Foreign-Rorn Canadians Residing in the United States

Sam Reynolds filed this request with the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services of the United States of America.
Tracking #

COW2019500048

Est. Completion Aug. 8, 2019
Status
Fix Required

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From: Sam Reynolds


To Whom It May Concern:

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

- The number of Canadian nationals NOT BORN IN CANADA lawfully residing in the United States
- The number of Canadian nationals BORN IN CANADA lawfully residing in the United States
- Please provide a total number for both, as well as numbers split out by every visa type

- The number of Canadian nationals NOT BORN IN CANADA residing in the United States on a Green Card
- The number of Canadian nationals BORN IN CANADA residing in the United States on a Green Card

- The number of Canadian nationals born in China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Malaysia, Korea lawfully residing in the United States
- Please provide a total number, as well as numbers split out by every visa type

- The number of Canadian nationals born in China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Malaysia, Korea residing in the United States on a Green card

Please provide figures for all of the above for the last 15 years

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,

Sam Reynolds

From: Sam Reynolds

Hello,

Following up on this request. Please acknowledge receipt and provide an ETA.

Thanks

Sam Reynolds

From: U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

An acknowledgement letter, stating the request is being processed.

From: U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

Sam Reynolds,
We are in receipt of your inquiry today seeking an update on your FOA request regarding Canadian Nationals.
Your case has been created and assigned case number COW2019500048. It has been placed in the Track 1 queue. Please use this case number in all future correspondence when writing regarding about this FOIA request.
Thank you for your interest in USCIS.

H.A.(Kelly) Garbus
Government Information Specialist
FOIA/PA Significant Interest Group (SIG)
DHS/USCIS
816-350-5586
Harriet.A.Garbus@uscis.dhs.gov<mailto:Harriet.A.Garbus@uscis.dhs.gov>

From: U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

My apologies, I forgot to give an estimated response time. Currently response time for cases in Track 1 generally are running about 4 and a half months. This is just an estimate.
H.A.(Kelly) Garbus
Government Information Specialist
FOIA/PA Significant Interest Group (SIG)
DHS/USCIS
816-350-5586
Harriet.A.Garbus@uscis.dhs.gov<mailto:Harriet.A.Garbus@uscis.dhs.gov>

From: Sam Reynolds

Hello,

Please provide an update to the status of this request. It's been a substantial amount of time since the original request.

Sam

From: U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

Hi,

Your request is 241 of 534 pending requests. Please note this is an estimated date based on average processing times. Availability of records and complexity of request may affect the completion date.

Please feel free to continue to check the status of your request at https://first.uscis.gov/#/check-status.

From: U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

A fix is required to perfect the request.

From: Sam Reynolds

Hello,

The file sent to me: "8_SIG - Blank Final Action Letter_2.pdf" is blank. Please specify what fix is required.

Sam

From: Sam Reynolds

Hello,

The file sent to me: "8_SIG - Blank Final Action Letter_2.pdf" is blank. Please specify what fix is required.

Sam

From: U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

You attempted to reset the password for a USCIS myAccount account using this email address (requests@muckrock.com).
This address does not have an associated account. If you previously accessed your USCIS myAccount account online, you may have used a different email address.
PLEASE DO NOT REPLY TO THIS MESSAGE

From: Muckrock Staff

To whom it may concern:

This is an inquiry pertaining to the request with control number COW2019500048. When the status of the request is checked online, it states that there are documents that are available through the portal, however, there is no portal associated with this email address - I tried to retrieve a password and it was not permitted because it initially submitted via email or snail-mail. Please advise as to how we can retrieve the responsive documents. Thank you.

Sincerely,

MuckRock Staff

From:

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
FOIA Office
P. O. Box 648010
Lee's Summit, MO 64064-8010

May 8, 2020

This is a follow up to request number COW2019500048:

To whom it may concern:

This is an inquiry pertaining to the request with control number COW2019500048. When the status of the request is checked online, it states that there are documents that are available through the portal, however, there is no portal associated with this email address - I tried to retrieve a password and it was not permitted because it initially submitted via email or snail-mail. Please advise as to how we can retrieve the responsive documents. Thank you.

