CBP Jenny L. Burke Emails Regarding This American Life

Michael Morisy filed this request with the United States Customs and Border Protection of the United States of America.
Tracking # CBP-2016-039472
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Completed

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From: Michael Morisy

To Whom It May Concern:

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

A copy of email in the computer electronic mailboxes of CBP Press Secretary Jenny L. Burke that contains the phrase "This American Life", as produced by a simple electronic search. You may limit this request to emails dated since January 1, 2014.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public free of charge as part of the public information service at MuckRock.com, and is not being made 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.

Sincerely,

Michael Morisy

From: MuckRock.com

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on March 18, 2015. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed.

Thank you for your help.

From: MuckRock.com

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on March 18, 2015. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed.

Thank you for your help.

From: MuckRock.com

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on March 18, 2015. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed.

Thank you for your help.

From: MuckRock.com

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on March 18, 2015. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed.

Thank you for your help.

From: MuckRock.com

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on March 18, 2015. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed.

Thank you for your help.

From: MuckRock.com

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on March 18, 2015. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed.

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

From: MuckRock

Please acknowledge this FOIA request, copied as the original communication below, and provide an appropriate tracking number.

Thank you.

From: CBPFOIA@cbp.dhs.gov

This message is to confirm your request submission to the FOIAonline application: View Request. Request information is as follows: (https://foiaonline.regulations.gov:443/foia/action/public/view/request?objectId=090004d280c6af11)
* Tracking Number: CBP-2016-039472
* Requester Name: Michael Morisy
* Date Submitted: 05/04/2016
* Request Status: Submitted
* Description: COPY OF EMAIL IN THE COMPUTER ELECTRONIC MAILBOXES OF CBP PRESS SECRETARY JENNY L. BURKE THAT CONTAINS THE PHRASR THIS AMERICAN LIFE AS PRODUCED BY A SIMPLE ELECTRONIC SEARCH. EMAILS DATED JAN 1, 2014.

From: CBPFOIA@cbp.dhs.gov

The FOIA request CBP-2016-039472 has had its Tracking Number changed to CBP-OIT-2016-039472. This is normally due to the request being transferred to another agency (for example, EPA to Dept. of Commerce) or to a sub-agency to process it. Additional details for this request are as follows:
* Old Tracking Number: CBP-2016-039472
* New Tracking Number: CBP-OIT-2016-039472
* Requester Name: Michael Morisy
* Date Submitted: 05/04/2016
* Long Description: COPY OF EMAIL IN THE COMPUTER ELECTRONIC MAILBOXES OF CBP PRESS SECRETARY JENNY L. BURKE THAT CONTAINS THE PHRASR THIS AMERICAN LIFE AS PRODUCED BY A SIMPLE ELECTRONIC SEARCH. EMAILS DATED JAN 1, 2014.

From: CBPFOIA@cbp.dhs.gov

The FOIA request CBP-OIT-2016-039472 has had its Tracking Number changed to CBP-2016-039472. This is normally due to the request being transferred to another agency (for example, EPA to Dept. of Commerce) or to a sub-agency to process it. Additional details for this request are as follows:
* Old Tracking Number: CBP-OIT-2016-039472
* New Tracking Number: CBP-2016-039472
* Requester Name: Michael Morisy
* Date Submitted: 05/04/2016
* Long Description: COPY OF EMAIL IN THE COMPUTER ELECTRONIC MAILBOXES OF CBP PRESS SECRETARY JENNY L. BURKE THAT CONTAINS THE PHRASR THIS AMERICAN LIFE AS PRODUCED BY A SIMPLE ELECTRONIC SEARCH. EMAILS DATED JAN 1, 2014.

