Couples Interview manual or guidelines for U.S. Immigration

Sam Lavigne filed this request with the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services of the United States of America.
Tracking # COW2015000287
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From: Sam Lavigne

To Whom It May Concern:

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

Manual, interview questions or guidelines, instructional documents, and all material used by U.S. Citizen and Immigration Service for conducting interviews of couples who are applying for fiancee visas, petitions for alien relatives, or petitions to remove conditions on residence.

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,

Sam Lavigne

From: U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

An acknowledgement letter, stating the request is being processed.

From: Sam Lavigne

Hello - please clarify my fee status for this request.
Best,

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 March 28, 2015. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed. You had assigned it reference number #COW2015000287.

Thank you for your help.

From: Vogel, Kathleen M

Good Morning,

You may check the status of your FOIA request online by going to the following link: https://egov.uscis.gov/foiawebstatus/
You will be asked to put in your control number which is the COW followed by the 10 digit number.

Thank you,
Kathy

WARNING: This document is FOR OFFICIAL USE ONLY (FOUO). It contains information that may be exempt from public release under the Freedom of Information Act (5 U.S.C. 552). This document is to be controlled, handled, transmitted, distributed and disposed of in accordance with DHS policy relating to Sensitive But Unclassified (SBU) information and is not to be released to the public or other personnel who do not have a valid "need-to-know" without prior approval from the originator.

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 March 28, 2015. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed. You had assigned it reference number #COW2015000287.

Thank you for your help.

From: Vogel, Kathleen M

Good Morning,

You may check the status of your FOIA request online by going to the following link: https://egov.uscis.gov/foiawebstatus/
You will be asked to put in your control number which is the COW2015000287 number.
I have checked that status for you and received this response:
Your request is currently number 145 of 241 pending requests in Track Two.
Date received: 03/31/2015
Thanks,
Kathy

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 March 28, 2015. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed. You had assigned it reference number #COW2015000287.

Thank you for your help.

From: Vogel, Kathleen M

Good Morning,

You may check the status of your FOIA request online by going to the following link: https://egov.uscis.gov/foiawebstatus/
You will be asked to put in your control number which is the COW2015000287 number.
I have checked that status for you and received this response:
Your request is currently number 121 of 240 pending requests in Track Two.
Date received: 03/31/2015
Thanks,
Kathy

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 March 28, 2015. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed. You had assigned it reference number #COW2015000287.

Thank you for your help.

From: Vogel, Kathleen M

Good Morning,
You may check the status of your FOIA request online by going to the following link: https://egov.uscis.gov/foiawebstatus/
You will be asked to put in your control number which is the COW2015000287 number.
I have checked that status for you and received this response:
Your request is currently number 107 of 245 pending requests in Track Two.
Date received: 03/31/2015
Thanks,
Kathy

From: U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

A letter stating the requester must agree to or prepay assessed or estimated fees in order for the agency to continue processing the request.

From: U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

The request has been rejectedby the agency.

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