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Case TitleThe University of Washington et al v. United States Department of Homeland Security et al
DistrictWestern District of Washington
CitySeattle
Case Number2:2018cv01396
Date Filed2018-09-21
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeHon. Brian A Tsuchida
PlaintiffThe University of Washington a Washington state agency
PlaintiffThe Center for Human Rights at The University of Washington a research center created by state law
PlaintiffAngelina Godoy director of the Center
Case DescriptionThe Center for Human Rights at the University of Washington submitted 12 FOIA requests to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement for records concerning the human rights impact of federal immigration enforcement in the State of Washington. The agency acknowledged receipt of the requests but had only responded to two of the requests when the University filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantUnited States Department of Homeland Security
DefendantUnited States Immigration and Customs Enforcement
DefendantUnited States Customs and Border Protection
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2018-09-211COMPLAINT against defendant(s) United States Customs and Border Protection, United States Department of Homeland Security, United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement (Receipt # 0981-5481227) Attorney Jordan Clark added to party Angelina Godoy(pty:pla), Attorney Jordan Clark added to party The Center for Human Rights at The University of Washington(pty:pla), Attorney Jordan Clark added to party The University of Washington(pty:pla), filed by The University of Washington, Angelina Godoy, The Center for Human Rights at The University of Washington. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A-KK, # 2 Civil Cover Sheet, # 3 Summons, # 4 Summons, # 5 Summons)(Clark, Jordan) (Entered: 09/21/2018)
2018-09-24Hon. Brian A Tsuchida added. (CDA) (Entered: 09/24/2018)
2018-09-242Summons(es) Electronically Issued as to defendant(s) United States Customs and Border Protection, United States Department of Homeland Security, United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement (Attachments: # 1 Summons, # 2 Summons)(CDA) (Entered: 09/24/2018)
2018-10-023APPLICATION OF ATTORNEY Thomas R. Burke FOR LEAVE TO APPEAR PRO HAC VICE for Plaintiffs Angelina Godoy, The Center for Human Rights at The University of Washington, The University of Washington (Fee Paid) Receipt No. 0981-5493492 (Clark, Jordan) (Entered: 10/02/2018)
2018-10-024ORDER re 3 Application for Leave to Appear Pro Hac Vice. The Court ADMITS Attorney Thomas R Burke for Plaintiffs Angelina Godoy, The Center for Human Rights at The University of Washington, and for The University of Washington, by Clerk William M McCool. No document associated with this docket entry, text only. NOTE TO COUNSEL: Local counsel agrees to sign all filings and to be prepared to handle the matter, including the trial thereof, in the event the applicant is unable to be present on any date scheduled by the court, pursuant to LCR 83.1(d). (DS) (Entered: 10/02/2018)
2018-10-165CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE by Plaintiffs Angelina Godoy, The Center for Human Rights at The University of Washington, The University of Washington re 2 Summons Issued, 1 Complaint,, to U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security (Clark, Jordan) (Entered: 10/16/2018)
2018-10-166CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE by Plaintiffs Angelina Godoy, The Center for Human Rights at The University of Washington, The University of Washington re 2 Summons Issued, 1 Complaint,, to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (Clark, Jordan) (Entered: 10/16/2018)
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