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Case TitleACLU Foundation of Texas, Inc. v. U.S. Customs and Border Protection et al
DistrictSouthern District of Texas
Case Number4:2017cv01128
Date Filed2017-04-12
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Vanessa D Gilmore
PlaintiffACLU Foundation of Texas, Inc.
Case DescriptionThe ACLU Foundation of Texas submitted two FOIA requests to the Department of Homeland Security and U.S. Customs and Border Protection for records concerning the local implementation of President Trump's travel ban. The ACLU Foundation of Texas also requested expedited processing and a fee waiver. The agencies acknowledged receipt of the requests, but after hearing nothing further from the agency, the ACLU Foundation of Texas filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Expedited processing, Public Interest Fee Waiver, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantU.S. Customs and Border Protection
DefendantU.S. Department of Homeland Security
Complaint attachment 1
Complaint attachment 2
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Date FiledDoc #Docket Text

2017-04-121COMPLAINT against All Defendants (Filing fee $ 400 receipt number 0541-18210188) filed by ACLU Foundation of Texas, Inc.. (Attachments: # 1 Complaint, # 2 Exhibit)(Saldivar, Edgar) (Entered: 04/12/2017)
2017-04-132ORDER for Initial Pretrial and Scheduling Conference and Order to Disclose Interested Persons. Initial Conference set for 9/1/2017 at 01:30 PM in Courtroom 9A before Judge Vanessa D Gilmore. (Signed by Judge Vanessa D Gilmore) Parties notified.(LinhthuDoadi, ) (Entered: 04/13/2017)
2017-04-203NOTICE of Related Cases by ACLU Foundation of Texas, Inc., filed. (Saldivar, Edgar) (Entered: 04/20/2017)
2017-04-264Request for Issuance of Summons as to All Defendants, filed. (Attachments: # 1 Continuation, # 2 Continuation, # 3 Continuation)(Saldivar, Edgar) (Entered: 04/26/2017)
2017-04-275CERTIFICATE OF INTERESTED PARTIES by ACLU Foundation of Texas, Inc., filed.(Saldivar, Edgar) (Entered: 04/27/2017)
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