FDA New Hiring Protocols

Cynthia Fernandez filed this request with the Food and Drug Administration of the United States of America.
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Due Sept. 19, 2017
Est. Completion None
Awaiting Response


From: Cynthia Fernandez

To Whom It May Concern:

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

Any and all materials, policies, and memos that outline new hiring protocols of foreign scientists.

This is a story that has been reported in the media: https://www.statnews.com/2017/08/11/fda-hiring-non-citizens/?utm_source=STAT+Newsletters&utm_campaign=1b4f9e70ea-MR&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_8cab1d7961-1b4f9e70ea-150225945

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.


Cynthia Fernandez

From: Muckrock Staff

To Whom It May Concern:
I wanted to follow up on the following request, copied below. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response.
Thanks for your help, and let me know if further clarification is needed.

From: Food and Drug Administration

An interim response, stating the request is being processed.

From: Food and Drug Administration

Good afternoon,

Please provide the request number if you want status updates. Also, please submit these by fax or through the FOIA request page, not through email.

Thank you,

Wilson M. Russ
Program Support Specialist
Office of the Executive Secretariat
Division of Freedom of Information
U.S. Food and Drug Administration
Tel: 301-796-8981


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