Case: American Civil Liberties Union of Hawai'i v. U.S. Department of Homeland Security

4:17-cv-01970 | U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California

Filed Date: April 10, 2017

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Case Summary

On Apr. 10, 2017, the ACLUs of Hawai'i, Northern California, and Utah filed this suit under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). This was one of over a dozen such suits; each aimed to shed light on how U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) implemented President Trump's Jan. 27 and Mar. 6 Executive Orders that ban admission to the U.S. of nationals of Iraq, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen. Specifically, plaintiffs sought information "concerning CBP’s local implementation of Pre…

On Apr. 10, 2017, the ACLUs of Hawai'i, Northern California, and Utah filed this suit under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). This was one of over a dozen such suits; each aimed to shed light on how U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) implemented President Trump's Jan. 27 and Mar. 6 Executive Orders that ban admission to the U.S. of nationals of Iraq, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen. Specifically, plaintiffs sought information "concerning CBP’s local implementation of President Trump’s January 27, 2017 Executive Order...as well as any other judicial order or executive directive issued regarding Executive Order No. 1, including President Trump’s March 6, 2017 Executive Order."

The request concerned implementation at international airports within the purview of CBP's San Francisco Field Office, including Honolulu International Airport, Kona International Airport, Salt Lake City International Airport, San Francisco International Airport, and San Jose International Airport. The request also concerned the number of individuals who were detained or subjected to secondary screening, extended questioning, enforcement examination, or consideration for a waiver at the aforementioned airports pursuant to the Executive Orders.

In the complaint, plaintiffs argued that the requested records "would facilitate the public’s understanding of how Defendants implemented and enforced the Executive Orders here in the San Francisco Field Office" and that "[s]uch information is critical to the public’s ability to hold the government accountable."

On Apr. 10, the case was assigned to Hon. Saundra Brown Armstrong.

On May 8, the government filed a motion to treat all of these FOIA cases as "multi district litigation," effectively consolidating them before the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia. For more information about the transfer motion, see this case.

On May 10, the government moved to stay proceedings pending the decision by the judicial panel regarding the multi district litigation. On June 22, Judge Armstrong denied the motion to stay.

On Aug. 2, the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation denied defendants' transfer motion. On Aug. 14, the Court granted the parties' motion to extend their ADR deadlines to Aug. 23. On that date, the parties filed a Joint Case Management Statement contending that the case was not presently well-suited to ADR resolution, and requested relief from any automatic referral to ADR. The court granted this request on Aug. 25.

On Oct. 13, the parties filed a joint status report. On Oct. 26, the parties held a telephonic case management conference. The court requested that the government provide copies of production orders in parallel ACLU FOIA cases, which the government provided the following day.

On Dec. 20, the ACLU filed a statement of a recent relevant decision, noting that a California district court had set aside a FOIA production order and required DHS to produce at least 1,000 documents per month in ACLU of Southern California v. DHS.

On Jan. 22, 2018, Judge Armstrong issued a scheduling order. Defendants will process 200 pages of records by Feb. 28; 400 pages by Apr. 30; and will issue bimonthly rolling productions thereafter until finishing by Dec. 31. After each bimonthly production, the parties will issue joint status reports.

The parties filed a status report on Mar. 15, 2018 noting that defendants had produced over 1200 pages. Status reports filed in May and September indicated the government continued to produce responsive records. A November status report indicated the government had completed processing records and that the ACLU was reviewing the production.

The case was briefly stayed on Jan. 9, 2019 due to appropriations issues. It resumed on Jan. 28, 2019. As of May 20, 2020 the document production and periodic status reports have continued. This case is ongoing.

The documents released by the government in all the ACLU cases are available through this case page.

