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Case TitleAMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION OF MAINE et al v. US CUSTOMS AND BORDER PROTECTION et al
DistrictDistrict of Maine
CityPortland
Case Number2:2017cv00132
Date Filed2017-04-12
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJUDGE GEORGE Z. SINGAL
PlaintiffAMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION OF MAINE
PlaintiffAMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION OF NEW HAMPSHIRE
PlaintiffAMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION OF VERMONT
PlaintiffAMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION OF MASSACHUSETTS
PlaintiffAMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION OF CONNECTICUT
PlaintiffAMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION OF RHODE ISLAND
Case DescriptionThe state chapters of the ACLU in Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut, and Rhode Island submitted a FOIA request to U.S. Customs and Border Protection for records concerning the local implementation of President Trump's travel ban. The organizations also requested expedited processing and a fee waiver. After hearing nothing further from the agency, the state organizations filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Expedited processing, Public Interest Fee Waiver, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantUS CUSTOMS AND BORDER PROTECTION
DefendantUS DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY
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2017-04-121COMPLAINT against US CUSTOMS AND BORDER PROTECTION, US DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY PAYMENT OF FILING FEE DUE WITHIN 48 HOURS. IF FILING FEE IS BEING PAID WITH A CREDIT CARD, COUNSEL ARE INSTRUCTED TO LOGIN TO CM/ECF AND DOCKET Case Opening Filing Fee Paid FOUND IN THE Complaints and Other Initiating Documents CATEGORY. CHECK PAYMENTS DUE WITHIN 48 HOURS. , filed by AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION OF RHODE ISLAND, AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION OF NEW HAMPSHIRE, AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION OF MASSACHUSETTS, AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION OF CONNECTICUT, AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION OF MAINE, AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION OF VERMONT. Fee due by 4/14/2017. (Service of Process Deadline 7/11/2017)(bfa) (Additional attachment(s) added on 4/12/2017: # 1 Exhibit A Executive Orders, # 2 Exhibit B United States Postal Service tracking information) (bfa). (Entered: 04/12/2017)
2017-04-122CIVIL COVER SHEET. (bfa) (Entered: 04/12/2017)
2017-04-12Filing Fee Paid via Credit Card ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number 0100-1675943.), filed by AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION OF RHODE ISLAND, AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION OF NEW HAMPSHIRE, AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION OF MASSACHUSETTS, AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION OF CONNECTICUT, AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION OF MAINE, AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION OF VERMONT.(HEIDEN, ZACHARY) (Entered: 04/12/2017)
2017-04-143Summons Issued as to US CUSTOMS AND BORDER PROTECTION and US DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY. Counsel shall print the embossed summons and effect service in the manner in accordance with Fed.R.Civ.P.4. Note-If you are using Version 6 of Adobe Acrobat, be sure the PRINT WHAT field is set to DOCUMENTS AND COMMENTS (Click File, then Print to check this setting). (Attachments: # 1 Summons- U.S. Department of Homeland Security)(jgd) (Entered: 04/14/2017)
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