United States Department of Justice, Executive Office for Immigration Review v. Nguyen et al

Filing 11

AMENDED ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE Order to Show Cause Hearing set for 1/23/2009 01:00 PM. Show Cause Response due by 1/20/2009. Signed by Judge Saundra Brown Armstrong, on 1/9/09. (lrc, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 1/9/2009) Modified on 1/12/2009 (jlm, COURT STAFF). Modified on 1/12/2009 (jlm, COURT STAFF).

Download PDF
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE, EXECUTIVE OFFICE FOR IMMIGRATION REVIEW, Petitioner, v. NI CHI NGUYEN, et al., Respondents. ___________________________________/ Petitioner has filed a petition, asking that subpoenas issued by U.S. Immigration Judge Polly Webber and served on Respondents Ni Chi Nguyen and Chung Van Do be enforced. In a memorandum accompanying its petition, Petitioner asks that the Court issue an order to show cause why the immigration judge's subpoena should not be enforced -- i.e., why they should not be compelled to appear and testify at the removal proceedings of Luu Thi Pham, in the United States Immigration Court in San Francisco, California, on January 29, 2009, at 1:00 p.m. Petitioner has made an adequate showing that Mr. Nguyen and Mr. Do may have relevant information with respect to the removal proceedings (Mr. Nguyen being married to Ms. Pham and Mr. Do having allegedly lived with Mr. Nguyen and Ms. Pham). See Olsen Decl., Ex. A at 2 (immigration judge's findings). Furthermore, Petitioner has sufficiently established that an order to show cause is appropriate in light of the failure of Mr. Nguyen and Mr. Do to appear as witnesses at hearings scheduled by the immigration judge. See 8 C.F.R. 1003.35(6) (providing that, "[i]f a witness neglects or refuses to appear and testify as directed by the subpoena served upon him or her in accordance with the provisions of this section, the Immigration Judge issuing the subpoena shall No. C-08-5265 SBA UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA AMENDED ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE United States District Court 11 For the Northern District of California 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 request the United States Attorney for the district in which the subpoena was issued to report such neglect or refusal to the United States District Court and to request such court to issue an order requiring the witness to appear and testify and to produce the books, papers or documents designated in the subpoena"); id. 1287.4 (noting the same). Accordingly, the Court hereby GRANTS Petitioner's request for an order to show cause. The Court HEREBY ORDERS each Respondent to appear in Courtroom 3 of the United States Courthouse, 1301 Clay Street, Oakland, California, on January 23, 2009, 1:00 p.m., to show cause why they should not be compelled to appear and testify at the removal proceedings of Luu Thi Pham, in the United States Immigration Court in San Francisco, California, on January 29, 2009, at 1:00 p.m. Respondents must file a response to this order by January 20, 2009.. All parties -including Respondents -- shall appear before the Court for the hearing on this matter. Petitioner is also ORDERED to serve a copy of this order to show cause, along with the petition, supporting memorandum, and supporting declaration on each Respondent no later than January 9, 2009. Service shall comply with Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 4. Immediately upon service, Petitioner shall file with this Court a proof of service as to each Respondent. United States District Court 11 For the Northern District of California 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 IT IS SO ORDERED. Dated: 1/9/09 United States District Judge 2

Disclaimer: Justia Dockets & Filings provides public litigation records from the federal appellate and district courts. These filings and docket sheets should not be considered findings of fact or liability, nor do they necessarily reflect the view of Justia.


Why Is My Information Online?