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Case TitleThe Center for Investigative Reporting (CIR) v. Department of Homeland Security
DistrictNorthern District of California
CityOakland
Case Number4:2018cv02711
Date Filed2018-05-08
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeMagistrate Judge Donna M. Ryu
PlaintiffThe Center for Investigative Reporting (CIR)
PlaintiffPatrick Michels
Case DescriptionPatrick Michaels, a reporter for the radio broadcast Reveal, which is produced by the Center for Investigative Reporting, submitted a FOIA request to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement for records concerning Enforcement and Removal Operations 2.0. CIR also requested expedited processing and a fee waiver. The agency acknowledged receipt of the request, but after hearing nothing further from the agency, CIR filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantDepartment of Homeland Security
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2018-05-081COMPLAINT against Department of Homeland Security ( Filing fee $ 400, receipt number 0971-12335985.). Filed byThe Center for Investigative Reporting (CIR). (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit, # 2 Exhibit, # 3 Exhibit, # 4 Exhibit, # 5 Civil Cover Sheet, # 6 Summons)(Baranetsky, Diana) (Filed on 5/8/2018) (Entered: 05/08/2018)
2018-05-082Certificate of Interested Entities by The Center for Investigative Reporting (CIR) (Baranetsky, Diana) (Filed on 5/8/2018) (Entered: 05/08/2018)
2018-05-09Electronic filing error . Incorrect event used. [err101] The correct event is Proposed Summons. the summons should not be filed as an attachment to the complaint. Please re-file t he summons in its entirety. Re:[1-6] Summons, filed by The Center for Investigative Reporting (CIR) (jmlS, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 5/9/2018) (Entered: 05/09/2018)
2018-05-093Case assigned to Magistrate Judge Donna M. Ryu. Counsel for plaintiff or the removing party is responsible for serving the Complaint or Notice of Removal, Summons and the assigned judge's standing orders and all other new case documents upon the opposing parties. For information, visit E-Filing A New Civil Case at http://cand.uscourts.gov/ecf/caseopening. Standing orders can be downloaded from the court's web page at www.cand.uscourts.gov/judges. Upon receipt, the summons will be issued and returned electronically. Counsel is required to send chambers a copy of the initiating documents pursuant to L.R. 5-1(e)(7). A scheduling order will be sent by Notice of Electronic Filing (NEF) within two business days. Consent/Declination due by 5/23/2018. (jmlS, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 5/9/2018) (Entered: 05/09/2018)
2018-05-094Initial Case Management Scheduling Order with ADR Deadlines: Case Management Statement due by 8/8/2018. Initial Case Management Conference set for 8/15/2018 01:30 PM in Oakland, Courtroom 4, 3rd Floor. (jjbS, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 5/9/2018) (Entered: 05/09/2018)
2018-05-095Summons Issued as to Department of Homeland Security. (jjbS, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 5/9/2018) (Entered: 05/09/2018)
2018-05-096Proposed Summons. (Baranetsky, Diana) (Filed on 5/9/2018) (Entered: 05/09/2018)
2018-05-097CONSENT/DECLINATION to Proceed Before a US Magistrate Judge by The Center for Investigative Reporting (CIR).. (Baranetsky, Diana) (Filed on 5/9/2018) (Entered: 05/09/2018)
2018-05-098CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE by The Center for Investigative Reporting (CIR) (Baranetsky, Diana) (Filed on 5/9/2018) (Entered: 05/09/2018)
2018-05-219NOTICE of Appearance by Gioconda R. Molinari (Molinari, Gioconda) (Filed on 5/21/2018) (Entered: 05/21/2018)
2018-05-2310CONSENT/DECLINATION to Proceed Before a US Magistrate Judge by Department of Homeland Security.. (Molinari, Gioconda) (Filed on 5/23/2018) (Entered: 05/23/2018)
2018-05-2411STIPULATION to Respond to 1 Complaint filed by Department of Homeland Security, the Center for Investigative Reporting, and Patrick Michels. (Molinari, Gioconda) (Filed on 5/24/2018) Modified on 5/25/2018 (jjbS, COURT STAFF). Modified on 5/25/2018 (jjbS, COURT STAFF). (Entered: 05/24/2018)
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