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Case TitleELECTRONIC PRIVACY INFORMATION CENTER v. U.S. IMMIGRATION AND CUSTOMS ENFORCEMENT
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2018cv00797
Date Filed2018-04-09
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly
PlaintiffELECTRONIC PRIVACY INFORMATION CENTER
Case DescriptionThe Electronic Privacy Information Center submitted a FOIA request to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement for records concerning the use of mobile forensic devices and technologies. EPIC also requested expedited processing, inclusion in the news media fee category and a fee waiver. The agency acknowledged receipt of the request, granted EPIC's request for a fee waiver, but denied its request for expedited processing. EPIC filed an administrative appeal of the agency's denial of expedited processing. After hearing nothing further from the agency, EPIC filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Adequacy - Search, Expedited processing, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantU.S. IMMIGRATION AND CUSTOMS ENFORCEMENT
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2018-04-091COMPLAINT against U.S. IMMIGRATION AND CUSTOMS ENFORCEMENT ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number 0090-5411794) filed by ELECTRONIC PRIVACY INFORMATION CENTER. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet, # 2 Summons U.S. Attorney for the District of Columbia, # 3 Summons Attorney General of the United States, # 4 Summons U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement)(Scott, Jeramie) (Entered: 04/09/2018)
2018-04-09Case Assigned to Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly. (zmd) (Entered: 04/10/2018)
2018-04-102SUMMONS (3) Issued Electronically as to U.S. IMMIGRATION AND CUSTOMS ENFORCEMENT, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (Attachments: # 1 Notice and Consent) (zmd) (Entered: 04/10/2018)
2018-04-163ORDER ESTABLISHING PROCEDURES FOR CASES ASSIGNED TO JUDGE COLLEEN KOLLAR-KOTELLY. Signed by Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly on 04/16/18. (DM) (Entered: 04/16/2018)
2018-05-024NOTICE of Appearance by Marc Rotenberg on behalf of ELECTRONIC PRIVACY INFORMATION CENTER (Rotenberg, Marc) (Entered: 05/02/2018)
2018-05-025RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed as to the United States Attorney. Date of Service Upon United States Attorney on 4/25/2018. Answer due for ALL FEDERAL DEFENDANTS by 5/25/2018. (Scott, Jeramie) (Entered: 05/02/2018)
2018-05-026RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed on United States Attorney General. Date of Service Upon United States Attorney General 04/24/2018. (Scott, Jeramie) (Entered: 05/02/2018)
2018-05-027RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed. U.S. IMMIGRATION AND CUSTOMS ENFORCEMENT served on 4/23/2018 (Scott, Jeramie) (Entered: 05/02/2018)
2018-05-098NOTICE of Appearance by Joshua L. Rogers on behalf of U.S. IMMIGRATION AND CUSTOMS ENFORCEMENT (Rogers, Joshua) (Entered: 05/09/2018)
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