APP2009001258 Jacobs' appeal (DHS)

Jason Smathers filed this request with the Department of Homeland Security of the United States of America.


From: Jason Smathers

To Whom It May Concern:

This is a request under the Freedom of Information Act. I hereby request the following records:

A copy of Ms. Jacob's initial request, her appeal, and all other records on, about, mentioning, or concerning the appeal made by Sally Jacobs which was assigned file number APP2009001258. This request is being sent to both DHS and USCIS, as I suspect both have responsive records.

I also request that, if appropriate, fees be waived as I believe this request is in the public interest. The requested documents will be made available to the general public free of charge as part of the public information service at, processed by a representative of the news media/press and is made in the process of news gathering and not for commercial usage.

In the event that fees cannot be waived, 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 20 business days, as the statute requires.


Jason Smathers

From: Department of Homeland Security

From: "Neuschaefer, Eric" <>

From: "Neuschaefer, Eric" <>

Good morning,

Attached is our final response to your request. If you need to contact
this office again concerning your request, please provide the DHS
reference number. This will enable us to quickly retrieve the
information you are seeking and reduce our response time. This office
can be reached at 866-431-0486.


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