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Judicial Watch v. Department of Justice (No. 06-0406) – Terrorist Surveillance Program

JW’s lawsuit against the Department of Justice for non-compliance with FOIA request for records regarding the Terrorist Surveillance Program. Following production of documents in 2009, Judicial Watch filed for attorney’s fees, which were granted in March 2011.

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Judicial Watch v. Department of Defense (No. 11-863) – Able Danger

Judicial Watch filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the Department of Defense (DOD) to obtain documents related to a military planning effort to deploy information technology against international terrorism called Able Danger.

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USA v. The State of Arizona (No. 10-cv-01413-SRB) – intervening on behalf of State Senator Russell Pearce in defense of SB 1070

On April 23, 2010, Arizona Governor Jan Brewer signed into law legislation authored by State Sen. Russell Pearce that, among other provisions, makes it a crime to be in the State of Arizona without proper documentation. The language of the law was crafted so that it would be entirely consistent…

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Philips, et al. v Board of Trustees of Montgomery College (No. V342882) – - taxpayer supported funding for illegal aliens to attend Montgomery College

Judicial Watch filed this lawsuit on behalf of Montgomery County taxpayers Michael Lee Philips, Patricia Fenati, and David Drake against the Board of Trustees of Maryland’s Montgomery College for unlawfully charging discounted “in county” tuition rates to students who graduate from Montgomery County public high schools, regardless of their place…

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Judicial Watch v. Social Security Administration (No. 06-2034) – “no match” letter statistics

On June 6, 2006, Judicial Watch filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request with the Social Security Administration (SSA) for statistical data regarding “No Match” letters sent to employers when new employee information is sent to the SSA. In a response letter dated June 29, 2006, the SSA refused…

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Judicial Watch v. Department of Justice (10-1569) – DOJ communications with the ACLU regarding SB 1070 USA v. Arizona case

Judicial Watch filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the Department of Justice (DOJ) to obtain documents regarding communications between the DOJ and the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and other third parties regarding the Obama administration’s lawsuit against the State of Arizona over the state law known…

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Judicial Watch v. Department of Homeland Security (No. 11-606) – documents regarding “deferred action” or “parole” regarding detained illegal aliens and “selective reprieve” for aliens with expired visas

Judicial Watch filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit to obtain documents from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) regarding President Obama’s “stealth amnesty” for illegal aliens. Specifically, in a FOIA request dated July 2, 2010, we asked for “[a]ny and all records of communications between the Department of…

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Judicial Watch v. Department of Homeland Security (No. 11-604) – documents regarding reviews and dismissals of pending immigration cases

Judicial Watch filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit to obtain documents from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) regarding President Obama’s “stealth amnesty” for illegal aliens. The lawsuit followed DHS’s non-responsiveness to an August 30, 2010, FOIA request seeking the following information: Any and all records of, and/or…

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Judicial Watch v. Department of Homeland Security (No. 10-2054) – documents regarding illegal immigrant charged with killing a nun in Virginia while driving drunk

Judicial Watch filed this lawsuit to force the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to comply with a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request for documents regarding Carlos Martinelly-Montano, a known illegal immigrant who was charged with killing a Benedictine nun and injuring two others while he was driving drunk in…

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Judicial Watch v. Department of Homeland Security (No. 07-0506) – Ramos & Compean

On January 24, 2007 Judicial Watch filed Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests with the Department of Homeland Security, the Department of Justice and the State Department seeking records of communications and actions by U.S. government personnel with Mexican officials concerning the prosecutions of U.S. Border Patrol Agents Ignacio