A-3 Nonimmigrant visas data

Angelo Young filed this request with the U.S. Department of State of the United States of America.
Tracking # F-2015-15421
Due Nov. 4, 2015
Est. Completion None
Awaiting Response


From: Angelo Young

To Whom It May Concern:

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

I am looking for the number of A-3 non-immigrant visas (the personal attendants, employees or servants of the principal A-1 or A-2 visa holders) issued by year from 2009 to 2014, including as much information as possible, including but not limited to the countries of origin of the recipients of these visas and categories of employment.

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 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.


Angelo Young

From: Department of State

A copy of documents responsive to the request.

From: FOIA Request

Your query has been forwarded to the FOIA Requester Status mailbox for reply.

From: FOIA Status

Dear Angelo Young,

This is in reference to your e-mail dated November 5, 2015, inquiring about the status of your Freedom of Information Act request. Your request was received in the Office of Information Programs and Services (IPS) and an acknowledgement letter was mailed to you on November 2, 2015. You should be receiving that letter soon. Your case control number is F-2015-15421. A copy of your e-mail has been forwarded to the office that is processing your request. .

We appreciate your patience during the processing of your request.

If you have any questions regarding the status of your request, please contact the FOIA Requester Service Center (FRSC) on 202-261-8484 and refer to your case control number.


Charlotte W. Duckett
U.S. Department of State

This email is UNCLASSIFIED.

From: FOIA Status

Dear Angelo Young,

This is a follow-up to your e-mail dated November 6, 2015. Our office was recently informed that the estimated completion date for your request is December 2016.


Charlotte W. Duckett

This email is UNCLASSIFIED.

From: FOIA Status

Mr. Young,

I have contacted the Case Analyst and requested a status update and estimated completion date for your case. The Analyst will contact the bureaus doing the searches and the individuals reviewing the material. This will take some time because each case is different. The search and review time varies. The time depends on the complexity of information requested and the time it takes to review the material.

I hope this information is helpful. If you have further concerns or any questions regarding any FOIA-related matter, please contact the FOIA Requester Service Center (FRSC) at (202) 261-8484, or fax us at (202) 261-8579 or send an e-mail to foiastatus@state.gov

Dominique Cotten
U.S. Department of State
FOIA Requester Service Center
(202) 261-8484