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Case Name Arab American Civil Rights League (ACRL) v. Trump IM-MI-0004
Docket / Court 2:17-cv-10310 ( E.D. Mich. )
State/Territory Michigan
Case Type(s) Immigration and/or the Border
Presidential Authority
Special Collection Civil Rights Challenges to Trump Refugee/Visa Order
Attorney Organization ACLU Chapters (any)
ACLU of Michigan
Case Summary
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Issues and Causes of Action
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Issues
Constitutional Clause
Due Process
Equal Protection
Establishment Clause
Content of Injunction
Monitor/Master
Preliminary relief granted
Defendant-type
Law-enforcement
Discrimination-basis
National origin discrimination
Religion discrimination
General
Disparate Treatment
Family reunification
Terrorism/Post 9-11 issues
Immigration/Border
Admission - criteria
Admission - procedure
Constitutional rights
Status/Classification
Visas - criteria
Visas - procedures
National Origin/Ethnicity
Arab/Afgani/Middle Eastern
Plaintiff Type
Non-profit NON-religious organization
Private Plaintiff
Causes of Action Declaratory Judgment Act, 28 U.S.C. § 2201
Ex Parte Young (Federal) or Bivens
Immigration and Nationality Act (INA), 8 U.S.C. §§ 1101 et seq.
Religious Freedom Rest. Act/Religious Land Use and Inst. Persons Act (RFRA/RLUIPA)
Defendant(s) U.S. Customs and Border Protection
United States
Plaintiff Description The plaintiffs are the Detroit-based organization Arab American Civil Rights League and seven of its members, lawful permanent residents (LPRs) from Yemen and Syria, countries whose citizens are banned from traveling to the United States under President Trump's Executive Order of January 27, 2017. The LPR plaintiffs were outside the United States when the Executive Order was issued and have been denied flights or fear being denied flights.
Indexed Lawyer Organizations ACLU Chapters (any)
ACLU of Michigan
Class action status sought No
Class action status granted No
Filed Pro Se No
Prevailing Party Plaintiff
Public Int. Lawyer No
Nature of Relief Preliminary injunction / Temp. restraining order
Source of Relief Litigation
None yet
Order Duration 2017 - n/a
Filing Year 2017
Case Ongoing Yes
Case Listing IM-HI-0004 : State of Hawaii v. Trump (D. Haw.)
IM-MD-0004 : International Refugee Assistance Project ("IRAP") v. Trump (D. Md.)
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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 ]

Docket(s)
2:17−cv−10310−VAR−SDD (E.D. Mich.)
IM-MI-0004-9000.pdf | Detail
Date: 06/09/2019
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
General Documents
Complaint for Declaratory and Injunctive Relief [ECF# 1]
IM-MI-0004-0001.pdf | Detail
Date: 01/31/2017
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Ex-Parte Motion for Temporary Restraining Order [ECF# 5]
IM-MI-0004-0002.pdf | Detail
Date: 02/02/2017
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Notice of Relevant Authority [ECF# 7]
IM-MI-0004-0006.pdf | Detail
Date: 02/02/2017
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Order Regarding Plaintiffs' Motion for Temporary Restraining Order [ECF# 8] (E.D. Mich.)
