Seattle Family EB-5 Request

Taylor Amarel Scott filed this request with the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services of the United States of America.
Due July 22, 2019
Est. Completion None
Status
Awaiting Response

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From: Taylor Amarel Scott


To Whom It May Concern:

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

I would like to obtain all electronic records sent to, sent from, or copied to USCIS.ImmigrantInvestorProgram@uscis.dhs.gov or dhsexecsec@hq.dhs.gov from January 1, 2015 to Present day containing the non-case sensitive keyword "Seattle Family". Should you need any more information or if this request is too broad, please let me know and I will be happy to provide more information. Please do not close my request without consulting me first, I am happy to modify my request if it can not be processed as is.

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,

Taylor Amarel Scott

From: U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

Your request for Seattle Family was previously submitted and is being handled under control number COW2019500203. I am providing you with a link to check your status online. You may check the status of your FOIA request at https://first.uscis.gov/#/check-status. By checking your status online, this frees up our staff to process pending requests.

Request Details
Control Number
COW2019500203
Date Submitted
04/29/2019
Request Type
FOIA Request
Request Status
Place in Queue
960 of 1129 pending requests
Status
Files Requested
Estimated Completion Date
02/18/2020

From: U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

You may check the status of your request at time by going to the following website: https://first.uscis.gov/#/check-status.

Lennard A. Thomas, MHS
Government Information Specialist
Significant Interest Group (SIG)
National Records Center, FOIA Operations
DHS I USCIS I IRIS
Email: lennard.a.thomas@uscis.dhs.gov<mailto:lennard.a.thomas@uscis.dhs.gov>

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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.

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

July 22, 2019

This is a follow up to a previous request:

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information Act request, copied below, and originally submitted on June 21, 2019. 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.

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On June 21, 2019:
Subject: RE: Freedom of Information Act Request: Seattle Family EB-5 Request
Your request for Seattle Family was previously submitted and is being handled under control number COW2019500203. I am providing you with a link to check your status online. You may check the status of your FOIA request at https://first.uscis.gov/#/check-status. By checking your status online, this frees up our staff to process pending requests.

Request Details
Control Number
COW2019500203
Date Submitted
04/29/2019
Request Type
FOIA Request
Request Status
Place in Queue
960 of 1129 pending requests
Status
Files Requested
Estimated Completion Date
02/18/2020
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On June 21, 2019:
Subject: Freedom of Information Act Request: Seattle Family EB-5 Request

To Whom It May Concern:

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

I would like to obtain all electronic records sent to, sent from, or copied to USCIS.ImmigrantInvestorProgram@uscis.dhs.gov<mailto:USCIS.ImmigrantInvestorProgram@uscis.dhs.gov> or dhsexecsec@hq.dhs.gov<mailto:dhsexecsec@hq.dhs.gov> from January 1, 2015 to Present day containing the non-case sensitive keyword "Seattle Family". Should you need any more information or if this request is too broad, please let me know and I will be happy to provide more information. Please do not close my request without consulting me first, I am happy to modify my request if it can not be processed as is.

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,

Taylor Amarel Scott

Filed via MuckRock.com
E-mail (Preferred): requests@muckrock.com<mailto: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%252Fseattle-family-eb-5-request-75610%252F%253Femail%253DFOIASIG.NRC%252540uscis.dhs.gov&url_auth_token=AAAj-WdBFYnPUWnCxeNDxizUa-M%3A1hpUDF%3ADctcx_zzUAYHkYBIFdxQ2kT5RfA
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 75610
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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From: U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

To check the status of your FOIA request please visit the following link and enter your COW number that was on the acknowledgement letter we sent you. https://first.uscis.gov/#/check-status

Thank you,
​H.A. (Kelly) Garbus
Government Information Specialist
Significant Interest Group (SIG)
National Records Center

From: U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

Hi,

Your request is 878 of 1314 pending requests. The estimated completion date is 03/12/2020. Please feel free to check the status of your request at https://first.uscis.gov/#/check-status.

From: U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

To check the status of your FOIA request please visit the following link and enter your COW number provided on the acknowledgement letter we sent you. https://first.uscis.gov/#/check-status.

From: U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

Hi,

I am providing you with a link to check your status online. You may check the status of your FOIA request at: https://first.uscis.gov/#/check-status

By checking your status online, this frees up our staff to process pending requests. We are currently processing cases from our backlog and are experiencing a high volume of incoming requests. FOIA operates on a first in, first out basis.

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