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Case TitleFEDERATION FOR AMERICAN IMMIGRATION REFORM v. UNITED STATES IMMIGRATION AND CUSTOMS ENFORCEMENT
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2016cv01717
Date Filed2016-08-24
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Rudolph Contreras
PlaintiffFEDERATION FOR AMERICAN IMMIGRATION REFORM (FAIR)
Case DescriptionThe Federation for American Immigration Reform submitted multiple FOIA requests to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement for records concerning a variety of issues. The agency acknowledged receipt of the requests, but after hearing nothing further from the agency, FAIR filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Adequacy - Search, Litigation - Vaughn index, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantUNITED STATES IMMIGRATION AND CUSTOMS ENFORCEMENT
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2016-08-241COMPLAINT against UNITED STATES IMMIGRATION AND CUSTOMS ENFORCEMENT ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number 0090-4649599) filed by FEDERATION FOR AMERICAN IMMIGRATION REFORM ("FAIR"). (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet, # 2 Summons Attorney for D.C., # 3 Summons Attorney General, # 4 Summons Defendant, # 5 Certificate Rule LCvR7.1)(Axelrod, Julie) (Entered: 08/24/2016)
2016-08-242LCvR 7.1 CERTIFICATE OF DISCLOSURE of Corporate Affiliations and Financial Interests by FEDERATION FOR AMERICAN IMMIGRATION REFORM. (dr) (Entered: 08/25/2016)
2016-08-25Case Assigned to Judge Rudolph Contreras. (dr) (Entered: 08/25/2016)
2016-08-253SUMMONS (3) Issued Electronically as to UNITED STATES IMMIGRATION AND CUSTOMS ENFORCEMENT, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General. (Attachments: # 1 Consent Forms)(dr) (Entered: 08/25/2016)
2016-08-304RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed as to the United States Attorney. Date of Service Upon United States Attorney on 8/29/2016. Answer due for ALL FEDERAL DEFENDANTS by 9/28/2016. (Axelrod, Julie) (Entered: 08/30/2016)
2016-08-305RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed. UNITED STATES IMMIGRATION AND CUSTOMS ENFORCEMENT served on 8/29/2016 (Axelrod, Julie) (Entered: 08/30/2016)
2016-08-306RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed on United States Attorney General. Date of Service Upon United States Attorney General 8/29/2016. (Axelrod, Julie) (Entered: 08/30/2016)
2016-09-197NOTICE of Appearance by Jeremy S. Simon on behalf of UNITED STATES IMMIGRATION AND CUSTOMS ENFORCEMENT (Simon, Jeremy) (Entered: 09/19/2016)
2016-09-288ANSWER to Complaint by UNITED STATES IMMIGRATION AND CUSTOMS ENFORCEMENT.(Simon, Jeremy) (Entered: 09/28/2016)
2016-09-28MINUTE ORDER: It is hereby ORDERED that the parties shall meet, confer, and submit a proposed briefing schedule on or before October 13, 2016. SO ORDERED. Signed by Judge Rudolph Contreras on 09/28/2016. (lcrc2) (Entered: 09/28/2016)
2016-09-29Set/Reset Deadlines: Proposed Briefing Schedule due by 10/13/2016 (tj) (Entered: 09/29/2016)
2016-10-139Joint STATUS REPORT and Proposed Schedule by UNITED STATES IMMIGRATION AND CUSTOMS ENFORCEMENT. (Simon, Jeremy) (Entered: 10/13/2016)
2016-10-14MINUTE ORDER granting 9 Joint Status Report and Proposed Schedule: It is hereby ORDERED that the the parties shall submit a status report and proposed briefing schedule on or before December 12, 2016. SO ORDERED. Signed by Judge Rudolph Contreras on 10/14/2016. (lcrc2) (Entered: 10/14/2016)
2016-10-18Set/Reset Deadlines: Proposed Briefing Schedule due by 12/12/2016 Status Report due by 12/12/2016 (tj) (Entered: 10/18/2016)
2016-12-1210Joint STATUS REPORT by UNITED STATES IMMIGRATION AND CUSTOMS ENFORCEMENT. (Simon, Jeremy) (Entered: 12/12/2016)
2016-12-12MINUTE ORDER: Upon consideration of 10 the parties' Joint Status Report, it is hereby ORDERED that the parties shall file another joint status report, which shall include a briefing schedule if necessary, by February 13, 2017. SO ORDERED. Signed by Judge Rudolph Contreras on 12/12/2016. (lcrc2) (Entered: 12/12/2016)
2017-02-1311Joint STATUS REPORT by UNITED STATES IMMIGRATION AND CUSTOMS ENFORCEMENT. (Simon, Jeremy) (Entered: 02/13/2017)
2017-02-13MINUTE ORDER: Upon consideration of 11 the parties' Joint Status Report, it is hereby ORDERED that the parties shall file a joint status report advising the Court further as to the status of this matter on or before April 20, 2017. SO ORDERED. Signed by Judge Rudolph Contreras on 2/13/2017. (lcrc2) (Entered: 02/13/2017)
2017-02-13Set/Reset Deadlines: Status Report due by 4/20/2017 (tj) (Entered: 02/13/2017)
2017-04-2012Joint STATUS REPORT by UNITED STATES IMMIGRATION AND CUSTOMS ENFORCEMENT. (Simon, Jeremy) (Entered: 04/20/2017)
2017-04-21MINUTE ORDER: In light of the parties representations in 12 their joint status report, it is hereby ORDERED that the parties shall file a further joint status report, with a proposed briefing schedule if necessary, by June 13, 2017. SO ORDERED. Signed by Judge Rudolph Contreras on 4/21/2017. (lcrc2) (Entered: 04/21/2017)
2017-04-28Set/Reset Deadlines: Status Report due by 6/13/2017 (tj) (Entered: 04/28/2017)
2017-06-1213Joint STATUS REPORT by UNITED STATES IMMIGRATION AND CUSTOMS ENFORCEMENT. (Simon, Jeremy) (Entered: 06/12/2017)
2017-06-12MINUTE ORDER adopting the parties' proposal in 13 their joint status report: It is hereby ORDERED that the parties shall submit another joint status report, with a proposed briefing schedule if necessary, by July 19, 2017. SO ORDERED. Signed by Judge Rudolph Contreras on 6/12/2017. (lcrc2) (Entered: 06/12/2017)
2017-06-12Set/Reset Deadlines: Status Report due by 7/19/2017 (tj) (Entered: 06/12/2017)
2017-07-1814Joint STATUS REPORT by UNITED STATES IMMIGRATION AND CUSTOMS ENFORCEMENT. (Simon, Jeremy) (Entered: 07/18/2017)
2017-07-18MINUTE ORDER adopting the parties' proposal in 14 their joint status report: It is hereby ORDERED that the parties shall submit another joint status report, with a proposed briefing schedule if necessary, by September 15, 2017. SO ORDERED. Signed by Judge Rudolph Contreras on 7/18/2017. (lcrc2) (Entered: 07/18/2017)
2017-07-21Set/Reset Deadlines: Status Report due by 9/15/2017 (tj) (Entered: 07/21/2017)
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