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Case TitlePROJECT SOUTH et al v. UNITED STATES IMMIGRATION AND CUSTOMS ENFORCEMENT et al
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2019cv00895
Date Filed2019-03-28
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Amit P. Mehta
PlaintiffPROJECT SOUTH
PlaintiffRINA HERNANDEZ
Case DescriptionProject South and Rina Hernandez submitted FOIA requests to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement and U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services for records concerning the death of Yulio Castro-Garrido while in custody at an ICE detention center. Project South also requested expedited processing. The agencies acknowledged receipt of the requests. Both agencies denied Project South's request for expedited processing. Project South filed administrative appeals of the denials. Both agencies upheld their original decision to deny Project South's request for expedited processing. After hearing nothing further from either agency, Project South filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Expedited processing, Adequacy - Search, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantUNITED STATES IMMIGRATION AND CUSTOMS ENFORCEMENT
DefendantU.S. IMMIGRATION AND CUSTOMS ENFORCEMENT
DefendantUNITED STATES CITIZENSHIP AND IMMIGRATION SERVICES
DefendantU.S. CITIZENSHIP AND IMMIGRATION SERVICES
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2019-03-281COMPLAINT against U.S. CITIZENSHIP AND IMMIGRATION SERVICES, U.S. IMMIGRATION AND CUSTOMS ENFORCEMENT ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number 0090-6028839) filed by Rina Hernandez, Project South. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet, # 2 Summons - ICE, # 3 Summons - USCIS, # 4 Exhibit A - J&A for Berks & Stewart, # 5 Exhibit B - ICE Death Notification, # 6 Exhibit C - May 1, 2018 FOIA Request to ICE, # 7 Exhibit D - May 2, 2018 ICE Ack Ltr, # 8 Exhibit E - May 2, 2018 ICE EP Denial, # 9 Exhibit F - USCIS Initial Response, # 10 Exhibit G - ICE EP App Ack Ltr, # 11 Exhibit H - ICE EP App Denial, # 12 Exhibit I - EP App Ltr to USCIS, # 13 Exhibit J - USCIS EP App Denial, # 14 Exhibit K - ICE Status Check as of 3.28.19, # 15 Exhibit L - USCIS Status Check as of 3.28.19, # 16 Exhibit M - USCIS Status Check as of 3.1.19)(Free, R.) (Attachment 1 replaced on 3/29/2019) (zef, ). (Entered: 03/28/2019)
2019-03-29Case Assigned to Judge Amit P. Mehta. (zef, ) (Entered: 03/29/2019)
2019-03-292SUMMONS (2) Issued Electronically as to UNITED STATES CITIZENSHIP AND IMMIGRATION SERVICES, UNITED STATES IMMIGRATION AND CUSTOMS ENFORCEMENT. (Attachments: # 1 Notice and Consent)(zef, ) (Entered: 03/29/2019)
2019-03-293ERRATA by RINA HERNANDEZ, PROJECT SOUTH 1 Complaint,,, filed by RINA HERNANDEZ, PROJECT SOUTH. (Attachments: # 1 Errata Complaint -Corrected Signature Block)(Free, R.) (Entered: 03/29/2019)
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