Summary Authors

Julie Aust (1/4/2018)

Ava Morgenstern (3/17/2018)

Virginia Weeks (11/17/2018)

Alex Moody (5/20/2020)

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People

For PACER's information on parties and their attorneys, see: https://www.courtlistener.com/docket/4684448/parties/aclu-of-hawaii-v-us-dept-of-homeland-security/


Judge(s)

Armstrong, Saundra Brown (California)

Breyer, Charles R. (California)

Huvelle, Ellen Segal (District of Columbia)

Kaplan, Lewis A. (New York)

Perry, Catherine D. (Missouri)

Proctor, R. David (Alabama)

Vance, Sarah S. (Louisiana)

Attorneys(s) for Plaintiff

Burke, Thomas R. (California)

Farrell, Leah M. (Utah)

Lye, Linda (California)

Judge(s)

Armstrong, Saundra Brown (California)

Breyer, Charles R. (California)

Huvelle, Ellen Segal (District of Columbia)

Kaplan, Lewis A. (New York)

Perry, Catherine D. (Missouri)

Proctor, R. David (Alabama)

Vance, Sarah S. (Louisiana)

Attorneys(s) for Plaintiff

Burke, Thomas R. (California)

Farrell, Leah M. (Utah)

Lye, Linda (California)

Tremaine, Davis Wright (Washington)

Attorneys(s) for Defendant

Berns, Matthew (District of Columbia)

Bickford, James (District of Columbia)

Patil, Chetan Adinath (District of Columbia)

Patil [DUP], Chetan Adinath (District of Columbia)

Readler, Chad Andrew (District of Columbia)

Shapiro, Elizabeth J. (District of Columbia)

Stretch, Brian (District of Columbia)

Expert/Monitor/Master

Caballero, Mateo (Hawaii)

Documents in the Clearinghouse

Document

4:17-cv-01970

Docket [PACER]

ACLU of Hawaii v. US Department of Homeland Security

July 16, 2018

July 16, 2018

Docket
1

4:17-cv-01970

Complaint

ACLU of Hawaii v. Department of Homeland Security

April 10, 2017

April 10, 2017

Complaint
19

4:17-cv-01970

Opposition to Defendants' Motion to Stay Proceedings

ACLU of Hawaii v. Department of Homeland Security

May 24, 2017

May 24, 2017

Pleading / Motion / Brief
20

4:17-cv-01970

Notice of Filing Opposition to Defendants' Motion to Transfer to the District of Columbia for Consolidation

ACLU of Hawaii v. Department of Homeland Security

May 31, 2017

May 31, 2017

Notice Letter
21

4:17-cv-01970

Defendants' Reply in Support of Motion to Stay Proceedings Pending Decision on Motion to Transfer

ACLU of Northern California, ACLU of Hawaii and ACLU of Utah v. Department of Homeland Security

May 31, 2017

May 31, 2017

Pleading / Motion / Brief
24

4:17-cv-01970

Statement of Recent Decision

ACLU of Northern California, Hawaii, and Utah v. U.S. Department of Homeland Security

June 7, 2017

June 7, 2017

Pleading / Motion / Brief
30

4:17-cv-01970

Order Denying Transfer

In re: American Civil Liberties Union Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Requests Regarding Executive Order 13769

261 F.Supp.3d 1348

Aug. 3, 2017

Aug. 3, 2017

Order/Opinion
37

4:17-cv-01970

Joint Request For Relief From Automatic Referral to ADR Multioption Program; Order

ACLU of Hawaii v. U.S. Department of Homeland Security

Aug. 25, 2017

Aug. 25, 2017

Order/Opinion
49

4:17-cv-01970

Statement of Recent Decision

ACLU of Hawaii v. Department of Homeland Security

Dec. 20, 2017

Dec. 20, 2017

Pleading / Motion / Brief
51

4:17-cv-01970

Scheduling Order

ACLU of Hawaii v. Department of Homeland Security

Jan. 22, 2018

Jan. 22, 2018

Order/Opinion

Resources

Docket

See docket on RECAP: https://www.courtlistener.com/docket/4684448/aclu-of-hawaii-v-us-dept-of-homeland-security/

Last updated May 28, 2022, 3:16 a.m.

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COMPLAINT for Declaratory and Injunctive Relief for Violation of the Freedom of Information Act, 5 U.S.C. § 552 et seq. against United States Customs and Border Protection, United States Department of Homeland Security ( Filing fee $ 400, receipt number 0971-11300996.). Filed byACLU of Northern California, ACLU of Utah, ACLU of Hawai'i. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit Exhibit A to Complaint, # 2 Exhibit Exhibit B to Complaint, # 3 Exhibit Exhibit C to Complaint)(Burke, Thomas) (Filed on 4/10/2017) (Entered: 04/10/2017)

1 Exhibit Exhibit A to Complaint

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2 Exhibit Exhibit B to Complaint