From: CBPFOIA@cbp.dhs.gov

Your CBP FOIA request is complete. Please use the following password to open your documents:  moris039472

Your documents will be sent in a separate email.
We noticed that you do not have a FOIAonline account. When submitting future requests, please create one by taking the following steps:

* Simply go to your search engine (i.e., google, etc.) and type FOIAonline, then hit enter, that will take you to the FOIAonline site.
* From there, press the green button on the right “Create an Account” and follow the prompts to create a FOIAonline account.
* Make sure when creating your account you use the same email address that you provided when submitting your original FOIA request – that way the email addresses in your original FOIA request can be synched with the FOIAonline account you create.
Submitting a FOIA request online is the preferred method (vs. postal mail) for many reasons:

* You immediately receive a unique FOIA tracking number and acknowledgment that your FOIA request was received by CBP.
* You can track your FOIA request any day/any time through your FOIAonline account.
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In the future, please use your FOIAonline account to submit future FOIA requests to CBP.  Please note that all FOIA requests for official travel records on an individual must include 1) the subject’s name, 2) the subject’s date of birth, and 3) third party consent.  If this information is not provided with the original FOIA request, it will be considered “insufficient”, and will not be processed.

From: CBPFOIA@cbp.dhs.gov

A search of CBP databases produced records responsive to your Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request CBP-2016-039472, requesting records maintained by CBP.
CBP has determined that the responsive records are partially releasable, pursuant to Title 5 U.S.C. § 552 and have applied the appropriate exemptions notated below:
Section 552 (FOIA)
___ (b)(1) ___ (b)(2)       ___ (b)(3)       ___ (b)(4)       ___ (b)(5)       _x__ (b)(6)
___ (b)(7)(A) ___ (b)(7)(B) _x__ (b)(7)(C) ___ (b)(7)(D)  _x__ (b)(7)(E)  ___ (b)(7)(F)
___  (b)(3) Statute 49 U.S.C. § 114(s)
A description of the exemptions applied can be found by clicking the hyperlink. (https://www.cbp.gov/sites/default/files/assets/documents/2016-Dec/Definitions%20of%20the%20Exemptions%20Under%20the%20Freedom%20of%20Information%20Act.pdf) If you have a FOIAonline account, you MUST log into your account to retrieve your responsive records. After logging in, click on "View My FOIA Requests". Requests that have new, unread correspondence have a mail icon next to the tracking number.
The following checked item(s) also apply to your request:
___ Approximately _____ pages were withheld in their entirety.
_X__ Fees: In the processing of this FOIA request, no fees are being assessed.
___ Other:
This completes the CBP response to your request.  You may contact a FOIA Public Liaison by sending an email via your FOIAonline account, or call 202-325-0150.  Please notate file number CBP-2016-039472 on any future correspondence to CBP related to this request.
If you are not satisfied with the response to this request, you have a right to appeal the final disposition.  Should you wish to do so, you must file your appeal within 90 days of the date of this letter following the procedures outlined in the DHS regulations at Title 6 C.F.R. §5.8.  Please include as much information as possible to help their office understand the grounds for your appeal.  You should submit your appeal via FOIAonline by clicking on the “Create Appeal” button that appears when you view your initial request.  If you do not have computer access, you may send your appeal and a copy of this letter to:  FOIA Appeals, Policy and Litigation Branch, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, 90 K Street, NE, 10th Floor, Washington, DC 20229-1177.  Your envelope and letter should be marked "FOIA Appeal." Copies of the FOIA and DHS regulations are available at www.dhs.gov/foia. (http://www.dhs.gov/foia)
Additionally, you have a right to seek dispute resolution services from the Office of Government Information Services (OGIS) which mediates disputes between FOIA requesters and Federal agencies as a non-exclusive alternative to litigation.  If you are requesting access to your own records (which is considered a Privacy Act request), you should know that OGIS does not have the authority to handle requests made under the Privacy Act of 1974.  You may contact OGIS as follows:  Office of Government Information Services, National Archives and Records Administration, 8601 Adelphi Road-OGIS, College Park, Maryland 20740-6001, e-mail at ogis@nara.gov; telephone at 202-741-5770; toll free at 1-877-684-6448; or facsimile at 202-741-5769.
Given the nature of this request, some records are only being released to you as the requester. If you have an account in FOIAonline, you may access those records by logging into FOIAonline. Otherwise, those responsive records will be sent via the method agreed upon with the FOIA processor. (https://foiaonline.regulations.gov:443/foia/action/public/home?objectId=090004d280c6af11)

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