CSPC 47: Immigration Services, FTC complaints

Beryl Lipton filed this request with the Federal Trade Commission of the United States of America .
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From: Beryl Lipton

To Whom It May Concern:

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

All complaints submitted to the Federal Trade Commission from January 1, 2010 through the date this request is processed which fall under Consumer Sentinel Product Code 47: Immigration Services, "Complaints about products and services offered by companies purportedly to help non-U.S. consumers obtain a benefit from the government, such as to enter, remain, or work in the U.S." Please include all available segregable data, including comments.

This request is being made as part of a journalistic inquiry. 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.


Beryl C.D. Lipton

From: Federal Trade Commission

An acknowledgement letter, stating the request is being processed.

From: Welke, Brian

Ms. Lipton,

I have attached the FTC's response to your FOIA request seeking the Consumer Sentinel Product Code 47: Immigration Services. I emailed these documents because you mentioned in your request that it was your preference. I have not mailed hard copies or a CD-ROM containing the consumer complaints.


Brian M. Welke
Attorney, Office of the General Counsel
Federal Trade Commission
600 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20580
(202) 326-2897