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Case TitleAMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION OF MICHIGAN v. U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY et al
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2019cv03489
Date Filed2019-11-20
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Ketanji Brown Jackson
PlaintiffAMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION OF MICHIGAN
Case DescriptionThe ACLU of Michigan submitted a FOIA request to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement for records concerning the agency's wrongful arrest of Jilmar Ramos-Gomez, a U.S. citizen and Marine veteran. The ACLU of Michigan 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 Michigan filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Adequacy - Search, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantU.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY
DefendantU.S. IMMIGRATION & CUSTOMS ENFORCEMENT
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2019-11-201COMPLAINT against U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY, U.S. IMMIGRATION & CUSTOMS ENFORCEMENT ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number ADCDC-6578107) filed by AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION OF MICHIGAN. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A, # 2 Exhibit B, # 3 Civil Cover Sheet, # 4 Summons)(Wayne, Merrick) (Entered: 11/20/2019)
2019-11-202NOTICE of Appearance by Merrick Jason Wayne on behalf of AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION OF MICHIGAN (Wayne, Merrick) (Entered: 11/20/2019)
2019-11-213NOTICE of Appearance by Arthur B. Spitzer on behalf of All Plaintiffs (Spitzer, Arthur) (Entered: 11/21/2019)
2019-11-21Case assigned to Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson. (zmc) (Entered: 11/21/2019)
2019-11-214SUMMONS (4) Issued Electronically as to U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY, U.S. IMMIGRATION & CUSTOMS ENFORCEMENT, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (Attachment: # 1 Notice and Consent)(zmc) (Entered: 11/21/2019)
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