Case: Rodriguez v. United States

1:97-cv-01182 | U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida

Filed Date: April 23, 1997

Closed Date: 1999

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Case Summary

On April 23, 1997, two different groups of plaintiffs filed suit in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida to challenge a provision of the Congress' Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996 ("Welfare Reform Act"), 8 U.S.C. §§ 1601, et. seq., which made undocumented aliens ineligible for state funded public benefits, except for emergency care, certain immunizations, and treatment of communicable diseases. One group of plaintiffs ("the plaint…

On April 23, 1997, two different groups of plaintiffs filed suit in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida to challenge a provision of the Congress' Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996 ("Welfare Reform Act"), 8 U.S.C. §§ 1601, et. seq., which made undocumented aliens ineligible for state funded public benefits, except for emergency care, certain immunizations, and treatment of communicable diseases. One group of plaintiffs ("the plaintiff class") sought to represent the approximately 80,000 poor individuals who were blind, elderly or disabled legal non-citizens residing in Florida who were to be denied or would lose federal Supplemental Security Income ("SSI") and related Food Stamp benefits solely because of their non-citizen status. The other group ("Florida State Plaintiffs") consisted of Florida state, county, and public officials.

The plaintiff class, which was represented by the Florida Justice Institute, raised a claim that the Welfare Reform Act violated their rights secured by the Equal Protection Clause of the Fifth Amendment of the United States Constitution. The Florida State plaintiffs asserted violations of the Administrative Procedure Act and the Tenth Amendment, as well as a claim for breach of contract.

Plaintiffs filed a motion for preliminary injunction. Defendants responded by moving to dismiss the entire case.

The District Court (Judge Donald L. Graham) granted defendants' motion to dismiss in part and denied it in part and denied plaintiffs' motion for preliminary injunction. Judge Graham dismissed the plaintiff class' Equal Protection claim and the Florida State plaintiffs' Tenth Amendment claim and contract claim. The Administrative Procedure Act claims survived. Rodriguez v. United States, 983 F.Supp. 1445 (S.D. 1997). The plaintiff class appealed.

The Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit (Circuit Judge Carnes) affirmed. Rodriguez ex rel. Rodriguez v. U.S., 169 F.3d 1342 (11th Cir. 1999).

It is unclear as to what happened to the Florida State plaintiffs' Administrative Procedure Act claims. There is no mention of any disposition of those claims in the PACER docket. The last docket entry reflects that the case was closed after the Eleventh Circuit issued its opinion.

Summary Authors

Dan Dalton (11/12/2007)

People


Judge(s)

Black, Susan Harrell (Florida)

Carnes, Julie E. (Georgia)

Graham, Donald L. (Florida)

Tjoflat, Gerald Bard (Florida)

Attorneys(s) for Plaintiff

Berg, Randall Challen Jr. (Florida)

Butterworth, Robert A. (Florida)

Coleman, Karon Margaret (Florida)

Doran, Richard Edward (Florida)

Douglass, W. Dexter (Florida)

Duvall, Robert A III (Florida)

Judge(s)

Black, Susan Harrell (Florida)

Carnes, Julie E. (Georgia)

Graham, Donald L. (Florida)

Tjoflat, Gerald Bard (Florida)

Attorneys(s) for Plaintiff

Berg, Randall Challen Jr. (Florida)

Butterworth, Robert A. (Florida)

Coleman, Karon Margaret (Florida)

Doran, Richard Edward (Florida)

Douglass, W. Dexter (Florida)

Duvall, Robert A III (Florida)

Ginsburg, Robert A (Florida)

Gross, Michael A. (Florida)

Hoffman, Jerome Wayne (Florida)

Martinez, Ana Cristina (Florida)

Newman, JoNel (Florida)

Nimkoff, Peter (Florida)

Saideman, Ellen Marjorie (Florida)

Schlakman, Mark Robert (Florida)

Siegel, Peter Michael (Florida)

Thompson, Parker D. (Florida)

Attorneys(s) for Defendant

Hermann, Robyn Juanita (Florida)

Juenke, Carlos (Florida)

Labrador, Edward George (Florida)

Raab, Michael S. (District of Columbia)

Simon, Maria (District of Columbia)

Stern, Marc (District of Columbia)

Other Attorney(s)

Jordan, Adalberto Jose (Florida)

Documents in the Clearinghouse

Document

Docket [PACER - 11th Cir.]