Sincerely,

MuckRock Staff

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Is this email coming to the wrong contact? Something else wrong? Use the above link to let us know.

For mailed responses, please address (see note):
MuckRock News
DEPT MR 70452
411A Highland Ave
Somerville, MA 02144-2516

PLEASE NOTE: This request is not filed by a MuckRock staff member, but is being sent through MuckRock by the above in order to better track, share, and manage public records requests. Also note that improperly addressed (i.e., with the requester's name rather than "MuckRock News" and the department number) requests might be returned as undeliverable.

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On May 8, 2020:
Subject: Password reset attempt
You attempted to reset the password for a USCIS myAccount account using this email address (requests@muckrock.com).
This address does not have an associated account. If you previously accessed your USCIS myAccount account online, you may have used a different email address.
PLEASE DO NOT REPLY TO THIS MESSAGE

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On April 8, 2020:
Subject: RE: Freedom of Information Act Request #COW2019500048
Hello,

The file sent to me: "8_SIG - Blank Final Action Letter_2.pdf" is blank. Please specify what fix is required.

Sam
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On March 14, 2020:
Subject: RE: Freedom of Information Act Request #COW2019500048
Hello,

The file sent to me: "8_SIG - Blank Final Action Letter_2.pdf" is blank. Please specify what fix is required.

Sam
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On March 2, 2020:
Subject:
A fix is required to perfect the request.
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On Oct. 15, 2019:
Subject: RE: Freedom of Information Act Request #COW2019500048
Hi,

Your request is 241 of 534 pending requests. Please note this is an estimated date based on average processing times. Availability of records and complexity of request may affect the completion date.

Please feel free to continue to check the status of your request at https://first.uscis.gov/#/check-status.

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On March 13, 2019:
Subject: Freedom of Information Act Request: Foreign-Rorn Canadians Residing in the United States

To Whom It May Concern:

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

- The number of Canadian nationals NOT BORN IN CANADA lawfully residing in the United States
- The number of Canadian nationals BORN IN CANADA lawfully residing in the United States
- Please provide a total number for both, as well as numbers split out by every visa type

- The number of Canadian nationals NOT BORN IN CANADA residing in the United States on a Green Card
- The number of Canadian nationals BORN IN CANADA residing in the United States on a Green Card

- The number of Canadian nationals born in China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Malaysia, Korea lawfully residing in the United States
- Please provide a total number, as well as numbers split out by every visa type

- The number of Canadian nationals born in China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Malaysia, Korea residing in the United States on a Green card

Please provide figures for all of the above for the last 15 years

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,

Sam Reynolds

Filed via MuckRock.com
E-mail (Preferred): requests@muckrock.com
Upload documents directly: https://accounts.muckrock.com/accounts/login/?next=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.muckrock.com%2Faccounts%2Flogin%2F%3Fnext%3D%252Faccounts%252Fagency_login%252Fus-citizenship-and-immigration-services-182%252Fforeign-rorn-canadians-residing-in-the-united-states-70452%252F%253Femail%253Dfoiapaquestions%252540uscis.dhs.gov&url_auth_token=AAAj-WdBFYnPUWnCxeNDxizUa-M%3A1jX6VM%3Afa9Y45TwuGeAa6IVSgUs03H6jaU
Is this email coming to the wrong contact? Something else wrong? Use the above link to let us know.

For mailed responses, please address (see note):
MuckRock News
DEPT MR 70452
411A Highland Ave
Somerville, MA 02144-2516

PLEASE NOTE: This request is not filed by a MuckRock staff member, but is being sent through MuckRock by the above in order to better track, share, and manage public records requests. Also note that improperly addressed (i.e., with the requester's name rather than "MuckRock News" and the department number) requests might be returned as undeliverable.

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