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Case TitleMoore v. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, et al.
DistrictWestern District of Texas
CityEl Paso
Case Number3:2019cv00279
Date Filed2019-10-01
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge David C Guaderrama
PlaintiffRobert Moore
Case DescriptionRobert Moore, a journalist covering immigration issues in El Paso, submitted FOIA requests to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement for records concerning the detention of immigrants seeking asylum in the El Paso area. The agency acknowledged receipt of the requests but after hearing nothing further from the agency, Moore filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Adequacy - Search, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantU.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement
DefendantU.S. Customs and Border Proctection
DefendantU.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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2019-10-011COMPLAINT ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number 0542-12674340). No Summons requested at this time, filed by Robert Moore.(Coyle, Lynn) (Entered: 10/01/2019)
2019-10-012JS44 (Civil Cover Sheet) submitted by Robert Moore. (Coyle, Lynn) (Entered: 10/01/2019)
2019-10-01Case assigned to Judge David C Guaderrama. 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. (scf) (Entered: 10/02/2019)
2019-10-01If ordered by the court, all referrals will be assigned to Magistrate Judge Schydlower (scf) (Entered: 10/02/2019)
2019-10-01https://www.txwd.uscourts.gov/judges-information/standing-orders/index.html (scf) (Entered: 10/02/2019)
2019-10-023REQUEST FOR ISSUANCE OF SUMMONS by Robert Moore. (Coyle, Lynn) (Entered: 10/02/2019)
2019-10-034Summons Issued as to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. (em) (Entered: 10/03/2019)
2019-10-035Summons Issued as to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, C/O. Office of the General Counsel (em) (Entered: 10/03/2019)
2019-10-036Summons Issued as to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, c/o Attorney General, Washington, D.C. (em) (Entered: 10/04/2019)
2019-10-037Summons Issued as to U.S. Customs and Border Proctection, c/o. Ms. Stephanie Rico Civil Process Clerk (em) (Entered: 10/04/2019)
2019-10-038Summons Issued as to U.S. Customs and Border Proctection, c/o Office of the General Counsel, Washington, DC. (em) (Entered: 10/04/2019)
2019-10-039Summons Issued as to U.S. Customs and Border Protection, c/o Attorney General of the United States. (em) (Entered: 10/04/2019)
2019-10-0310Summons Issued as to U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, c/o Ms. Stephanie Rico Civil Process Clerk. (em) (Entered: 10/04/2019)
2019-10-0311Summons Issued as to U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, c/o General Counsel, Washington, DC. (em) (Entered: 10/04/2019)
2019-10-0312Summons Issued as to U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Attorney General of the United States, C/O Attorney General of the United States, Washington, DC. (em) (Entered: 10/04/2019)
2019-10-1013SUMMONS Returned Executed by Robert Moore. U.S. Customs and Border Proctection served on 10/7/2019, answer due 12/6/2019; U.S. Department of Health and Human Services served on 10/7/2019, answer due 12/6/2019. (Coyle, Lynn) (Entered: 10/10/2019)
2019-10-1114SUMMONS Returned Executed by Robert Moore. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement served on 10/8/2019, answer due 12/9/2019. (Coyle, Lynn) (Entered: 10/11/2019)
2019-11-0615Defendants' ANSWER to 1 Complaint by U.S. Customs and Border Proctection, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.(Romero, Manuel) (Entered: 11/06/2019)
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