FOIA - Operation Keep Safe (​Illinois Emergency Management Agency​)

J Ader filed this request with the ​Illinois Emergency Management Agency​ of Illinois.
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From: J Ader


To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Illinois Freedom of Information Act., I hereby request the following records:

All documents and communications regarding the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s action titled "Operation Keep Safe" dating from January 1st, 2018 to July 1st, 2018. Documents and communications applicable to this request would include - but are not limited to - the following:

- emails containing the term "Operation Keep Safe"
- any agency bulletins regarding the enforcement action
- any agency briefings regarding the enforcement action
- any agency documentation regarding the law enforcement action

Here is an official web-post from ICE elaborating on the event I am seeking documents on:

"CHICAGO — Federal officers with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) arrested 156 criminal aliens and immigration violators in the Chicago metropolitan area during a six-day enforcement action, which ended Thursday.

During this operation, ERO deportation officers made arrests in the following 37 communities: Addison, Arlington Heights, Aurora, Bartlett, Berkley, Berwyn, Blue Island, Bolingbrook, Bridgeview, Burbank, Carol Stream, Chicago, Chicago Ridge, Cicero, Des Plaines, Elgin, Hanover Park, Hoffman Estates, Geneva, Joliet, McHenry, Mt. Prospect, Naperville, Northfield, North Riverside, Orland Park, Palatine, Park City, Rolling Meadows, Rosemont, St. Charles, Stickney, Stone Park, Warrenville, Waukegan, West Chicago and Wheaton." [source: https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-arrests-156-criminal-aliens-and-immigration-violators-during-operation-keep-safe ]

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

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 5 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

J Ader

From: ​Illinois Emergency Management Agency​

Thankyou for submitting your request.  Once our staff is able to retrieve andprocess it, we will respond with information as promptly as possible. FirstName : Jake LastName : Ader Address :Dept. MR59781 411A Highland Ave.
Somerville, MA
02144
Phone :617-299-1832 Email :requests@muckrock.com Request :Pursuant to the Illinois Freedom of Information Act., I hereby request thefollowing records:
All documents and communications regarding theU.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s action titled "Operation KeepSafe" dating from January 1st, 2018 to July 1st, 2018. Documents and communicationsapplicable to this request would include - but are not limited to - the following:
- emails containing the term "Operation Keep Safe"
- any agencybulletins regarding the enforcement action
- any agency briefings regardingthe enforcement action
- any agency documentation regarding the law enforcementaction
Here is an official web-post from ICE elaborating on theevent I am seeking documents on:
"CHICAGO — Federal officers withU.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Enforcement and RemovalOperations (ERO) arrested 156 criminal aliens and immigration violators inthe Chicago metropolitan area during a six-day enforcement action, whichended Thursday.
During this operation, ERO deportation officersmade arrests in the following 37 communities: Addison, Arlington Heights,Aurora, Bartlett, Berkley, Berwyn, Blue Island, Bolingbrook, Bridgeview,Burbank, Carol Stream, Chicago, Chicago Ridge, Cicero, Des Plaines, Elgin,Hanover Park, Hoffman Estates, Geneva, Joliet, McHenry, Mt. Prospect, Naperville,Northfield, North Riverside, Orland Park, Palatine, Park City, Rolling Meadows,Rosemont, St. Charles, Stickney, Stone Park, Warrenville, Waukegan, WestChicago and Wheaton." [source: https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-arrests-156-criminal-aliens-and-immigration-violators-during-operation-keep-safe]
The requested documents will be made available to the generalpublic, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.
In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would informme of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would preferthe request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROMif not.
Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation inthis matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within5 business days, as the statute requires.

From: ​Illinois Emergency Management Agency​

Jake Ader,

You recently submitted an online FOIA request for "Pursuant to the Illinois Freedom of Information Act., I hereby request the following records: All documents and communications regarding the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's action titled "Operation Keep Safe" dating from January 1st, 2018 to July 1st, 2018. Documents and communications applicable to this request would include - but are not limited to - the following: - emails containing the term "Operation Keep Safe" - any agency bulletins regarding the enforcement action - any agency briefings regarding the enforcement action - any agency documentation regarding the law enforcement action Here is an official web-post from ICE elaborating on the event I am seeking documents on: "CHICAGO - Federal officers with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) arrested 156 criminal aliens and immigration violators in the Chicago metropolitan area during a six-day enforcement action, which ended Thursday. During this operation, ERO deportation officers made arrests in the following 37 communities: Addison, Arlington Heights, Aurora, Bartlett, Berkley, Berwyn, Blue Island, Bolingbrook, Bridgeview, Burbank, Carol Stream, Chicago, Chicago Ridge, Cicero, Des Plaines, Elgin, Hanover Park, Hoffman Estates, Geneva, Joliet, McHenry, Mt. Prospect, Naperville, Northfield, North Riverside, Orland Park, Palatine, Park City, Rolling Meadows, Rosemont, St. Charles, Stickney, Stone Park, Warrenville, Waukegan, West Chicago and Wheaton." [source: https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-arrests-156-criminal-aliens-and-immigration-violators-during-operation-keep-safe ] The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes. 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 5 business days, as the statute requires."

We are the Illinois Emergency Management Agency and do not have access to or possession of any such documents. Thank you.

Traci Burton, Paralegal Assistant
Office of Legal Counsel
Illinois Emergency Management Agency

1035 Outer Park Drive
Springfield, IL 62704
Phone: 217-785-9860
Fax: 217-524-3698
Email: traci.burton@illinois.gov<mailto:traci.burton@illinois.gov>

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