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Case Name Human Rights Watch v. U.S. Department of Homeland Security IM-CA-0117
Docket / Court 4:18-cv-01842-DMR ( N.D. Cal. )
State/Territory California
Case Type(s) Immigration and/or the Border
Special Collection Trump Administration FOIA cases
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Issues and Causes of Action
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Assault/abuse by staff
Excessive force
Government Services (specify)
Inadequate citizen complaint investigations and procedures
Incident/accident reporting & investigations
Personal injury
Records Disclosure
Admission - procedure
Asylum - procedure
Border police
Undocumented immigrants - rights and duties
National Origin/Ethnicity
Plaintiff Type
Non-profit NON-religious organization
Type of Facility
Causes of Action Administrative Procedure Act, 5 U.S.C. §§ 551 et seq.
Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), 5 U.S.C. § 552
Defendant(s) U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Plaintiff Description A human rights organization.
Class action status sought No
Class action status granted No
Filed Pro Se No
Prevailing Party None Yet / None
Public Int. Lawyer No
Nature of Relief None yet
Source of Relief None yet
Filing Year 2018
Case Ongoing Yes
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  Rights Group Sues DHS For Info On Asylum Seekers
Date: Mar. 26, 2018
By: Kevin Penton (Law360)
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4:18-cv-01842-DMR (N.D. Cal.)
IM-CA-0117-9000.pdf | Detail
Date: 03/27/2018
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
General Documents
Complaint for Declaratory and Injunctive Relief [ECF# 1]
IM-CA-0117-0001.pdf | Detail
Date: 03/26/2018
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
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Judges Ryu, Donna Miae Court not on record show/hide docs
Plaintiff's Lawyers Fletes, Christina E. (California) show/hide docs
Richards, Matthew A. (California) show/hide docs
IM-CA-0117-0001 | IM-CA-0117-9000

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