IM-MI-0004-0003.pdf | Detail
Date: 02/02/2017
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Motion to Dissolve Injunction and Amend order Regarding Plaintiffs' Motion for Temporary Restraining Order [Doc.8] [ECF# 15]
IM-MI-0004-0004.pdf | Detail
Date: 02/06/2017
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Plaintiffs' Opposition to Motion to Dissolve Injunction [ECF# 20]
IM-MI-0004-0005.pdf | Detail
Date: 02/07/2017
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Plaintiffs' Opposition to Motion to Dissolve Injunction [ECF# 20]
IM-MI-0004-0007.pdf | Detail
Date: 02/07/2017
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Defendants' Opposition to Plaintiffs' Request for a Preliminary Injunction [ECF# 24]
IM-MI-0004-0008.pdf | Detail
Date: 02/08/2017
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Plaintiffs' Notice of Withdrawal of Motion for Temporary Restraining Order [ECF# 28]
IM-MI-0004-0009.pdf | Detail
Date: 02/09/2017
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Defendants’ Reply in Support of Their Motion to Dissove Injunction and Amend Order Regarding Plaintiffs’ Motion for Temporary Restraining Order [Doc. 8] [ECF# 22]
IM-MI-0004-0014.pdf | Detail
Date: 02/16/2017
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Declaration of Ahmed Shalabi, MD [ECF# 37]
IM-MI-0004-0016.pdf | Detail
Date: 02/22/2017
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Defendants' Notice of Filing of Executive Order [ECF# 39]
IM-MI-0004-0018.pdf | Detail
Date: 03/06/2017
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Second Amended Complaint for Declaratory and Injunctive Relief [ECF# 41]
IM-MI-0004-0020.pdf | Detail
Date: 03/16/2017
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Notice of Voluntary Dismissal Without Prejudice [ECF# 42]
IM-MI-0004-0021.pdf | Detail
Date: 03/16/2017
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Plaintiffs' Notice Regarding Defendants' Motion to Dissolve Injunction [ECF# 45]
IM-MI-0004-0019.pdf | Detail
Date: 03/16/2017
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Defendants' Renewed Motion to Vacate Permanent Injunction [ECF# 57]
IM-MI-0004-0024.pdf | Detail
Date: 03/20/2017
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Order Deeming Moot Defendants' Motion to Dissolve Injunction [Doc. 15] and Renewed Motion to Vacate Injunction [Doc. 57] [ECF# 58] (E.D. Mich.)
IM-MI-0004-0026.pdf | Detail
Date: 03/21/2017
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Defendants' Motion to Dismiss [ECF# 76]
IM-MI-0004-0032.pdf | Detail
Date: 04/17/2017
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Plantiffs' Opposition to Defendants' Motion to Dismiss [ECF# 86]
IM-MI-0004-0035.pdf | Detail
Date: 05/08/2017
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Brief of Amici Curiae the Fred T. Korematsu Center for Law and Equality, Jay Hirabayashi,Holly Yasui, Karen Korematsu, Civil Rights Organizations, and National and Michigan Bar Associations of Color in Support of Plaintiffs [ECF# 90]
IM-MI-0004-0041.pdf | Detail
Date: 05/18/2017
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Brief of Former National Security Officials as Amici Curiae in Support of Plaintiffs' Opposition to Defendants' Motion to Dismiss [ECF# 94]
IM-MI-0004-0042.pdf | Detail
Date: 05/19/2017
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Proposed Brief of Amici Curiae in Opposition to Defendants' Motion to Dismiss [ECF# 95-1]
IM-MI-0004-0043.pdf | Detail
Date: 05/19/2017
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Brief of Amici Curiae Constitutional Law Professors in Support of Plaintiffs' Opposition to Defendants' Motion to Dismiss [ECF# 97-1]
IM-MI-0004-0044.pdf | Detail
Date: 05/22/2017
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Defendants' Reply to Plaintiffs' Opposition to Defendants' Motion to Dismiss [ECF# 98]
IM-MI-0004-0037.pdf | Detail
Date: 05/22/2017
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Defendants' Reply to Plaintiffs' Opposition to Defendants' Motion to Dismiss [ECF# 98]
IM-MI-0004-0045.pdf | Detail
Date: 05/22/2017
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Brief of Amici Curiae in Opposition to Defendants' Motion to Dismiss [ECF# 99]
IM-MI-0004-0039.pdf | Detail
Date: 05/23/2017
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Brief of Amici Curiae Constitutional Law Professors in Support of Plaintiffs' Opposition to Defendants' Motion to Dismiss [ECF# 101]
IM-MI-0004-0038.pdf | Detail
Date: 05/23/2017
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Brief of Amici Curiae Constitutional Law Professors in Support of Plaintiffs' Opposition to Defendants' Motion to Dismiss [ECF# 101]
IM-MI-0004-0046.pdf | Detail
Date: 05/23/2017
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Order Granting Defendants' Motion for Stay Pending Supreme Court Proceedings [ECF# 114] (2017 WL 2501060) (E.D. Mich.)
IM-MI-0004-0055.pdf | WESTLAW | Detail
Date: 06/09/2017
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Order: (1) Granting Joint Motion for Clarification [Doc. 188]; (2) Allowing Plaintiffs to File a Third Amended Complaint; (3) and Deeming Moot Defendants' Motion to Dismiss [Doc. 76] and Plaintiffs' Motion to Compel Production of Documents [Doc. 104] [ECF# 119] (E.D. Mich.)
IM-MI-0004-0056.pdf | Detail
Date: 11/16/2017
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
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