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Case TitleKXTV, LLC v. United States Citizenship and Immigration Services
DistrictEastern District of California
CitySacramento
Case Number2:2019cv00415
Date Filed2019-03-07
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeDistrict Judge John A. Mendez
PlaintiffKXTV, LLC
Doing business as ABC10
Case DescriptionKXTV, the ABC affiliate in Sacramento, submitted a FOIA request to U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services for records concerning the immigration status of Omar Abdulsattar Ameen Husayn al-Sarhani al-Rawi, a Sacramento resident who had been accused of being a terrorist. The agency acknowledged receipt of the request but denied it under Exemption 6 (invasion of privacy) because KXTV had not provided a waiver from Ameen or shown that disclosure was in the public interest. KXTV then filed suit.
Complaint issues: Adequacy - Search, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantUnited States Citizenship and Immigration Services
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2019-03-071COMPLAINT against United States Citizenship and Immigration Services by KXTV, LLC. Attorney Burke, Thomas R. added. (Filing fee $ 400, receipt number 0972-8147408) (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A -C, # 2 Civil Cover Sheet)(Burke, Thomas) (Entered: 03/07/2019)
2019-03-072CORPORATE DISCLOSURE STATEMENT by Plaintiff KXTV, LLC dba ABC10. (Burke, Thomas) (Entered: 03/07/2019)
2019-03-073[DISREGARDED] SEE 4 SUMMONS ISSUED as to *United States Citizenship and Immigration Services* with answer to complaint due within *60* days. Attorney *Thomas R. Burke* *Davis Wright Tremaine LLP* *505 Montgomery Street, Suite 800* *San Francisco, CA 94111*. (Mena-Sanchez, L) Modified on 3/7/2019 (Mena-Sanchez, L). (Entered: 03/07/2019)
2019-03-074CIVIL NEW CASE DOCUMENTS ISSUED. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet, # 2 Order re Filing Requirements, # 3 VDRP) (Mena-Sanchez, L) (Entered: 03/07/2019)
2019-03-075AMENDED SUMMONS ISSUED as to *United States Citizenship and Immigration Services* with answer to complaint due within *30* days. Attorney *Thomas R. Burke* *Davis Wright Tremaine LLP* *505 Montgomery Street, Suite 800* *San Francisco, CA 94111*. (Mena-Sanchez, L) (Entered: 03/07/2019)
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