Case: Canales v. Novak

1:99-cv-07450 | U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York

Filed Date: Nov. 15, 1999

Closed Date: 2000

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Case Summary

On November 15, 1999, attorneys for the ACLU Immigrants' Rights Project and private counsel filed suit in the U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York (Brooklyn) on behalf of all Honduras nationals who had timely submitted prima facie applications for temporary protected status with the Vermont Service Center, but who had not received temporary benefits from the INS, such as employment authorization.

Our case information is limited to the entries reflected in the PACER docket. According to the docket, plaintiffs moved for class certification in December, 1999. No further activity was noted until September 21, 2000, the District Court (Senior Judge Sterling Johnson, Jr.) entered a Stipulation and Order of settlement and discontinuance of action. Details of the settlement are unknown.

Summary Authors

Brian Ponton (9/16/2007)

People


Judge(s)

Johnson, Sterling Jr. (New York)

Attorneys(s) for Plaintiff

Guttentag, Lucas (New York)

Meade, Christopher J. (District of Columbia)

Attorneys(s) for Defendant

Dunn, Scott (New York)

Judge(s)

Johnson, Sterling Jr. (New York)

Attorneys(s) for Plaintiff

Guttentag, Lucas (New York)

Meade, Christopher J. (District of Columbia)

Attorneys(s) for Defendant

Dunn, Scott (New York)

Documents in the Clearinghouse

Document

1:99-cv-07450

Docket (PACER)

Sept. 21, 2000

Sept. 21, 2000

Docket

Resources

Docket

Last updated Aug. 7, 2022, 3:11 a.m.

ECF Number Description Date Link Date / Link
1

COMPLAINT FOR DECLARATORY AND INJUNCTIVE RELIEF AND WRIT OF MANDAMUS filed and summons(es) issued for Novak, United States Depart, Imm. & Nat. Service, Doris M. Meissner, Janet Reno FILING FEE $ 150.00 RECEIPT # 225509 (Chow, Alice) (Entered: 11/16/1999)

Nov. 15, 1999

Nov. 15, 1999

2

MOTION by Plaintiffs for class certification. (Mackey, Donna) (Entered: 01/11/2000)

Dec. 1, 1999

Dec. 1, 1999

3

STIPULATION and ORDER of settlement and discontinuance of action. ( signed by Judge Sterling Johnson Jr. , on 9/20/00) (Dobkin, David) (Entered: 09/21/2000)

Sept. 21, 2000

Sept. 21, 2000

Case closed (Dobkin, David) (Entered: 09/21/2000)

Sept. 21, 2000

Sept. 21, 2000

4

STIPULATION and ORDER of settlement and discontinuance of action ( signed by Judge Sterling Johnson Jr. , on 9/18/00) (Dobkin, David) (Entered: 09/21/2000)

Sept. 21, 2000

Sept. 21, 2000

Case Details

State / Territory: New York

Case Type(s):

Immigration and/or the Border

Key Dates

Filing Date: Nov. 15, 1999

Closing Date: 2000

Case Ongoing: No

Plaintiffs

Plaintiff Description:

Honduran nationals who had timely submitted prima facie applications for temporary protected status with the Vermont Service Center, but who had not received temporary benefits from the INS, such as employment authorization.

Plaintiff Type(s):

Private Plaintiff

Public Interest Lawyer: Yes

Filed Pro Se: No

Class Action Sought: Yes

Class Action Outcome: Unknown

Defendants

Immigration and Naturalization Service , Federal

Case Details

Causes of Action:

Immigration and Nationality Act (INA), 8 U.S.C. §§ 1101 et seq.

Availably Documents:

Trial Court Docket

Outcome

Prevailing Party: Plaintiff

Nature of Relief:

Unknown

Source of Relief:

Settlement

Form of Settlement:

Court Approved Settlement or Consent Decree

Issues

Immigration/Border:

Employment

Temporary protected status