Department of Commerce Citizenship Question (Department of Commerce)

Jimmy Tobias filed this request with the Department of Commerce of the United States of America .
Tracking #

DOC-OS-2020-000654, DOC-CEN-2020-000654

DOC-OS-2020-000654

Multi Request Department of Commerce Citizenship Question
Est. Completion None
Status
Withdrawn

Communications

From: Jimmy Tobias

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act, I hereby request the following records:

Any internal guidance, memos, or other documents issued by the Department of Commerce and/or the Census Bureau that relate to public relations or communications concerning the inclusion of a citizenship question in the 2020 census. This request also seeks any guidance, memos or other documents that relate to a communications or PR strategy concerning the Supreme Court's June 2019 decision to block the so-called citizenship question from inclusion in the 2020 census. This request seeks records produced since May 1, 2019.

I am a reporter with The Guardian.

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.

Sincerely,

Jimmy Tobias

From: Department of Commerce

This message is to confirm your request submission to the FOIAonline application: View Request. Request information is as follows: (https://www.foiaonline.gov/foiaonline/action/public/submissionDetails?trackingNumber=DOC-OS-2020-000654&type=request)

* Tracking Number: DOC-OS-2020-000654
* Requester Name: Jimmy Tobias
* Date Submitted: 02/05/2020
* Request Status: Submitted
* Description:
To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act, I hereby request the following records:

Any internal guidance, memos, or other documents issued by the Department of Commerce and/or the Census Bureau that relate to public relations or communications concerning the inclusion of a citizenship question in the 2020 census. This request also seeks any guidance, memos or other documents that relate to a communications or PR strategy concerning the Supreme Court's June 2019 decision to block the so-called citizenship question from inclusion in the 2020 census. This request seeks records produced since May 1, 2019.

I am a reporter with The Guardian.

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.

Sincerely,

Jimmy Tobias

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From: Department of Commerce

The FOIA request DOC-OS-2020-000654 has had its Tracking Number changed to DOC-CEN-2020-000654. 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:
DOC-OS-2020-000654
* New Tracking Number:
DOC-CEN-2020-000654
* Requester Name:
Jimmy Tobias
* Date Submitted:
02/04/2020
* Long Description:
To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act, I hereby request the following records:

Any internal guidance, memos, or other documents issued by the Department of Commerce and/or the Census Bureau that relate to public relations or communications concerning the inclusion of a citizenship question in the 2020 census. This request also seeks any guidance, memos or other documents that relate to a communications or PR strategy concerning the Supreme Court's June 2019 decision to block the so-called citizenship question from inclusion in the 2020 census. This request seeks records produced since May 1, 2019.

I am a reporter with The Guardian.

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.

Sincerely,

Jimmy Tobias

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From: Department of Commerce

Mr. Tobias,
we are in receipt of your FOIA request. FOIA Numbers 000654 and 000655 are duplicates. All three are similar in nature so we will be closing 654 and 655 and respond to these requests under 648.

For questions, please email or call 301-763-2127.

Sincerely,

Census FOIA Team

From: Department of Commerce

DOC-CEN-2020-000654 has been processed with the following final disposition: Other.

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