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Case TitleDiocesan Migrant & Refugee Services, Inc. v. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement
DistrictWestern District of Texas
CityEl Paso
Case Number3:2019cv00236
Date Filed2019-08-22
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Frank Montalvo
PlaintiffDiocesan Migrant & Refugee Services, Inc.
Case DescriptionDiocesan Migrant & Refugee Services, a non-profit organization working with migrants in El Paso, submitted a FOIA request to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement for records concerning policies under the Migrant Protection Protocols applicable to access to counsel DMRS also requested expedited processing. After hearing nothing further from the agency, DMRS filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Adequacy - Search, Expedited processing, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantUnited States Immigration and Customs Enforcement
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2019-08-221COMPLAINT ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number 0542-12516092). No Summons requested at this time, filed by Diocesan Migrant & Refugee Services, Inc.. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet)(Coyle, Lynn) (Entered: 08/22/2019)
2019-08-222REQUEST FOR ISSUANCE OF SUMMONS by Diocesan Migrant & Refugee Services, Inc.. (Coyle, Lynn) (Entered: 08/22/2019)
2019-08-22Case assigned to Judge Frank Montalvo. CM WILL NOW REFLECT THE JUDGE INITIALS AS PART OF THE CASE NUMBER. PLEASE APPEND THESE JUDGE INITIALS TO THE CASE NUMBER ON EACH DOCUMENT THAT YOU FILE IN THIS CASE. (mn) (Entered: 08/23/2019)
2019-08-22If ordered by the court, all referrals will be assigned to Magistrate Judge Schydlower (mn) (Entered: 08/23/2019)
2019-08-233Summons Issued as to United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (mn) (Entered: 08/23/2019)
2019-08-294SUMMONS Returned Executed by Diocesan Migrant & Refugee Services, Inc.. United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement served on 8/26/2019, answer due 10/25/2019. (Coyle, Lynn) (Entered: 08/29/2019)
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