Rodriguez v. USA

U. S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit

May 11, 1999 Docket

Docket [PACER]

June 24, 1999 Docket
1

Class Action Complaint

April 24, 1997 Complaint
18

Stipulated Class Certification and Scheduling Order

May 14, 1997 Order/Opinion
64

Order [Dismissing Some Counts; Denying Preliminary Injunction]

983 F.Supp. 1445

Sept. 17, 1997 Order/Opinion
67

Final Judgment and [...] Certification as to Count One

Oct. 30, 1997 Order/Opinion

Opinion [Affirming D.C. Judgment]

U. S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit

169 F.3d 1342

March 15, 1999 Order/Opinion

Docket

Last updated May 12, 2022, 8 p.m.

ECF Number Description Date Link
1

CLASS ACTION COMPLAINT filed; FILING FEE $150.00 RECEIPT # 675771; A-7; BLG (Former Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 04/24/1997)

April 23, 1997

Magistrate identification: Magistrate Judge Garber (Former Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 04/24/1997)

April 23, 1997
2

MOTION by Marciano Rodriguez, Emelina Rodriguez, Rafael Caramazana, Gina Martelly, Antonia Fernandez, Eduardo Marsans for JoNel Newman to appear pro hac vice per Administrative Order 96-56 (attached as Exhibit A) (Former Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 04/24/1997)

April 23, 1997
3

SUMMONS(ES) issued for Janet Reno, U.S. Attorney General (Former Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 04/24/1997)

April 23, 1997
4

SUMMONS(ES) issued for United States by serving William A. Keefer (Former Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 04/24/1997)

April 23, 1997
6

SUMMONS(ES) issued for Donna E. Shalala by serving William A. Keefer (Former Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 04/24/1997)

April 23, 1997
7

SUMMONS(ES) issued for John J. Callahan (Former Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 04/24/1997)

April 23, 1997
8

SUMMONS(ES) issued for John J. Callahan by serving Janet Reno (Former Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 04/24/1997)

April 23, 1997
9

SUMMONS(ES) issued for Daniel Glickman by serving William A. Keefer (Former Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 04/24/1997)

April 23, 1997
10

SUMMONS(ES) issued for Daniel Glickman (Former Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 04/24/1997)

April 23, 1997
11

SUMMONS(ES) issued for Daniel Glickman by serving Janet Reno (Former Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 04/24/1997)

April 23, 1997
12

SUMMONS(ES) issued for John J. Callahan by serving William A. Keefer (Former Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 04/24/1997)

April 23, 1997
13

ORDER granting [2-1] motion for JoNel Newman to appear pro hac vice ( signed by Judge Donald L. Graham on 4/28/97) CCAP (dg, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 05/06/1997)

April 28, 1997
14

RETURN OF SERVICE executed as to Daniel Glickman 4/25/97 Answer due on 6/24/97 for Daniel Glickman (dg, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 05/08/1997)

May 1, 1997
15

RETURN OF SERVICE executed as to John J. Callahan 4/25/97 Answer due on 6/24/97 for John J. Callahan (dg, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 05/08/1997)

May 1, 1997
16

RETURN OF SERVICE executed as to Donna E. Shalala 4/25/97 Answer due on 6/24/97 for Donna E. Shalala (dg, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 05/08/1997)

May 1, 1997
17

RETURN OF SERVICE executed as to United States 4/25/97 Answer due on 6/24/97 for United States (dg, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 05/08/1997)

May 1, 1997
18

STIPULATED CLASS CERTIFICATION and SCHEDULING ORDER [see order for further details] (signed by Judge Donald L. Graham on 5/5/97) CCAP (dg, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 05/14/1997)

May 5, 1997
19

MOTION by Broward County for leave to participate as amicus curiae and memorandum of law (tb, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 05/30/1997)

May 20, 1997
20

ORDER that the parties are directed to respond to Broward County's motion for leave to participate as amicus curiae within ten days ( signed by Judge Donald L. Graham on 5/22/97) CCAP (tb, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 05/30/1997)