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3 Exhibit Exhibit C to Complaint

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April 10, 2017

April 10, 2017

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Civil Cover Sheet by ACLU of Hawai'i, ACLU of Northern California, ACLU of Utah . (Burke, Thomas) (Filed on 4/10/2017) (Entered: 04/10/2017)

April 10, 2017

April 10, 2017

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Proposed Summons. (Burke, Thomas) (Filed on 4/10/2017) (Entered: 04/10/2017)

April 10, 2017

April 10, 2017

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MOTION for leave to appear in Pro Hac Vice Re: Mateo Cabellero (Filing fee $310, receipt number 0971-11303686) filed by ACLU of Hawai'i, ACLU of Northern California, ACLU of Utah. (Attachments: # 1 Certificate of Good Standing)(Caballero, Mateo) (Filed on 4/10/2017) Modified on 4/11/2017 (cjlS, COURT STAFF). (Entered: 04/10/2017)

1 Certificate of Good Standing

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April 10, 2017

April 10, 2017

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Case assigned to Hon. Saundra Brown Armstrong. Counsel for plaintiff or the removing party is responsible for serving the Complaint or Notice of Removal, Summons and the assigned judge's standing orders and all other new case documents upon the opposing parties. For information, visit E-Filing A New Civil Case at http://cand.uscourts.gov/ecf/caseopening.Standing orders can be downloaded from the court's web page at www.cand.uscourts.gov/judges. Upon receipt, the summons will be issued and returned electronically. Counsel is required to send chambers a copy of the initiating documents pursuant to L.R. 5-1(e)(7). A scheduling order will be sent by Notice of Electronic Filing (NEF) within two business days. (haS, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 4/10/2017) (Entered: 04/10/2017)

April 10, 2017

April 10, 2017

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NOTICE of Appearance by Linda Lye (Lye, Linda) (Filed on 4/11/2017) (Entered: 04/11/2017)

April 11, 2017

April 11, 2017

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Initial Case Management Scheduling Order with ADR Deadlines: Case Management Statement due by 7/5/2017. Case Management Conference set for 7/12/2017 02:30 PM. (cjlS, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 4/11/2017) (Entered: 04/11/2017)

April 11, 2017

April 11, 2017

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Summons Issued as to United States Customs and Border Protection, United States Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Attorney. (cjlS, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 4/11/2017) (Entered: 04/11/2017)

April 11, 2017

April 11, 2017

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MOTION for leave to appear in Pro Hac Vice Re: Leah Farrell ( Filing fee $ 310, receipt number 0971-11308522.) filed by ACLU of Hawai'i, ACLU of Northern California, ACLU of Utah. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit Certificate of Good Standing)(Farrell, Leah) (Filed on 4/12/2017) (Entered: 04/12/2017)

1 Exhibit Certificate of Good Standing

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April 12, 2017

April 12, 2017

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Order by Hon. Saundra Brown Armstrong granting 4 Motion for Pro Hac Vice by Mateo Caballero.(dtmS, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 4/12/2017) (Entered: 04/12/2017)

April 12, 2017

April 12, 2017

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Order by Hon. Saundra Brown Armstrong granting 9 Motion for Pro Hac Vice by Leah Farrell.(dtmS, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 4/12/2017) (Entered: 04/12/2017)

April 12, 2017

April 12, 2017

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CASE MANAGEMENT SCHEDULING ORDER FOR ASSIGNED CIVIL CASE. Joint Case Management Statement due by 7/6/2017. Telephonic Case Management Conference set for 7/13/2017 02:30 PM. Signed by Judge Saundra B Armstrong on 4/25/17. (dtmS, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 4/25/2017) (Entered: 04/25/2017)

April 25, 2017

April 25, 2017

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NOTICE of Appearance by Matthew J. Berns (Berns, Matthew) (Filed on 5/8/2017) (Entered: 05/08/2017)

May 8, 2017

May 8, 2017

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NOTICE of Appearance by Patil Chetan (Chetan, Patil) (Filed on 5/8/2017) (Entered: 05/08/2017)

