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|Submitted||May 5, 2018|
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To Whom It May Concern:
Pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act, I hereby request the following records:
I request the detainee population statistics reports by field office for for 2014, 2015, 2016, and 2017. Here is a 2012 example of the data I seek updated: https://www.ice.gov/doclib/foia/reports/ero-facts-and-statistics.pdf
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.
May 09, 2018 Pablo Manriquez MuckRock News Dept MR 53272 411A Highland Ave Somerville, MA 02144-2516 RE: ICE FOIA Case Number 2018-ICFO-34480 Dear Mr. Manriquez: This acknowledges receipt of your May 05, 2018, Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), for all records pertaining to the detainee population statistics reports by field office for 2014, 2015, 2016, and 2017. Your request was received in this office on May 05, 2018. Due to the increasing number of FOIA requests received by this office, we may encounter some delay in processing your request. Per Section 5.5(a) of the DHS FOIA regulations, 6 C.F.R. Part 5, ICE processes FOIA requests according to their order of receipt. Although ICE’s goal is to respond within 20 business days of receipt of your request, the FOIA does permit a 10- day extension of this time period. As your request seeks numerous documents that will necessitate a thorough and wide-ranging search, ICE will invoke a 10-day extension for your request, as allowed by Title 5 U.S.C. § 552(a)(6)(B). If you care to narrow the scope of your request, please contact our office. We will make every effort to comply with your request in a timely manner. Provisions of the FOIA allow us to recover part of the cost of complying with your request. We shall charge you for records in accordance with the DHS Interim FOIA regulations as they apply to commercial requesters. As a commercial requester, you will be charged 10 cents per page for duplication, and for search and review time at the per quarter-hour rate ($4.00 for clerical personnel, $7.00 for professional personnel, $10.25 for managerial personnel) of the searcher and reviewer. We will construe the submission of your request as an agreement to pay up to $25.00. You will be contacted before any further fees are accrued. We have queried the appropriate program offices within ICE for responsive records. If any responsive records are located, they will be reviewed for determination of releasability. Please be assured that one of the processors in our office will respond to your request as expeditiously as possible. We appreciate your patience as we proceed with your request.
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To Whom It May Concern:
I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information Act request, copied below, and originally submitted on May 5, 2018. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed.
Thanks for your help, and let me know if further clarification is needed.
June 11, 2018 Pablo Manriquez MuckRock News Dept MR 53272 411A Highland Ave Somerville, MA 02144-2516 RE: ICE FOIA Case Number 2018-ICFO-34480This e-mail is in regards to your May 05, 2018 ICE FOIA request for all records pertaining to the detainee population statistics reports by field office for 2014, 2015, 2016, and 2017.
In conducting a search for responsive records, the ICE FOIA office has determined that further clarification is needed regarding your request.
The report referenced was discontinued several yearsago. However, virtually all of the metrics referenced are on the program WRDs(with the exception of the top 20 countries of removal. Instead the WRDlists all countries of removal. Please advise if you are willing toaccept copies of the year end WRD for the requested years. Please provide the ICE FOIA office with a response as soon as possible to avoid any further delay in the processing of your request. If a response is not received within 30 days, your request will be administratively closed.
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