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Case TitleAsian Americans Advancing Justice - Asian Law Caucus v. United States Department of Homeland Security et al
DistrictNorthern District of California
CitySan Francisco
Case Number3:2017cv04388
Date Filed2017-08-02
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeMagistrate Judge Elizabeth D. Laporte
PlaintiffAsian Americans Advancing Justice - Asian Law Caucus
Case DescriptionAsian Americans Advancing Justice and the Asian Law Caucus submitted FOIA requests to the Department of Homeland Security for records concerning the agency's immigration bond system. The agency disclosed records with redactions under Exemption 6 (invasion of privacy) and Exemption 7(C) (invasion of privacy concerning law enforcement records). The organizations filed an administrative appeal, which was denied. Asian Americans Advancing Justice and the Asian Law Caucus then filed suit.
Complaint issues: Litigation - Vaughn index, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantUnited States Department of Homeland Security
DefendantUnited States Immigration & Customs Enforcement
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2017-08-021COMPLAINT for Declaratory and Injunctive Relief Under The Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), 5 U.S.C. Section 552 against All Defendants, (Filing Fee: $400.00, receipt number 0971-11598335). Filed by Asian Americans Advancing Justice - Asian Law Caucus. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A, # 2 Exhibit B, # 3 Exhibit C, # 4 Exhibit D, # 5 Exhibit E, # 6 Exhibit F, # 7 Exhibit G, # 8 Exhibit H, # 9 Exhibit I, # 10 Exhibit J, # 11 Exhibit K, # 12 Exhibit L, # 13 Exhibit M, # 14 Exhibit N, # 15 Exhibit O, # 16 Exhibit P, # 17 Exhibit Q, # 18 Exhibit R, # 19 Exhibit S, # 20 Civil Cover Sheet)(Stark, Jennifer) (Filed on 8/2/2017) (Entered: 08/02/2017)
2017-08-032Case assigned to Magistrate Judge Sallie Kim. Counsel for plaintiff or the removing party is responsible for serving the Complaint or Notice of Removal, Summons and the assigned judge's standing orders and all other new case documents upon the opposing parties. For information, visit E-Filing A New Civil Case at http://cand.uscourts.gov/ecf/caseopening. Standing orders can be downloaded from the court's web page at www.cand.uscourts.gov/judges. Upon receipt, the summons will be issued and returned electronically. Counsel is required to send chambers a copy of the initiating documents pursuant to L.R. 5-1(e)(7). A scheduling order will be sent by Notice of Electronic Filing (NEF) within two business days. Consent/Declination due by 8/17/2017. (as, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 8/3/2017) (Entered: 08/03/2017)
2017-08-033Proposed Summons. (Stark, Jennifer) (Filed on 8/3/2017) (Entered: 08/03/2017)
2017-08-034Proposed Summons. (Stark, Jennifer) (Filed on 8/3/2017) (Entered: 08/03/2017)
2017-08-035Certification of Interested Entities or Persons filed by Asian Americans Advancing Justice - Asian Law Caucus re 1 Complaint (Stark, Jennifer) (Filed on 8/3/2017) (Entered: 08/03/2017)
2017-08-036Initial Case Management Scheduling Order with ADR Deadlines: Joint Case Management Statement due by 10/30/2017. Initial Case Management Conference set for 11/6/2017 at 1:30 PM in Courtroom A, 15th Floor, San Francisco. (Attachments: #(1) Standing Order for Mag. Judge Sallie Kim, #(2) Standing Order for All Judges) (tnS) (Filed on 8/3/2017) (Entered: 08/03/2017)
2017-08-037Summons Issued as to Defendant United States Department of Homeland Security. (tnS) (Filed on 8/3/2017) (Entered: 08/03/2017)
2017-08-038Summons Issued as to Defendant United States Immigration & Customs Enforcement. (tnS) (Filed on 8/3/2017) (Entered: 08/03/2017)
2017-08-039ORDER OF RECUSAL. Signed by Magistrate Judge Sallie Kim on 8/3/2017. (mklS, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 8/3/2017) (Entered: 08/03/2017)
2017-08-0310ORDER REASSIGNING CASE. Case reassigned to Judge Magistrate Judge Elizabeth D. Laporte for all further proceedings. Magistrate Judge Sallie Kim no longer assigned to the case.. Signed by the Executive Committee on 8/3/17. (srnS, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 8/3/2017) (Entered: 08/03/2017)
2017-08-1411CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE by Asian Americans Advancing Justice - Asian Law Caucus re 2 Case Assigned by Intake,,, 5 Certificate of Interested Entities, 9 Order of Recusal, 10 Order Reassigning Case,, Case Assigned/Reassigned, 8 Summons Issued, 1 Complaint,, 7 Summons Issued (Stark, Jennifer) (Filed on 8/14/2017) (Entered: 08/14/2017)
2017-08-1412CONSENT/DECLINATION to Proceed Before a US Magistrate Judge by Asian Americans Advancing Justice - Asian Law Caucus.. (Stark, Jennifer) (Filed on 8/14/2017) (Entered: 08/14/2017)
2017-08-1513CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE by Asian Americans Advancing Justice - Asian Law Caucus re 6 Initial Case Management Scheduling Order with ADR Deadlines, (Stark, Jennifer) (Filed on 8/15/2017) (Entered: 08/15/2017)
2017-08-1714CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE by Asian Americans Advancing Justice - Asian Law Caucus re 10 Order Reassigning Case,, Case Assigned/Reassigned, 1 Complaint,, 12 Consent/Declination to Proceed Before a US Magistrate Judge (Stark, Jennifer) (Filed on 8/17/2017) (Entered: 08/17/2017)
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