Siddiqui et al v. Secretary, Department of Homeland Security et al

Filing 33

ORDER adopting 32 REPORT AND RECOMMENDATIONS re 31 Joint MOTION to remand to USCIS , or in the AlternativeJoint MOTION for Extension of Time to File Answer re 1 Complaint filed by Secretary, Department of Homeland Security, Field Adjudicat. The Joint Motion to Remand (Doc. 31) is GRANTED. See Order for details. Signed by Judge Paul G. Byron on 6/19/2017. (MMW)

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UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT MIDDLE DISTRICT OF FLORIDA ORLANDO DIVISION ZAEEM AHMED SIDDIQUI, SHIREEN SIDDIQUI ARAIN and HASSAN AHMED SIDDIQUI, Plaintiffs, v. Case No: 6:17-cv-289-Orl-40TBS SECRETARY, DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY, DIRECTOR, CITIZENSHIP AND IMMIGRATION SERVICES, DISTRICT DIRECTOR, CITIZENSHIP AND IMMIGRATION SERVICES, ORLANDO, FLORIDA, FIELD OFFICE DIRECTOR, CITIZENSHIP AND IMMIGRATION SERVICES, U.S. ATTORNEY GENERAL, DIRECTOR, FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATIONS and FIELD ADJUDICATION OFFICER, Defendants. / ORDER This cause is before the Court on the parties’ Joint Motion to Remand (Doc. 31) filed on May 30, 2017. The United States Magistrate Judge has submitted a report recommending that the motion be granted. After an independent de novo review of the record in this matter, and noting that no objections were timely filed, the Court agrees entirely with the findings of fact and conclusions of law in the Report and Recommendation. Therefore, it is ORDERED as follows: 1. The Report and Recommendation filed June 1, 2017 (Doc. 32), is ADOPTED and CONFIRMED and made a part of this Order. 2. The Joint Motion to Remand (Doc. 31) is GRANTED. 3. This case is REMANDED to the USCIS with instructions to adjudicate Plaintiffs’ Form N-400 applications—with the exception of any Form N-400 applications that a Plaintiff withdraws—within 120 days. 4. Within 120 days, the parties will file either a joint stipulation of dismissal— once USCIS adjudicates the then-pending Form No-400 applications—or a joint motion for the Court to re-open the case and enter a scheduling order. 5. The Clerk is DIRECTED to administratively close the file, pending the filing of either the joint stipulation of dismissal or the joint motion to re-open the case. DONE AND ORDERED in Orlando, Florida on June 19, 2017. Copies furnished to: Counsel of Record Unrepresented Parties 2

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