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Case TitleRivera v. Barr et al
DistrictDistrict of Arizona
CityPhoenix Division
Case Number2:2020cv02134
Date Filed2020-11-05
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Steven P Logan
PlaintiffMaria Nancy Medina Rivera
Case DescriptionMaria Nancy Medina Rivera submitted FOIA requests to U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services for records concerning her alien file. She also requested expedited processing. The agency acknowledged receipt of the request and denied her request for expedited processing. Rivera submitted a second FOIA request to USCIS for her alien file, particularly documentation about her ex-husband. She requested expedited processing for the request as well. The agency acknowledged receipt of the request but denied her request for expedited processing. After hearing nothing further from the agency, Rivera filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Expedited processing, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantWilliam P Barr U.S. Attorney General
DefendantChad F Wolf Acting Secretary, U.S. Department of Homeland Security
DefendantKenneth T Cuccinelli Acting Director, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
DefendantJill Eggleston Chief FOIA Officer, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
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Complaint
Complaint attachment 1
Complaint attachment 2
Complaint attachment 3
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2020-11-051PRISONER CIVIL RIGHTS COMPLAINT (Titled: Complaint for Production Documents). Filing fee received: $400.00, receipt number 0970-18849459 filed by Maria Nancy Medina Rivera. (submitted by Benjamin Wiesinger) (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit, # 2 Exhibit, # 3 Civil Cover Sheet) (REK) (Entered: 11/05/2020)
2020-11-052SUMMONS Submitted by Maria Nancy Medina Rivera. (submitted by Benjamin Wiesinger) (Attachments: # 1 Summons, # 2 Summons, # 3 Summons) (REK) (Entered: 11/05/2020)
2020-11-053NOTICE OF ASSIGNMENT (REK) (Entered: 11/05/2020)
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