May 22, 1997
21

UNOPPOSED MOTION by Marciano Rodriguez, Emelina Rodriguez, Rafael Caramazana, Gina Martelly, Antonia Fernandez, Eduardo Marsans, Henriette Guillaume, Dade County, Lawton M. Chiles Jr., State of Florida, Attorney General, Edward A. Feaver, Douglas M. Cook to amend [18-1] Scheduling order (tb, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 06/05/1997)

May 28, 1997
23

RESPONSE by Dade County to [19-1] motion for leave to participate as amicus curiae and memorandum of law (Former Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 06/12/1997)

June 3, 1997
24

NOTICE of attorney appearance for Marciano Rodriguez, Emelina Rodriguez, Rafael Caramazana, Gina Martelly, Antonia Fernandez, Eduardo Marsans, Henriette Guillaume, Dade County, Lawton M. Chiles Jr., State of Florida, Attorney General, Edward A. Feaver, Douglas M. Cook by Michael A. Gross (Former Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 06/12/1997)

June 3, 1997
25

MOTION with memorandum in support by Marciano Rodriguez, Emelina Rodriguez, Rafael Caramazana, Gina Martelly, Antonia Fernandez, Eduardo Marsans, Henriette Guillaume, Dade County, Lawton M. Chiles Jr., State of Florida, Attorney General, Edward A. Feaver, Douglas M. Cook for leave to file memorandum exceeding 20 pages (tb, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 06/18/1997)

June 10, 1997
26

ORDER granting [19-1] motion for leave to participate as amicus curiae and memorandum of law ( signed by Judge Donald L. Graham on 6/10/97) CCAP (tb, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 06/18/1997)

June 10, 1997
27

NOTICE of filing exhibits in support of its motion for preliminary injunction by Marciano Rodriguez, Emelina Rodriguez, Rafael Caramazana, Gina Martelly, Antonia Fernandez, Eduardo Marsans, Henriette Guillaume (tb, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 06/18/1997)

June 10, 1997
28

MOTION with memorandum in support by Marciano Rodriguez, Emelina Rodriguez, Rafael Caramazana, Gina Martelly, Antonia Fernandez, Eduardo Marsans, Henriette Guillaume for preliminary injunctive relief (tb, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 06/18/1997)

June 10, 1997
29

MOTION with memorandum in support by Broward County to set schedule for filing amicus curiae memorandum and resposne (tb, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 06/23/1997)

June 11, 1997
30

MOTION by United States, Donna E. Shalala, John J. Callahan, Daniel Glickman to dismiss all counts in plaintiff's complaint (tb, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 06/23/1997)

June 11, 1997
31

RESPONSE by Douglas M. Cook to [29-1] motion to set schedule for filing amicus curiae memorandum and resposne (tb, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 06/23/1997)

June 11, 1997
32

UNOPPOSED MOTION with memorandum in support by United States, Donna E. Shalala, John J. Callahan, Daniel Glickman to file a brief in excess of page limitations (tb, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 06/23/1997)

June 11, 1997
33

MEMORANDUM by United States, Donna E. Shalala, John J. Callahan, Daniel Glickman in support of [30-1] motion to dismiss all counts in plaintiff's complaint (tb, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 06/23/1997)

June 11, 1997
34

NOTICE to Court of non-objection to motion for leave by General Counsel (Former Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 06/27/1997)

June 16, 1997
36

ORDER that defendants may file a memorandum in support of their motion for preliminary injunction exceeding 20 pages in lenght but no more than 30 pages( signed by Judge Donald L. Graham on 6/17/97) CCAP (tb, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 07/01/1997)

June 17, 1997
37

ORDER granting [25-1] motion for leave to file memorandum exceeding 20 pages ( signed by Judge Donald L. Graham on 6/17/97) CCAP (tb, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 07/03/1997)

June 18, 1997
38

NOTICE of filing attached original affidavit by Marciano Rodriguez, Emelina Rodriguez, Rafael Caramazana, Gina Martelly, Antonia Fernandez, Eduardo Marsans, Henriette Guillaume, Dade County, Lawton M. Chiles Jr., State of Florida, Attorney General, Edward A. Feaver, Douglas M. Cook (tb, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 07/03/1997)

