memos and official directives to or from the White House and/or White House employees to or from employees of the Office of the Governor.

- All correspondence to or from the Department of Homeland Security to or from the Office of the Governor referencing President Donald Trump's 1/27/17 executive order regarding immigration and refugees (the executive order is entitled "Protecting the Nation From Foreign Terrorist Entry Into the United States.”) This includes -- but is not limited to -- all emails, memos and official directives to or from the Department of Homeland Security and/or Department of Homeland Security employees to or from employees of the Office of the Governor.

- All correspondence to or from U.S. Customs and Border Patrol to or from the Office of the Governor referencing President Donald Trump's 1/27/17 executive order regarding immigration and refugees (the executive order is entitled "Protecting the Nation From Foreign Terrorist Entry Into the United States.”) This includes -- but is not limited to -- all emails, memos and official directives to or from the U.S. Customs and Border Patrol and/or Department of Homeland Security employees to or from employees of the Office of the Governor.

I hereby request all such correspondence from 1/20/17 to the present.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes. International Business Times is an award-winning journalism outlet that covers the implications of government actions and public policy on the American public at large.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

I also request that, if possible and pursuant to Conn. Gen. Stat. § 1-212(d), fees be waived as I believe this request is in the public interest and not made for commercial gain. The requested documents will be processed by a representative of the news media/press and made available to the public at MuckRock.com.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 4 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

David Sirota

From: Dalena, Doug

Dear Mr. Sirota,

This email acknowledges your Freedom of Information request of February 7, 2017 for correspondence between the Office of the Governor and White House, Department of Homeland Security, or U.S. Customs and Border Patrol about the president's executive order regarding immigration and refugees. We are searching for responsive records. Once we have completed the search and reviewed the records, we will contact you or provide responsive records that are not exempt.

Thank you,

Douglas C. Dalena
Associate General Counsel
Office of Governor Dannel P. Malloy
210 Capitol Avenue | Hartford, CT 06106
ph: (860) 524-7360

From: Dalena, Doug

Mr. Sirota,

Attached are the documents that were responsive to your Freedom of Information Act request of February 7, 2017, in which you requested any correspondence between the Office of the Governor and the Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Patrol, or the White House regarding President Trump’s 1/27/17 executive order regarding immigration and refugees. There were no other responsive documents.

Thank you,

Douglas C. Dalena
Associate General Counsel
Office of Governor Dannel P. Malloy
210 Capitol Avenue | Hartford, CT 06106
ph: (860) 524-7360

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