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Case TitleEiswerth v. U.S. Department of Homeland Security et al
DistrictSouthern District of California
CitySan Diego
Case Number3:2020cv00174
Date Filed2020-01-26
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Dana M. Sabraw
PlaintiffKelly James Eiswerth an individual
Case DescriptionKelly Ellsworth submitted a FOIA request to U.S. Customs and Border Protection for records concerning an incident in which he was assaulted at Andrade Port of Entry by CBP agents. The agency acknowledged receipt of the request. The agency responded to Ellsworth's request by telling him that it could find no records. Ellsworth filed an administrative appeal. After hearing nothing further from the agency, Ellsworth filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantU.S. Department of Homeland Security
DefendantU.S. Customs and Border Protection
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2020-01-261COMPLAINT Against U.S. Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (Filing fee $400 receipt number 0974-13408463.), filed by Kelly James Eiswerth. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet, # 2 Exhibit A, # 3 Exhibit B, # 4 Exhibit C, # 5 Exhibit D, # 6 Exhibit E) The new case number is 3:20-cv-174-DMS-AHG. Judge Dana M. Sabraw and Magistrate Judge Allison H. Goddard are assigned to the case. (Walker, Barry)(rmc)(jrd) (Entered: 01/27/2020)
2020-01-272Summons Issued. Counsel receiving this notice electronically should print this summons and serve it in accordance with Rule 4, Fed.R.Civ.P and LR 4.1. (rmc) (Entered: 01/27/2020)
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