Donald Henry Rumsfeld (1932 – 2021)

T. McElwee filed this request with the United States Customs and Border Protection of the United States of America.
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CBP-2021-080687

Due Aug. 2, 2021
Est. Completion None
Status
Awaiting Response

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From: T. McElwee

To Whom It May Concern:

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

All CBP records of travel, border crossing, and screening for the individual listed below with known identifying information:

Full name: Donald Henry Rumsfeld
Date of Birth: July 9, 1932
Place of Birth: Chicago, Illinois.

The named individual is deceased; please find attached an obituary submitted as proof. Privacy interests recognized under the Privacy Act and exemptions to Freedom of Information Act are diminished post-mortem. The records should therefore be released in the public interest concerning activities of a noted goverment civil servant.

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,

T. McElwee

  • Former_Defense_Secretary_Donald_Rumsfeld_dies_at_88__Albuquerque_Journal.pdf

From: United States Customs and Border Protection

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=CBP-2021-080687&type=request)

* Tracking Number: CBP-2021-080687
* Requester Name: T. McElwee
* Date Submitted: 07/04/2021
* Request Status: Submitted
* Description:
To Whom It May Concern:

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

All CBP records of travel, border crossing, and screening for the individual listed below with known identifying information:

Full name: Donald Henry Rumsfeld
Date of Birth: July 9, 1932
Place of Birth: Chicago, Illinois.

The named individual is deceased; please find attached an obituary submitted as proof. Privacy interests recognized under the Privacy Act and exemptions to Freedom of Information Act are diminished post-mortem. The records should therefore be released in the public interest concerning activities of a noted goverment civil servant.

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,

T. McElwee

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From: United States Customs and Border Protection

T. McElwee
MuckRock News DEPT MR 115232
411A Highland Ave
Somerville, MA, 02144-2516
07/06/2021
CBP-2021-080687
Dear T. McElwee:
This notice acknowledges receipt of your Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request to U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) received on 07/04/2021. Please use the following unique FOIA tracking number CBP-2021-080687 to track the status of your request.  If you have not already done so, you must create a FOIAonline account at https://www.foiaonline.gov.  This is the only method available to check the status of your pending FOIA request. (https://www.foiaonline.gov/)
Provisions of the Act allow us to recover part of the cost of complying with your request.  We shall charge you for records in accordance with the DHS FOIA regulations outlined on the DHS website, https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2016/11/22/2016-28095/freedom-of-information-act-regulations. By submitting your request, you have agreed to pay up to $25.00 in applicable processing fees, if any fees associated with your request exceed this amount, CBP shall contact you; however, the first 100 pages are free. (https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2016/11/22/2016-28095/freedom-of-information-act-regulations)
Due to the increasing number of FOIA requests received by this office, we may encounter some delay in processing your request.  Consistent with 6 C.F.R. Part 5 § 5.5(a) of the DHS FOIA regulations, CBP processes FOIA requests according to their order of receipt.  Although CBP’s goal is to respond within 20 business days of receipt of your request, FOIA does permit a 10-day extension of this time period in certain circumstances pursuant to 6 C.F.R. Part 5 § 5.5(c).

For additional information please consult CBP FOIA website please click on FOIA Act Resources or visit (http://www.cbp.gov/site-policy-notices/foia) http://www.cbp.gov/site-policy-notices/foia. (http://www.cbp.gov/site-policy-notices/foia)
Sincerely,
U.S. Customs and Border Protection

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