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Case TitleMontenegro v. U.S. Department of Homeland Security
DistrictEastern District of Virginia
CityAlexandria
Case Number1:2017cv00209
Date Filed2017-02-23
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeDistrict Judge Leonie M. Brinkema
PlaintiffTristan di Montenegro
Case DescriptionTristan di Montenegro submitted two FOIA requests to the Department of Homeland Security by certified mail. The Postal Service tracking system indicated that the agency had received the requests. However, after hearing nothing further from the agency, Montenegro filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit

DefendantU.S. Department of Homeland Security
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2017-02-231COMPLAINT against U.S. Department of Homeland Security, filed by Tristan di Montenegro. (Attachments: # 1 Attachment 1, # 2 Attachment 2, # 3 Exhibit 1, # 4 Exhibit 2, # 5 Exhibit 3, # 6 Civil Cover Sheet)(dest, ) (Entered: 02/24/2017)
2017-02-232MOTION for Leave to Proceed in forma pauperis by Tristan di Montenegro. (dest, ) (Entered: 02/24/2017)
2017-02-243MOTION for Pro Se E-Noticing by Tristan di Montenegro. (dest, ) (Entered: 02/24/2017)
2017-02-274ORDER granting 2 Motion for Leave to Proceed in forma pauperis. Signed by District Judge Leonie M. Brinkema on 02/23/2017. (jlan) (Entered: 02/27/2017)
2017-02-275ORDER granting 3 Motion for Pro Se E-Noticing. Signed by District Judge Leonie M. Brinkema on 02/27/2017. (jlan) (Entered: 02/27/2017)
2017-03-146Summons Issued to be served via USMS as to U.S. Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (dest, ) (Entered: 03/14/2017)
2017-03-217SUMMONS Returned Executed by Tristan di Montenegro. U.S. Department of Homeland Security served on 3/20/2017, answer due 5/19/2017. (gwalk, ) (Entered: 03/21/2017)
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