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Case TitleValencia v. United States Transportation Security Administration
DistrictWestern District of Michigan
CitySouthern Division
Case Number1:2017cv00580
Date Filed2017-06-26
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Gordon J. Quist
PlaintiffFelipe Valencia
Case DescriptionFelipe Valencia submitted a FOIA request to the Transportation Security Administration for records concerning a random screening of him by the agency in 2013. After hearing nothing further from the agency, Valencia filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantUnited States Transportation Security Administration
Complaint attachment 1
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Date FiledDoc #Docket Text

2017-06-261COMPLAINT against United States Transportation Security Administration filed by Felipe Valencia (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit FOIA Request) (Alvarez, Robert) (Entered: 06/26/2017)
2017-06-262APPLICATION TO PROCEED without prepayment of fees and affidavit (Alvarez, Robert) (Entered: 06/26/2017)
2017-06-263NOTICE that this case has been assigned Gordon J. Quist (ns) (Entered: 06/26/2017)
2017-06-26COMPLAINT RECEIVED; IFP Decision Pending (ns) (Entered: 06/26/2017)
2017-06-274ORDER granting plaintiff leave to proceed in forma pauperis; signed by Magistrate Judge Phillip J. Green (Magistrate Judge Phillip J. Green, jkw) (Entered: 06/27/2017)
2017-06-29SUMMONS NOT ISSUED as to United States Transportation Security Administration none provided (anm) Modified text on 6/30/2017 (anm). (Entered: 06/29/2017)
2017-06-295ADMINISTRATIVE ORDER No. 17-CA-072 reassigning cognate case 1:17-cv-581 to Judge Gordon J. Quist for all further proceedings; signed by Chief Judge Robert J. Jonker (jlg) (Entered: 06/30/2017)
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