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Case TitleAmerican Civil Liberties Union of Georgia, Inc. et al v. U.S. Department of Homeland Security et al
DistrictNorthern District of Georgia
CityAtlanta
Case Number1:2017cv01309
Date Filed2017-04-12
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Richard W. Story
PlaintiffAmerican Civil Liberties Union of Georgia, Inc.
PlaintiffAmerican Civil Liberties Union of North Carolina, Inc.
PlaintiffAmerican Civil Liberties Union of South Carolina, Inc.
PlaintiffAmerican Civil Liberties Union of West Virginia, Inc.
Case DescriptionThe ACLU of Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and West Virginia submitted a FOIA request to U.S. Customs and Boarder Protection for records concerning the local implementation of President Trump's travel ban. The State ACLUs also requested expedited processing and a fee waiver. After hearing nothing further from the agency, the State ACLUs filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Public Interest Fee Waiver, Expedited processing, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantU.S. Department of Homeland Security
DefendantU.S. Customs and Border Protection
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2017-04-121COMPLAINT filed by American Civil Liberties Union of Georgia, Inc., American Civil Liberties Union of North Carolina, Inc., American Civil Liberties Union of West Virginia, Inc., American Civil Liberties Union of South Carolina, Inc. ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number 113E-7084219.) (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet, # 2 Exhibit A, # 3 Exhibit B)(bnw) Please visit our website at http://www.gand.uscourts.gov/commonly-used-forms to obtain Pretrial Instructions which includes the Consent To Proceed Before U.S. Magistrate form. (Entered: 04/12/2017)
2017-04-122Electronic Summons Issued as to U.S. Customs and Border Protection and U.S. Department of Homeland Security. (Attachments: # 1 Summons U.S. Department of Homeland Security)(bnw) (Entered: 04/12/2017)
2017-04-13Notification of Docket Correction: Judge Duffey entered on case in error, case assigned to Jude Story (aar) (Entered: 04/13/2017)
2017-04-133Certificate of Interested Persons by American Civil Liberties Union of Georgia, Inc., American Civil Liberties Union of North Carolina, Inc., American Civil Liberties Union of South Carolina, Inc., American Civil Liberties Union of West Virginia, Inc.. (Podolsky, Gail) (Entered: 04/13/2017)
2017-04-134Court Notice Of Filing: Standing Order Regarding Civil Litigation by Judge Richard W. Story. (sk) (Entered: 04/13/2017)
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