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Case TitleMUSLIM ADVOCATES v. UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2017cv00813
Date Filed2017-05-02
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Tanya S. Chutkan
PlaintiffMUSLIM ADVOCATES
Case DescriptionMuslim Advocates submitted a FOIA request to the Department of Homeland Security for records concerning border searches conducted of electronic devices from individuals from the seven countries on President Trump's travel ban as well as individuals perceived to be Muslim. The agency acknowledged receipt of the request and took a 10-day extension. After hearing nothing further from the agency, Muslim Advocates filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantUNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY
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2017-05-021COMPLAINT against UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number 0090-4937021) filed by MUSLIM ADVOCATES. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A, # 2 Exhibit B, # 3 Civil Cover Sheet, # 4 Summons, # 5 Summons, # 6 Summons)(Tulin, Leah) (Entered: 05/02/2017)
2017-05-022LCvR 7.1 CERTIFICATE OF DISCLOSURE of Corporate Affiliations and Financial Interests by MUSLIM ADVOCATES (Tulin, Leah) (Entered: 05/02/2017)
2017-05-023NOTICE OF RELATED CASE by MUSLIM ADVOCATES. Case related to Case No. 17-cv-548-TSC. (Tulin, Leah) (Entered: 05/02/2017)
2017-05-024MOTION and Memorandum of Law in Support of Use of P.O. Box in Complaint Address by MUSLIM ADVOCATES (Attachments: # 1 Proposed Order)(Tulin, Leah) (Entered: 05/02/2017)
2017-05-025MOTION for Leave to Appear Pro Hac Vice :Attorney Name- Juvaria Khan, :Firm- Muslim Advocates, :Address- P.O. Box 71080, Oakland, CA 94612. Phone No. - 646-221-6732. Filing fee $ 100, receipt number 0090-4937095. Fee Status: Fee Paid. by MUSLIM ADVOCATES (Attachments: # 1 Declaration of Juvaria Khan in Support, # 2 Proposed Order)(Tulin, Leah) (Entered: 05/02/2017)
2017-05-02Case Assigned to Judge Tanya S. Chutkan. (jd) (Entered: 05/03/2017)
2017-05-036SUMMONS (3) Issued Electronically as to UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (Attachment: # 1 Consent Forms)(jd) (Entered: 05/03/2017)
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