FOIA Req for CRCL and OIG Complaints, 2017-present, arising from Louisiana (Department of Homeland Security, Office for Civil Rights and Civil Liberties)

Rose Murray filed this request with the Department of Homeland Security, Office for Civil Rights and Civil Liberties of the United States of America.
Multi Request FOIA Req for CRCL and OIG Complaints, 2017-present, arising from Louisiana
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From: Rose Murray

To Whom It May Concern:

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

1. All complaints (in all forms, be they via official form, letter, email, call, or online e-submission) submitted to DHS, DHS Office of Inspector General, or DHS Office for Civil Rights and Civil Liberties, or ICE, or any of its sub-contractors, or anyone working with or managing ICE detainees regardless of their title or position, arising from the state of Louisiana from January 1, 2017 to September 24, 2020.
2. Records of any correspondence related to item 1 (including, but not limited to: (a) correspondence between any of the agencies named in this request; or (b) within the agencies/divisions named in this request; or (c) correspondence between anyone at DHS or ICE and any third parties, including but not limited to any outside individuals or groups, contractor staff; local on-the-ground people, agencies, groups, or medical providers, in facilities holding ICE detainees or servicing individuals detained by ICE (e.g. Geo Group employees, any other private contractor employees, internal or external medical providers).
3. All records related to items (1) and (2) (including, but not limited to investigations, interviews, responses, actions taken).

FOIA Return details:

Rose Murray
Southern Poverty Law Center
P. O. Box 57089
New Orleans, LA 70157
Tel: (318) 314-0147
Fax: (706) 243-4932

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.


Rose Murray

From: Department of Homeland Security, Office for Civil Rights and Civil Liberties

Dear Ms. Murray,

I have searched the request management system for the DHS Privacy Office, but without a request number, I was unable to locate any request matching your description below assigned to our office. I appears that the ICE FOIA office has a request matching your description submitted in October (#2021-ICFO-04068). If you are seeking an update regarding your ICE FOIA request, please contact that FOIA office at the below. If you are seeking an update regarding a request submitted to the Privacy Office, please respond to this email to provide the request number.

Phone: 866-633-1182
Fax: 202-732-4265

Thank you,

DHS Privacy Office
Disclosure and FOIA Program
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U.S. Department of Homeland Security
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Washington, DC 20032
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