USCIS Historical Library Catalog

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

1400102-000, COW2018001352

Due Oct. 16, 2018
Est. Completion None
Status
Awaiting Response

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From: Matthew Hoppock


To Whom It May Concern:

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

The library catalog for the USCIS Historical Library, https://www.uscis.gov/library.

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,

Matthew Hoppock

From: U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

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From: Matthew Hoppock

Thank you for sending information about checking the status online. However, we have never received a tracking number or control number, so I can't check the status there.

I filed this FOIA request on 09/15/2018 and have never received any acknowledgment, receipt, or tracking number. My request asked for the following:

"To Whom It May Concern:

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

The library catalog for the USCIS Historical Library, https://www.uscis.gov/library.

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,

Matthew Hoppock"

From: Matthew Hoppock

Thank you for sending information on how to check the status of a FOIA.

However, I have never received a tracking number or any acknowledgment of my request, so I can't look it up in your portal.

I submitted my FOIA request on 9/15/18 asking for the following:

"To Whom It May Concern:

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

The library catalog for the USCIS Historical Library, https://www.uscis.gov/library.

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,

Matthew Hoppock"

If you would send me the tracking number, I could check the status on my own using your online portal. Thank you.

From: U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

Matthew Hoppock,

We are in receipt or your FOIA request emailed December 11, 2018.

Attached is your Acknowledgment Letter.
Regards,

Justin S. Ballmer
Government Information Specialist
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
150 NW Space Center Loop
Lee's Summit, MO 64064
justin.s.ballmer@uscis.dhs.gov

From: U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

Matthew Hoppock,

COW2018001352 is the only request we have for records regarding the library catalog for the USCIS Historical Library, https://www.uscis.gov/library. Attached to this request is the email from you inquiring about the request sent September 14, 2018 for the same records. We never received your original request sent September 14, 2018. After you sent your email inquiring about this request, COW2018001352 was created to address your request.

I am providing you with a link to check your status online. You may check the status of your FOIA request https://www.uscis.gov/about-us/freedom-information-and-privacy-act-foia/foia-request-status-check-average-processing-times/check-status-foia-requestonline, at . Click on "FOIA Request Status Check" located on the left side of the web page under "Other Services", and follow the instructions. By checking your status online, this frees up our staff to process pending requests.
Regards,
Justin S. Ballmer
Government Information Specialist
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
150 NW Space Center Loop
Lee's Summit, MO 64064
justin.s.ballmer@uscis.dhs.gov

From: U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

Matthew Hoppock,

I am providing you with a link to check your status online. You may check the status of your FOIA request https://www.uscis.gov/about-us/freedom-information-and-privacy-act-foia/foia-request-status-check-average-processing-times/check-status-foia-requestonline, at . Click on "FOIA Request Status Check" located on the left side of the web page under "Other Services", and follow the instructions. By checking your status online, this frees up our staff to process pending requests.

Please refrain from using this email address for status or other customer service questions.
Regards,
Justin Ballmer

From: U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

Matthew Hoppock,

I am providing you with a link to check your status online. You may check the status of your FOIA request https://www.uscis.gov/about-us/freedom-information-and-privacy-act-foia/foia-request-status-check-average-processing-times/check-status-foia-requestonline, at . Click on "FOIA Request Status Check" located on the left side of the web page under "Other Services", and follow the instructions. By checking your status online, this frees up our staff to process pending requests.

You may submit FOIA/PA related questions to our email address at FOIAPAQuestions@uscis.dhs.gov.
Regards,
Justin S. Ballmer
Government Information Specialist
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
150 NW Space Center Loop
Lee's Summit, MO 64064
justin.s.ballmer@uscis.dhs.gov

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