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Case TitleAmmad Omar et al v. U. S. Department of Homeland Security et al
DistrictCentral District of California
CityWestern Division - Los Angeles
Case Number2:2021cv09928
Date Filed2021-12-27
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Percy Anderson
PlaintiffAmmad Omar
PlaintiffNational Public Radio, Inc.
Case DescriptionAmmad Omar, a producer for NPR, submitted a FOIA request to the Department of Homeland Security for records concerning white parrs pertaining to detention facility contracts. Omar also requested expedited processing and a fee waiver. After hearing nothing from the agency, Omar filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Adequacy - Search, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantU. S. Department of Homeland Security
DefendantImmigration and Customs Enforcement
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2021-12-271COMPLAINT Receipt No: ACACDC-32532427 - Fee: $402, filed by Plaintiff Ammad Omar, National Public Radio, Inc.. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet Civil Cover Sheet, # 2 Exhibit A-FOIA Request, # 3 Exhibit B-GAO, # 4 Exhibit C-FOIA Request, # 5 Exhibit D-FOIA Request, # 6 Exhibit E-FOIA Request) (Attorney Laura Lee Prather added to party National Public Radio, Inc.(pty:pla), Attorney Laura Lee Prather added to party Ammad Omar(pty:pla))(Prather, Laura) (Entered: 12/27/2021)
2021-12-272CORPORATE DISCLOSURE STATEMENT filed by Plaintiffs National Public Radio, Inc., Ammad Omar (Prather, Laura) (Entered: 12/27/2021)
2021-12-273Request for Clerk to Issue Summons on Complaint (Attorney Civil Case Opening), 1 filed by Plaintiff National Public Radio, Inc., Ammad Omar. (Prather, Laura) (Entered: 12/27/2021)
2021-12-274Request for Clerk to Issue Summons on Complaint (Attorney Civil Case Opening), 1 filed by Plaintiff National Public Radio, Inc., Ammad Omar. (Prather, Laura) (Entered: 12/27/2021)
2021-12-275Notice of Interested Parties re: Complaint (Attorney Civil Case Opening), 1 (Prather, Laura) (Entered: 12/27/2021)
2021-12-276NOTICE OF ASSIGNMENT to District Judge Percy Anderson and Magistrate Judge Alka Sagar. (et) (Entered: 12/27/2021)
2021-12-277NOTICE TO PARTIES OF COURT-DIRECTED ADR PROGRAM filed. (et) (Entered: 12/27/2021)
2021-12-278Notice to Counsel Re Consent to Proceed Before a United States Magistrate Judge. (et) (Entered: 12/27/2021)
2021-12-27930 DAY Summons Issued re Complaint (Attorney Civil Case Opening) 1 as to Defendant U. S. Department of Homeland Security. (et) (Entered: 12/27/2021)
2021-12-271030 DAY Summons Issued re Complaint (Attorney Civil Case Opening) 1 as to Defendant Immigration and Customs Enforcement. (et) (Entered: 12/27/2021)
2021-12-2711STANDING ORDER by Judge Percy Anderson. READ THIS ORDER CAREFULLY. IT CONTROLS THE CASE AND DIFFERS IN SOME RESPECTS FROM THE LOCAL RULES. This action has been assigned to the calendar of Judge Percy Anderson. (iv) (Entered: 12/28/2021)
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