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Case TitleTHE JAMES MADISON PROJECT et al v. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2017cv01281
Date Filed2017-06-29
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge James E. Boasberg
PlaintiffTHE JAMES MADISON PROJECT
PlaintiffNOAH SHACHTMAN
PlaintiffBETSY WOODRUFF
Case DescriptionThe James Madison Project and Daily Beast reporters Noah Shachtman and Betsy Woodruff submitted FOIA requests to U.S. Customs and Border Protection, the Transportation Safety Administration, and U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services for records concerning instructions for implementing the recently reinstated travel ban. The agencies acknowledged receipt of the requests, but after hearing nothing further from the agencies, the James Madison Project, Shachtman, and Woodruff filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantDEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY
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2017-06-291COMPLAINT against DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number 0090-5012498) filed by THE JAMES MADISON PROJECT, BETSY WOODRUFF, NOAH SHACHTMAN. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet, # 2 Exhibit Rule 7.1 certification, # 3 Summons DHS, # 4 Summons USADC, # 5 Summons USAG)(Moss, Bradley) (Entered: 06/29/2017)
2017-06-29Case Assigned to Judge James E. Boasberg. (sth) (Entered: 06/29/2017)
2017-06-292SUMMONS (3) Issued Electronically as to DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (Attachments: # 1 Summons, # 2 Summons, # 3 Summons)(sth) (Entered: 06/29/2017)
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