Muslim Ban Protest (TSA)

Curtis Waltman filed this request with the Transportation Security Administration of the United States of America.
Tracking # 2017-TSFO-00130
Due March 6, 2017
Est. Completion None
Status
Awaiting Response

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From: Curtis Waltman

To Whom It May Concern:

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

After action reports, Incident reports, memos, Special Event Threat Assessments (SETA), or other official reports generated from the protests at airports around the nation that sprung up January 27th 2017 and January 28th 2017 and January 29th 2017 in response to President Trump's executive order banning entrance to the US from seven Middle Eastern countries. The airports I would like searched for include:
Boston Logan International Airport
Los Angeles International Airport
New York JFK International Airport
Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport
Washington Dulles International Airport
O'Hare International Airport in Chicago
San Francisco International Airport
Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport
George Bush International Airport in Houston
Portland International Airport

As a member of the news media working for MuckRock News I request that a fee waiver for my request be granted. My work has been published by national outlets. My work for Motherboard can be viewed at the following link: http://motherboard.vice.com/author/cwaltman

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,

Curtis Waltman

From: US DHS Transportation Security Administration FOIA Office

Good Morning, Attached is our acknowledgment to your TSA FOIA request. If you need to contact this office again concerning your request, please provide the TSA reference number. This will enable us to quickly retrieve the information you are seeking and reduce our response time. This office can be reached at 571-227-2300. Regards,
Regina McCoy
FOIA Branch Officer

From: Green, Herman (CTR)

Hello,

I am Herman Green from the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Freedom of Information Act Branch (FOIA). Your FOIA request has been assigned to me for processing. First let me provide you with your tracking number: TSA FOIA Case 2017-TSFO-00130. As we process your case, you can track the progress by logging on the DHS FOIA tracking database at https://www.dhs.gov/foia-status

How the TSA process its cases is as follows. We will request the documents from program offices, review them, and if required, request that a Sensitive Security Information (SSI) review take place. Sensitive Security Information is information that could compromise the security of transportation systems if released to the public. The TSA process cases on a first-in, first-out basis. If you have any questions please contact the TSA FOIA Office: phone number 571-227-2300 or 1-866-364-2872 or by email FOIA@tsa.dhs.gov<mailto:FOIA@tsa.dhs.gov>

Thank you and have a great day

Herman Green FOIA Analyst,
Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)
Transportation Security Administration (TSA)
Department of Homeland Security (DHS)

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From: Green, Herman (CTR)

Good morning,

All status inquires may be answered by visiting the following website (http://www.dhs.gov/foia-status) and entering your case number. That is all the information we can provide to you at this time.

Thank you and have a great day,

Herman Green FOIA Analyst,
Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)
Transportation Security Administration (TSA)
Department of Homeland Security (DHS)

From: Tobias, Michael

Good Day Mr. Waltman,

My name is Michael Tobias and I am currently the analyst assigned to your request. This email is in response to your status inquiry:

Request 2017-TSFO-00130 is currently undergoing its final review. The estimated completion date is July 20, 2017.

Please let me know if you have any other questions.

Thank you and have a great day!

Michael Tobias
Government Information Specialist
U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
Transportation Security Administration (TSA)
Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Branch
CRL/OTE/TED

From: Tobias, Michael

Good Day,

Please see attached TSA's final response to your FOIA request, 2017-TSFO-00130.

Thank you and have a great day!

Michael Tobias
Government Information Specialist
U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
Transportation Security Administration (TSA)
Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Branch
CRL/OTE/TED

From: Tobias, Michael

Good Day Mr. Waltman,

The final response to this request was emailed to you today (8/16/17) at 1:19pm.

Please let me know if you have any further questions.

Thank you!

Michael Tobias
Government Information Specialist
U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
Transportation Security Administration (TSA)
Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Branch
CRL/OTE/TED
Office: 571-227-3379

From: Transportation Security Administration

Good Morning, Attached is our final response to your request.  If you need to contact this office again concerning your request, please provide the DHS reference number. This will enable us to quickly retrieve the information you are seeking and reduce our response time. This office can be reached at 866-431-0486. Regards, DHS Privacy Office Disclosure & FOIA Program
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