ICE MOUs/MOAs (Department of Corrections)

Emma Best filed this request with the Department of Corrections of Iowa.

It is a clone of this request.

Multi Request ICE MOUs/MOAs
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From: Emma Best


To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Iowa Open Records Law, I hereby request the following records:

Copies of any Memoranda of Agreement (MOAs), Memoranda of Understanding (MOUs), memoranda of agreement or other liaison, information sharing or prisoner/detainee transfer agreements or delegations of authority with or involving Immigration and Customs Enforcement signed or otherwise put into effect between March 1, 2003 and the present.

I am a member of the news media and request classification as such. I have previously written about the government and its activities, with some reaching over 100,000 readers. As such, as I have a reasonable expectation of publication and my editorial and writing skills are well established. In addition, I discuss and comment on the files online and make them available through non-profits such as the Internet Archive and MuckRock, disseminating them to a large audience. While my research is not limited to this, a great deal of it, including this, focuses on the activities and attitudes of the government itself.

As my primary purpose is to inform about government activities by reporting on it and making the raw data available, I request that fees be waived.

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 10 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Emma Best

From: Department of Corrections

Hello,
After consulting with legal counsel, we can confirm that the department is
not in possession of any documents that are responsive to your request.

Thank you,
Cord

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From: Information, DOC <doc.information@iowa.gov>
Date: Thu, Jun 27, 2019 at 1:12 PM
Subject: Fwd: Iowa Open Records Law Request: ICE MOUs/MOAs (Department of
Corrections)
To: Cord Overton <cord.overton@iowa.gov>

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From: <requests@muckrock.com>
Date: Thu, Jun 27, 2019 at 11:33 AM
Subject: Iowa Open Records Law Request: ICE MOUs/MOAs (Department of
Corrections)
To: <doc.information@iowa.gov>

Department of Corrections
ORA Office
East 12th and Des Moines Streets
Des Moines, IA 50319

June 27, 2019

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Iowa Open Records Law, I hereby request the following
records:

Copies of any Memoranda of Agreement (MOAs), Memoranda of Understanding
(MOUs), memoranda of agreement or other liaison, information sharing or
prisoner/detainee transfer agreements or delegations of authority with or
involving Immigration and Customs Enforcement signed or otherwise put into
effect between March 1, 2003 and the present.

I am a member of the news media and request classification as such. I have
previously written about the government and its activities, with some
reaching over 100,000 readers. As such, as I have a reasonable expectation
of publication and my editorial and writing skills are well established. In
addition, I discuss and comment on the files online and make them available
through non-profits such as the Internet Archive and MuckRock,
disseminating them to a large audience. While my research is not limited to
this, a great deal of it, including this, focuses on the activities and
attitudes of the government itself.

As my primary purpose is to inform about government activities by reporting
on it and making the raw data available, I request that fees be waived.

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 10 business
days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Emma Best

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From: Emma Best

Hi,

Thanks so much for your help with this request! I really appreciate it.

Sincerely,
Emma Best

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