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Case TitleAmerican Civil Liberties Union of Northern California v. U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Immigration and Customs Enforcement
DistrictNorthern District of California
CitySan Francisco
Case Number3:2018cv04105
Date Filed2018-07-10
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeMagistrate Judge Laurel Beeler
PlaintiffAmerican Civil Liberties Union of Northern California
Case DescriptionThe ACLU of Northern California submitted FOIA requests to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement for records concerning contracts awarded to G4S and other contractors to transport individuals to San Francisco. The agency acknowledged receipt of the requests, but after hearing nothing further from the agency, the ACLU of Northern California filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantU.S. Department of Homeland Security, Immigration and Customs Enforcement
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2018-07-101COMPLAINT for Declaratory and Injunctive Relief Under the Freedom of Information Act against U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Immigration and Customs Enforcement ( Filing fee $ 400, receipt number 0971-12497861.). Filed byAmerican Civil Liberties Union of Northern California. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit 1, # 2 Exhibit 2, # 3 Exhibit 3, # 4 Exhibit 4, # 5 Civil Cover Sheet)(Chatterjee, Indra) (Filed on 7/10/2018) Modified on 7/10/2018 (fabS, COURT STAFF). (Entered: 07/10/2018)
2018-07-102Proposed Summons. (Chatterjee, Indra) (Filed on 7/10/2018) (Entered: 07/10/2018)
2018-07-103NOTICE of Appearance by Andrew Shichen Ong (Ong, Andrew) (Filed on 7/10/2018) (Entered: 07/10/2018)
2018-07-104NOTICE of Appearance by Hayes Phillips Hyde (Hyde, Hayes) (Filed on 7/10/2018) (Entered: 07/10/2018)
2018-07-105NOTICE of Appearance by Hong-An Vu (Vu, Hong-An) (Filed on 7/10/2018) (Entered: 07/10/2018)
2018-07-106NOTICE of Appearance by Ian Chen (Chen, Ian) (Filed on 7/10/2018) (Entered: 07/10/2018)
2018-07-107Case assigned to Magistrate Judge Laurel Beeler. 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 7/24/2018. (srnS, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 7/10/2018) (Entered: 07/10/2018)
2018-07-108Initial Case Management Scheduling Order with ADR Deadlines: Case Management Statement due by 10/4/2018. Initial Case Management Conference set for 10/11/2018 11:00 AM in San Francisco, Courtroom C, 15th Floor. (fabS, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 7/10/2018) (Entered: 07/10/2018)
2018-07-109Summons Issued as to U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Immigration and Customs Enforcement, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (fabS, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 7/10/2018) (Entered: 07/10/2018)
2018-07-1010NOTICE of Appearance by Vasudha Talla (Talla, Vasudha) (Filed on 7/10/2018) (Entered: 07/10/2018)
2018-07-1011NOTICE of Appearance by Julia Harumi Mass (Mass, Julia) (Filed on 7/10/2018) (Entered: 07/10/2018)
2018-07-1112MOTION for leave to appear in Pro Hac Vice ( Filing fee $ 310, receipt number 0971-12502511.) filed by American Civil Liberties Union of Northern California. (Els, Andrea) (Filed on 7/11/2018) (Entered: 07/11/2018)
2018-07-1113Order by Magistrate Judge Laurel Beeler granting 12 Motion for Pro Hac Vice. Attorney Andrea S. Els representing Plaintiffs. (ejkS, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 7/11/2018) (Entered: 07/12/2018)
2018-07-1614CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE by American Civil Liberties Union of Northern California re 3 Notice of Appearance, 1 Complaint, 9 Summons Issued as to USA, 6 Notice of Appearance, 4 Notice of Appearance, 5 Notice of Appearance (Chatterjee, Indra) (Filed on 7/16/2018) (Entered: 07/16/2018)
2018-07-1715NOTICE of Appearance by Gioconda R. Molinari (Molinari, Gioconda) (Filed on 7/17/2018) (Entered: 07/17/2018)
2018-07-2016CONSENT/DECLINATION to Proceed Before a US Magistrate Judge by U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Immigration and Customs Enforcement.. (Molinari, Gioconda) (Filed on 7/20/2018) (Entered: 07/20/2018)
2018-07-2017CONSENT/DECLINATION to Proceed Before a US Magistrate Judge by American Civil Liberties Union of Northern California.. (Chatterjee, Indra) (Filed on 7/20/2018) (Entered: 07/20/2018)
2018-07-2618STIPULATION to Respond to Complaint filed by U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Immigration and Customs Enforcement. (Molinari, Gioconda) (Filed on 7/26/2018) (Entered: 07/26/2018)
2018-09-0619ANSWER to Complaint byU.S. Department of Homeland Security, Immigration and Customs Enforcement. (Molinari, Gioconda) (Filed on 9/6/2018) (Entered: 09/06/2018)
2018-09-2120ADR Certification (ADR L.R. 3-5 b) of discussion of ADR options (Molinari, Gioconda) (Filed on 9/21/2018) (Entered: 09/21/2018)
2018-09-2121ADR Certification (ADR L.R. 3-5 b) of discussion of ADR options (By Parties And Counsel) (Chatterjee, Indra) (Filed on 9/21/2018) (Entered: 09/21/2018)
2018-09-2622Certificate of Interested Entities by American Civil Liberties Union of Northern California (Ong, Andrew) (Filed on 9/26/2018) (Entered: 09/26/2018)
2018-09-29Set/Reset Hearing Initial Case Management Conference set for 11/1/2018 11:00 AM in San Francisco, Courtroom B, 15th Floor. The court has a scheduling conflict with the initial CMC on 10/11/2018 and resets it to 11/1/2018 at 11:00 a.m. (Beeler, Laurel) (Filed on 9/29/2018) (Entered: 09/29/2018)
2018-10-2523NOTICE of Appearance by Jamie Lorraine Crook (Crook, Jamie) (Filed on 10/25/2018) (Entered: 10/25/2018)
2018-10-2524CASE MANAGEMENT STATEMENT (Joint) filed by American Civil Liberties Union of Northern California. (Ong, Andrew) (Filed on 10/25/2018) (Entered: 10/25/2018)
2018-11-0125Minute Entry for proceedings held before Magistrate Judge Laurel Beeler: Initial Case Management Conference held on 11/1/2018. Parties are to confer within two weeks and to include agency counsel in the conference to identify an approach to document production. Further Case Management Conference set for 1/17/2019 at 11:00 AM in San Francisco, Courtroom B, 15th Floor. Case Management Statement due by 1/10/2019. Total Time in Court: 22 minutes. Not Reported. Plaintiff's Attorneys: Vasudha Talla and Indra Chatterjee. Defendant's Attorney: Gioconda Molinari. (This is a text-only entry generated by the court. There is no document associated with this entry.) (ejkS, COURT STAFF) (Date Filed: 11/1/2018) (Entered: 11/02/2018)
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