No. 17-cv-11730-DJC.

GHASSAN ALASAAD, NADIA ALASAAD, SUHAIB ALLABABIDI, SIDD BIKKANNAVAR, JÉRÉMIE DUPIN, AARON GACH, ISMAIL ABDEL-RASOUL a/k/a ISMA'IL KUSHKUSH, DIANE MAYE, ZAINAB MERCHANT, MOHAMMED AKRAM SHIBLY and MATTHEW WRIGHT, Plaintiffs, v. KIRSTJEN NIELSEN, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, in her official capacity; KEVIN McALEENAN, Acting Commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection, in his official capacity; and THOMAS HOMAN, Acting Director of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, in his official capacity, Defendants.

United States District Court, D. Massachusetts.

May 9, 2018.

Editors Note
Applicable Law: 28 U.S.C. § 1331
Cause: 28 U.S.C. § 1331 Federal Question: Other Civil Rights
Nature of Suit: 440 Civil Rights: Other
Source: PACER

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Ghassan Alasaad, Suhaib Allababidi, Sidd Bikkannavar, Jeremie Dupin, Aaron Gach, Ismail Abdel-Rasoul, agent of Isma'il Kushkush, Diane Maye, Zainab Merchant, Mohammed Akram Shibly, Matthew Wright & Nadia Alasaad, Plaintiffs, represented by Aaron Mackey , Electronic Frontier Foundation, pro hac vice, Adam Schwartz , Electric Frontier Foundation, pro hac vice, Esha Bhandari , ACLU Foundation, pro hac vice, Hugh Handeyside , ACLU Foundation, pro hac vice, Matthew Segal , American Civil Liberties Union, Nathan Freed Wessler , ACLU Foundation of Massachusetts, pro hac vice, Sophia Cope , Electronic Frontier Foundation, pro hac vice & Jessie J. Rossman , ACLU of Massachusetts.

TechFreedom, Plaintiff, represented by Matthew S. Shapanka , Covington & Burling.

Elaine Duke, Kevin McAleenan & Thomas Homan, Defendants, represented by Annapurna Balakrishna , U.S. Attorney's Office Civil Division & Michael Drezner , Department of Justice- Federal Programs Branch.

Constitutional Accountability Center, Amicus, represented by David J. Nathanson , Wood & Nathanson, LLP.

Brennan Center for Justice, Center for Democracy & Technology & R Street Institute, Amicuss, represented by Matthew S. Shapanka , Covington & Burling.


I. Introduction

Plaintiffs Ghassan Alasaad, Nadia Alasaad, Suhaib Allababidi ("Allababidi"), Sidd Bikkannavar ("Bikkannavar"), Jérémie Dupin ("Dupin"), Aaron Gach ("Gach"), Ismail Abdel-Rasoul a/k/a Isma'il Kushkush ("Kushkush"), Diane Maye...

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