May 8, 2017

May 8, 2017

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NOTICE by United States Customs and Border Protection, United States Department of Homeland Security of Motion filed with the JPML to Transfer Action Pursuant to 28 U.S.C. 1407 (Attachments: # 1 Index of Exhibits, # 2 Exhibit 1 - Transfer Motion, # 3 Exhibit 2 - Supporting Memorandum, # 4 Exhibit 3 - Schedule of Actions)(Berns, Matthew) (Filed on 5/8/2017) (Entered: 05/08/2017)

1 Index of Exhibits

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2 Exhibit 1 - Transfer Motion

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3 Exhibit 2 - Supporting Memorandum

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4 Exhibit 3 - Schedule of Actions

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May 8, 2017

May 8, 2017

RECAP
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STIPULATION WITH PROPOSED ORDER regarding extension of time to respond to Complaint filed by United States Customs and Border Protection, United States Department of Homeland Security, ACLU of Hawai'i, ACLU of Northern California and ACLU of Utah. (Chetan, Patil) (Filed on 5/10/2017) Modified on 5/11/2017 (jmlS, COURT STAFF). (Entered: 05/10/2017)

May 10, 2017

May 10, 2017

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MOTION to Stay Proceedings pending decision by Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation on Defendants' Motion to Transfer filed by United States Customs and Border Protection, United States Department of Homeland Security. Motion Hearing set for 6/14/2017 01:00 PM in Courtroom 210, 2nd Floor, Bankruptcy Court, Oakland before Hon. Saundra Brown Armstrong. Responses due by 5/24/2017. Replies due by 5/31/2017. (Attachments: # 1 Declaration of Matthew J. Berns)(Chetan, Patil) (Filed on 5/10/2017) (Entered: 05/10/2017)

1 Declaration of Matthew J. Berns

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May 10, 2017

May 10, 2017

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Order by Hon. Saundra Brown Armstrong granting 16 Stipulation re Extension of Time to Respond to Complaint.(dtmS, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 5/11/2017) (Entered: 05/11/2017)

May 11, 2017

May 11, 2017

PACER

Set Deadlines/Hearings: Joint Case Management Statement due by 8/23/2017. Telephonic Case Management Conference set for 8/30/2017 02:30 PM. (dtmS, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 5/11/2017)

May 11, 2017

May 11, 2017

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OPPOSITION/RESPONSE (re 17 MOTION to Stay Proceedings pending decision by Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation on Defendants' Motion to Transfer ) Opposition to Defendants' Motion to Stay Proceedings filed by ACLU of Hawai'i, ACLU of Northern California, ACLU of Utah. (Burke, Thomas) (Filed on 5/24/2017) Modified on 5/24/2017 (jmlS, COURT STAFF). (Entered: 05/24/2017)

May 24, 2017

May 24, 2017

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NOTICE by ACLU of Hawai'i, ACLU of Northern California, ACLU of Utah of Filing Opposition to Defendants' Motion to Transfer to District of Columbia for Consolidation (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit Memorandum of Plaintiffs, 42 American Civil Liberties Union Affiliates, in Opposition to Defendants' Motion for Transfer to District of Columbia for Consolidation)(Burke, Thomas) (Filed on 5/31/2017) (Entered: 05/31/2017)

1 Exhibit Memorandum of Plaintiffs, 42 American Civil Liberties Union Affiliates,

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May 31, 2017

May 31, 2017

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REPLY (re 17 MOTION to Stay Proceedings pending decision by Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation on Defendants' Motion to Transfer ) filed byUnited States Customs and Border Protection, United States Department of Homeland Security. (Attachments: # 1 Declaration of Chetan A. Patil)(Chetan, Patil) (Filed on 5/31/2017) (Entered: 05/31/2017)

1 Declaration of Chetan A. Patil

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May 31, 2017

May 31, 2017

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NOTICE of Filing of JPML Reply Brief by United States Customs and Border Protection, United States Department of Homeland Security. (Attachments: # 1 JPML Reply Brief)(Berns, Matthew) (Filed on 6/6/2017) Modified on 6/7/2017 (cjlS, COURT STAFF). (Entered: 06/06/2017)

1 JPML Reply Brief

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June 6, 2017

June 6, 2017

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CLERK'S NOTICE. You are hereby notified that the 6/14/2017 hearing re 17 Motion to Stay is VACATED. The motion will be decided on the papers. (This is a text-only entry generated by the court. There is no document associated with this entry.) (dtmS, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 6/7/2017) (Entered: 06/07/2017)

