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Number to call FBI For Background check !!!

Discussion in 'Political Asylum in USA' started by atique rahman, Oct 24, 2005.

  1. atique rahman

    atique rahman Registered Users (C)

    Could anyone tell me the number to call FBI to find out if they are through checking my background check & send that report to USCIS ?????
    Thanks.
  2. porkman

    porkman Registered Users (C)

    Search this forum, I remeber someone mentioned this number sometime ago, hope that thread is still there.
  3. bonehead011

    bonehead011 Registered Users (C)


    Atique Rahman,

    Give me couple of days I will try to find it for you.

    Bonehead011

    _____________________________________
    PA approval 02-11-00
    RD I-485 02-28-01
    ND I-485 03-05-01
    FP 3rd 05-12-04
    LUD 06-23, 24, 27, 30-05, 07-01-05
    RIE 06-28-05
    RIE Received by USCIS 07-06-05
    LUD 07-07, 08, 11-05
    Biometrics request C/W 08-02-05
    LUD 08-02, 03-05
    FP I-797C Code 1 Received 09-20-05 for 09-27-05
    FP 4th C/W 09-20-05
    AR-11 Change of Address, 10-10-05
    LUD 10-17, 21, 24-05
    10-20-05 I-485 APPROVED!!!
    10-24-05 Received Welcome Notice
    Waiting for “The Plastic”
  4. atique rahman

    atique rahman Registered Users (C)

    Congratulation !!!!!!!

  5. atique rahman

    atique rahman Registered Users (C)

    Not found !!!!!!!

    :D
    Couldn't find it dude.
  6. bonehead011

    bonehead011 Registered Users (C)

    Atique Rahman,

    I did not get chance to check this # yet because at this time no one is working, but when I called few min ago, recorded message did not indicate if it is still the FBI office. Try it in the morning. Hopefully it was not changed, this posting down is very old. Good luck.


    Originally Posted by Sessanga Charlesa
    I called FBI to check my fingerprints status i took on 10/3 and an agent told me that they were completed on 10/04 and the results were sent to INS.I`m wondering what the next step will be.For those who may need FBI phone number is 304-625-5590 press option 4.Those who have already taken FP can you let us know whether they have been returned back to INS after cleared by FBI.



    Bonehead011

    _____________________________________
    PA approval 02-11-00
    RD I-485 02-28-01
    ND I-485 03-05-01
    FP 3rd 05-12-04
    LUD 06-23, 24, 27, 30-05, 07-01-05
    RIE 06-28-05
    RIE Received by USCIS 07-06-05
    LUD 07-07, 08, 11-05
    Biometrics request C/W 08-02-05
    LUD 08-02, 03-05
    FP I-797C Code 1 Received 09-20-05 for 09-27-05
    FP 4th C/W 09-20-05
    AR-11 Change of Address, 10-10-05
    LUD 10-17, 21, 24-05
    10-20-05 I-485 APPROVED!!!
    10-24-05 Received Welcome Notice
    Waiting for “The Plastic”
  7. douls

    douls Registered Users (C)

    Hi Atique Rahman.

    I got some FBI number for you I believe that might help.


    FBI Name Check Primer

    Disclaimer:

    I am not a lawyer and I cannot be held responsible for accuracy of the information below.
    Please use this document at your own risk.

    Contents

    • Section I – Name Check Explained
    • Section II – Contact Info
    • Section III – Possible means to expedite name check
    Key:

    Items in BLUE are those items about which I am making an intelligent guess and cannot be
    validated.

    Section I – Name Check Explained

    The Name Check’s official name is the National Name Check Program (NNCP). It is
    synonymous with FBI Background Check, Security Check etc. The National Name Check
    Program (NNCP) has the mission of disseminating information from the FBI's Central Records
    System in response to requests submitted by federal agencies, congressional committees, the
    federal judiciary, friendly foreign police and intelligence agencies, and state and local criminal
    justice agencies. The Central Records System (CRS) contains the FBI's administrative, personnel
    and investigative files. The NNCP has grown exponentially, with more and more customers
    seeking background information from FBI files on individuals before bestowing a privilege -
    Whether that privilege is government employment or an appointment; a security clearance;
    attendance at a White House function; a Green card or naturalization; admission to the bar; or a
    visa for the privilege of visiting our homeland; more than 70 federal and state agencies regularly
    request an FBI name check. The USCIS is one of its biggest customers.

    The name checks are handled at FBI Headquarters at Washington DC.

    In my understanding a name check consists of running the applicant’s name and date of birth over
    multiple government records – not commercial records like credit reports etc. This will tell the
    agency if there has been any activity on your name ever i.e. if you were a convicted criminal, a
    witness in a federal case, a person who was investigated etc.

