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Case TitleAmerican Civil Liberties Union of Northern California v. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement
DistrictNorthern District of California
CitySan Francisco
Case Number3:2018cv03050
Date Filed2018-05-23
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeMagistrate Judge Joseph C. Spero
PlaintiffAmerican Civil Liberties Union of Northern California
Case DescriptionThe ACLU of Northern California submitted a FOIA request to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement for records concerning contracts between ICE and contractors related to Automated License Plate Reader technology. The agency acknowledged receipt of the request. The ACLU of Northern California submitted a second FOIA request to ICE for records related to ALPR technology contracts. The agency acknowledged that request as well, but after hearing nothing about either request, the ACLU of Northern California filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantU.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement
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2018-05-231COMPLAINT for Declaratory and Injunctive Relief for Violation of the Freedom of Information Act, 5 U.S.C. § 552 ET SEQ. against U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (Filing fee $ 400.00, receipt number 0971-12376593.). Filed by American Civil Liberties Union of Northern California. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit 1, # 2 Exhibit 2, # 3 Civil Cover Sheet) (Talla, Vasudha) (Filed on 5/23/2018) Modified on 5/27/2018 (gbaS, COURT STAFF). (Entered: 05/23/2018)
2018-05-232Case assigned to Magistrate Judge Joseph C. Spero. 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 6/6/2018. (as, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 5/23/2018) (Entered: 05/23/2018)
2018-05-253Certificate of Interested Entities by American Civil Liberties Union of Northern California (Talla, Vasudha) (Filed on 5/25/2018) (Entered: 05/25/2018)
2018-05-254Initial Case Management Scheduling Order with ADR Deadlines: Case Management Statement due by 8/17/2018. Initial Case Management Conference set for 8/24/2018 02:00 PM in San Francisco, Courtroom G, 15th Floor. (gbaS, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 5/25/2018) (Entered: 05/27/2018)
2018-05-295Proposed Summons. (Talla, Vasudha) (Filed on 5/29/2018) (Entered: 05/29/2018)
2018-05-296Proposed Summons. (Talla, Vasudha) (Filed on 5/29/2018) (Entered: 05/29/2018)
2018-05-307CONSENT/DECLINATION to Proceed Before a US Magistrate Judge by American Civil Liberties Union of Northern California.. (Talla, Vasudha) (Filed on 5/30/2018) (Entered: 05/30/2018)
2018-05-318Summons Issued as to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. (Attachments: # 1 U.S Attorney's Office) (gbaS, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 5/31/2018) (Entered: 05/31/2018)
2018-06-079CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE by American Civil Liberties Union of Northern California (Talla, Vasudha) (Filed on 6/7/2018) (Entered: 06/07/2018)
2018-06-0710CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE by American Civil Liberties Union of Northern California (Talla, Vasudha) (Filed on 6/7/2018) (Entered: 06/07/2018)
2018-06-0711CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE by American Civil Liberties Union of Northern California (Talla, Vasudha) (Filed on 6/7/2018) (Entered: 06/07/2018)
2018-06-1112SUMMONS Returned Executed by American Civil Liberties Union of Northern California. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement served on 6/11/2018, answer due 7/2/2018. (Talla, Vasudha) (Filed on 6/11/2018) (Entered: 06/11/2018)
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