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Case TitleNATIONAL IRANIAN AMERICAN COUNCIL v. UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF STATE
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2018cv00868
Date Filed2018-04-13
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Randolph D. Moss
PlaintiffNATIONAL IRANIAN AMERICAN COUNCIL
Case DescriptionThe National Iranian-American Council submitted a FOIA request to the Department of State for records concerning OMB Emergency Approval of visas and other aspects of policy affected by the Trump administration. The Council also requested expedited processing. The agency acknowledged receipt of the request, but after hearing nothing further from the agency, the Council filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantUNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF STATE
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2018-04-131COMPLAINT against UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF STATE ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number 0090-5421150) filed by NATIONAL IRANIAN AMERICAN COUNCIL. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet, # 2 Summons to United States Department of State, # 3 Summons to United States Attorney General, # 4 Summons to United States Attorney for DC, # 5 Exhibit A, # 6 Exhibit B, # 7 Exhibit C)(Modarres, Shayan) (Entered: 04/13/2018)
2018-04-13Case Assigned to Judge Randolph D. Moss. (zmd) (Entered: 04/16/2018)
2018-04-162SUMMONS (3) Issued Electronically as to UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF STATE, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (Attachments: # 1 Notice and Consent) (zmd) Modified number of summonses issued on 5/1/2018 (znmw). (Entered: 04/16/2018)
2018-04-173STANDING ORDER: The parties are hereby ORDERED to comply with the directives set forth in the attached Standing Order. Signed by Judge Randolph D. Moss on 4/17/18. (lcrdm3, ) (Entered: 04/17/2018)
2018-04-194RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed. UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF STATE served on 4/19/2018 (Modarres, Shayan) (Entered: 04/19/2018)
2018-04-195RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed on United States Attorney General. Date of Service Upon United States Attorney General April 19, 2018. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit Delivery Confirmation)(Modarres, Shayan) (Entered: 04/19/2018)
2018-04-246RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed as to the United States Attorney. Date of Service Upon United States Attorney on 4/23/2018. Answer due for ALL FEDERAL DEFENDANTS by 5/23/2018. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit Delivery Confirmation)(Modarres, Shayan) (Entered: 04/24/2018)
2018-05-227NOTICE of Appearance by Jason Todd Cohen on behalf of UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF STATE (Cohen, Jason) (Entered: 05/22/2018)
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