Privacy Impact Assessment for APC

Runa A. Sandvik filed this request with the Department of Homeland Security of the United States of America.
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From: Runa A. Sandvik

To Whom It May Concern:

This is a request under the Freedom of Information Act. I hereby request the initial Privacy Impact Assessment (PIA) for the Automated Passport Control (APC) program, along with any updated reports.

I also request that, if appropriate, fees be waived as I believe this request is in the public interest. I am a published independent reporter and a current contributor to Forbes (http://www.forbes.com/sites/runasandvik/). I have also had my journalism published on domestic and international blogs.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public free of charge as part of the public information service at MuckRock.com, and is not being made 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.

Sincerely,

Runa A. Sandvik

From: MuckRock.com

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on Feb. 25, 2015. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed.

Thank you for your help.

From: FOIA

Greetings Ms. Sandvik,

Thank you for contacting the DHS Privacy Office, you can check the status of your request at: http://www.dhs.gov//foia-status<http://www.dhs.gov/foia-status>. In order for us to answer a question pertaining to your FOIA 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
STOP 0655
Department of Homeland Security
245 Murray Lane, SW
Arlington, VA 20598-0655
Telephone: 1-866-431-0486 or 703-235-0790
Fax: 703-235-0443
Visit our FOIA website<http://www.dhs.gov/foia>

The component processing your request is in the final stages of review of the records in question. I have requested that they provide to this office an estimated time of completion to process your FOIA request and to provide a fee estimate letter, which I will forward. 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.

From: MuckRock

Hello -

To date, no FOIA tracking number has been provided for this request.

Please advise.

From: FOIA

Greetings,

When was your original request submitted to the DHS Privacy Office?
Regards,

The Privacy Office
U.S. Department of Homeland Security
245 Murray Lane SW
STOP-0655
Washington, D.C. 20528-0655
Phone: 202-343-1743 or 866-431-0486
Fax: 202-343-4011
E-mail: foia@hq.dhs.gov

From: FOIA

Greetings,

Customs and Border Protection has advised us that they have not received a request. They advise you to create an account and submit FOIA online at www.foiaonline.regulations.gov<http://www.foiaonline.regulations.gov>. I hope this has answered your questions.
Regards,

The Privacy Office
U.S. Department of Homeland Security
245 Murray Lane SW
STOP-0655
Washington, D.C. 20528-0655
Phone: 202-343-1743 or 866-431-0486
Fax: 202-343-4011
E-mail: foia@hq.dhs.gov

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