June 7, 2017

June 7, 2017

PACER
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STATEMENT OF RECENT DECISION pursuant to Civil Local Rule 7-3.d filed byACLU of Hawai'i, ACLU of Northern California, ACLU of Utah. (Related document(s) 19 ) (Burke, Thomas) (Filed on 6/7/2017) (Entered: 06/07/2017)

June 7, 2017

June 7, 2017

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NOTICE of Decision in Related Case by United States Customs and Border Protection, United States Department of Homeland Security. (Attachments: # 1 District of Maine Order)(Chetan, Patil) (Filed on 6/19/2017) Modified on 6/20/2017 (cjlS, COURT STAFF). (Entered: 06/19/2017)

1 District of Maine Order

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June 19, 2017

June 19, 2017

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STATEMENT OF RECENT DECISION pursuant to Civil Local Rule 7-3.d filed byACLU of Hawai'i, ACLU of Northern California, ACLU of Utah. (Related document(s) 19 ) (Burke, Thomas) (Filed on 6/21/2017) (Entered: 06/21/2017)

June 21, 2017

June 21, 2017

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STATEMENT OF RECENT DECISION pursuant to Civil Local Rule 7-3.d filed byUnited States Customs and Border Protection, United States Department of Homeland Security. (Attachments: # 1 Central District of California Order)(Related document(s) 17 ) (Chetan, Patil) (Filed on 6/22/2017) (Entered: 06/22/2017)

1 Central District of California Order

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June 22, 2017

June 22, 2017

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Order by Hon. Saundra Brown Armstrong denying 17 Motion to Stay Proceedings.(dtmS, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 6/22/2017) (Entered: 06/22/2017)

June 22, 2017

June 22, 2017

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ANSWER to Complaint byUnited States Customs and Border Protection, United States Department of Homeland Security. (Berns, Matthew) (Filed on 6/26/2017) (Entered: 06/26/2017)

June 26, 2017

June 26, 2017

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MDL ORDER Denying Transfer (jmlS, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 8/3/2017) (Entered: 08/04/2017)

Aug. 3, 2017

Aug. 3, 2017

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STIPULATION WITH PROPOSED ORDER re Joint Request for Extension of ADR Deadline filed by ACLU of Hawai'i, ACLU of Northern California, ACLU of Utah. (Burke, Thomas) (Filed on 8/14/2017) (Entered: 08/14/2017)

Aug. 14, 2017

Aug. 14, 2017

PACER
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Order by Hon. Saundra Brown Armstrong granting 31 Stipulation for Extension of ADR Deadline.(dtmS, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 8/15/2017) (Entered: 08/15/2017)

Aug. 15, 2017

Aug. 15, 2017

PACER
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JOINT CASE MANAGEMENT STATEMENT filed by ACLU of Hawai'i, ACLU of Northern California, ACLU of Utah, United States Department of Homeland Security and United States Customs and Border Protection. (Lye, Linda) (Filed on 8/23/2017) Modified on 8/24/2017 (jmlS, COURT STAFF). (Entered: 08/23/2017)

Aug. 23, 2017

Aug. 23, 2017

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STIPULATION WITH PROPOSED ORDER Requesting Relief from Automatic Referral to ADR filed by ACLU of Hawai'i, ACLU of Northern California, ACLU of Utah., United States Department of Homeland Security and United States Customs and Border Protection. (Lye, Linda) (Filed on 8/23/2017) Modified on 8/24/2017 (jmlS, COURT STAFF). (Entered: 08/23/2017)

Aug. 23, 2017

Aug. 23, 2017

PACER

Electronic filing error. There is no [Proposed] Order attached to your document as stated on the caption page. Please re-file the document with the [proposed] order or file the [proposed] order as a separate document Re: 33 Joint Case Management Statement, filed by United States Customs and Border Protection, ACLU of Hawai'i, ACLU of Northern California, ACLU of Utah, United States Department of Homeland Security. (jmlS, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 8/24/2017)

Aug. 24, 2017

Aug. 24, 2017

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JOINT CASE MANAGEMENT STATEMENT and [Proposed] Order (Corrected) filed by ACLU of Hawai'i, ACLU of Northern California, ACLU of Utah. (Lye, Linda) (Filed on 8/24/2017) (Entered: 08/24/2017)

