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Case TitleFEDERATION FOR AMERICAN IMMIGRATION REFORM v. U.S. CUSTOMS AND BORDER PROTECTION
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2018cv00874
Date Filed2018-04-13
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Dabney L. Friedrich
PlaintiffFEDERATION FOR AMERICAN IMMIGRATION REFORM
Case DescriptionThe Federation for American Immigration Reform submitted a FOIA request to U.S. Customs and Border Protection for records concerning the number and country of citizenship for H-2A and H-2B visa holders who overstayed their period of admission for FY13-FY17. The agency acknowledged receipt of the request, but after hearing nothing further from the agency, FAIR filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Adequacy - Search, Litigation - Vaughn index, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantU.S. CUSTOMS AND BORDER PROTECTION
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2018-04-131COMPLAINT against US Customs and Border Protection ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number 0090-5422565) filed by FEDERATION FOR AMERICAN IMMIGRATION REFORM ("FAIR"). (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet, # 2 Summons Attorney General, # 3 Summons Defendant, # 4 Summons US Attorney)(Axelrod, Julie) (Attachment 1 replaced on 5/1/2018) (znmw). (Entered: 04/13/2018)
2018-04-132LCvR 7.1 CERTIFICATE OF DISCLOSURE of Corporate Affiliations and Financial Interests by FEDERATION FOR AMERICAN IMMIGRATION REFORM ("FAIR") (Axelrod, Julie) (Entered: 04/13/2018)
2018-04-13Case Assigned to Judge Dabney L. Friedrich. (jd) (Entered: 04/16/2018)
2018-04-163SUMMONS (3) Issued Electronically as to U.S. CUSTOMS AND BORDER PROTECTION, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General. (Attachment: # 1 Notice and Consent)(jd) (Entered: 04/16/2018)
2018-05-014RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed as to the United States Attorney. Date of Service Upon United States Attorney on 4/30/2018. Answer due for ALL FEDERAL DEFENDANTS by 5/30/2018. (Axelrod, Julie) (Entered: 05/01/2018)
2018-05-015RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed on United States Attorney General. Date of Service Upon United States Attorney General 04/30/2018. (Axelrod, Julie) (Entered: 05/01/2018)
2018-05-016RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed. U.S. CUSTOMS AND BORDER PROTECTION served on 4/30/2018 (Axelrod, Julie) (Entered: 05/01/2018)
2018-05-047NOTICE of Appearance by Sarah Rose Rehberg on behalf of FEDERATION FOR AMERICAN IMMIGRATION REFORM (Rehberg, Sarah) (Entered: 05/04/2018)
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