FY2013 FOIA Log (Department of Homeland Security, Under Secretary Office of Intelligence & Analysis )

Jason Smathers filed this request with the Department of Homeland Security, Office of Intelligence & Analysis of the United States of America.
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From: Jason Smathers

To Whom It May Concern:

This is a request under the Freedom of Information Act. I hereby request the following records:

A log of all FOIA requests made in fiscal year 2013.

I also request that, if appropriate, fees be waived as I believe this request is in the public interest. The requested documents will be made available to the general public free of charge as part of the public information service at MuckRock.com, processed by a representative of the news media/press and is made in the process of news gathering and not for commercial usage.

In the event that fees cannot be waived, 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 Smathers


I am responding on behalf of the Intelligence and Analysis Freedom of Information Act Officer to your FOIA request for the FY 2013 FOIA Logs of I&A. As you may know, the Department of Homeland Security makes these records available online at

http://www.dhs.gov/foia-library-frequently-requested-records#4. I&A has not completed the compilation of its FY 2013 log yet, due to delays caused by the government shutdown. When that log is completed, it will be posted online for public viewing.

If you construe this action to be a denial of access, you are entitled to submit an administrative appeal within 60 days of the date of this electronic message
to: Associate General Counsel (General Law), U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Washington, D.C. 20528, following the procedures outlined in the DHS regulations at 6 C.F.R. § 5.9. Your envelope and letter should be marked “FOIA Appeal.” Copies of the FOIA and DHS regulations are available at www.dhs.gov/foia<http://www.dhs.gov/foia>. Please reference 14-IAFO-0005 in your correspondence.

Elizabeth Withnell

Associate Privacy Officer

Advanced Government Solutions (AGS), Inc.

in support of the Information Compliance Division

Office of Intelligence and Analysis

U.S. Department of Homeland Security



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