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Case TitleLOUISE TRAUMA CENTER LLC v. UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2020cv01128
Date Filed2020-04-30
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Trevor N. McFadden
PlaintiffLOUISE TRAUMA CENTER LLC
Case DescriptionLouise Trauma Center submitted four FOIA requests to the Department of Homeland Security. The first FOIA request asked for records concerning labor agreements between the agency and asylum officers. The second FOIA request asked for studies and analyses about the effect of the foreseeable harm test on processing FOIA requests. The third FOIA request asked for training materials for staff pertaining to the 2016 FOIA Improvement Act. The fourth FOIA request asked for training materials for new asylum officers. The agency acknowledged receipt of all four requests but after hearing nothing further from the agency, Louise Trauma Center filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantUNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY
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2020-04-301COMPLAINT against UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number ADCDC-7076030) filed by LOUISE TRAUMA CENTER LLC. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit, # 2 Exhibit, # 3 Exhibit, # 4 Exhibit, # 5 Civil Cover Sheet, # 6 Summons US Attorney, # 7 Summons US Attorney General, # 8 Summons Dept of Homeland Security)(Cleveland, David) (Entered: 04/30/2020)
2020-04-302ERRATA civil cover sheet by LOUISE TRAUMA CENTER LLC 1 Complaint, filed by LOUISE TRAUMA CENTER LLC. (Cleveland, David) (Entered: 04/30/2020)
2020-05-01Case Assigned to Judge Trevor N. McFadden. (adh, ) (Entered: 05/01/2020)
2020-05-013SUMMONS (3) Issued Electronically as to UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (Attachment: # 1 Notice and Consent)(adh, ) (Entered: 05/01/2020)
2020-05-014RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed as to the United States Attorney. Date of Service Upon United States Attorney on 5/1/2020. Answer due for ALL FEDERAL DEFENDANTS by 5/31/2020. (Cleveland, David) (Entered: 05/01/2020)
2020-05-015STANDING ORDER Establishing Procedures for Cases Before Judge Trevor N. McFadden. The parties are hereby ORDERED to read and comply with the directives in the attached standing order. Signed by Judge Trevor N. McFadden on 5/1/2020.(lctnm3) (Entered: 05/01/2020)
2020-05-076RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed on United States Attorney General. Date of Service Upon United States Attorney General 05/06/2020. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit)(Cleveland, David) (Entered: 05/07/2020)
2020-05-077RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed. UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY served on 5/5/2020 (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit)(Cleveland, David) (Entered: 05/07/2020)
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