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Case TitlePUBLIC CITIZEN, INC. v. UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY et al
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2018cv01048
Date Filed2018-05-03
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Randolph D. Moss
PlaintiffPUBLIC CITIZEN, INC.
Case DescriptionPublic Citizen submitted a FOIA request to U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services for records concerning employment contracts submitted to the agency to support H-1B, EB-3, and H-1C work visa applications and the agency's policy for conducting such reviews. Public Citizen also requested a fee waiver. The agency acknowledged receipt of the request, but after hearing nothing further from the agency, Public Citizen filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantUNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY
DefendantUNITED STATES CITIZENSHIP AND IMMIGRATION SERVICES
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2018-05-031COMPLAINT against UNITED STATES CITIZENSHIP AND IMMIGRATION SERVICES, UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number 0090-5459492) filed by PUBLIC CITIZEN, INC.. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet, # 2 Summons, # 3 Summons, # 4 Summons, # 5 Summons)(Pulver, Adam) (Entered: 05/03/2018)
2018-05-032NOTICE of Appearance by Michael T. Kirkpatrick on behalf of PUBLIC CITIZEN, INC. (Kirkpatrick, Michael) (Entered: 05/03/2018)
2018-05-033Corporate Disclosure Statement by PUBLIC CITIZEN, INC.. (Pulver, Adam) (Entered: 05/03/2018)
2018-05-03Case Assigned to Judge Randolph D. Moss. (zsb) (Entered: 05/03/2018)
2018-05-034SUMMONS (4) Issued Electronically as to UNITED STATES CITIZENSHIP AND IMMIGRATION SERVICES, UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (Attachment: # 1 Notice and Consent)(zsb) (Entered: 05/03/2018)
2018-05-035STANDING ORDER: The parties are hereby ORDERED to comply with the directives set forth in the Court's Standing Order. See document for details. Signed by Judge Randolph D. Moss on 5/3/18. (lcrdm3, ) (Entered: 05/03/2018)
2018-05-076RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed as to the United States Attorney. Date of Service Upon United States Attorney on 5/7/2018. Answer due for ALL FEDERAL DEFENDANTS by 6/6/2018. (Kirkpatrick, Michael) (Entered: 05/07/2018)
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