DHS Tweet 10/23/2018

Jason Paladino filed this request with the Department of Homeland Security of the United States of America.
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Due Nov. 21, 2018
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From: Jason Paladino

To Whom It May Concern:

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

Documents, emails, correspondence used in planning and drafting the following tweet: https://twitter.com/SpoxDHS/status/1054832882307530753
The tweet, from user @spoxDHS sent at 1:32 PM - 23 Oct 2018, that reads ".@DHSgov can confirm that there are individuals within the caravan who are gang members or have significant criminal histories." and the two following tweets.
I've attached a screenshot of the tweet in .png format.
I request the intelligence used as evidence to support this claim.

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.


Jason Paladino

From: Department of Homeland Security

Good Morning,
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From: Muckrock Staff

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