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Case TitleBen-Shushan et al v. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services et al
DistrictSouthern District of Florida
CityFt Lauderdale
Case Number0:2021cv62298
Date Filed2021-11-06
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Roy K. Altman
PlaintiffEitan Ben-Shushan
PlaintiffAnis Saleh
Case DescriptionEitan Ben-Shushan submitted a FOIA request to U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services for records concerning his files. The agency acknowledged receipt of the request. The agency told Ben-Shushan that it did not have the ability to copy a VHS tape that he had requested. Ben-Shushan filed an administrative appeal of the decision. The agency acknowledged receipt of the appeal. The agency subsequently told Ben-Shushan that it reviewed the VHS tape and that a third-party was the subject of the tape, not Ben-Shushan and that the tape was exempt under Exemption 6 (invasion of privacy). Ben-Shushan then filed suit.
Complaint issues: Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantU.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
DefendantU.S. Department of Homeland Security
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2021-11-061COMPLAINT against All Defendants. Filing fees $ 402.00 receipt number AFLSDC-15154631, filed by Eitan Ben-Shushan, Anis Saleh. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit Exhibits A-K, # 2 Civil Cover Sheet, # 3 Summon(s) All defendants)(Saleh, Anis) (Entered: 11/06/2021)
2021-11-062Clerks Notice of Judge Assignment to Judge Roy K. Altman and Magistrate Judge Patrick M. Hunt. Pursuant to 28 USC 636(c), the parties are hereby notified that the U.S. Magistrate Judge Patrick M. Hunt is available to handle any or all proceedings in this case. If agreed, parties should complete and file the Consent form found on our website. It is not necessary to file a document indicating lack of consent. (mc) (Entered: 11/08/2021)
2021-11-083Summons Issued as to U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, U.S. Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (mc) (Entered: 11/08/2021)
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