Mississippi Department of Employment Security John Jackson, Investment Official jjackson@mississippi.org Emails

Taylor Amarel filed this request with the Department Of Employment Security of Mississippi.
Due June 7, 2018
Est. Completion None
Awaiting Response


From: Taylor Amarel

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Mississippi Public Records Act, I hereby request the following records:

I would like to obtain all emails sent to, from, or copied to John Jackson, Investment Official, from January 1, 2014 to Present day containing any of the following non-case-sensitive key-strings: "EB-5", "EB5", "Regional Center", "USCIS" or "Fraud";

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 7 business days, as the statute requires.


Taylor Amarel

From: Department Of Employment Security

The request has been rejected by the agency.

From: Taylor Amarel

Could you please clarify what language in the statute are you relying on? I'm a bit confused why these records would be exempt as other other local and federal agencies has been able to disclose email records.

From: Taylor Amarel

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Mississippi Public Records Act request, copied below, and originally submitted on May 9, 2018. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response.

Thanks for your help, and let me know if further clarification is needed.