June 20, 1997
39

MOTION with memorandum in support by United States, Donna E. Shalala, John J. Callahan, Daniel Glickman for leave to file brief in excess of page limitations (Former Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 07/07/1997)

June 24, 1997
40

ORDER granting [39-1] motion for leave to file brief in excess of page limitations ( signed by Judge Donald L. Graham on 6/25/97) CCAP (tb, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 07/07/1997)

June 25, 1997
41

MEMORANDUM by Lawton M. Chiles Jr., State of Florida, Attorney General in opposition to [30-1] motion to dismiss all counts in plaintiff's complaint (tb, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 07/07/1997)

June 26, 1997
42

MEMORANDUM by Marciano Rodriguez, Emelina Rodriguez, Rafael Caramazana, Gina Martelly, Antonia Fernandez, Eduardo Marsans, Henriette Guillaume in opposition to defendants' motion to dismiss count one of complaint (tb, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 07/07/1997)

June 26, 1997
43

MEMORANDUM by Marciano Rodriguez, Emelina Rodriguez, Rafael Caramazana, Gina Martelly, Antonia Fernandez, Eduardo Marsans, Henriette Guillaume in opposition to defendant's motion to dismiss count 1 of the complaint (tb, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 07/07/1997)

June 26, 1997
44

RESPONSE by Donna E. Shalala, John J. Callahan, Daniel Glickman in opposition to [28-1] motion for preliminary injunctive relief (tb, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 07/07/1997)

June 27, 1997
45

MEMORANDUM by Dade County in opposition to defendant's motion to dismiss counts II, III, and IV of complaint (tb, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 07/07/1997)

June 27, 1997
46

MEMORANDUM by Broward County in support of [28-1] motion for preliminary injunctive relief (tb, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 07/07/1997)

June 27, 1997
47

ORDERED and ADJUDGED that on or before 7/7/97, the Plaintiffs shall file a notice with the court stating wether or not they will require a sign language interpreter to be present at the injunction hearing currently set for 7/15/97. If the parties make a request as directed above, a sign language interpreter will be appointed by the Court. It is further ORDERED and ADJUDGED that plaintiffs shall provide their own Spanish interpreter should such an interpreter be required. Any such interpreter must be duly certified in accordance with the Local Rules of the Southern District of Florida. A list of recommended certified interpreters is attached ( signed by Judge Donald L. Graham on 6/30/97) CCAP (Former Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 07/08/1997)

June 30, 1997
48

NOTICE that a sign language interpreter will be required to be present at injunction hearing for 7/15/97 at 10:00 by Marciano Rodriguez, Emelina Rodriguez, Rafael Caramazana, Gina Martelly, Antonia Fernandez, Eduardo Marsans, Henriette Guillaume, Dade County, Lawton M. Chiles Jr., State of Florida, Attorney General, Edward A. Feaver, Douglas M. Cook (Former Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 07/16/1997)

July 7, 1997
49

Memorandum in REPLY by Marciano Rodriguez, Emelina Rodriguez, Rafael Caramazana, Gina Martelly, Antonia Fernandez, Eduardo Marsans, Henriette Guillaume, Dade County, Lawton M. Chiles Jr., State of Florida, Attorney General, Edward A. Feaver, Douglas M. Cook to response to [28-1] motion for preliminary injunctive relief (Former Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 07/20/1997)

July 10, 1997
50

NOTICE of Filing Supplemental authority by State of Florida (Former Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 07/20/1997)

July 10, 1997
51

Notice by Marciano Rodriguez, Emelina Rodriguez, Rafael Caramazana, Gina Martelly, Antonia Fernandez, Eduardo Marsans, Henriette Guillaume, Dade County, Lawton M. Chiles Jr., State of Florida, Attorney General, Edward A. Feaver, Douglas M. Cook for Sign language interpreter at preliminary injunction hearing (Former Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 07/20/1997)

July 10, 1997
52

NOTICE of withdraw of their notice requesting sign language interpreter by Marciano Rodriguez, Emelina Rodriguez, Rafael Caramazana, Gina Martelly, Antonia Fernandez, Eduardo Marsans, Henriette Guillaume, Dade County, Lawton M. Chiles Jr., State of Florida, Attorney General, Edward A. Feaver, Douglas M. Cook (Former Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 07/20/1997)

