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Case TitleCASTANEDA SANCHEZ v. U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY et al
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2018cv00765
Date Filed2018-04-04
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Christopher R. Cooper
PlaintiffRANFIEL CASTANEDA SANCHEZ
Case DescriptionRanfiel Castaneda Sanchez submitted FOIA requests to the Department of Homeland Security and the Department of State for records about himself. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement acknowledged receipt of his request. The State Department located 85 documents, but only disclosed 12 documents in full and six documents in part. Sanchez then refiled his request to the State Department for the records that had been withheld in response to his first request. the agency acknowledged receipt of that request, but after hearing nothing further from either agency, Sanchez filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Litigation - Discovery, Litigation - Vaughn index, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantU.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY
DefendantU.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE
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Complaint
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Complaint attachment 4
Complaint attachment 5
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2018-04-041COMPLAINT against All Defendants ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number 0090-5404733) filed by RANFIEL CASTANEDA SANCHEZ. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet, # 2 Summons U.S. Attorney for DC, # 3 Summons U.S. Attorney General, # 4 Summons DHS, # 5 Summons DHS)(Wright, Jason) (Entered: 04/04/2018)
2018-04-042NOTICE OF RELATED CASE by RANFIEL CASTANEDA SANCHEZ. Case related to Case No. 17-1459. (Wright, Jason) (Entered: 04/04/2018)
2018-04-043MOTION for Leave to Appear Pro Hac Vice :Attorney Name- W. Asa Hutchinson III, :Firm- The Asa Hutchinson Law Group, PLC, :Address- 912 W. Central Ave., Bentonville, Arkansas 72712. Phone No. - (479) 878-1600. Fax No. - (479) 876-8283 Filing fee $ 100, receipt number 0090-5404771. Fee Status: Fee Paid. by RANFIEL CASTANEDA SANCHEZ (Wright, Jason) (Entered: 04/04/2018)
2018-04-05Case Assigned to Judge Christopher R. Cooper. (zsb) (Entered: 04/05/2018)
2018-04-054SUMMONS (4) Issued Electronically as to U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY, U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (Attachment: # 1 Notice and Consent)(zsb) (Entered: 04/05/2018)
2018-04-09MINUTE ORDER granting 3 Motion for Leave to Appear Pro Hac Vice. Signed by Judge Christopher R. Cooper on 4/9/2018. (lccrc2) (Entered: 04/09/2018)
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by FOIA Project Staff