Ms. L. v. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement et al

Filing 42

MOTION to Certify Class by Ms. C., Ms. L.. (Attachments: # 1 Memo of Points and Authorities Memorandum in Support of Motion for Class Certification and Exhibits)(Gelernt, Lee) (aef).

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1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Lee Gelernt* Judy Rabinovitz* Anand Balakrishnan* AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION FOUNDATION IMMIGRANTS’ RIGHTS PROJECT 125 Broad St., 18th Floor New York, NY 10004 T: (212) 549-2660 F: (212) 549-2654 lgelernt@aclu.org jrabinovitz@aclu.org abalakrishnan@aclu.org Bardis Vakili (SBN 247783) ACLU FOUNDATION OF SAN DIEGO & IMPERIAL COUNTIES P.O. Box 87131 San Diego, CA 92138-7131 T: (619) 398-4485 F: (619) 232-0036 bvakili@aclusandiego.org Attorneys for Petitioners-Plaintiffs *Admitted Pro Hac Vice Additional counsel on next page UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 11 12 Ms. L. and Ms. C., Case No. 18-cv-00428-DMS-MDD Petitioners-Plaintiffs, 13 v. 14 U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (“ICE”); U.S. Department of Homeland Security (“DHS”); U.S. Customs and Border Protection (“CBP”); U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (“USCIS”); U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (“HHS”); Office of Refugee Resettlement (“ORR”); Thomas Homan, Acting Director of ICE; Greg Archambeault, San Diego Field Office Director, ICE; Joseph Greene, San Diego Assistant Field Office Director, ICE; Adrian P. Macias, El Paso Field Director, ICE; Frances M. Jackson, El Paso Assistant Field Office Director, ICE; Kirstjen Nielsen, Secretary of DHS; Jefferson Beauregard Sessions III, Attorney General of the United States; L. Francis Cissna, Director of USCIS; Kevin K. McAleenan, Acting Commissioner of CBP; Pete Flores, San Diego Field Director, CBP; Hector A. Mancha Jr., El Paso Field Director, CBP; Alex Azar, Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services; Scott Lloyd, Director of the Office of Refugee Resettlement, 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 Respondents-Defendants. Date Filed: March 9, 2018 NOTICE OF MOTION AND MOTION FOR CLASS CERTIFICATION Hearing Date: April 27, 2018 Time: TBD Courtroom: 13A Judge: Hon. Dana Sabraw 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 Spencer E. Amdur (SBN 320069) AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION FOUNDATION IMMIGRANTS’ RIGHTS PROJECT 39 Drumm Street San Francisco, CA 94111 T: (415) 343-1198 F: (415) 395-0950 samdur@aclu.org 1 TO ALL PARTIES AND THEIR COUNSEL OF RECORD: 2 PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that a hearing date of April 27, 2018 has been set 3 in Courtroom 13A before the Hon. Judge Dana Sabraw for Plaintiffs-Petitioners’ 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 motion for an order to grant certification of the proposed class defined as follows: All adult parents nationwide who (1) are or will be detained in immigration custody by the Department of Homeland Security, and (2) have a minor child who is or will be separated from them by DHS and detained in ORR custody, absent a demonstration in a hearing that the parent is unfit or presents a danger to the child. Plaintiffs-Petitioners’ Motion for Class Certification is based on this Notice 11 12 of Motion and Motion for Class Certification; the concurrently-filed Memorandum 13 in Support of Plaintiff-Petitioners’ Motion for Class Certification; the Declaration 14 of Bardis Vakili in Support of Plaintiffs-Petitioners’ Motion for Class Certification 15 16 and exhibits attached thereto; all papers, pleadings, records, and files in this case; 17 all matters of which judicial notice may be taken; and such other arguments and/or 18 evidence as may be presented to this Court at a hearing on this Motion. 19 20 Dated: March 9, 2018 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 Bardis Vakili (SBN 247783) ACLU FOUNDATION OF SAN DIEGO & IMPERIAL COUNTIES P.O. Box 87131 San Diego, CA 92138-7131 T: (619) 398-4485 F: (619) 232-0036 bvakili@aclusandiego.org Spencer E. Amdur (SBN 320069) AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION FOUNDATION IMMIGRANTS’ RIGHTS PROJECT 39 Drumm Street Respectfully Submitted, /s/Lee Gelernt Lee Gelernt* Judy Rabinovitz* Anand Balakrishnan* AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION FOUNDATION IMMIGRANTS’ RIGHTS PROJECT 125 Broad St., 18th Floor New York, NY 10004 T: (212) 549-2660 F: (212) 549-2654 lgelernt@aclu.org jrabinovitz@aclu.org abalakrishnan@aclu.org 1 Case No. 18-cv-00428-DMS-MDD 1 2 San Francisco, CA 94111 T: (415) 343-1198 F: (415) 395-0950 samdur@aclu.org 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 2 Case No. 18-cv-00428-DMS-MDD

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