Help with a Federal Agency
If you need help with an issue that involves a federal agency I am happy to provide assistance. Please contact the casework staff in one of my District Offices to discuss your situation. In most cases, my office can contact the appropriate agency on your behalf to assure that you have been given every consideration available. Please note that I cannot force an agency to expedite a case or act in favor of a constituent. However, I can help communicate the circumstances and request that the agency take appropriate actions to assist you.
Some federal agencies you may need assistance with are:
- Social Security Administration
- Immigration and U.S. Visas
- Department of Veterans Affairs
By clicking the links provided above, you can view a list of frequently-asked questions (FAQs) about issues involving individual concerns with these agencies. By reviewing the FAQs, you may readily find the answer to your question. For a complete listing of all government departments and agencies, please visit USA.gov alphabetical index. Many government sites maintain a FAQs section that may provide you with an answer to your question. As always, you are welcome to contact one of my District Offices for assistance.
There may be times when emergencies arise and an immediate passport is needed, a family member is ill in a foreign country, or some other unexpected event occurs that requires immediate attention. In this case, you should contact my District Office closest to you for immediate assistance.
Please keep in mind that due to the constitutional separation of the legislative and judicial branches of government, an elected official is not allowed to get involved in legal matters or cases before the court. In these instances, you may wish to seek legal counsel and speak with an attorney. If your concern is with a state or local entity, you will need to contact the appropriate jurisdiction for these issues. You can search for your state legislators here. Additionally, those who are not living within the Second Congressional District of Massachusetts should contact their own member for assistance. You can search for your Member of Congress here. Exceptions to this might include military personnel who are away from the state while on active duty or students attending college out of state.
Again, I am more than happy to help with issues you might have with the federal government and look forward to being an advocate for you whenever possible.
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