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Case TitleALBALADEJO v. IMMIGRATION AND CUSTOMS ENFORCEMENT
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2019cv03806
Date Filed2019-12-23
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Rudolph Contreras
PlaintiffANGELIKA ALBALADEJO
Case DescriptionAngelica Albaladejo, a free-lance journalist, submitted a FOIA request to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement for records concerning medical summaries for individuals transported between 2003 and the present by the ICE Air Operations division of the Office of Enforcement and Removal Operations. The agency acknowledged receipt of her request and asked for clarification which Albaladejo provided. The agency ultimately told Albaladejo that it found no responsive records. Albaladejo filed an administrative appeal of the agency's no records decision. The agency upheld its initial action on appeal. Albaladejo then filed suit.
Complaint issues: Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantIMMIGRATION AND CUSTOMS ENFORCEMENT
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2019-12-231COMPLAINT against IMMIGRATION AND CUSTOMS ENFORCEMENT ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number ADCDC-6670781) filed by ANGELIKA ALBALADEJO. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet, # 2 Summons ICE Summons, # 3 Summons US AG Summons, # 4 Summons USAO Summons)(Sorenson, C.) (Entered: 12/23/2019)
2019-12-26Case assigned to Judge Rudolph Contreras. (zmc) (Entered: 12/26/2019)
2019-12-262SUMMONS (3) Issued Electronically as to IMMIGRATION AND CUSTOMS ENFORCEMENT, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (Attachment: # 1 Notice and Consent)(zmc) (Entered: 12/26/2019)
2020-01-303NOTICE of Appearance by Diana Viggiano Valdivia on behalf of IMMIGRATION AND CUSTOMS ENFORCEMENT (Valdivia, Diana) (Entered: 01/30/2020)
2020-01-304ANSWER to Complaint by IMMIGRATION AND CUSTOMS ENFORCEMENT.(Valdivia, Diana) (Entered: 01/30/2020)
2020-01-30MINUTE ORDER: It is hereby ORDERED that the parties shall meet, confer, and jointly submit a proposed briefing schedule by February 13, 2020. SO ORDERED. Signed by Judge Rudolph Contreras on January 30, 2020. (lcrc3) (Entered: 01/30/2020)
2020-02-05Set/Reset Deadlines: Proposed Briefing Schedule due by 2/13/2020 (tj) (Entered: 02/05/2020)
2020-02-135PROPOSED BRIEFING SCHEDULE by IMMIGRATION AND CUSTOMS ENFORCEMENT. (Valdivia, Diana) (Entered: 02/13/2020)
2020-02-14MINUTE ORDER: Upon consideration of 5 the parties' proposed briefing schedule, it is hereby ORDERED that Defendant shall file its motion for summary judgment by May 15, 2020; Plaintiff shall file her opposition and cross-motion for summary judgment by June 15, 2020; Defendant shall file its opposition and reply in support of its motion for summary judgment by June 29, 2020; and Plaintiff shall file her reply in support of her cross-motion by July 13, 2020. SO ORDERED. Signed by Judge Rudolph Contreras on February 14, 2020. (lcrc3) (Entered: 02/14/2020)
2020-02-20Set/Reset Deadlines: Cross Motions due by 6/15/2020. Response to Cross Motions due by 6/29/2020. Reply to Cross Motions due by 7/13/2020. Summary Judgment motions due by 5/15/2020. Response to Motion for Summary Judgment due by 6/15/2020. Reply to Motion for Summary Judgment due by 6/29/2020. (tj) (Entered: 02/20/2020)
2020-05-146Unopposed MOTION for Extension of Time to File Motion for Summary Judgment by IMMIGRATION AND CUSTOMS ENFORCEMENT (Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order)(Valdivia, Diana) (Entered: 05/14/2020)
2020-05-15MINUTE ORDER granting 6 Defendant's Motion for Extension of Time. It is hereby ORDERED that Defendant shall file its motion for summary judgment on or before May 29, 2020; Plaintiff shall file her opposition and cross-motion for summary judgment on or before June 29, 2020; Defendant shall file its opposition and reply in support of its motion for summary judgment by July 13, 2020; Plaintiff shall file her reply in support of her cross-motion on or before July 27, 2020. SO ORDERED. Signed by Judge Rudolph Contreras on 05/15/2020. (lcrc3) (Entered: 05/15/2020)
2020-05-15Set/Reset Deadlines: Cross Motions due by 6/29/2020. Response to Cross Motions due by 7/13/2020. Reply to Cross Motions due by 7/27/2020. Summary Judgment motions due by 5/29/2020. Response to Motion for Summary Judgment due by 6/29/2020. Reply to Motion for Summary Judgment due by 7/13/2020. (tj) (Entered: 05/15/2020)
