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Help with a Federal Agency

If you can't get an answer from a federal agency in a timely fashion, or if you feel you have been treated unfairly, Congressman Brown and his staff may be able to help resolve a problem or get you the information you need. While we cannot guarantee you a favorable outcome, we will do our best to help you receive a fair and timely response to your problem.

To receive assistance from our office, you must first fill out, sign and return a Privacy Release Form. 

Please Note: The Privacy Act of 1974 (5 U.S.C. § 552a) requires that Members of Congress or their staff have written authorization before they can obtain information about an individual's case. We must have your signature to proceed with this type of request.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR PASSPORT SEEKERS
If you are seeking assistance obtaining a passport, your submission on the next page must include the following information. If we do not receive this information we are unable to assist you.
  • Dates of International Travel
  • Reason for travel (emergency, vacation, etc.)
  • Reason you are requesting assistance with receiving your passport 
  • If you have already applied, your passport locator number or application number
  • Proof of travel itinerary (e.g. - PDF or screenshot of confirmation)

Complete Privacy Form and Open A Case

If you prefer to use a paper form, printable PDFs may be found here.

Additional Forms (**Only fill out these forms if instructed**)
The Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Privacy Waiver can be found here

The Maryland Parental Designation and Consent to the Beginning of Standby Guardianship can be found here.

 

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