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Case TitleCenter for Biological Diversity v. U.S. Department of Homeland Security et al
DistrictSouthern District of California
CitySan Diego
Case Number3:2017cv01215
Date Filed2017-06-15
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Gonzalo P. Curiel
PlaintiffCenter for Biological Diversity
Case DescriptionThe Center for Biological Diversity submitted FOIA requests to the Department of Homeland Security and U.S. Customs and Border Protection for records concerning environmental impact statements pertaining to construction of a border wall. The agencies acknowledged receipt of the requests, but after hearing nothing further from the agencies, the Center for Biological Diversity filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Adequacy - Search, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantU.S. Department of Homeland Security
DefendantU.S. Customs and Border Protections
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Complaint attachment 1
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2017-06-151COMPLAINT against All Defendants ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number 0974-10165698.), filed by Center for Biological Diversity. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet) The new case number is 3:17-cv-1215-GPC-WVG. Judge Gonzalo P. Curiel and Magistrate Judge William V. Gallo are assigned to the case. (Su, Anchun Jean)(mpl) (jao). (Entered: 06/15/2017)
2017-06-152NOTICE of Party With Financial Interest by Center for Biological Diversity re 1 Complaint. No Parties With Financial Interest. (mpl) (jao). (Entered: 06/15/2017)
2017-06-153Summons 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. (mpl) (jao). (Entered: 06/15/2017)
2017-07-074NOTICE of Appearance by Brian P. Segee on behalf of Center for Biological Diversity (Segee, Brian)Attorney Brian P. Segee added to party Center for Biological Diversity(pty:pla) QC email, missing certificate of service (dlg). (Entered: 07/07/2017)
2017-07-075NOTICE of Appearance by John Peter Rose on behalf of Center for Biological Diversity (Rose, John)Attorney John Peter Rose added to party Center for Biological Diversity(pty:pla) QC email, missing certificate of service (dlg). (Entered: 07/07/2017)
2017-07-076FIRST AMENDED COMPLAINT (First) against All Defendants, filed by Center for Biological Diversity. (Segee, Brian) (dlg). (Entered: 07/07/2017)
2017-07-107CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE by Center for Biological Diversity re 4 Notice of Appearance (Segee, Brian) (dlg). (Entered: 07/10/2017)
2017-07-108CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE by Center for Biological Diversity re 5 Notice of Appearance (Rose, John) (dlg). (Entered: 07/10/2017)
2017-07-109SUMMONS Returned Executed by Center for Biological Diversity. All Defendants served. (Su, Anchun Jean) (dlg). (Entered: 07/10/2017)
2017-07-1410Ex Parte MOTION for Extension of Time to File Response to First Amended Complaint (Unopposed) by U.S. Customs and Border Protections, U.S. Department of Homeland Security. (Attachments: # 1 Proof of Service)(Parker, Katherine)Attorney Katherine Lind Parker added to party U.S. Customs and Border Protections(pty:dft), Attorney Katherine Lind Parker added to party U.S. Department of Homeland Security(pty:dft) (dlg). (Entered: 07/14/2017)
2017-07-1711ORDER Granting 10 Defendants Ex Parte Application for Extension of Time to File Responses to the First Amended Complaint. Defendants shall have until September 5, 2017, to file their responses to the First Amended Complaint. Signed by Judge Gonzalo P. Curiel on 7/17/17. (dlg) (Entered: 07/17/2017)
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