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Case TitleMontes Bojorquez v. United States Customs and Border Protection et al
DistrictSouthern District of California
CitySan Diego
Case Number3:2017cv00780
Date Filed2017-04-18
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Gonzalo P. Curiel
PlaintiffJuan Manuel Montes Bojorquez
Case DescriptionJuan Manuel Montes Bojorquez submitted a FOIA request to U.S. Customs and Border Protection for records concerning his removal from the United States to Mexico after believing he was eligible to stay in the United States because of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival program instituted during the Obama administration. The agency acknowledged receipt of the request, but after hearing nothing further from the agency. Montes Bojorquez filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Adequacy - Search, Litigation - Vaughn index, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantUnited States Customs and Border Protection
DefendantUnited States Citizenship and Immigration Services
DefendantUnited States Citizenship and Immigration Services
TERMINATED: 05/22/2017
DefendantJohn Kelly Secretary, Department of Homeland
DefendantKevin K. McAleenan Acting Commissioner, United States Customs and Border Protection
DefendantPatricia McGurk Patrol Agent-in-Charge, Calexico Border Patrol Station
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2017-04-181COMPLAINT against All Defendants ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number 0974-10001993.), filed by Juan Manuel Montes Bojorquez. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet) The new case number is 3:17-cv-780-GPC-NLS. Judge Gonzalo P. Curiel and Magistrate Judge Nita L. Stormes are assigned to the case. (Almadani, Monica)(dsn) (jao). (Entered: 04/18/2017)
2017-04-182Summons 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. (dsn) (jao). (Entered: 04/18/2017)
2017-04-283NOTICE of Appearance by Stacy E. Tolchin on behalf of Juan Manuel Montes Bojorquez (Tolchin, Stacy)Attorney Stacy E. Tolchin added to party Juan Manuel Montes Bojorquez(pty:pla) (dlg). (Entered: 04/28/2017)
2017-04-284NOTICE of Appearance by Karen C. Tumlin on behalf of Juan Manuel Montes Bojorquez (Tumlin, Karen)Attorney Karen C. Tumlin added to party Juan Manuel Montes Bojorquez(pty:pla) (dlg). (Entered: 04/28/2017)
2017-04-285NOTICE of Appearance by Nora A. Preciado on behalf of Juan Manuel Montes Bojorquez (Preciado, Nora)Attorney Nora A. Preciado added to party Juan Manuel Montes Bojorquez(pty:pla) (dlg). (Entered: 04/28/2017)
2017-05-026NOTICE of Appearance by Belinda Escobosa Helzer on behalf of Juan Manuel Montes Bojorquez (Helzer, Belinda)Attorney Belinda Escobosa Helzer added to party Juan Manuel Montes Bojorquez(pty:pla) (dlg). (Entered: 05/02/2017)
2017-05-087SUMMONS Returned Executed by Juan Manuel Montes Bojorquez. All Defendants served. (Mobley-Ritter, Devon) (jpp). (Entered: 05/08/2017)
2017-05-088NOTICE of Appearance by Devon Mobley-Ritter on behalf of Juan Manuel Montes Bojorquez (Mobley-Ritter, Devon)Attorney Devon Mobley-Ritter added to party Juan Manuel Montes Bojorquez(pty:pla) (jpp). (Entered: 05/08/2017)
2017-05-119Joint MOTION for Extension of Time to Amend 1 Complaint, and Extension of Time to Respond to Complaint by United States Citizenship and Immigration Services, United States Customs and Border Protection. (Attachments: # 1 Proof of Service)(Church, Rebecca)Attorney Rebecca Grace Church added to party United States Citizenship and Immigration Services(pty:dft), Attorney Rebecca Grace Church added to party United States Customs and Border Protection(pty:dft) (dlg). (Entered: 05/11/2017)
2017-05-1210ORDER Granting Joint 9 Motion for Extension of Time for Plaintiff to File First Amended Complaint. The deadline for Plaintiff to file a first amended complaint is extended from May 12, 2017 to May 22, 2017. In the event that a FAC is not filed, the deadline for Defendants to file a response to the currently operative complaint which was filed on April 18, 2017 is extended from May 22, 2017 to June 5, 2017. Signed by Judge Gonzalo P. Curiel on 5/12/17. (dlg) (Entered: 05/12/2017)
2017-05-2211FIRST AMENDED COMPLAINT First Amended Complaint against All Defendants, filed by Juan Manuel Montes Bojorquez.New Summons Requested. (Almadani, Monica) (dlg). (Entered: 05/22/2017)
2017-05-2312Summons Issued re First Amended Complaint. 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. (dlg) (Entered: 05/23/2017)
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