Akerman LLP Immigration / DHS Email Documents

Taylor Scott Amarel filed this request with the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services of the United States of America.

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From: Taylor Scott Amarel

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act, I hereby request the following records:

I would like to obtain all electronic records sent to, sent from, or copied to USCIS.ImmigrantInvestorProgram@uscis.dhs.gov or dhsexecsec@hq.dhs.gov from January 1, 2016 to Present day containing the non-case sensitive keyword "Akerman LLP". Should you need any more more information or if this request is too broad, please let me know and I will be happy to provide more information. Please do not close my request without consulting me first, I am happy to modify my request if it can not be processed as is.

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.


Taylor Scott Amarel

From: U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

An acknowledgement letter, stating the request is being processed.

From: U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

Good Morning Taylor,

This office is in receipt of your FOIA request dating to July 22, 2019 in which you seek: Electronic records sent to/from, or copied to USCIS.ImmigrationInvestorProgram@uscis.dhs.gov or dhsexecsec@hq.dhs.gov to include "Akerman LLP" from January 1, 2016 to present.

We can run a request on our end for records regarding USCIS.ImmigrationInvestorProgram@uscis.dhs.gov<mailto:USCIS.ImmigrationInvestorProgram@uscis.dhs.gov> with the word "Akerman LLP," but for records from dhsexecsec@hq.dhs.gov<mailto:dhsexecsec@hq.dhs.gov> you will have to file a FOIA with DHS, not USCIS.

Please acknowledge your receipt of this request.

Thank you for your time.


H.A. (Kelly) Garbus
Government Information Specialist
Significant Interest Group (SIG) FOIA
National Records Center

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From: U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services


I am providing you with a link to check your status online. You may check the status of your FOIA request at: https://first.uscis.gov/#/check-status

By checking your status online, this frees up our staff to process pending requests. We are currently processing cases from our backlog and are experiencing a high volume of incoming requests. FOIA operates on a first in, first out basis.

Thank you.

From: U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

A copy of documents responsive to the request.