July 10, 1997
53

MOTION with memorandum in support by United States, Donna E. Shalala, John J. Callahan, Daniel Glickman for leave to file a brief in excess of page limitations (tb, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 07/21/1997)

July 11, 1997
54

REPLY MEMORANDUM by United States, Donna E. Shalala, John J. Callahan, Daniel Glickman in support of [30-1] motion to dismiss all counts in plaintiff's complaint (tb, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 07/21/1997)

July 11, 1997
55

ORDER granting [53-1] motion for leave to file a brief in excess of page limitations ( signed by Judge Donald L. Graham on 7/14/97) CCAP (tb, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 07/23/1997)

July 14, 1997
56

NOTICE of withdrawal of their Notice concerning Interpreter for Preliminary injunction hearing by Marciano Rodriguez, Emelina Rodriguez, Rafael Caramazana, Gina Martelly, Antonia Fernandez, Eduardo Marsans, Henriette Guillaume, Dade County, Lawton M. Chiles Jr., State of Florida, Attorney General, Edward A. Feaver, Douglas M. Cook (tb, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 07/23/1997)

July 14, 1997
58

NOTICE of authority by United States, Donna E. Shalala, John J. Callahan, Daniel Glickman (tb, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 08/06/1997)

July 29, 1997
59

AFFIDAVIT by Dade County Re: [45-1] opposition memorandum (tb, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 08/11/1997)

Aug. 5, 1997
60

Transcript filed re: motion hearing Date: 7/15/97 Before Judge: Graham Number of pages: 1-83 (tb, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 08/13/1997)

Aug. 6, 1997
61

JOINT Statement of the parties concerning effect of recent Congressional action by Marciano Rodriguez, Emelina Rodriguez, Rafael Caramazana, Gina Martelly, Antonia Fernandez, Eduardo Marsans, Henriette Guillaume, Dade County, Lawton M. Chiles Jr., State of Florida, Attorney General, Edward A. Feaver, Douglas M. Cook, United States, Donna E. Shalala, John J. Callahan, Daniel Glickman, Broward County (tb, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 08/13/1997)

Aug. 12, 1997
62

ORDER denying [61-1] Statement of ( signed by Judge Donald L. Graham on 8/14/97) CCAP (Former Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 08/18/1997)

Aug. 14, 1997
63

NOTICE of filing the attached second declarations by Marciano Rodriguez, Emelina Rodriguez, Rafael Caramazana, Gina Martelly, Antonia Fernandez, Eduardo Marsans, Henriette Guillaume, Dade County, Lawton M. Chiles Jr., State of Florida, Attorney General, Edward A. Feaver, Douglas M. Cook (tb, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 08/20/1997)

Aug. 18, 1997
64

ORDER granting in part, denying in part [30-1] motion to dismiss all counts in plaintiff's complaint, denying [28-1] motion for preliminary injunctive relief ( signed by Judge Donald L. Graham on 9/17/97) CCAP (dg, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 09/22/1997)

Sept. 17, 1997
65

MOTION with memorandum in support by Marciano Rodriguez, Emelina Rodriguez, Rafael Caramazana, Gina Martelly, Antonia Fernandez, Eduardo Marsans, Henriette Guillaume for certification pursuant to Rule 54(b) (dg, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 10/09/1997)

Oct. 2, 1997
66

RESPONSE by All Defendants to [65-1] motion for certification pursuant to Rule 54(b) (dg, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 10/23/1997)

Oct. 17, 1997
67

JUDGMENT granting [65-1] motion for certification pursuant to Rule 54(b) ( signed by Judge Donald L. Graham on 10/27/97) CCAP/M (dg, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 10/30/1997)

Oct. 28, 1997
68

NOTICE OF APPEAL by Henriette Guillaume, Eduardo Marsans, Antonia Fernandez, Gina Martelly, Rafael Caramazana, Emelina Rodriguez, Marciano Rodriguez of [67-1] judgment order . EOD Date: 10/30/97; Filing Fee: $ Fee not paid;; Copies to USCA and Counsel of Record. (Former Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 11/17/1997)

