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Case TitleINVEST IN THE USA
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2020cv00618
Date Filed2020-03-02
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge John D. Bates
PlaintiffIMMIGRANTS INVESTORS ASSOCIATION, INC.
doing business as INVEST IN THE USA ("IIUSA")
Case DescriptionImmigrant Investors Association submitted a FOIA request to U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services for records concerning USCIS EB-5 Adjudicator training materials for adjudicating EB-5 related petitions submitted after November 2019. The agency acknowledged receipt of the request but after hearing nothing further from the agency, the Immigrant Investors Association filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantUNITED STATES CITIZENSHIP AND IMMIGRATION SERVICES ('USCIS")
DefendantUNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY ('DHS")
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Complaint
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Complaint attachment 2
Complaint attachment 3
Complaint attachment 4
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2020-03-021COMPLAINT against INVEST IN THE USA ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number ADCDC-6880434) filed by INVEST IN THE USA. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet Civil Cover Sheet, # 2 Summons Defendant DHS, # 3 Summons Defendant USCIS, # 4 Exhibit FOIA Request Letter)(Grau, Aaron) (Entered: 03/02/2020)
2020-03-032ERRATA by IMMIGRANTS INVESTORS ASSOCIATION, INC. 1 Complaint, filed by INVEST IN THE USA ("IIUSA"). (Attachments: # 1 Errata Corrected Civil Cover Sheet)(Grau, Aaron) (Entered: 03/03/2020)
2020-03-03Case Assigned to Judge John D. Bates. (adh, ) (Entered: 03/03/2020)
2020-03-033SUMMONS (2) Issued Electronically as to UNITED STATES CITIZENSHIP AND IMMIGRATION SERVICES, UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY. (Attachment: # 1 Notice and Consent)(adh, ) (Entered: 03/03/2020)
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