Matter of A-B- Referral Documents

Matthew Hoppock filed this request with the Department of Justice, Office of Legal Counsel of the United States of America.

It is a clone of this request.

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Due Nov. 9, 2018
Est. Completion None
Awaiting Response


From: Matthew Hoppock

To Whom It May Concern:

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

The records related to the Attorney General's decision to refer the case of Matter of A-B- to himself. See This should include all of the following:

1. The correspondence, including e-mail messages and written correspondence, mentioning the name of the Respondent in the Matter of A-B- case or her A number.
2. The file maintained by the OLC on the Matter of A-B- caser.
3. Any notes written by any employee of the OLC regarding the Matter of A-B- case.

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.


Matthew Hoppock

From: Department of Justice, Office of Legal Counsel

Dear Mr. Hoppock:

Attached, please find the acknowledgment letter for your FOIA request to OLC that has been assigned tracking number FY19-008.

Melissa Golden, Esq.
Lead Paralegal and FOIA Specialist
Office of Legal Counsel
Department of Justice