Aug. 24, 2017

Aug. 24, 2017

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Error, See Entry 37 Order by Hon. Saundra Brown Armstrong granting 34 Stipulation for Relief from Automatic Referral to ADR Multi-Option Program.(dtmS, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 8/25/2017) Modified on 8/25/2017 (dtmS, COURT STAFF). (Entered: 08/25/2017)

Aug. 25, 2017

Aug. 25, 2017

PACER
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Order by Hon. Saundra Brown Armstrong granting 34 Stipulation for Relief from Automatic Referral to ADR Multi-Option Program. (dtmS, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 8/25/2017) (Entered: 08/25/2017)

Aug. 25, 2017

Aug. 25, 2017

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NOTICE of Substitution of Counsel by James Bickford (Bickford, James) (Filed on 8/28/2017) (Entered: 08/28/2017)

Aug. 28, 2017

Aug. 28, 2017

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CLERK'S NOTICE. The Case Management Conference set for today, 8/30/2017, is OFF CALENDAR. The Court will be issuing an order resetting the date. (This is a text-only entry generated by the court. There is no document associated with this entry.) (dtmS, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 8/30/2017) (Entered: 08/30/2017)

Aug. 30, 2017

Aug. 30, 2017

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ORDER CONTINUING CASE MANAGEMENT CONFERENCE. Joint Status Report due by 10/6/2017. Telephonic Case Management Conference set for 10/18/2017 02:30 PM. Signed by Judge Saundra B Armstrong on 8/30/17. (dtmS, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 8/30/2017) Modified on 8/30/2017 (dtmS, COURT STAFF). (Entered: 08/30/2017)

Aug. 30, 2017

Aug. 30, 2017

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STATUS REPORT (Joint) by ACLU of Hawai'i, ACLU of Northern California, ACLU of Utah. (Lye, Linda) (Filed on 10/6/2017) (Entered: 10/06/2017)

Oct. 6, 2017

Oct. 6, 2017

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Joint STATUS REPORT by ACLU of Hawai'i, ACLU of Northern California, ACLU of Utah, U.S. Department of Homeland Security and U.S. Customs and Border Protection. (Burke, Thomas) (Filed on 10/13/2017) Modified on 10/16/2017 (jmlS, COURT STAFF). (Entered: 10/13/2017)

Oct. 13, 2017

Oct. 13, 2017

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CLERK'S NOTICE. You are hereby notified that the Telephonic Case Management Conference set for 10/18/2017 is continued to 10/26/2017 at 2:30 pm. Plaintiff's counsel is to set up the conference call with all the parties on the line and call chambers at (510) 879-3550. (No party shall contact chambers directly without prior authorization of the court.) (This is a text-only entry generated by the court. There is no document associated with this entry.) (dtmS, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 10/18/2017) (Entered: 10/18/2017)

Oct. 18, 2017

Oct. 18, 2017

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Minute Entry for proceedings held before Judge Saundra Brown Armstrong: Telephonic Case Management Conference held on 10/26/2017. Court Reporter: Not Reported. (dtmS, COURT STAFF) (Date Filed: 10/26/2017) (Entered: 10/26/2017)

Oct. 26, 2017

Oct. 26, 2017

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NOTICE by United States Customs and Border Protection, United States Department of Homeland Security of Filing of Orders in Parallel Cases (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit Washington Order, # 2 Exhibit Michigan Order)(Bickford, James) (Filed on 10/27/2017) (Entered: 10/27/2017)

1 Exhibit Washington Order

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2 Exhibit Michigan Order

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Oct. 27, 2017

Oct. 27, 2017

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ORDER. Signed by Judge Saundra B. Armstrong on 11/3/17. (dtmS, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 11/3/2017) (Entered: 11/06/2017)

Nov. 3, 2017

Nov. 3, 2017

PACER
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JOINT STATUS REPORT by United States Customs and Border Protection, United States Department of Homeland Security, ACLU of Hawai'i, ACLU of Northern California and ACLU of Utah. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit)(Bickford, James) (Filed on 11/16/2017) Modified on 11/17/2017 (jmlS, COURT STAFF). (Entered: 11/16/2017)

1 Exhibit

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Nov. 16, 2017

Nov. 16, 2017

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NOTICE by United States Customs and Border Protection, United States Department of Homeland Security of Updated Processing Rate (Bickford, James) (Filed on 11/27/2017) (Entered: 11/27/2017)

