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Case TitleAmerican Civil Liberties Union of San Diego and Imperial Counties v. U.S. Department of Homeland Security et al
DistrictSouthern District of California
CitySan Diego
Case Number3:2017cv00733
Date Filed2017-04-12
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge M. James Lorenz
PlaintiffAmerican Civil Liberties Union of San Diego and Imperial Counties
Case DescriptionThe ACLU of San Diego 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 San Diego also requested a fee waiver. The agencies acknowledged receipt of the requests, but after hearing nothing further from the agencies, the ACLU of San Diego 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 against All Defendants ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number 0974-9979023.), filed by American Civil Liberties Union of San Diego and Imperial Counties. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet) The new case number is 3:17-cv-733-L-JLB. Judge M. James Lorenz and Magistrate Judge Jill L. Burkhardt are assigned to the case. (Burke, Thomas)(mpl) (jao). (Entered: 04/12/2017)
2017-04-122NOTICE OF RELATED CASE(S) by American Civil Liberties Union of San Diego and Imperial Counties re 1 Complaint,. (mpl) (jao). (Entered: 04/12/2017)
2017-04-123NOTICE of Party With Financial Interest by American Civil Liberties Union of San Diego and Imperial Counties re 1 Complaint, (mpl) (jao). (Entered: 04/12/2017)
2017-04-124Summons Issued. Counsel receiving this notice electronically should print this summons and serve it in accordance with Rule 4, Fed.R.Civ.P and LR 4.1. (mpl) (jao). (Entered: 04/12/2017)
2017-04-125NOTICE of Appearance by Daniel Aaron Laidman on behalf of American Civil Liberties Union of San Diego and Imperial Counties (Laidman, Daniel)Attorney Daniel Aaron Laidman added to party American Civil Liberties Union of San Diego and Imperial Counties(pty:pla) (fth). (Entered: 04/12/2017)
2017-04-136Notice of Document Discrepancies and Order Thereon by Judge M. James Lorenz Accepting re 5 Notice of Appearance from Plaintiff American Civil Liberties Union of San Diego and Imperial Counties. Non-compliance with local rule(s), Civ. L. Rule 5.1: Improper Format. IT IS HEREBY ORDERED: The document is accepted despite the discrepancy noted above. Any further non-compliant documents may be stricken from the record. Signed by Judge M. James Lorenz on 4/13/2017.(sjt) (Entered: 04/13/2017)
2017-04-197NOTICE of Appearance of Mitra Ebadolahi by Mitra Ebadolahi on behalf of American Civil Liberties Union of San Diego and Imperial Counties (Attachments: # 1 Proof of Service)(Ebadolahi, Mitra)Attorney Mitra Ebadolahi added to party American Civil Liberties Union of San Diego and Imperial Counties(pty:pla) (fth). (Entered: 04/19/2017)
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