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Case TitleKHINE, et al. v. UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2017cv01924
Date Filed2017-09-21
Date Closed2018-09-24
JudgeJudge Rudolph Contreras
PlaintiffKAY KHINE
PlaintiffCATHOLIC CHARITIES
Case DescriptionCatholic Charities submitted a FOIA request to the Department of Homeland Security on behalf of Kay Khine for records pertaining to her asylum application. The agency disclosed 850 pages, but did not disclose its assessment report. Catholic Charities did not file an administrative appeal because it contended the agency's response was only an interim response, not a final response. Catholic Charities then filed suit on behalf of Khine.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantUNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY
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Complaint
Complaint attachment 1
Complaint attachment 2
Complaint attachment 3
Complaint attachment 4
Complaint attachment 5
Complaint attachment 6
Complaint attachment 7
Opinion/Order [20]
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2017-09-211COMPLAINT Kay Khine against Kay Khine United States Department of Homeland Security ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number 0090-5125712) filed by Kay Khine. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit, # 2 Exhibit, # 3 Civil Cover Sheet, # 4 Exhibit, # 5 Summons US Attorney, # 6 Summons US Attorney General, # 7 Summons defendant)(Cleveland, David) (Entered: 09/21/2017)
2017-09-212REQUEST FOR SUMMONS TO ISSUE for US attorney re 1 Complaint, filed by Kay Khine. Related document: 1 Complaint, filed by Kay Khine.(Cleveland, David) (Entered: 09/21/2017)
2017-09-213NOTICE OF RELATED CASE by CATHOLIC CHARITIES, KAY KHINE. Case related to Case No. 14-cv-007-RC. (jd) (Entered: 09/22/2017)
2017-09-21Case Assigned to Judge Rudolph Contreras. (jd) (Entered: 09/22/2017)
2017-09-224SUMMONS (3) Issued Electronically as to UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (Attachment: # 1 Consent Forms)(jd) (Entered: 09/22/2017)
2017-09-225RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed as to the United States Attorney. Date of Service Upon United States Attorney on 9/22/2017. Answer due for ALL FEDERAL DEFENDANTS by 10/22/2017. (Cleveland, David) (Entered: 09/22/2017)
2017-09-276RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed on United States Attorney General. Date of Service Upon United States Attorney General 09/26/17. (Cleveland, David) (Entered: 09/27/2017)
2017-09-277RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed. UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY served on 9/27/2017 (Cleveland, David) (Entered: 09/27/2017)
2017-10-198NOTICE of Appearance by Alexander Daniel Shoaibi on behalf of UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY (Shoaibi, Alexander) (Entered: 10/19/2017)
2017-10-199Consent MOTION for Extension of Time to Respond to Complaint by UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY (Shoaibi, Alexander) (Entered: 10/19/2017)
2017-10-20MINUTE ORDER granting 9 Consent Motion for Extension of Time: It is hereby ORDERED that Defendant shall respond to Plaintiff's Complaint on or before November 22, 2017. SO ORDERED. Signed by Judge Rudolph Contreras on 10/20/2017. (lcrc3) (Entered: 10/20/2017)
2017-10-24Set/Reset Deadlines: Answer due by 11/22/2017 (tj) (Entered: 10/24/2017)
2017-11-2210Consent MOTION for Extension of Time to Respond to Complaint by UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY (Shoaibi, Alexander) (Entered: 11/22/2017)
2017-11-22MINUTE ORDER granting 10 Consent Motion for Extension of Time: It is hereby ORDERED that Defendant shall respond to Plaintiff's complaint on or before November 29, 2017. SO ORDERED. Signed by Judge Rudolph Contreras on 11/22/2017. (lcrc3) (Entered: 11/22/2017)
2017-11-2811MOTION to Dismiss by UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY (Attachments: # 1 Declaration)(Shoaibi, Alexander) (Entered: 11/28/2017)
2017-12-0612Memorandum in opposition to re 11 MOTION to Dismiss filed by KAY KHINE. (Cleveland, David) (Entered: 12/06/2017)
2017-12-1313First MOTION for Extension of Time to File Reply by UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY (Shoaibi, Alexander) (Entered: 12/13/2017)
2017-12-1914Consent MOTION for Extension of Time to File Motion by KAY KHINE (Cleveland, David) (Entered: 12/19/2017)
2017-12-19MINUTE ORDER granting 14 Consent Motion for Extension of Time: It is hereby ORDERED that the plaintiffs shall file any motion for class certification within 60 days of this Court's ruling on 11 Defendant's Motion to Dismiss. SO ORDERED. Signed by Judge Rudolph Contreras on 12/19/2017. (lcrc3) (Entered: 12/19/2017)
2017-12-19MINUTE ORDER granting 13 Unopposed Motion for Extension of Time: It is hereby ORDERED that Defendant shall submit any reply in support of its motion to dismiss on or before January 3, 2018. SO ORDERED. Signed by Judge Rudolph Contreras on 12/19/2017. (lcrc3) (Entered: 12/19/2017)
2018-01-0315Consent MOTION for Extension of Time to File Reply by UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY (Shoaibi, Alexander) (Entered: 01/03/2018)
2018-01-03MINUTE ORDER granting 15 Consent Motion for Extension of Time: It is hereby ORDERED that Defendant's reply in support of its motion to dismiss shall be filed on or before January 10, 2018. SO ORDERED. Signed by Judge Rudolph Contreras on 01/03/2018. (lcrc3) (Entered: 01/03/2018)
2018-01-0916REPLY to opposition to motion re 11 MOTION to Dismiss filed by UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY. (Shoaibi, Alexander) (Entered: 01/09/2018)
2018-01-1817Consent MOTION for Leave to File Sur-Reply by KAY KHINE (Attachments: # 1 Supplement Plaintffs' Sur-reply, # 2 Exhibit)(Cleveland, David) (Entered: 01/18/2018)
2018-07-2018NOTICE OF SUBSTITUTION OF COUNSEL by Joshua M. Kolsky on behalf of UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Substituting for attorney Alexander Shoaibi (Kolsky, Joshua) (Entered: 07/20/2018)
2018-09-2419ORDER granting 17 Plaintiffs' Motion for Leave to File a Sur-Reply and 11 Defendant's Motion to Dismiss. See document for details. Signed by Judge Rudolph Contreras on September 24, 2018. (lcrc3) (Entered: 09/24/2018)
2018-09-2420MEMORANDUM OPINION granting 17 Plaintiffs' Motion for Leave to File a Sur-Reply and 11 Defendant's Motion to Dismiss. See document for details. Signed by Judge Rudolph Contreras on September 24, 2018. (lcrc3) (Entered: 09/24/2018)
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