ACLU v. USCIS is a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit seeking policy memoranda, training manuals, statistics and other information about the Controlled Application Review and Resolution (“CARRP”) program, a previously-secret USCIS national security program.

Case Developments

June 7, 2013
ACLU SoCal filed a complaint against USCIS, after USCIS failed to comply with FOIA's statutory deadlines. The complaint comes nearly one year after ACLU SoCal submitted its FOIA request with USCIS seeking information regarding CARRP. Read the complaint.

Pro Bono Law Firm(s)

James E. Gauch; Edward M. Wenger; Arthur B. Spitzer

Date filed

June 6, 2013


United States District Court for the District of Columbia


Ketanji Brown Jackson

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