OPT and CPT data from Academy of Art University

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To Whom It May Concern:

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


Please send me data related to the Academy of Art University in the SEVP and SEVIS data library.

I would like to see the data on this one school as related to F-1 student visas, curricular practical training (CPT) and optional practical training (OPT).

Specifically, I would like to obtain what country the students were from, and what companies they worked for while on OPT and CPT.

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.


From: Immigration and Customs Enforcement

Good day,
You have directed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), seeking either: (1) copies of an individual’s alien file, or (2) copies of certain ICE records or other records maintained in an individual’s alien file. Alien files are maintained by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS).
Accordingly, ICE has determined that you should redirect your request to USCIS. Upon receipt of your FOIA request, USCIS will provide you with a tracking number and respond to you directly.
Any ICE records maintained in the Alien file will be referred to ICE for processing, and you will be notified of the referral in USCIS’ final response if one occurs.

For more information, or to submit a FOIA request to USCIS, please visit: https://www.uscis.gov/records/request-records-through-the-freedom-of-information-act-or-privacy-act.
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Immigration and Customs Enforcement
Freedom of Information Act Office
500 12th Street, S.W., Stop 5009
Washington, D.C. 20536-5009
Telephone: 1-866-633-1182

From: Immigration and Customs Enforcement

Good day,

Thank you for contacting ICE FOIA regarding your request. Please identify who is the requestor so that we may begin processing your request.

Thank you,