DANGLAR et al v. DHS/ICE et al
ORDER withdrawing 12 Report and Recommendations and granting 13 Motion for Leave to Proceed in forma pauperis for the reasons stated within this Order. Signed by Magistrate Judge John H England, III on 10/4/2019. (SRD)
2019 Oct-04 PM 04:12
U.S. DISTRICT COURT
N.D. OF ALABAMA
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF ALABAMA
DHS/ICE and JONATHON HORTON,
Case No.: 4:19-cv-00789-CLM-JHE
On August 20, 2019, the undersigned ordered the plaintiff to either pay the filing fee of
$400.00 or file an application to proceed in forma pauperis within thirty days. (Doc. 11). The
undersigned warned the plaintiff that failure to comply with the order within thirty days may result
in dismissal of the case for want of prosecution. (Id. at 1). On September 26, 2019, the
undersigned entered a report recommending that this action be dismissed without prejudice for the
plaintiff’s failure to prosecute. (Doc. 12).
On October 1, 2019, the plaintiff filed an application to proceed in forma pauperis. (Doc.
13). Accordingly, the undersigned WITHDRAWS his report recommending dismissal of this
action for the plaintiff’s failure to prosecute.
Having considered the information provided in the plaintiff’s motion to proceed in forma
pauperis, the undersigned GRANTS the application. The Clerk is DIRECTED to file this action
without prepayment of a fee. The plaintiff should note that his complaint is currently under review
and service will not begin until initial screening is complete. 1
When a plaintiff is granted in forma pauperis status, a court is required to review the plaintiff’s
complaint and dismiss it sua sponte if it is frivolous or malicious, fails to state a claim upon which
relief may be granted, or seeks monetary relief from a defendant who is immune from such relief.
See 28 U.S.C. § 1915(e)(2)(B).
DONE this 4th day of October, 2019.
JOHN H. ENGLAND, III
UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE
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