2020-05-297Unopposed MOTION for Extension of Time to Brief Summary Judgment by IMMIGRATION AND CUSTOMS ENFORCEMENT (Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order)(Valdivia, Diana) (Entered: 05/29/2020)
2020-06-01MINUTE ORDER granting 7 Defendant's Unopposed Motion for Extension of Time. It is hereby ORDERED that Defendant shall file its motion for summary judgment on or before June 29, 2020; Plaintiff shall file her opposition and cross-motion for summary judgment on or before July 30, 2020; Defendant shall file its opposition and reply in support of its motion for summary judgment on or before August 12, 2020; Plaintiff shall file her reply in support of her cross-motion on or before August 27, 2020. SO ORDERED. Signed by Judge Rudolph Contreras on 06/01/2020. (lcrc3) (Entered: 06/01/2020)
2020-06-01Set/Reset Deadlines: Cross Motions due by 7/30/2020. Response to Cross Motions due by 8/12/2020. Reply to Cross Motions due by 8/27/2020. Summary Judgment motions due by 6/29/2020. Response to Motion for Summary Judgment due by 7/30/2020. Reply to Motion for Summary Judgment due by 8/12/2020. (tj) (Entered: 06/01/2020)
2020-06-298MOTION for Summary Judgment by IMMIGRATION AND CUSTOMS ENFORCEMENT (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit 1 (Fuentes Decl. w/ Exhibits), # 2 Exhibit 2 (System of Records Notice), # 3 Exhibit 3 (Excerpt, ICE FY2018 Budget Cong. Just.), # 4 Exhibit 4 (GAO Rep. No. GAO-20-36), # 5 Exhibit 5 (ICE Air Ops. Handbook), # 6 Exhibit 6 (Sample Form I-216), # 7 Exhibit 7 (ICE Detention Handbook ch. 4.3), # 8 Statement of Facts, # 9 Text of Proposed Order)(Hudak, Brian) (Entered: 06/29/2020)
2020-07-309Memorandum in opposition to re 8 MOTION for Summary Judgment filed by ANGELIKA ALBALADEJO. (Attachments: # 1 Declaration, # 2 Exhibit 101, # 3 Statement of Facts, # 4 Memorandum in Support, # 5 Text of Proposed Order)(Sorenson, C.) (Entered: 07/30/2020)
2020-07-3010Cross MOTION for Summary Judgment by ANGELIKA ALBALADEJO (Attachments: # 1 Declaration, # 2 Exhibit 101, # 3 Statement of Facts, # 4 Memorandum in Support, # 5 Text of Proposed Order)(Sorenson, C.) (Entered: 07/30/2020)
2020-08-1311Unopposed MOTION for Extension of Time to File Response/Reply by IMMIGRATION AND CUSTOMS ENFORCEMENT (Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order)(Valdivia, Diana) (Entered: 08/13/2020)
2020-08-14MINUTE ORDER granting 11 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response/Reply, Nunc Pro Tunc. It is hereby ORDERED that Defendant shall file its opposition and reply in support of its motion for summary judgment on or before September 17, 2020; Plaintiff shall file her reply in support of her cross motion for summary judgment on or before October 5, 2020. SO ORDERED. Signed by Judge Rudolph Contreras on 08/14/2020. (lcrc3) (Entered: 08/14/2020)
2020-08-14Set/Reset Deadlines: Response to Cross Motions due by 9/17/2020. Reply to Cross Motions due by 10/5/2020. Responses due by 9/17/2020 (tj) (Entered: 08/14/2020)
2020-09-1012NOTICE OF SUBSTITUTION OF COUNSEL by Brenda A. Gonzalez on behalf of IMMIGRATION AND CUSTOMS ENFORCEMENT Substituting for attorney Diana V. Valdivia (Gonzalez, Brenda) (Entered: 09/10/2020)
2020-09-1613Consent MOTION for Extension of Time to File Reply to Defendant's Motion for Summary Judgement by IMMIGRATION AND CUSTOMS ENFORCEMENT (Gonzalez, Brenda) (Entered: 09/16/2020)
2020-09-17MINUTE ORDER granting 13 Motion for Extension of Time. It is hereby ORDERED that Defendant shall file its combined reply and opposition on or before September 25, 2020 and Plaintiff shall file her reply on or before October 9, 2020. SO ORDERED. Signed by Judge Rudolph Contreras on 09/17/2020. (lcrc3) (Entered: 09/17/2020)
2020-09-2514REPLY to opposition to motion re 8 MOTION for Summary Judgment filed by IMMIGRATION AND CUSTOMS ENFORCEMENT. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit 1, Declaration of Fernando Pineiro, # 2 Exhibit 2, Declaration of Capt. Felix Alicea, # 3 Exhibit 3, Declaration of John Truong, # 4 Statement of Facts Defendant's Response to Plaintiff's Statement of Additional Facts)(Gonzalez, Brenda) (Entered: 09/25/2020)
2020-09-2515Memorandum in opposition to re 10 Cross MOTION for Summary Judgment filed by IMMIGRATION AND CUSTOMS ENFORCEMENT. (See Docket Entry 14 to view document). (znmw) (Entered: 09/29/2020)
2020-09-28Set/Reset Deadlines: Replies due by 10/9/2020. (tj) (Entered: 09/28/2020)
2020-10-0916REPLY to opposition to motion re 10 Cross MOTION for Summary Judgment , 8 MOTION for Summary Judgment filed by ANGELIKA ALBALADEJO. (Sorenson, C.) (Entered: 10/09/2020)
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