Oct. 30, 1997
69

MOTION by Marciano Rodriguez to proceed in forma pauperis on appeal (Former Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 11/18/1997)

Oct. 30, 1997
70

ORDER granting [69-1] motion to proceed in forma pauperis on appeal ( signed by Judge K. M. Moore for DLG on 12/2/97) CCAP (dg, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 12/05/1997)

Dec. 2, 1997

ACKNOWLEDGMENT of receipt by U.S.C.A. of: NOA U.S.C.A. # 97-5812 (cp, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 12/11/1997)

Dec. 8, 1997
71

NOTICE of filing original transcript of proceedings held 7/15/97 by Dade County (dg, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 12/30/1997)

Dec. 19, 1997
72

Transcript filed re: civil motion hearing Date: 7/15/97 Before Judge: Graham Number of pages: 1-83 (dg, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 12/30/1997)

Dec. 19, 1997

Certificate of readiness transmitted to USCA Re: [68-1] appeal by Marciano Rodriguez, Emelina Rodriguez, Rafael Caramazana, Gina Martelly, Antonia Fernandez, Eduardo Marsans, Henriette Guillaume USCA NUMBER: 97-5812 (Former Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 03/12/1998)

Feb. 18, 1998

Transmitted record on appeal to U.S. Court of Appeals (Miami Office) Consisting of 3 Volumes of Pleadings, 1 Transcript & 1 Accordian Folder with DE#27: [68-1] appeal by Marciano Rodriguez, Emelina Rodriguez, Rafael Caramazana, Gina Martelly, Antonia Fernandez, Eduardo Marsans, Henriette Guillaume (Former Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 03/12/1998)

Feb. 18, 1998

ACKNOWLEDGMENT of receipt by U.S.C.A. of: COR received 3/18/98 U.S.C.A. # 97-5812 (cp, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 04/08/1998)

April 1, 1998
73

MANDATE OF USCA (certified copy) affirming district court judgment/order [68-1] appeal Mandate Issued Date: 05/11/99; USCA Appeal #: 97-5812; to Judge. (ga, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 05/18/1999)

May 17, 1999

Record on appeal returned from U.S. Court of Appeals consisting of 1 folder of exhibits and 4 volumes of record on appeal: [68-1] appeal by Henriette Guillaume, Eduardo Marsans, Antonia Fernandez, Gina Martelly, Rafael Caramazana, Emelina Rodriguez, Marciano Rodriguez USCA #: 97-5812-CC (ga, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 05/18/1999)

May 17, 1999

Magistrate identification: Magistrate Judge Barry L. Garber (ga, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 05/18/1999)

May 17, 1999
74

ADMINISTRATIVE ORDER closing case (Signed by Judge Donald L. Graham on 6/24/99) CCAP [EOD Date: 6/28/99] (dg, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 06/28/1999)

June 24, 1999

CASE CLOSED. Case and Motions no longer referred to Magistrate. (dg, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 06/28/1999)

June 24, 1999

State / Territory: Florida

Case Type(s):

Immigration and/or the Border

Key Dates

Filing Date: April 23, 1997

Closing Date: 1999

Case Ongoing: No

Plaintiffs

Plaintiff Description:

Poor, elderly, disabled, or blind non-citizens legally residing in Florida eligible for federal SSI and Food Stamps, who will lose that eligibility because of the Welfare Act.

Plaintiff Type(s):

Private Plaintiff

Public Interest Lawyer: Yes

Filed Pro Se: No

Class Action Sought: Yes

Class Action Outcome: Granted

Defendants

United States, Federal

United States, Federal

United States, Federal

Case Details

Causes of Action:

Ex Parte Young (Federal) or Bivens

Availably Documents:

Trial Court Docket

Complaint (any)

Any published opinion

Outcome

Prevailing Party: Defendant

Nature of Relief:

None

Source of Relief:

None

Order Duration: 1997 - 0

Content of Injunction:

Preliminary relief denied

Issues

General:

Public benefits (includes, e.g., in-state tuition, govt. jobs)

Immigration/Border:

Constitutional rights

Status/Classification

Undocumented immigrants - rights and duties