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Case TitleThe Children's Advocacy Institute v. Office of Refugee Resettlement, Administration for Children and Families et al
DistrictSouthern District of California
CitySan Diego
Case Number3:2019cv00462
Date Filed2019-03-11
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Gonzalo P. Curiel
PlaintiffThe Children's Advocacy Institute
Case DescriptionThe Children's Advocacy Institute submitted FOIA requests to the Office of Refugee Resettlement at the Administration for Children and Families and the Department of Homeland Security for records concerning the number of adults detained for immigration-related offenses, including whether they were accompanied by minor children, for each month beginning in January 2018. The agencies acknowledged receipt of the request. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement told the Institute that because its request did not identify individuals it could not search for the data. The Institute filed an administrative appeal of that decision. U.S. Customs and Border Protection asked the Institute to clarify its request. The Institute did so. After hearing nothing further from any of the agencies, the Children's Advocacy Institute filed suit.
Complaint issues: Litigation - Attorney's fees, Failure to respond within statutory time limit

DefendantOffice of Refugee Resettlement, Administration for Children and Families United States Department of Health and Human Services
DefendantUnited States Immigration and Customs Enforcement United States Department of Homeland Security
DefendantUnited States Customs and Border Protection United States Department of Homeland Security
DefendantUnited States Department of Homeland Security
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2019-03-111COMPLAINT against Office of Refugee Resettlement, Administration for Children and Families, United States Customs and Border Protection, United States Department of Homeland Security, United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number 0974-12286779), filed by The Children's Advocacy Institute. (Attachments: # 1 Cover Sheet) The new case number is 3:19-cv-00462-GPC-BGS. Judge Gonzalo P. Curiel and Magistrate Judge Bernard G. Skomal are assigned to the case. (Anderson, Travis)(cdw) (jao). (Entered: 03/11/2019)
2019-03-112Summons Issued. Counsel receiving this notice electronically should print this summons and serve it in accordance with Rule 4, Fed.R.Civ.P and LR 4.1. (cdw) (jao). (Entered: 03/11/2019)
2019-03-273SUMMONS Returned Executed by The Children's Advocacy Institute. All Defendants served. (Attachments: # 1 Proof of Service Proof of Service by Certified Mail - Return Receipt Requested)(Anderson, Travis) (Entered: 03/27/2019)
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