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Case TitleAMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION OF MAINE FOUNDATION v. US DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY et al
DistrictDistrict of Maine
CityPortland
Case Number2:2018cv00176
Date Filed2018-05-01
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJUDGE JON D. LEVY
PlaintiffAMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION OF MAINE FOUNDATION
Case DescriptionThe ACLU of Maine submitted a FOIA request to the Department of Homeland Security for records concerning U.S. Customs and Border Protection security checkpoints in Maine and related cooperation with local and state law enforcement. The ACLU of Maine also requested expedited processing and a fee waiver. The agency acknowledged receipt of the request, but after hearing nothing further from the agency, the ACLU of Maine filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Expedited processing, Public Interest Fee Waiver, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantUS DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY
DefendantUS CUSTOMS AND BORDER PROTECTION
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2018-05-011COMPLAINT against US CUSTOMS AND BORDER PROTECTION, US DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY PAYMENT OF FILING FEE DUE WITHIN 48 HOURS. IF FILING FEE IS BEING PAID WITH A CREDIT CARD COUNSEL ARE INSTRUCTED TO LOGIN TO CMECF AND DOCKET Case Opening Filing Fee Paid FOUND IN THE Complaints and Other Initiating Documents CATEGORY. CHECK PAYMENTS DUE WITHIN 48 HOURS. , filed by AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION OF MAINE FOUNDATION. (Service of Process Deadline 7/30/2018) Fee due by 5/3/2018. (Attachments: # 1 Request, # 2 3/21/2018 Letter to Greyhound Lines Inc, # 3 4/19/2018 Letter to Concord Coach Lines, # 4 4/19/2018 Letter to Peter Pan Bus Lines, # 5 Request to CBP offices in Hodgdon, Maine)(sfw) (Entered: 05/01/2018)
2018-05-012CIVIL COVER SHEET. (sfw) (Entered: 05/01/2018)
2018-05-01Filing Fee Paid via Credit Card ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number 0100-1834729.), filed by AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION OF MAINE FOUNDATION.(BOND, EMMA) (Entered: 05/01/2018)
2018-05-143AFFIDAVIT of Service by AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION OF MAINE FOUNDATION. US CUSTOMS AND BORDER PROTECTION served on 5/1/2018; US DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY served on 5/1/2018. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit Return Receipt - Certified Mail)(BOND, EMMA) (Entered: 05/14/2018)
2018-05-144NOTICE of Appearance by ANDREW K. LIZOTTE on behalf of All Defendants (LIZOTTE, ANDREW) (Entered: 05/14/2018)
2018-05-155NOTICE of Appearance by JAMES D. CONCANNON on behalf of US CUSTOMS AND BORDER PROTECTION, US DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY (CONCANNON, JAMES) (Entered: 05/15/2018)
2018-05-166Summons Issued as to US CUSTOMS AND BORDER PROTECTION, US DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY. Counsel shall print the embossed summons and effect service in the manner in accordance with Fed.R.Civ.P.4. Note-If you are using Version 6 of Adobe Acrobat, be sure the PRINT WHAT field is set to DOCUMENTS AND COMMENTS (Click File, then Print to check this setting). (Attachments: # 1 Summons - CBP)(akr) (Entered: 05/16/2018)
2018-05-217AFFIDAVIT of Service by AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION OF MAINE FOUNDATION. All Defendants. (Attachments: # 1 Appendix Return Receipt - Certified Mail)(BOND, EMMA) (Entered: 05/21/2018)
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