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Case Name Emami v. Nielsen IM-CA-0140
Docket / Court 3:18-cv-01587-JD ( N.D. Cal. )
State/Territory California
Case Type(s) Immigration and/or the Border
Special Collection Civil Rights Challenges to Trump Travel Ban Orders
Attorney Organization Muslim Advocates
National Immigration Project of the NLG
Public Counsel
Case Summary
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Issues and Causes of Action
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Issues
Constitutional Clause
Due Process
Due Process: Procedural Due Process
Equal Protection
Defendant-type
Jurisdiction-wide
Discrimination-basis
National origin discrimination
General
Pattern or Practice
Immigration/Border
Admission - criteria
Admission - procedure
Constitutional rights
Temporary visitors
Visas - criteria
Visas - procedures
National Origin/Ethnicity
Arab/Afgani/Middle Eastern
Plaintiff Type
Private Plaintiff
Causes of Action Administrative Procedure Act, 5 U.S.C. §§ 551 et seq.
Declaratory Judgment Act, 28 U.S.C. § 2201
Ex parte Young (federal or state officials)
Immigration and Nationality Act (INA), 8 U.S.C. §§ 1101 et seq.
Mandamus, 28 U.S.C. § 1361
Defendant(s) United States Department of State
Office of the Director of National Intelligence
President of the United States
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
U.S. Customs and Border Protection
United States Department of Homeland Security
Plaintiff Description The original plaintiffs were 26 individuals who had been denied a travel visa, or whose relatives had been denied a travel visa as a result of President Trump's "Travel Ban" executive orders.
Indexed Lawyer Organizations Muslim Advocates
National Immigration Project of the NLG
Public Counsel
Class action status sought Yes
Class action status outcome Pending
Filed Pro Se No
Prevailing Party None Yet / None
Public Int. Lawyer Yes
Nature of Relief None yet
Source of Relief None yet
Filed 03/13/2018
Case Ongoing Yes
Case Listing IM-WA-0040 : Pars Equality Center v. Pompeo (W.D. Wash.)
Additional Resources
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  Proclamation 10141 of January 20, 2021 Ending Discriminatory Bans on Entry to the United States
Govinfo.gov
Date: Jan. 20, 2021
By: Joseph Biden
[ Detail ] [ External Link ]

  Presidential Executive Order on Resuming the United States Refugee Admissions Program with Enhanced Vetting Capabilities
White House
Date: Oct. 24, 2017
By: United States
[ Detail ] [ External Link ]

  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)
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  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)
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  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)
N.D. Cal.
07/13/2021
3:18-cv-01587-JD
IM-CA-0140-9000.pdf | Detail
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
General Documents
N.D. Cal.
03/13/2018
Complaint [ECF# 1]
IM-CA-0140-0001.pdf | Detail
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
N.D. Cal.
02/04/2019
Order Re Motion to Dismiss [ECF# 74] (365 F.Supp.3d 1009)
IM-CA-0140-0004.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
N.D. Cal.
02/23/2019
Second Amended Class Action Complaint [ECF# 75]
IM-CA-0140-0002.pdf | Detail
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
N.D. Cal.
06/13/2019
Defendants' Notice of Motion; Motion to Dismiss Or, Alternatively, For Summary Judgment; And Memorandum in Support [ECF# 98]
IM-CA-0140-0003.pdf | Detail
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
N.D. Cal.
06/05/2020
Order Re Motions to Dismiss or for Summary Judgment [ECF# 152] (465 F.Supp.3d 991)
IM-CA-0140-0005.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
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Judges Donato, James (N.D. Cal.) show/hide docs
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