DHSExecSec@hq.dhs.gov Emails

Taylor Amarel filed this request with the Department of Homeland Security of the United States of America.

It is a clone of this request.

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From: Taylor Amarel

To Whom It May Concern:

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

I would like to obtain that last 200 pages of emails sent to, from, or copied to DHSExecSec@hq.dhs.gov.

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.


Taylor Amarel

From: Department of Homeland Security

Good Day,
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From: Taylor Amarel

Could you please explain why this is not reasonably described?

Please provide me with the most recent email records, up to 200 pages. Starting from the date of receipt of this request and going backward for 200 pages.


From: Department of Homeland Security

Good Morning,

Thank you for following up about your FOIA request. Unfortunately we cannot conduct a search in the manner you are asking, going backwards from the date of receipt. In order to conduct an email search we need a specific time frame. It can be a specific day, for example July 5, 2018 or it can be a longer time frame up to several years. It would also be helpful to have specific search terms you want us to look for especially if you want a large time frame searched. Otherwise you could get a lot of junk mail or other records that may or may not be useful to you.

Please let me know if you have any further questions and I look forward to your updated FOIA request so that I can start a search for the records you are seeking. Thank you.

LaEbony Livingston
FOIA Analyst
Contractor supporting the DHS Privacy Office
U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Office: (202) 343-1743

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