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Case TitleMora-Villalpando v. US Immigration and Customs Enforcement et al
DistrictWestern District of Washington
CitySeattle
Case Number2:2018cv00655
Date Filed2018-05-04
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeHon. Mary Alice Theiler
PlaintiffMaria Mora-Villalpando
Case DescriptionMaria Mora-Villalpando, an immigration rights activist, submitted FOIA requests to U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services and U.S. Customs and Border Protection for records concerning enforcement actions taken against her or other similar immigration activists. The agencies acknowledged receipt of the requests, but after hearing nothing further from either agency, Mora-Villalpando filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Adequacy - Search, Litigation - Vaughn index, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantImmigration Customs Enforcement
DefendantUS Immigration and Customs Enforcement
DefendantCustoms and Border Protection
DefendantUS Customs and Border Protection
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2018-05-041COMPLAINT for Declaratory and Injunctive Relief against All Defendants (Receipt # 0981-5305802) Attorney Devin T Theriot-Orr added to party Maria Mora-Villalpando(pty:pla), filed by Maria Mora-Villalpando. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit 1)(Theriot-Orr, Devin) (Entered: 05/04/2018)
2018-05-042CIVIL COVER SHEET ; filed by Plaintiff Maria Mora-Villalpando. (Attachments: # 1 Summons, # 2 Summons)(Theriot-Orr, Devin) (Entered: 05/04/2018)
2018-05-043APPLICATION OF ATTORNEY Elizabeth G. Simpson FOR LEAVE TO APPEAR PRO HAC VICE for Plaintiff Maria Mora-Villalpando (Fee Paid) Receipt No. 0981-5306536 (Theriot-Orr, Devin) (Entered: 05/04/2018)
2018-05-044APPLICATION OF ATTORNEY Khaled Alrabe FOR LEAVE TO APPEAR PRO HAC VICE for Plaintiff Maria Mora-Villalpando (Fee Paid) Receipt No. 0981-5306543 (Theriot-Orr, Devin) (Entered: 05/04/2018)
2018-05-045ORDER re 3 Application for Leave to Appear Pro Hac Vice. The Court ADMITS Attorney Elizabeth G Simpson for Plaintiff Maria Mora-Villalpando, by Clerk William M McCool. No document associated with this docket entry, text only. NOTE TO COUNSEL: Local counsel agrees to sign all filings and to be prepared to handle the matter, including the trial thereof, in the event the applicant is unable to be present on any date scheduled by the court, pursuant to LCR 83.1(d). (DS) (Entered: 05/04/2018)
2018-05-046ORDER re 4 Application for Leave to Appear Pro Hac Vice. The Court ADMITS Attorney Khaled Alrabe for Plaintiff Maria Mora-Villalpando, by Clerk William M McCool. No document associated with this docket entry, text only. NOTE TO COUNSEL: Local counsel agrees to sign all filings and to be prepared to handle the matter, including the trial thereof, in the event the applicant is unable to be present on any date scheduled by the court, pursuant to LCR 83.1(d). (DS) (Entered: 05/04/2018)
2018-05-07Hon. Mary Alice Theiler added. (RE) (Entered: 05/07/2018)
2018-05-077Summons(es) electronically issued as to defendant(s) US Customs and Border Protection, US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (Attachments: # 1 Summons)(RE) (Entered: 05/07/2018)
2018-05-088AFFIDAVIT of Mailing of Summons and Complaint to all Defendants on 5/8/2018, filed by Plaintiff Maria Mora-Villalpando. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A)(Theriot-Orr, Devin) (Entered: 05/08/2018)
2018-05-089NOTICE OF ASSIGNMENT TO A US MAGISTRATE JUDGE AND DECLINATION OF CONSENT FORM. If declining consent, return the executed form by 6/19/2018. Please Note: Forms must not be electronically filed with the Court. (KMP) (Entered: 05/08/2018)
2018-05-08***NOTICE TO PARTIES*** re 9 Consent Form. This district has adopted an opt-out consent procedure. Each party will be deemed to have knowingly and voluntarily CONSENTED to proceed before the assigned Magistrate Judge UNLESS the consent form is returned by the due date indicating lack of consent. Plaintiff's counsel (or Plaintiff, if pro se) is directed to serve a copy of the consent form on counsel for any party subsequently appearing within five (5) days of an appearance of counsel for that party. (KMP) (Entered: 05/08/2018)
2018-05-0810ORDER REGARDING INITIAL DISCLOSURES, JOINT STATUS REPORT AND EARLY SETTLEMENT by Hon. Mary Alice Theiler. Joint Status Report due by 6/19/2018, FRCP 26f Conference Deadline is 6/5/2018, Initial Disclosure Deadline is 6/12/2018. (KMP) (Entered: 05/08/2018)
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