Nov. 27, 2017

Nov. 27, 2017

PACER
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STATEMENT OF RECENT DECISION pursuant to Civil Local Rule 7-3.d filed byACLU of Hawai'i, ACLU of Northern California, ACLU of Utah. (Related document(s) 47 ) (Burke, Thomas) (Filed on 12/20/2017) (Entered: 12/20/2017)

Dec. 20, 2017

Dec. 20, 2017

PACER
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Joint MOTION for Scheduling Order filed by United States Customs and Border Protection, United States Department of Homeland Security, ACLU of Hawai'i, ACLU of California and ACLU of Utah. Responses due by 2/2/2018. Replies due by 2/9/2018. (Attachments: # 1 Proposed Order)(Bickford, James) (Filed on 1/19/2018) Modified on 1/22/2018 (jmlS, COURT STAFF). (Entered: 01/19/2018)

1 Proposed Order

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Jan. 19, 2018

Jan. 19, 2018

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Order by Judge Saundra Brown Armstrong granting 50 Stipulation re Scheduling Order.(dtmS, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 1/22/2018) (Entered: 01/22/2018)

Jan. 22, 2018

Jan. 22, 2018

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JOINT STATUS REPORT by United States Customs and Border Protection, United States Department of Homeland Security, ACLU of Hawai'i, ACLU of Northern California and ACLU of Utah. (Bickford, James) (Filed on 3/15/2018) Modified on 3/16/2018 (jmlS, COURT STAFF). (Entered: 03/15/2018)

March 15, 2018

March 15, 2018

PACER
53

STATUS REPORT (Jointly Filed) by United States Customs and Border Protection, United States Department of Homeland Security. (Bickford, James) (Filed on 5/15/2018) Modified on 5/16/2018 (jmlS, COURT STAFF). (Entered: 05/15/2018)

May 15, 2018

May 15, 2018

PACER
54

STATUS REPORT (Jointly Filed) by United States Customs and Border Protection, United States Department of Homeland Security, ACLU of Hawai'i, ACLU of Northern California and ACLU of Utah. (Bickford, James) (Filed on 7/16/2018) Modified on 7/17/2018 (jmlS, COURT STAFF). (Entered: 07/16/2018)

July 16, 2018

July 16, 2018

PACER
55

Joint STATUS REPORT by United States Customs and Border Protection, United States Department of Homeland Security, ACLU of Utah, ACLU of Hawai'i and ACLU of Northern California. (Bickford, James) (Filed on 9/17/2018) Modified on 9/18/2018 (jmlS, COURT STAFF). (Entered: 09/17/2018)

Sept. 17, 2018

Sept. 17, 2018

RECAP
56

NOTICE of Substitution of Counsel by Mollie M Lee (Lee, Mollie) (Filed on 11/9/2018) (Entered: 11/09/2018)

Nov. 9, 2018

Nov. 9, 2018

PACER
57

Joint STATUS REPORT by United States Customs and Border Protection, United States Department of Homeland Security, American Civil Liberties Union of Northern California, American Civil Liberties Union of Hawaii and American Civil Liberties Union of Utah. (Bickford, James) (Filed on 11/15/2018) Modified on 11/16/2018 (jmlS, COURT STAFF). (Entered: 11/15/2018)

Nov. 15, 2018

Nov. 15, 2018

PACER
58

Consent MOTION to Stay Case filed by United States Customs and Border Protection, United States Department of Homeland Security. Responses due by 1/23/2019. Replies due by 1/30/2019. (Attachments: # 1 Proposed Order)(Bickford, James) (Filed on 1/9/2019) (Entered: 01/09/2019)

1 Proposed Order

View on PACER

Jan. 9, 2019

Jan. 9, 2019

PACER
59

Order by Judge Saundra Brown Armstrong granting 58 Consent Motion to Stay.(dtmS, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 1/11/2019) (Entered: 01/11/2019)

Jan. 11, 2019

Jan. 11, 2019

PACER
60

NOTICE of Restoration of Appropriations by United States Customs and Border Protection, United States Department of Homeland Security (Bickford, James) (Filed on 1/28/2019) Modified on 1/29/2019 (jmlS, COURT STAFF). (Entered: 01/28/2019)

