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Case TitleAmerican Civil Liberties Union of Southern California et al v. U.S. Department of Homeland Security et al
DistrictCentral District of California
CityWestern Division - Los Angeles
Case Number2:2017cv02778
Date Filed2017-04-12
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Beverly Reid O'Connell
PlaintiffAmerican Civil Liberties Union of Southern California
PlaintiffAmerican Civil Liberties Union of Nevada
Case DescriptionThe ACLU of Southern California and the ACLU of Nevada submitted FOIA requests to the Department of Homeland Security and U.S. Customs and Border Protection for records concerning local implementation of President Trump's travel ban. The ACLU of Southern California and the ACLU of Nevada also requested a fee waiver. The agencies acknowledged receipt of the requests, but after hearing nothing further from the agency, the ACLU of Southern California and the ACLU of Nevada filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Public Interest Fee Waiver, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantU.S. Department of Homeland Security
DefendantU.S. Customs and Border Protection
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2017-04-121COMPLAINT Receipt No: 0973-19672354 - Fee: $400, filed by Plaintiff American Civil Liberties Union of Southern California, American Civil Liberties Union of Nevada. (Attorney Thomas Rohlfs Burke added to party American Civil Liberties Union of Nevada(pty:pla), Attorney Thomas Rohlfs Burke added to party American Civil Liberties Union of Southern California(pty:pla))(Burke, Thomas) (Entered: 04/12/2017)
2017-04-122CIVIL COVER SHEET filed by Plaintiffs American Civil Liberties Union of Nevada, American Civil Liberties Union of Southern California. (Burke, Thomas) (Entered: 04/12/2017)
2017-04-123Request for Clerk to Issue Summons on Civil Cover Sheet (CV-71) 2 , Complaint (Attorney Civil Case Opening), 1 filed by Plaintiffs American Civil Liberties Union of Nevada, American Civil Liberties Union of Southern California. (Burke, Thomas) (Entered: 04/12/2017)
2017-04-124Notice of Party with Pecuinary Interest and Corporate Disclosure Statement NOTICE of Interested Parties filed by Plaintiffs American Civil Liberties Union of Nevada, American Civil Liberties Union of Southern California, (Burke, Thomas) (Entered: 04/12/2017)
2017-04-125APPLICATION of Non-Resident Attorney Amy M. Rose to Appear Pro Hac Vice on behalf of Plaintiffs American Civil Liberties Union of Nevada, American Civil Liberties Union of Southern California (Pro Hac Vice Fee - Fee Paid, Receipt No. 0973-1967 4974) filed by Plaintiffs American Civil Liberties Union of Nevada, American Civil Liberties Union of Southern California. (Attachments: # 1 Proposed Order re Pro Hac Vice) (Attorney Brendan Nathaniel Charney added to party American Civil Liberties Union of Nevada(pty:pla), Attorney Brendan Nathaniel Charney added to party American Civil Liberties Union of Southern California(pty:pla)) (Charney, Brendan) (Entered: 04/12/2017)
2017-04-126NOTICE OF ASSIGNMENT to District Judge Beverly Reid OConnell and Magistrate Judge Alka Sagar. (esa) (Entered: 04/12/2017)
2017-04-127NOTICE TO PARTIES OF COURT-DIRECTED ADR PROGRAM filed. (esa) (Entered: 04/12/2017)
2017-04-13830 DAY Summons issued re Complaint 1 as to defendants U.S. Customs and Border Protection, U.S. Department of Homeland Security. (esa) (Entered: 04/13/2017)
2017-04-199STANDING ORDER REGARDING NEWLY ASSIGNED CASES upon filing of the complaint by Judge Beverly Reid O'Connell. (rfi) (Entered: 04/19/2017)
2017-04-2110ORDER ON APPLICATION OF NON-RESIDENT ATTORNEY TO APPEAR IN A SPECIFIC CASE PRO HAC VICE by Judge Beverly Reid O'Connell: granting 5 Non-Resident Attorney Amy Rose APPLICATION to Appear Pro Hac Vice on behalf of Plaintiffs American Civil Liberties Union of Nevada, American Civil Liberties Union of Southern California, designating Brendan N Charney as local counsel. (jp) (Entered: 04/21/2017)
2017-04-2511PROOF OF SERVICE filed by Plaintiffs American Civil Liberties Union of Nevada, American Civil Liberties Union of Southern California, re Summons Request 3 , Complaint (Attorney Civil Case Opening), 1 Notice of Filing Proofs of Service of Summons and Complaint on U.S. Attorney for Central District of California served on April 13, 2017. (Burke, Thomas) (Entered: 04/25/2017)
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