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Case TitleCoalition for Humane Immigrant Rights et al v. United States Citizenship and Immigration Services
DistrictCentral District of California
CityWestern Division - Los Angeles
Case Number2:2018cv08034
Date Filed2018-09-17
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge George H. Wu
PlaintiffCoalition for Humane Immigrant Rights
PlaintiffNational Partnership for New Americans
PlaintiffUnidosUS
PlaintiffCASA
PlaintiffEl Rescate
PlaintiffMichigan United
PlaintiffMi Familia Vota
PlaintiffNew York Immigration Coalition
PlaintiffOneAmerica
Case DescriptionThe Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights and a number of other immigrant rights organizations submitted FOIA requests to U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services for records concerning the approval or denial of N-400 naturalization applications. The organizations also requested a fee waiver. After hearing nothing further from the agency, the coalition of immigrant rights' organizations filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Public Interest Fee Waiver, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantUnited States Citizenship and Immigration Services Department of Homeland Security
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2018-09-171COMPLAINT Receipt No: 0973-22428396 - Fee: $400, filed by Plaintiffs Michigan United, UnidosUS, Mi Familia Vota, OneAmerica, National Partnership for New Americans, New York Immigration Coalition, CASA, Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights, El Rescate. (Attorney Peter A Schey added to party CASA(pty:pla), Attorney Peter A Schey added to party Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights(pty:pla), Attorney Peter A Schey added to party El Rescate(pty:pla), Attorney Peter A Schey added to party Mi Familia Vota(pty:pla), Attorney Peter A Schey added to party Michigan United(pty:pla), Attorney Peter A Schey added to party National Partnership for New Americans(pty:pla), Attorney Peter A Schey added to party New York Immigration Coalition(pty:pla), Attorney Peter A Schey added to party OneAmerica(pty:pla), Attorney Peter A Schey added to party UnidosUS(pty:pla))(Schey, Peter) (Entered: 09/17/2018)
2018-09-172CIVIL COVER SHEET filed by Plaintiffs CASA, Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights, El Rescate, Mi Familia Vota, Michigan United, National Partnership for New Americans, New York Immigration Coalition, OneAmerica, UnidosUS. (Schey, Peter) (Entered: 09/17/2018)
2018-09-173Request for Clerk to Issue Summons on Complaint (Attorney Civil Case Opening),,, 1 , Civil Cover Sheet (CV-71) 2 filed by Plaintiffs CASA, Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights, El Rescate, Mi Familia Vota, Michigan United, National Partnership for New Americans, New York Immigration Coalition, OneAmerica, UnidosUS. (Schey, Peter) (Entered: 09/17/2018)
2018-09-174NOTICE of Interested Parties filed by Plaintiffs All Plaintiffs, (Schey, Peter) (Entered: 09/17/2018)
2018-09-185NOTICE OF ASSIGNMENT to District Judge George H. Wu and Magistrate Judge Michael R. Wilner. (esa) (Entered: 09/18/2018)
2018-09-186NOTICE TO PARTIES OF COURT-DIRECTED ADR PROGRAM filed. (esa) (Entered: 09/18/2018)
2018-09-18760 DAY Summons issued re Complaint 1 as to defendant United States Citizenship and Immigration Services. (esa) (Entered: 09/18/2018)
2018-09-198Standing Order Re Final Pre-Trial Conferences for Civil Jury Trials Before Judge George H. Wu by Judge George H. Wu. (See document for details) (mrgo) (Entered: 09/19/2018)
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