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Case TitleJustice & Diversity Center of the Bar Association of San Francisco v. United States Department of Homeland Security et al
DistrictNorthern District of California
CitySan Francisco
Case Number3:2019cv04533
Date Filed2019-08-02
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeMagistrate Judge Sallie Kim
PlaintiffJustice & Diversity Center of the Bar Association of San Francisco
Case DescriptionThe Justice & Diversity Center of the Bar Association of San Francisco submitted a FOIA request to the Department of Homeland Security for records concerning the agency's Institutional Hearing Program designed to speed up deportation proceedings, and its impact on people placed in IHP. The agency acknowledged receipt of the request. After the agency failed to respond within the statutory deadline, the Center filed an administrative appeal. The agency then responded and granted the Center's request for a fee waiver. The Center once again filed an administrative appeal of the agency's inaction in responding to its request. After hearing nothing further from the agency the Center filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Adequacy - Search, Litigation - Vaughn index, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantUnited States Department of Homeland Security
DefendantUnited States Immigration and Customs Enforcement
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2019-08-021COMPLAINT for Declaratory and Injunctive Relief Under the Freedom of Information Act against United States Department of Homeland Security, United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement (Filing fee $ 400.00, receipt number 0971-13578012.). Filed by Justice & Diversity Center of the Bar Association of San Francisco. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit, # 2 Civil Cover Sheet, # 3 Civil Cover Sheet Attachment: See Corrected Civil Cover Sheet as dkt. 3 :) (Weissman Ward, Lisa) (Filed on 8/2/2019) (Linked) Modified on 8/5/2019 (cfeS, COURT STAFF). Modified on 8/6/2019 (gbaS, COURT STAFF). (Entered: 08/02/2019)
2019-08-022Proposed Summons. (Weissman Ward, Lisa) (Filed on 8/2/2019) (Entered: 08/02/2019)
2019-08-05Electronic Filing Error Incorrect Revision of the Civil Cover Sheet - Current Revision is JS-CAND44 (Rev. 07/19) . This filing will not be processed by the Clerk's Offi ce and no judge assignment will be made until this document is e-filed. Submit your document using Civil Events > Other Filings > Other Documents > Civil Cover Sheet and LINK it to the complaint. Re: 1 Complaint, filed by Justice & Diversity Center of the Bar Association of San Francisco (cfeS, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 8/5/2019) (Entered: 08/05/2019)
2019-08-053Corrected Civil Cover Sheet to the Complaint 1 by Justice & Diversity Center of the Bar Association of San Francisco . (Weissman Ward, Lisa) (Filed on 8/5/2019)(Linked) Modified on 8/5/2019 (cfeS, COURT STAFF). (Entered: 08/05/2019)
2019-08-054Case assigned to Magistrate Judge Sallie Kim. Counsel for plaintiff or the removing party is responsible for serving the Complaint or Notice of Removal, Summons and the assigned judge's standing orders and all other new case documents upon the opposing parties. For information, visit E-Filing A New Civil Case at http://cand.uscourts.gov/ecf/caseopening. Standing orders can be downloaded from the court's web page at www.cand.uscourts.gov/judges. Upon receipt, the summons will be issued and returned electronically. Counsel is required to send chambers a copy of the initiating documents pursuant to L.R. 5-1(e)(7). A scheduling order will be sent by Notice of Electronic Filing (NEF) within two business days. Consent/Declination due by 8/19/2019. (cfeS, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 8/5/2019) (Entered: 08/05/2019)
2019-08-065Initial Case Management Scheduling Order with ADR Deadlines: Case Management Statement due by 10/28/2019. Initial Case Management Conference set for 11/4/2019 01:30 PM in San Francisco, Courtroom C, 15th Floor. (gbaS, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 8/6/2019) (Entered: 08/06/2019)
2019-08-066Summons Issued as to United States Department of Homeland Security, United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement. (gbaS, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 8/6/2019) (Entered: 08/06/2019)
2019-08-077Certificate of Interested Entities by Justice & Diversity Center of the Bar Association of San Francisco (Weissman Ward, Lisa) (Filed on 8/7/2019) (Entered: 08/07/2019)
2019-08-078CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE by Justice & Diversity Center of the Bar Association of San Francisco Proof of Service (Weissman Ward, Lisa) (Filed on 8/7/2019) (Entered: 08/07/2019)
2019-08-199CONSENT/DECLINATION to Proceed Before a US Magistrate Judge by Justice & Diversity Center of the Bar Association of San Francisco.. (Weissman Ward, Lisa) (Filed on 8/19/2019) (Entered: 08/19/2019)
2019-09-1110CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE by Justice & Diversity Center of the Bar Association of San Francisco (Weissman Ward, Lisa) (Filed on 9/11/2019) (Entered: 09/11/2019)
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