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Case TitleFARMWORKER JUSTICE v. U.S. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2019cv01946
Date Filed2019-06-28
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Dabney L. Friedrich
PlaintiffFARMWORKER JUSTICE
Case DescriptionFarmworker Justice submitted a FOIA request to the Department of Agriculture for records concerning the agency's H-2A program and an interagency working group on the H2-A program including Agriculture and a number of other agencies. The agency acknowledged receipt of the request. Farmworker Justice prioritized the type of records it wanted from the agency. However, after hearing nothing further from the agency, Farmworker Justice filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantU.S. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
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2019-06-281COMPLAINT against U.S. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number 0090-6222317) filed by FARMWORKER JUSTICE. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet, # 2 Summons (U.S. Attorney), # 3 Summons (Attorney General), # 4 Summons (Agency))(Llewellyn, Patrick) (Attachment 1 replaced on 7/2/2019) (zeg). (Entered: 06/28/2019)
2019-06-282LCvR 26.1 CERTIFICATE OF DISCLOSURE of Corporate Affiliations and Financial Interests by FARMWORKER JUSTICE (Llewellyn, Patrick) (Entered: 06/28/2019)
2019-07-013NOTICE of Appearance by Michael T. Kirkpatrick on behalf of FARMWORKER JUSTICE (Kirkpatrick, Michael) (Entered: 07/01/2019)
2019-07-02Case Assigned to Judge Dabney L. Friedrich. (zeg) (Entered: 07/02/2019)
2019-07-024SUMMONS (3) Issued Electronically as to U.S. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (Attachment: # 1 Notice and Consent)(zeg) (Entered: 07/02/2019)
2019-07-025RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed as to the United States Attorney. Date of Service Upon United States Attorney on 7/2/2019. Answer due for ALL FEDERAL DEFENDANTS by 8/1/2019. (Llewellyn, Patrick) (Entered: 07/02/2019)
2019-07-116RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed on United States Attorney General. Date of Service Upon United States Attorney General July 8, 2019. (Llewellyn, Patrick) (Entered: 07/11/2019)
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