Help with a Federal Agency

Help with a Federal Agency

For us to contact any federal agency on your behalf, you must first complete and sign a Privacy release form and fax or mail it to my office.  Privacy releases can be found here.

Which agency are you seeking help with?


Immigration, State Department & Visas

My office is here to assist you with problems you may have with the immigration system or the U.S. State Department. If you are experiencing difficulty obtaining a visa or passport or have questions regarding how you can apply for legal status, please fill out the form below which will help my caseworkers get back to you promptly.


Veterans Services

Virginia owes a great debt to our men and women who have served in the military. With more than 800,000 veterans living in Virginia, I am committed to providing quality service to ensure Virginia’s veterans receive the benefits and assistance they have earned.

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Social Security & Medicare

My office is here to help you with any issues involving the Social Security Administration or Medicare.



My office is here to assist you with any issues you have with the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).  I do not have the authority to directly stop foreclosure proceedings or intervene in pending legal action but my office is able to direct you to information and resources to help avoid foreclosure.



If you are seeking help with tax problems that have not been resolved through normal channels, my office may be able to help. IRS/taxes casework is processed in Abingdon.



In 2015, the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) announced that it had experienced data breaches that compromised the personal information of millions of individuals. OPM has notified individuals who may have been impacted by the data breaches. To stay informed with what OPM is doing to protect your information or to sign up for services, click here

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General Casework

Please fill out this form if you are seeking assistance with an agency that does not fall under the categories of immigration, State Department & visas, veterans services, Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid, housing or IRS/tax issues.