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Case Name P.K. v. Tillerson IM-DC-0031
Docket / Court 1:17-cv-01533-TSC ( D.D.C. )
State/Territory District of Columbia
Case Type(s) Immigration and/or the Border
Special Collection Civil Rights Challenges to Trump Travel Ban Orders
Attorney Organization ACLU Affiliates (any)
ACLU Immigrants' Rights Project
ACLU National (all projects)
ACLU of Northern California
National Immigration Law Center
Case Summary
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Issues and Causes of Action
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Issues
Content of Injunction
Preliminary relief granted
Defendant-type
Jurisdiction-wide
Discrimination-basis
National origin discrimination
General
Terrorism/Post 9-11 issues
Immigration/Border
Admission - criteria
Admission - procedure
Visas - criteria
Visas - procedures
National Origin/Ethnicity
Arab/Afgani/Middle Eastern
Plaintiff Type
Private Plaintiff
Special Case Type
Habeas
Causes of Action Administrative Procedure Act, 5 U.S.C. §§ 551 et seq.
Mandamus, 28 U.S.C. § 1361
Defendant(s) United States Department of State
Plaintiff Description Diversity lottery visa winners and their family members who are nationals of countries covered by President Trump's 2017 travel ban executive orders.
Indexed Lawyer Organizations ACLU Affiliates (any)
ACLU Immigrants' Rights Project
ACLU National (all projects)
ACLU of Northern California
National Immigration Law Center
Class action status sought Yes
Class action status outcome Pending
Filed Pro Se No
Prevailing Party Mixed
Public Int. Lawyer Yes
Nature of Relief Preliminary injunction / Temp. restraining order
Source of Relief Litigation
Filed 08/03/2017
Case Ongoing Yes
Additional Resources
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  Presidential Executive Order on Resuming the United States Refugee Admissions Program with Enhanced Vetting Capabilities
White House
Date: Oct. 24, 2017
By: United States
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  Presidential Proclamation Enhancing Vetting Capabilities and Processes for Detecting Attempted Entry Into the United States by Terrorists or Other Public-Safety Threats
www.whitehouse.gov
Date: Sep. 24, 2017
By: President Donald Trump (Office of the President)
[ Detail ] [ External Link ]

  Implementing Executive Order 13780 Following Supreme Court Ruling -- Guidance to Visa-Adjudicating Posts
Reuters
Date: Jun. 28, 2017
By: U.S. Department of State
[ Detail ] [ PDF ] [ External Link ]

  Presidential Memorandum for the Secretary of State, the Attorney General, the Secretary of Homeland Security, and the Director of National Intelligence
The White House
Date: Jun. 14, 2017
By: Donald Trump (White House)
[ Detail ] [ External Link ]

  Executive Order Protecting The Nation From Foreign Terrorist Entry Into The United States
Date: Mar. 6, 2017
By: President Donald Trump (President of the United States)
[ Detail ] [ External Link ]

  Memorandum to the Acting Secretary of State, the Acting Attorney General, and the Secretary of Homeland Security
The White House
Date: Feb. 1, 2017
By: Donald F. McGahn II, Counsel to the President (The White House)
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  Statement by Acting Attorney General Sally Yates
https://www.nytimes.com/
Date: 1/30/2017
By: Acting Attorney General Sally Yates (Department of Justice)
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  Statement By Secretary John Kelly on the Entry of Lawful Permanent Residents into the United States
https://www.dhs.gov/
Date: 1/29/2017
By: DHS Secretary John Kelly (Department of Homeland Security)
Citation: https://www.dhs.gov/news/2017/01/29/statement-secretary-john-kelly-entry-lawful-permanent-residents-united-states
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  OLC Memo Re: Proposed Executive Order Entitled "Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States"
Date: Jan. 27, 2017
By: Curtis Gannon (U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Legal Counsel)
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  Executive Order: Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States
Federal Register
Date: Jan. 27, 2017
By: President Donald Trump (Office of the President)
[ Detail ] [ PDF ] [ External Link ]

Court Docket(s)
D.D.C.
06/28/2021
1:17-cv-1533
IM-DC-0031-9000.pdf | Detail
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
General Documents
D.D.C.
08/03/2017
Petition for Mandamus and Complaint for Injunctive and Declaratory Relief [ECF# 1]
IM-DC-0031-0001.pdf | Detail
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
D.D.C.
08/03/2017
Plaintiffs' Motion for Preliminary Injunction and Emergency Motion for Mandamus Relief [ECF# 2]
IM-DC-0031-0002.pdf | Detail
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
D.D.C.
08/18/2017
Defendants' Response to Plaintiffs' Request for a Preliminary Injunction and Mandamus Relief [ECF# 24]
IM-DC-0031-0003.pdf | Detail
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
D.D.C.
08/28/2017
Plaintiffs' Supplemental Brief in Support of Request for Preliminary Injunction [ECF# 30]
IM-DC-0031-0004.pdf | Detail
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
D.D.C.
09/22/2017
First Amended Petition for Mandamus and First Amended Complaint for Injunctive and Declaratory Relief [ECF# 46]
IM-DC-0031-0005.pdf | Detail
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
D.D.C.
09/29/2017
Memorandum Opinion [ECF# 49] (302 F.Supp.3d 1)
IM-DC-0031-0018.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
D.D.C.
09/29/2017
Order [ECF# 50]
IM-DC-0031-0006.pdf | Detail
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
D.D.C.
10/20/2017
Defendants' Motion to Dismiss [ECF# 53]
IM-DC-0031-0007.pdf | Detail
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
D.D.C.
11/03/2017
Memorandum in Opposition to Motion to Dismiss [ECF# 54]
IM-DC-0031-0008.pdf | Detail
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
D.D.C.
11/13/2017
Defendants' Reply in Support of Their Motion to Dismiss [ECF# 56]
IM-DC-0031-0009.pdf | Detail
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
D.D.C.
12/04/2017
Plaintiffs' Status Update and Motion to Schedule Oral Argument [ECF# 57]
IM-DC-0031-0013.pdf | Detail
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
D.D.C.
12/12/2017
Defendants' Response to Plaintiffs' Status Update [ECF# 59]
IM-DC-0031-0010.pdf | Detail
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
D.D.C.
01/05/2018
Plaintiffs' Status Update [ECF# 60]
IM-DC-0031-0011.pdf | Detail
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
D.D.C.
01/12/2018
Defendants' Response to Plaintiffs' Status Update [ECF# 61]
IM-DC-0031-0012.pdf | Detail
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
D.D.C.
03/27/2018
Memorandum Opinion [ECF# 65] (304 F.Supp.3d 1)
IM-DC-0031-0014.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
U.S. Court of Appeals
09/04/2018
Brief for Plaintiffs-Appellants [Ct. of App. ECF# 17]
IM-DC-0031-0016.pdf | Detail
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
U.S. Court of Appeals
12/14/2018
Opinion (933 F.3d 774)
IM-DC-0031-0017.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
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