EB 5 Funded Projects for 2015 and 2016

Glenn Daigon filed this request with the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services of the United States of America.
Tracking # APP2016001842
Status
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From: Glenn Daigon

To Whom It May Concern:

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

Need a national list of all EB 5 funded projects for 2015 and 2016 including the names of the projects, the name of the developers, number of construction jobs created, locations, name of regional centers, and contractor company names that are involved in these projects

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.

Sincerely,

Glenn Daigon

From: FOIA, USCIS

We are unable to accept a request within the body of an email.

In order to obtain your records, please submit a proper FOIA request. You may find the form on the following link: http://www.uscis.gov/g-639 Should you choose not to use the form G-639, you will still need to provide certain information that is listed on the form. Regardless of how you choose to do your request, you will need to provide a notarized signature or sign under penalty of perjury. Please note that we cannot accept requests that are in the body of an email. Should you choose to email us the request, you will need to attach the request as a PDF file.

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National Records Center
PO Box 648010
Lee’s Summit, MO 64064-8010

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Thanks,
FOIA, USCIS

From: Glenn Daigon

Glenn Daigon
c/o Laborers International Union of North America
905 16th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20006
202-942-2304

June 24, 2016

US Citizenship and Immigration Services [USCIS]
2675 Prosperity Avenue
Fairfax, VA 20598

FOIA REQUEST

Dear FOIA Officer:

Pursuant to the federal Freedom of Information Act, 5 U.S.C. § 552, I request access to and copies of a national list of all EB5 funded projects for 2015 and 2016, including the names of the projects, their locations, the names of the projects' developers, the number of construction jobs created for each project,, names of the regional centers with jurisdiction for each project, and the contractor company names that are involved in these projects.

I would like to receive the information in electronic format.

I agree to pay reasonable duplication fees for the processing of this request in an amount not to exceed $100. However, please notify me prior to your incurring any expenses in excess of that amount.

If my request is denied in whole or part, I ask that you justify all deletions by reference to specific exemptions of the act. I will also expect you to release all segregable portions of otherwise exempt material. I, of course, reserve the right to appeal your decision to withhold any information or to deny a waiver of fees.

I look forward to your reply within 20 business days, as the statute requires.

Thank you for your assistance.

Sincerely,

Glenn Daigon

From: Horn, Dawn D

Your request has been processed and is in the process of being printed to CD and mailed out. You should have your records by the end of next week. Please feel free to contact me if you do not receive the records.

Dawn D. Horn
Dawn.D.Horn@uscis.dhs.gov<mailto:Dawn.D.Horn@uscis.dhs.gov>
Government Information Specialist
FOIA/PA, Significant Interest Group (SIG)
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
Immigration Records and Identity Services Directorate
National Records Center
150 Space Center Loop
Lee’s Summit, MO 64064
Office Phone: 816-350-5500 x5038
FAX: 816-350-5785
Telework Monday, Wednesday, & Friday

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.

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The request has been rejected by the agency.

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