Ghanem v. Johnson et al

Filing 9

MEMORANDUM/ORDER granting 6 MOTION for Extension of Time to File Answer. Signed by Judge Peter J. Messitte on 5/26/2015. (aos, Deputy Clerk)

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UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT DISTRICT OF MARYLAND 6500 CllEKRYWOOn LAj\;E GREE~IlELT, ~IAln'LA~1l 207711 301.344-0632 I'ETER J. MESSITTE U~ITW STATES DISTRICT .JUIlGE MEMORANDUM TO: Counsel of Record FROM: Judge Peter J. Messitte RE: Ghanem v. Johnson et al. Civil No. PJM 15-710 DATE: May 26,2015 ••• On Friday, May 15,2015, the Court received the Government's Motion for an Extension of Time to Respond to Ghanem's Complaint, which is due Monday, May 18. ECF NO.6. The Government seeks a 60 day extension of time sufficient for it to complete the administrative appeal of the denial of Ghanem's naturalization application. The Government represents that doing so will moot the action presently before the Court. Ghanem opposes the Motion on the basis that the USCIS has failed to promptly adjudicate Ghanem's appeal of the USC1S's denial of his application for naturalization, and that further delay will harm his business. ECF NO.8. The Court GRANTS the Government's Motion for Extension of Time for the Govcrnment to respond to Ghanem's Complaint. The Government shall file their initial response to the Complaint on or before July 17, 20 IS. The Court will grant no further extensions of timc to the Governmcnt to file their initial response to the Complaint. If Ghanem desires to amend the Complaint alier the uscrs ruling is issued, he should make such a motion at the appropriate time, at which point the Court will take it under consideration. Despite the informal nature of this ruling, it shall constitute an Order of the Court and the Clerk I, dl="d cc: " d"k" h ",mdlogly. Court File --__ FILED __ LOGGED __ ~ ENTERED RECEIVED MAY 26 20\5 AT GREENBELT CLERK, U.S. DISTRICT COURT DISTRICT OF MARYLANJlEPUTY BY

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