CBP Officer Reference Tool

Jay Gairson filed this request with the United States Customs and Border Protection of the United States of America.
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From: Jay Gairson

To Whom It May Concern:

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

This is an ongoing FOIA request for documents that are currently created and are in the process of being created. Please provide these documents as they become available.

* Copy of the Final CBP Officer Reference Tool, upon completion.
* Copy of the current Draft of the CBP Officer Reference Tool.
* Copy of current Drafting Documents for the CBP Officer Reference Tool.
* Copy of all memos referring to the Officer Reference Tool starting in 2010.
* Copy of all interim memos and guidance created by CBP while the Inspector's Field Manual is no longer being used but before the Officer Reference Tool is completed, as they are created and made available.
* Copy of the Officer Reference Tool software, once completed.
* Copy of the Officer Reference Tool decision tree or other descriptions, once completed.
* Copy of the CBP Officer Reference Tool development schedule and plan.

I also request that 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 MuckRock.com, 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, and with rolling updates as requested documents are created.

Sincerely,

Jay Gairson

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 Jan. 13, 2014. 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 Jan. 13, 2014. 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

Hello,

This request has not been acknowledged since it was submitted on Jan. 13, 2014. Diagnostic records show that it was sent to the correct fax number and arrived there.

Please advise as to the status of this request and when a response should be expected.

Thank you.

From: MuckRock.com

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I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on Jan. 13, 2014. 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 Jan. 13, 2014. 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 Jan. 13, 2014. 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 Jan. 13, 2014. 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 Jan. 13, 2014. 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 Jan. 13, 2014. 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 Jan. 13, 2014. 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 Jan. 13, 2014. 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 Jan. 13, 2014. 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 Jan. 13, 2014. 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 Jan. 13, 2014. 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 Jan. 13, 2014. 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 Jan. 13, 2014. 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 Jan. 13, 2014. 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 Jan. 13, 2014. 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 Jan. 13, 2014. 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 Jan. 13, 2014. 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=090004d280c6af14)
* Tracking Number: CBP-2016-039473
* Requester Name: JAY GAIRSON
* Date Submitted: 05/04/2016
* Request Status: Submitted
* Description: REQUEST FOR DOCUMENTS CURRENTLY CREATED AND ARE IN THE PROCESS OF BEING CREATED *REFER TO ATTACHMENT

From: CBPFOIA@cbp.dhs.gov

Given the nature of this request, some information is being released to you as the requester. If you have an account in FOIAonline, you may access this information by . Otherwise, this information will be sent via the method agreed upon with the FOIA processor. (https://foiaonline.regulations.gov/foia/action/public/home?objectId=090004d2800e63c1) logging into FOIAonline

From: Jay Gairson

The following are corrections to the original request, please provide the following documents:
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* Copy of the current and past versions of the CBP Officer Reference Tool.
* Copy of all memos referring to the Officer Reference Tool starting in 2010.
* Copy of all interim memos and guidance created by CBP from the time the Inspector's Field Manual ceased being used until the Officer Reference Tool was completed.
* Copy of the Officer Reference Tool software.
* Copy of the Officer Reference Tool decision trees, charts, or other descriptions.
* Copy of the CBP Officer Reference Tool development schedule and plan.
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Thank you.

Jay Gairson

From: MuckRock

To Whom It May Concern:

The attached screenshot shows the current status according to FOIA Online. However, the May 9, 2016 communication from your office says:

"
* Description: REQUEST FOR DOCUMENTS CURRENTLY CREATED AND ARE IN THE PROCESS OF BEING CREATED *REFER TO ATTACHMENT
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Could you please clarify this discrepancy?

Thanks so much,
Beryl, MuckRock

From: United States Customs and Border Protection

October 20, 2017
United States Customs and Border Protection
U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Sabrina Burroughs
FOIA Division
90 K Street NE, 9th Floor
Washington, DC 20229-1181

This is a follow up to a previous request:

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on Jan. 13, 2014. 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.

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