Correspondences on "shithole" countries

Andrew Joyce filed this request with the Department of Homeland Security of the United States of America.
Due Feb. 13, 2018
Est. Completion None
Awaiting Response


From: Andrew Joyce

To Whom It May Concern:

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

Please provide any and all correspondences involving Secretary of Homeland Security is Kirstjen Nielsen that include the word "shithole" or the word "shithouse" or any similar variation of the two sent on or after January 11, 2018.

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 20 business days, as the statute requires.


Andrew Joyce

From: Department of Homeland Security

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