Q: I want to find out if theres a way to get a personal review from Homeland security and FBI from someone who is in Mexico
i've been told it as to be in a sheet since they aren't here to get the digital one, but i am having a problem since my mom's fingerprints are hard to read and they have sent them back many of times. We started this process over 2.5yrs ago and still haven't been able to start the process because of this. Or is there another way someone can start the process without the fingerprints?
To request your mom’s A-file from either USCIS (immigration service) or EOIR (immigration court), you can file a FOIA request, which does not require fingerprinting. In addition, if you know any dates that she was caught by U.S. Customs and Border Protection or Immigration and Customs Enforcement, you can also submit a FOIA request directly to those agencies.
The FBI requires paper and ink fingerprint cards; however, it looks like a Name Check can be requested when the fingerprints have been rejected twice for image quality by the FBI’s Criminal Justice Information Services (CJIS) Division. However, the Name Check is limited to state, federal, and regulatory agencies that already have legal authority to submit fingerprints for non-criminal justice purposes.
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