Tuesday, June 12th, 2018

ICE Takes A Year To Say It Can’t Find Data: Withholds information on deportation orders sought in Immigration Court

"Syracuse, N.Y. — On April 20 the Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse (TRAC) appealed to Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) concerning its response to TRAC's April 25, 2011 request
under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) for anonymous
alien-by-alien data covering all individuals against whom the Department
of Homeland Security had filed charges in Immigration Court.

After nearly a year on April 12, 2012 TRAC finally received a response dated April 5
from FOIA Officer Catrina M. Pavlik-Keenan in which she declined to
provide any records. The rationale given was that the agency "cannot
reliably identify" cases it has filed or has pending