    Name checks for Naturalization was initiated after Sept 11 2001. I am unsure if the program
    existed for Naturalization applicants before that time.

    Many people report incredible lengths of delays with name checks. The reason for this is that the
    system (computerized system) is unable to conclude weather or not you are a person of interest.
    An analyst has to then intervene. The reason could me multi fold like you having a very common
    name (Asian last names for example) or your name matches that of a person that FBI dealt with
    in the past etc. This could take 1 day or over a year. Another reason for delays is that this
    department is grossly understaffed.

    I think that the name check requests are sent after a finger print result is received. I just happened
    to notice this with many applicants.

    Name check requests are automatically initiated by the Service Center and are done for all
    applicants. There is another check called the CIA check that is not done for Naturalization
    applicants. CIA check is done for I-485, Amnesty and other applicants.


    When the system searches for your name and does not find any indices, it returns “NORECORD” as a result. This is what majority of people will have for a status. A “No-Record”
    means “No-Objection” from the part of the FBI for Naturalization.

    However presence of a record by itself is not always adverse. Just means you have been involved
    somehow with something that FBI has a record on.

    The Records name checks are supervised by Agent David Hardy who is the Chief of the
    Record/Information Dissemination Section in the Records Management Division (RMD).
    Mr.Hardy’s boss is the Assistant Director, Records Management Division is William Hooton.

    Section II – Contact Info

    Every single phone and fax number mentioned is available on the internet – if you know where to
    look. I have just arranged them into one useful chunk.


    Please use these phone numbers and fax numbers (especially the Asst Director/analysts) with
    discretion. Believe me you don’t want to nag the FBI too much or enrage them -in your own
    interest.


    FBI Fingerprint Status (304) 625-2000
    FBI Name Check Status (Main Line) (202) 324-3625
    FBI NNCP Public Inquiry Voice Line (202) 324 2399
    FBI Name Check Inquiry Fax (202) 324-3367 (Mention Name/DOB/A#/Ph#/Addr#/Email/Fax)


    FBI NNCP Analyst Diane Berger – (202) 324 0680 (Do not nag the analysts)
    FBI NNCP Supervisor Renee Morton – Call the FBI main line and ask for this person.


    FOIPA Contact Person Debbie Beatty (202) 324 6182
    FOIPA Fax Inquiry (202)-324-3752


    William Hooton – Asst Director RMD Office – (202)-324-7129 (Use as a last measure only)



    USCIS Expedite Criteria (Contact Info is for Vermont Service Center only)

    You can use info to request for an expedite for almost all applications handled by the
    service center.

    All expedite requests are reviewed on a case-by-case basis, and are granted at the discretion of the
    Service Center Director. The criteria are as follows:

    • Severe financial loss to company or individual.
    • Extreme emergent situation.
    • Humanitarian situation.
    • Nonprofit status of requesting organization in furtherance of the cultural and social
    interests of the United States.
    • Department of Defense or National Interest Situation (Note: Request must come from
    official United States Government entity and state that delay will be detrimental to our
    Government.)
    USCIS error.
    • Compelling interest of USCIS.
    If a response to the expedite request is not received within 72 hours, the request is denied. The
    application or petition will then undergo normal processing.

    General Expedite Procedures By Fax

    The VSC has always been strict with respect to approving requests for special processing.
    Individuals who are seeking expeditious handling can FAX the Center at (802) 527-4816 to
    request an expedite.

    The fax line is available 24 hours a day. Expedite requests are reviewed Monday through Friday
    from 8:00AM to 4:00 PM.

    General Expedite Procedures By Mail

    The VSC will also accept EXPEDITE requests through WRITTEN Correspondence.

    A letter requesting the expedite of a case along with any supporting information should be mailed
    to the VSC. The envelope MUST be marked with "EXPEDITE REQUEST".

    Please mail expedite request to:

    U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
    Vermont Service Center
    ATTN: Expedite Request
    75 Lower Welden Street
    St. Albans, VT 05479
    http://uscis.gov/graphics/fieldoffices/vermont/aboutus.htm


    FOIPA

    Use this as a template to file your FOIPA request. Modify it to suit your information and
    fax it in to the FBI. Contact Debbie Beatty at (202) 324 6182 for more info

    Make sure you send a Privacy Act request to check if FBI has a record in their Central Records
    System. It is important to see if there is a record or not. If you get a ‘No-Records” response and
    your name check is pending for a long time, you can take this information to Mr. Hardy/Mr.
    Hooton


    To:


    David M. Hardy, Chief
    Record/Information Dissemination Section
    Federal Bureau of Investigation
    935 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
    Washington, D.C. 20535
    Fax: (202) 324-3752


    Sub: PRIVACY ACT REQUEST


    Dear Mr. Hardy:
    Under the Freedom of Information Act, 5 U.S.C. section 552 and the Privacy Act, 5 U.S.C.
    section 552a, please furnish me with copies of all records about me indexed to my name or my
    identifying information, maintained in the Central Records System (CRS).


