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Case TitleACLU of Southern California v. The United States Department of Homeland Security
DistrictCentral District of California
CityWestern Division - Los Angeles
Case Number2:2019cv08454
Date Filed2019-10-01
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Otis D. Wright, II
PlaintiffACLU of Southern California
Case DescriptionThe ACLU of Southern California submitted a FOIA request to the Department of Homeland Security for records concerning U.S. Customs and Border Protection's' treatment of DACA beneficiaries. The ACLU of Southern California also requested expedited processing and a fee waiver. The agency acknowledged receipt of the request but after hearing nothing further from the agency, the ACLU of Southern California filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantThe United States Department of Homeland Security
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Complaint
Complaint attachment 1
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2019-10-011COMPLAINT Receipt No: 0973-24532250 - Fee: $400, filed by plaintiff ACLU of Southern California. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A - FOIA Request) (Attorney Matthew D Strugar added to party ACLU of Southern California(pty:pla))(Strugar, Matthew) (Entered: 10/01/2019)
2019-10-012CIVIL COVER SHEET filed by Plaintiff ACLU of Southern California. (Strugar, Matthew) (Entered: 10/01/2019)
2019-10-013CERTIFICATE of Interested Parties filed by Plaintiff ACLU of Southern California, (Strugar, Matthew) (Entered: 10/01/2019)
2019-10-014CORPORATE DISCLOSURE STATEMENT filed by Plaintiff ACLU of Southern California (Strugar, Matthew) (Entered: 10/01/2019)
2019-10-015Request for Clerk to Issue Summons on Complaint (Attorney Civil Case Opening) 1 filed by plaintiff ACLU of Southern California. (Strugar, Matthew) (Entered: 10/01/2019)
2019-10-036NOTICE OF ASSIGNMENT to District Judge Michael W. Fitzgerald and Magistrate Judge Gail J. Standish. (ghap) (Entered: 10/03/2019)
2019-10-037NOTICE TO PARTIES OF COURT-DIRECTED ADR PROGRAM filed. (ghap) (Entered: 10/03/2019)
2019-10-048ORDER TO REASSIGN CASE due to self-recusal pursuant to General Order 19-03 by Judge Michael W. Fitzgerald. Case transferred from Judge Michael W. Fitzgerald to the calendar of Judge Otis D. Wright, II for all further proceedings. Case number now reads as 2:19-cv-08454 ODW (GJSx). (mrgo) (Entered: 10/04/2019)
2019-10-04930 DAY Summons Issued re Complaint (Attorney Civil Case Opening) 1 as to Defendant The United States Department of Homeland Security. (ghap) (Entered: 10/04/2019)
2019-10-041030 DAY Summons Issued re Complaint (Attorney Civil Case Opening) 1 as to Defendant The United States Department of Homeland Security. (ghap) (Entered: 10/04/2019)
2019-10-041130 DAY Summons Issued re Complaint (Attorney Civil Case Opening) 1 as to Defendant The United States Department of Homeland Security. (ghap) (Entered: 10/04/2019)
2019-10-0412MINUTE ORDER IN CHAMBERS by Judge Otis D Wright, II: This action has been assigned to the calendar of Judge Otis D. Wright II. Counsel are STRONGLY encouraged to review the Central Districts website for additional information. (SEE DOCUMENT FOR SPECIFIC FILING REQUIREMENTS AND INFORMATION. The parties may consent to proceed before a Magistrate Judge appearing on the voluntary consent list. PLEASE refer to Local Rule 79-5 for the submission of CIVIL ONLY SEALED DOCUMENTS. CRIMINAL SEALED DOCUMENTS will remain the same. all proposed sealed documents must be submitted via e-mail to the Judges Chambers email address, EXCLUDING those submitted by pro se parties and IN CAMERA filings, which shall continue to comply with Local Rule 79-5.1. Please refer to the Judges procedures and schedules for detailed instructions for submission of sealed documents (lc) (Entered: 10/07/2019)
2019-11-1513STIPULATION Extending Time to Answer the complaint as to All Defendants, re Complaint (Attorney Civil Case Opening) 1 filed by Defendant The United States Department of Homeland Security.(Attorney Damon A Thayer added to party The United States Department of Homeland Security(pty:dft))(Thayer, Damon) (Entered: 11/15/2019)
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