Investigative Reports on Leigh Van Bryan and Emily Bunting

Michael Morisy filed this request with the Department of Homeland Security of the United States of America.
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From: Michael Morisy

To Whom It May Concern:

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

Any investigative reports, memos or other documentation regarding the arrest, investigation, or detainment of Leigh Van Bryan and Emily Bunting, who were reportedly arrested and detained by Homeland Security in mid-January, 2012, for certain messages on the Twitter social network.

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, 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.


Michael Morisy


To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on Jan. 30, 2012. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed.

Thank you for your help.


Mr. Morisy,

Your case status request was forwarded to the FOIA office within CBP.
They are processing your case and you will receive a direct response to
your request from that office. You may email their office at or you may call them at 202-325-0150.


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