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Case TitleTOBIAS v. U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY et al
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2020cv00110
Date Filed2020-01-15
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Dabney L. Friedrich
PlaintiffJIMMY TOBIAS
Case DescriptionJournalist Jimmy Tobias submitted six FOIA requests to the Department of Homeland Security for records concerning communications to or from certain agency officials as well as records from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement about public protests in New York City. The agency acknowledged receipt of Tobias' requests but after hearing nothing further from the agency pertaining to any of his requests Tobias 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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2020-01-151COMPLAINT against U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY, U.S. IMMIGRATION & CUSTOMS ENFORCEMENT ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number ADCDC-6735693) filed by JIMMY TOBIAS. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A, # 2 Exhibit B, # 3 Exhibit C, # 4 Exhibit D, # 5 Exhibit E, # 6 Exhibit F, # 7 Exhibit G, # 8 Exhibit H, # 9 Exhibit I, # 10 Exhibit J, # 11 Exhibit K, # 12 Exhibit L, # 13 Exhibit M, # 14 Exhibit N, # 15 Exhibit O, # 16 Exhibit P, # 17 Civil Cover Sheet, # 18 Summons)(Burday, Joshua) (Entered: 01/15/2020)
2020-01-152NOTICE of Appearance by Joshua Hart Burday on behalf of JIMMY TOBIAS (Burday, Joshua) (Entered: 01/15/2020)
2020-01-16Case assigned to Judge Dabney L. Friedrich. (zmc) (Entered: 01/16/2020)
2020-01-213SUMMONS (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: 01/21/2020)
2020-01-224STANDARD ORDER for Civil Cases. See text for details. Signed by Judge Dabney L. Friedrich on January 22, 2020. (lcdlf1) (Entered: 01/22/2020)
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