Jan. 28, 2019

Jan. 28, 2019

PACER
61

JOINT STATUS REPORT by United States Customs and Border Protection, United States Department of Homeland Security, ACLU of Hawai'i, ACLU pf Northern California and ACLU of Utah. (Bickford, James) (Filed on 2/1/2019) Modified on 2/4/2019 (jmlS, COURT STAFF). (Entered: 02/01/2019)

Feb. 1, 2019

Feb. 1, 2019

PACER
62

ORDER approving 61 Joint Status Report. Signed by Judge Saundra Brown Armstrong on 2/1/19. Joint Status Report due by 3/1/2019. (dtmS, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 2/1/2019) (Entered: 02/04/2019)

Feb. 1, 2019

Feb. 1, 2019

PACER
63

STATUS REPORT (Filed Jointly) by United States Customs and Border Protection, United States Department of Homeland Security, ACLU of Northern California, ACLU of Hawai'i and The ACLU of Utah. (Bickford, James) (Filed on 3/1/2019) Modified on 3/4/2019 (jmlS, COURT STAFF). (Entered: 03/01/2019)

March 1, 2019

March 1, 2019

PACER
64

JOINT STATUS REPORT by United States Customs and Border Protection, United States Department of Homeland Security, ACLU of Hawaii, ACLU of Northern California, ACLU of Utah. (Bickford, James) (Filed on 5/1/2019) Modified on 5/2/2019 (cjlS, COURT STAFF). (Entered: 05/01/2019)

May 1, 2019

May 1, 2019

PACER
65

Status Report

June 27, 2019

June 27, 2019

PACER
66

Order

June 27, 2019

June 27, 2019

PACER
67

Status Report

Aug. 29, 2019

Aug. 29, 2019

PACER
68

Order

Aug. 30, 2019

Aug. 30, 2019

PACER
69

Status Report

Sept. 27, 2019

Sept. 27, 2019

PACER
70

Status Report

Oct. 28, 2019

Oct. 28, 2019

PACER
71

Status Report

Nov. 13, 2019

Nov. 13, 2019

PACER
72

Status Report

Nov. 27, 2019

Nov. 27, 2019

PACER
73

ADR Clerk's Notice Setting ADR Phone Conference

April 15, 2020

April 15, 2020

PACER

ADR Remark: ADR Phone Conference held

April 22, 2020

April 22, 2020

PACER

ADR Remark: ADR Phone Conference held

May 4, 2020

May 4, 2020

PACER

ADR Remark: ADR Phone Conference held

May 20, 2020

May 20, 2020

PACER
77

Stipulation without Proposed Order

May 22, 2020

May 22, 2020

PACER

ADR Remark

May 26, 2020

May 26, 2020

PACER
79

Notice of Substitution of Counsel

June 5, 2020

June 5, 2020

PACER

Case Details

State / Territory: California

Case Type(s):

National Security

Special Collection(s):

Trump Administration FOIA cases

Key Dates

Filing Date: April 10, 2017

Case Ongoing: Yes

Plaintiffs

Plaintiff Description:

The ACLU's of Hawai'i, Northern California, and Utah

Plaintiff Type(s):

Non-profit NON-religious organization

Attorney Organizations:

ACLU Affiliates (any)

ACLU of Northern California

Public Interest Lawyer: Yes

Filed Pro Se: No

Class Action Sought: No

Class Action Outcome: Not sought

Defendants

U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Federal

U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Federal

Case Details

Causes of Action:

Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), 5 U.S.C. § 552

Special Case Type(s):

Multi-District Litigation (MDL)

Availably Documents:

Trial Court Docket

Complaint (any)

Outcome

Prevailing Party: None Yet / None

Nature of Relief:

None yet

Source of Relief:

None yet

Issues

General:

Racial profiling

Record-keeping

Records Disclosure

Terrorism/Post 9-11 issues

Watchlist

Discrimination-basis:

Immigration status

National origin discrimination

Religion discrimination

Type of Facility:

Government-run

Immigration/Border:

Admission - criteria

Admission - procedure

Asylum - criteria

Asylum - procedure

Border police

Refugees

Visas - criteria

Visas - procedures

National Origin/Ethnicity:

Arab/Afgani/Middle Eastern