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Case TitleMUSLIM ADVOCATES v. UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2017cv00820
Date Filed2017-05-03
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Amy Berman Jackson
PlaintiffMUSLIM ADVOCATES
Case DescriptionMuslim Advocates submitted a FOIA request to the Department of Homeland Security for records from U.S. Customs and Border Protection and the Transportation Security Administration concerning eligibility for the Trusted Traveler Program in light of President Trump's travel ban. Muslim Advocates also requested expedited processing. 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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2017-05-031COMPLAINT against UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number 0090-4937681) filed by MUSLIM ADVOCATES. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A, # 2 Exhibit B, # 3 Civil Cover Sheet, # 4 Summons, # 5 Summons, # 6 Summons)(Chapuis, Emily) (Entered: 05/03/2017)
2017-05-032LCvR 7.1 CERTIFICATE OF DISCLOSURE of Corporate Affiliations and Financial Interests by MUSLIM ADVOCATES (Chapuis, Emily) (Entered: 05/03/2017)
2017-05-033NOTICE OF RELATED CASE by MUSLIM ADVOCATES. Case related to Case No. 17-cv-813. (Chapuis, Emily) (Entered: 05/03/2017)
2017-05-034MOTION and Memorandum of Law in Support of Use of P.O. Box in Complaint Caption Address by MUSLIM ADVOCATES (Attachments: # 1 Proposed Order)(Chapuis, Emily) (Entered: 05/03/2017)
2017-05-035MOTION 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 0090-4937798. Fee Status: Fee Paid. by MUSLIM ADVOCATES (Attachments: # 1 Declaration of Juvaria Khan in Support, # 2 Proposed Order)(Chapuis, Emily) (Entered: 05/03/2017)
2017-05-04Case Assigned to Judge Tanya S. Chutkan. (sb) (Entered: 05/04/2017)
2017-05-046SUMMONS (3) Issued Electronically as to UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (Attachment: # 1 Consent Form)(sb) (Entered: 05/04/2017)
2017-05-187Case randomly reassigned to Judge Amy Berman Jackson. Judge Tanya S. Chutkan is no longer assigned to the case as not related. (ztnr) (Entered: 05/19/2017)
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