Muslim Ban (US Customs and Border Protection)

Curtis Waltman filed this request with the United States Customs and Border Protection of the United States of America.
Due March 3, 2017
Est. Completion None
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Communications

From: Curtis Waltman

To Whom It May Concern:

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

Emails to and from todd.owen@cbp.dhs.gov, mark.morgan@cbp.dhs.gov, ronald.vitiello@cbp.dhs.gov, kevin.mcaleenan@cbp.dhs.gov, and randolph.alles@cbp.dhs.gov , generated from President Trump's executive order banning entrance to the US from seven Middle Eastern countries, and the protests at airports around the nation that sprung up January 27th 2017 and January 28th 2017 and January 29th 2017 in response. I would like the search conducted from January 25th 2017 to the date this request is processed on. Keywords I would like searched for are:
"Protest"
"Muslim"
"Trump"
"Media"
"Refugees"
"Court order"
"Federal judge"
"Ban"
"Executive order"

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: CBPFOIA@cbp.dhs.gov

Curtis Waltman
DEPT MR 32830 411A Highland Ave. Somerville MA 02144

Dear Curtis Waltman:

This automated notice acknowledges receipt of your Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request to U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) received on 02/27/2017.     Please use the following unique FOIA tracking number CBP-2017-034152 to track the status of your request.  If you have not already done so, you must create a FOIAonline account at https://foiaonline.regulations.gov.  This is the only method available to check the status of your pending FOIA request. (https://foiaonline.regulations.gov/)

Provisions of the Act allow us to recover part of the cost of complying with your request.  We shall charge you for records in accordance with the DHS FOIA regulations outlined on the DHS website, http://www.dhs.gov/xfoia/editorial_0579.shtm. By submitting your request, you have agreed to pay up to $25.00 in applicable processing fees, if any fees associated with your request exceed this amount, CBP shall contact you; however, the first 100 pages are free. (http://www.dhs.gov/xfoia/editorial_0579.shtm)

CBP’s FOIA Division is working hard to reduce the amount of time necessary to respond to FOIA requests.  Currently, the average time to process a FOIA request related to "travel/border incidents" is a minimum of 6 months. We truly appreciate your continued patience.

For additional information please consult CBP FOIA website please click on FOIA Act Resources or visit (http://www.cbp.gov/site-policy-notices/foia) http://www.cbp.gov/site-policy-notices/foia. (http://www.cbp.gov/site-policy-notices/foia)

From: CBPFOIA@cbp.dhs.gov

This message is to confirm your request submission to the FOIAonline application: View Request. Request information is as follows: (https://foiaonline.regulations.gov:443/foia/action/public/view/request?objectId=090004d281199de4)
* Tracking Number: CBP-2017-034152
* Requester Name: Curtis Waltman
* Date Submitted: 02/27/2017
* Request Status: Submitted
* Description: This request if for the following: Emails to and from todd.owen@cbp.dhs.gov, mark.morgan@cbp.dhs.gov, Ronald.vitiello@cbp.dhs.gov, and randolph.alles@cbp.dhs.gov, generated from President Trump's executive order banning entrance to the US from seven Middle Eastern countries, and the protests at airports around the nation that sprung up January 27th 2017 and January 28th 2017 and January 29th 2017 in response. I would like the search conducted from January 25th 2017 to the date this request is processed on.

From: CBPFOIA@cbp.dhs.gov

The FOIA request CBP-2017-034152 has had its Tracking Number changed to CBP-OIT-2017-034152. This is normally due to the request being transferred to another agency (for example, EPA to Dept. of Commerce) or to a sub-agency to process it. Additional details for this request are as follows:
* Old Tracking Number: CBP-2017-034152
* New Tracking Number: CBP-OIT-2017-034152
* Requester Name: Curtis Waltman
* Date Submitted: 02/27/2017
* Long Description: This request if for the following: Emails to and from todd.owen@cbp.dhs.gov, mark.morgan@cbp.dhs.gov, Ronald.vitiello@cbp.dhs.gov, and randolph.alles@cbp.dhs.gov, generated from President Trump's executive order banning entrance to the US from seven Middle Eastern countries, and the protests at airports around the nation that sprung up January 27th 2017 and January 28th 2017 and January 29th 2017 in response. I would like the search conducted from January 25th 2017 to the date this request is processed on.

From: CBPFOIA@cbp.dhs.gov

The FOIA request CBP-OIT-2017-034152 has had its Tracking Number changed to CBP-2017-034152. This is normally due to the request being transferred to another agency (for example, EPA to Dept. of Commerce) or to a sub-agency to process it. Additional details for this request are as follows:
* Old Tracking Number: CBP-OIT-2017-034152
* New Tracking Number: CBP-2017-034152
* Requester Name: Curtis Waltman
* Date Submitted: 02/27/2017
* Long Description: This request if for the following: Emails to and from todd.owen@cbp.dhs.gov, mark.morgan@cbp.dhs.gov, Ronald.vitiello@cbp.dhs.gov, and randolph.alles@cbp.dhs.gov, generated from President Trump's executive order banning entrance to the US from seven Middle Eastern countries, and the protests at airports around the nation that sprung up January 27th 2017 and January 28th 2017 and January 29th 2017 in response. I would like the search conducted from January 25th 2017 to the date this request is processed on.

From: CBPFOIA@cbp.dhs.gov

The FOIA request CBP-2017-034152 has had its Tracking Number changed to CBP-OIT-2017-034152. This is normally due to the request being transferred to another agency (for example, EPA to Dept. of Commerce) or to a sub-agency to process it. Additional details for this request are as follows:
* Old Tracking Number: CBP-2017-034152
* New Tracking Number: CBP-OIT-2017-034152
* Requester Name: Curtis Waltman
* Date Submitted: 02/27/2017
* Long Description: This request if for the following: Emails to and from todd.owen@cbp.dhs.gov, mark.morgan@cbp.dhs.gov, Ronald.vitiello@cbp.dhs.gov, and randolph.alles@cbp.dhs.gov, generated from President Trump's executive order banning entrance to the US from seven Middle Eastern countries, and the protests at airports around the nation that sprung up January 27th 2017 and January 28th 2017 and January 29th 2017 in response. I would like the search conducted from January 25th 2017 to the date this request is processed on.

From: CBPFOIA@cbp.dhs.gov

The FOIA request CBP-OIT-2017-034152 has had its Tracking Number changed to CBP-2017-034152. This is normally due to the request being transferred to another agency (for example, EPA to Dept. of Commerce) or to a sub-agency to process it. Additional details for this request are as follows:
* Old Tracking Number: CBP-OIT-2017-034152
* New Tracking Number: CBP-2017-034152
* Requester Name: Curtis Waltman
* Date Submitted: 02/27/2017
* Long Description: This request if for the following: Emails to and from todd.owen@cbp.dhs.gov, mark.morgan@cbp.dhs.gov, Ronald.vitiello@cbp.dhs.gov, and randolph.alles@cbp.dhs.gov, generated from President Trump's executive order banning entrance to the US from seven Middle Eastern countries, and the protests at airports around the nation that sprung up January 27th 2017 and January 28th 2017 and January 29th 2017 in response. I would like the search conducted from January 25th 2017 to the date this request is processed on.

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