Mexican helicopters entering US airspace

Douglas Lucas filed this request with the United States Customs and Border Protection of the United States of America.


From: Douglas Lucas

To Whom It May Concern:

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

Any and all records referring to Mexican military helicopters or Mexican police helicopters entering US airspace, from January 1, 2010 to the date the search is conducted.

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.

Also, I am a published journalist who intends to report on the requested documents.

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.


Douglas Lucas

From: Douglas Lucas

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on April 17, 2014. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed.

Thank you for your help.

From: Bureau of Customs and Border Protection

A cover letter granting the request and outlining any exempted materials, if any.

From: Bureau of Customs and Border Protection

A copy of documents responsive to the request.