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Case TitleMUSLIM ADVOCATES et al v. UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF STATE et al
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2017cv02080
Date Filed2017-10-05
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Tanya S. Chutkan
PlaintiffMUSLIM ADVOCATES
PlaintiffAMERICANS UNITED FOR SEPARATION OF CHURCH AND STATE
PlaintiffSOUTHERN POVERTY LAW CENTER
Case DescriptionMuslim Advocates, Americans United for Separation of Church and State, and the Southern Poverty Law Center submitted FOIA requests to the Department of State, Department of Homeland Security, and U.S. Customs and Border Protection for records concerning the waiver provision of the revised travel ban. All three agencies acknowledged receipt of the requests. The State Department granted the requesters' request for a fee waiver, but denied their request for expedited processing. After hearing nothing further from any of the agencies, Muslim Advocates, Americans United for Separation of Church and State, and the Southern Poverty Law Center filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantDEPARTMENT OF STATE
2201 C Street NW
Washington, DC 20520
DefendantUNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF STATE
DefendantUNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY
DefendantDEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY
3801 NEBRASKA AVENUE NW
WASHINGTON, DC 20016
DefendantCUSTOMS AND BORDER PROTECTION
DefendantCUSTOMS AND BORDER PROTECTION
1300 PENNSYLVANIA AVENUE NW
WASHINGTON, DC 20004
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Complaint
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2017-10-051COMPLAINT FOR DECLARATORY AND INJUNCTIVE RELIEF against All Defendants (Filing fee $ 400) filed by MUSLIM ADVOCATES, SOUTHERN POVERTY LAW CENTER, AMERICANS UNITED FOR SEPARATION OF CHURCH. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A, # 2 Exhibit B, # 3 Exhibit C, # 4 Exhibit D, # 5 Civil Cover Sheet, # 6 Summons DEPT OF STATE, # 7 Summons DEPT OF HOMELAND SECURITY, # 8 Summons CUSTOM AND BOARDER PROTECTION, # 9 Summons DOJ, # 10 Summons US ATTORNEY'S OFFICE)(Weiner, David) (Entered: 10/05/2017)
2017-10-052Corporate Disclosure Statement by AMERICANS UNITED FOR SEPARATION OF CHURCH, MUSLIM ADVOCATES, SOUTHERN POVERTY LAW CENTER. (Weiner, David) (Entered: 10/05/2017)
2017-10-06Case Assigned to Judge Tanya S. Chutkan. (zsb) (Entered: 10/06/2017)
2017-10-063SUMMONS (5) Issued Electronically as to CUSTOMS AND BORDER PROTECTION, UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY, UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF STATE, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (Attachment: # 1 Notice and Consent)(zsb) (Entered: 10/06/2017)
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