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Case TitleGOVERNMENT ACCOUNTABILITY PROJECT v. U.S. IMMIGRATION AND CUSTOMS ENFORCEMENT et al
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2018cv01364
Date Filed2018-06-08
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Amy Berman Jackson
PlaintiffGOVERNMENT ACCOUNTABILITY PROJECT
Case DescriptionThe Government Accountability Project submitted FOIA requests to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement for records concerning attempts to resettle immigrants deported from the U.S. since 2015. The agency acknowledged receipt of the requests. GAP filed administrative appeals of the agency's constructive denials of its requests. After hearing nothing further pertaining to its requests, GAP filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Adequacy - Search, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantU.S. IMMIGRATION AND CUSTOMS ENFORCEMENT
DefendantU.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY
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2018-06-081COMPLAINT against ALL DEFENDANTS ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number 0090-5524434) filed by GOVERNMENT ACCOUNTABILITY PROJECT. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A, # 2 Exhibit B, # 3 Exhibit C, # 4 Exhibit D, # 5 Exhibit E, # 6 Exhibit F, # 7 Exhibit G, # 8 Exhibit H, # 9 Exhibit I, # 10 Exhibit J, # 11 Exhibit K, # 12 Exhibit L, # 13 Exhibit M, # 14 Exhibit N, # 15 Exhibit O, # 16 Exhibit P, # 17 Exhibit Q, # 18 Exhibit R, # 19 Exhibit S, # 20 Exhibit T, # 21 Exhibit U, # 22 Exhibit V, # 23 Exhibit W, # 24 Exhibit X, # 25 Exhibit Y, # 26 Exhibit Z, # 27 Exhibit AA, # 28 Exhibit AB, # 29 Exhibit AC, # 30 Exhibit AD, # 31 Civil Cover Sheet, # 32 Summons)(Burday, Joshua) (Entered: 06/08/2018)
2018-06-082NOTICE of Appearance by Joshua Hart Burday on behalf of GOVERNMENT ACCOUNTABILITY PROJECT (Burday, Joshua) (Entered: 06/08/2018)
2018-06-08Case Assigned to Judge Amy Berman Jackson. (zmd) (Entered: 06/11/2018)
2018-06-123SUMMONS (4) Issued Electronically as to U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY, U.S. IMMIGRATION AND CUSTOMS ENFORCEMENT, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (Attachments: # 1 Notice and Consent) (zmd) (Entered: 06/12/2018)
2018-07-094RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed. U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY served on 6/15/2018 (Burday, Joshua) (Entered: 07/09/2018)
2018-07-095RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed. U.S. IMMIGRATION AND CUSTOMS ENFORCEMENT served on 6/15/2018 (Burday, Joshua) (Entered: 07/09/2018)
2018-07-096RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed on United States Attorney General. Date of Service Upon United States Attorney General 06/18/2018. (Burday, Joshua) (Entered: 07/09/2018)
2018-07-097RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed as to the United States Attorney. Date of Service Upon United States Attorney on 6/18/2018. Answer due for ALL FEDERAL DEFENDANTS by 7/18/2018. (Burday, Joshua) (Entered: 07/09/2018)
2018-07-178ANSWER to Complaint by U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY, U.S. IMMIGRATION AND CUSTOMS ENFORCEMENT.(Shoaibi, Alexander) (Entered: 07/17/2018)
2018-07-18MINUTE ORDER. Before the Court in this FOIA case are a complaint and an answer. The requirements of Local Civil Rule 16.3 and Rule 26(f) of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure appear to be inapplicable. Defendants shall file a dispositive motion or, in the alternative, a report setting forth the schedule for the completion of their production of documents to plaintiff, on or before August 15, 2018. Signed by Judge Amy Berman Jackson on 07/18/2018. (lcabj3) (Entered: 07/18/2018)
2018-07-249NOTICE OF SUBSTITUTION OF COUNSEL by Marina Utgoff Braswell on behalf of U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY, U.S. IMMIGRATION AND CUSTOMS ENFORCEMENT Substituting for attorney Alexander D. Shoaibi (Braswell, Marina) (Entered: 07/24/2018)
2018-08-1510STATUS REPORT by U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY, U.S. IMMIGRATION AND CUSTOMS ENFORCEMENT. (Braswell, Marina) (Entered: 08/15/2018)
2018-08-17MINUTE ORDER. Defendant must file another status report by September 18, 2018. Signed by Judge Amy Berman Jackson on 08/17/2018. (lcabj3) (Entered: 08/17/2018)
2018-09-1811STATUS REPORT by U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY, U.S. IMMIGRATION AND CUSTOMS ENFORCEMENT. (Braswell, Marina) (Entered: 09/18/2018)
2018-09-21MINUTE ORDER. Defendant must file an updated status report by October 18, 2018. Signed by Judge Amy Berman Jackson on 09/21/2018. (lcabj3) (Entered: 09/21/2018)
2018-10-1812STATUS REPORT by U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY, U.S. IMMIGRATION AND CUSTOMS ENFORCEMENT. (Braswell, Marina) (Entered: 10/18/2018)
2018-10-22MINUTE ORDER. Defendants must file an updated status report by November 20, 2018. Signed by Judge Amy Berman Jackson on 10/22/2018. (lcabj3) (Entered: 10/22/2018)
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