    To help identify information about me in your records systems and/or programs, I am providing
    the following identifying information:
    Full Name: John Doe
    Date of Birth: January 1, 1981
    Place of Birth: Tokyo, Japan
    Social Security Number: 123-45-6789
    Current Address: 123 My street, City, State Zip
    Home Phone Number: 555-555-5555


    If you have any questions about handling this request, you may phone me at 555-555-5550 (day
    or evenings). Please respond to: John Doe, 123 My street, City, State Zip


    Sincerely,


    Signature
    John Doe


    Pursuant to 28 U.S.C. 1746, I certify under penalty of perjury that the foregoing is true and
    correct and that I am requesting release of my records to myself.


    Executed on [date].


    Signature



    Section III – Possible means to expedite name check

    This section is based on my learning and guess work only. Don’t take it to the bank

    1. File a FOIPA request at the time of filing your N400. Since both requests (FOIPA and
    Name Checks) are handled by the same RMD department, I assume if they trace your
    record once, the second time will be easier. Also in case of unusual delays (over a few
    months) you can appeal with this in hand.
    2. Fax a name check request monthly and call the voice line every so often. This will
    familiarize your name with them.
    3. Write to Asst Dir William Hooton and explain your urgency in the best way you can.
    4. In case of unusual delays (over a few months), contact your Congressman and ask him/her
    to
    a) Request for an expedite from the FBI
    b) Write to the Congressional Asst Dir, Eleni Kalisch to appeal
    c) Have them contact an FBI legislative liaison and check on your case often

    5. Never lose hope. Ultimately the system works, its just slow for some of us
    Links

    http://www.fbi.gov/congress/congress03/garrity071003.htm
    http://www.house.gov/science/hearings/full04/feb25/garrity.pdf
    http://groups.google.com/groups?q=g...ie=UTF8&selm=Es7Lb.85895$I07.420177@attbi_s53 (Search google groups for postings by
    aurora for name check info)

    ALL THE BEST





    Good luck to everyone.
  8. atique rahman

    atique rahman Registered Users (C)

    Thanks a lot Bonehead !!!!

  9. atique rahman

    atique rahman Registered Users (C)

    Thanks Douls. I sure appreciate your help. God bless you my friend.
    Atique
  10. bonehead011

    bonehead011 Registered Users (C)


    Atique rahman,

    No I did not talk with an FBI agent, I had intention to do so but after my last conversation with Immigration officer I just decided to wait since he told me that FP clearance takes between 2-6 months. Well, he was wrong and I am happy for that because I did my last FP's code 1 (all 10 fingers) 09-20-05, my I-485 was approved on 10-20-05. If you do have a reason to call FBI do so, however if you recently had done code 1 or 3, just wait couple of weeks or call USCIS first. Can you please post your timeline?


    Bonehead011

    _____________________________________
    PA approval 02-11-00
    RD I-485 02-28-01
    ND I-485 03-05-01
    FP 3rd 05-12-04
    LUD 06-23, 24, 27, 30-05, 07-01-05
    RIE 06-28-05
    RIE Received by USCIS 07-06-05
    LUD 07-07, 08, 11-05
    Biometrics request C/W 08-02-05
    LUD 08-02, 03-05
    FP I-797C Code 1 Received 09-20-05 for 09-27-05
    FP 4th C/W 09-20-05
    AR-11 Change of Address, 10-10-05
    LUD 10-17, 21, 24-05
    10-20-05 I-485 APPROVED!!!
    10-24-05 Received Welcome Notice
    Waiting for “The Plastic”
    LUD 10-25, 26-05
  11. atique rahman

    atique rahman Registered Users (C)

    Here are the numbers my friend !!!!

  12. Noman74

    Noman74 Registered Users (C)

    ..

    Atique,

    Could you kindly share that email address you sent an email to for finger prints verification? Thanks
  13. atique rahman

    atique rahman Registered Users (C)

    Here you buddy !!!

    That E-mail Add is liaison@leo.gov. Make sure you clearly address your full name, date of birth & your alien #. You can also mention when you were finger printed (date) & which ASC (location).
    I am sure they will reply your response promptly.
    Atique.

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