Litigation Documents & Resources Related to Trump Executive Order on Immigration

President Donald Trump’s executive order banning entry into the United States by immigrants and refugees from Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, and Yemen is facing legal challenges in a number of federal jurisdictions. 

Below is a roundup of the documents in ongoing litigation related to the executive order. We will update this post as further information comes in. 

This post is maintained by Quinta Jurecic, Emma Kohse, and Shannon Togawa Mercer. Any queries or additional documents should be directed to Quinta Jurecic at quinta.jurecic@lawfareblog.com.

 

Ongoing cases by circuit:

Ongoing Cases:

Closed Cases:

 

Documents from Ongoing Cases:

First Circuit

Louhghalam v. Trump (U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts, January 28, 2017)

Asgari v. Trump (U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts, February 1, 2017) 

​Judge Allison D. Burroughs: ELECTRONIC ORDER entered finding as moot 5 Motion for TRO. (Folan, Karen) (Entered: 02/08/2017)

 

Second Circuit

Darweesh v. Trump (U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York, January 28, 2017)

ORDER: As stated on the record at the January 28, 2017 hearing, the government's submission in connection with the petitioner's requested injunctive relief is due by February 10, 2017; petitioner's opposition by February 13, 2017; government's reply by February 21, 2017. Ordered by Judge Ann M Donnelly on 1/28/2017. (Y.R.Z.) (Entered: 01/28/2017)

ORDER: As stated on the record at the January 28, 2017 hearing, the respondents are to provide a list of individuals detained, pursuant to the January 27, 2017 Executive Order, to the petitioner's counsel. Ordered by Judge Ann M Donnelly on 1/28/2017. (J.M.G.) (Entered: 01/28/2017)

ORDER re 33 . The motion for leave to file an amicus brief is granted. So ordered by Judge Carol Bagley Amon on 2/3/2017. (Entered: 02/03/2017)

ORDER: The Court accepts the agreed-upon briefing schedule set forth in the parties' letter dated February 8, 2017 61 . A hearing on the applications indicated therein will be held on February 21, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. in Courtroom 10D South before Judge Carol Bagley Amon. (Entered: 02/09/2017)

Order: On February 10, 2017, the Court granted the unopposed motion to intervene by the New York Attorney General. Respondents have already filed a motion to dismiss petitioners' complaint. Motions, if any, on jurisdictional or other grounds, directed to the intervenor complaint are due February 27, 2017. If such motions are filed, the New York Attorney General's response is due March 13, 2017, and respondents' reply is due March 20, 2017. So Ordered by Judge Carol Bagley Amon on 2/12/2017. (Entered: 02/12/2017)

 

Third Circuit

Abou Asali v. U.S. Department of Homeland Security (U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, January 31, 2017)

 

Fourth Circuit

Aziz v. Trump (U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia)

NOTICE of Voluntary Dismissal Aziz Petitioners' Stipulation of Dismissal by Ammar Aqel Mohammed Aziz, Aqel Muhammad Aziz, Tareq Aqel Mohammed Aziz, John Does 1-60 (Sandoval-Moshenberg, Simon) (Entered: 02/07/2017)

Sarsour v. Trump (U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, January 30, 2017)

International Refugee Assistance Project v. Trump (U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland, February 7, 2017)

Fifth Circuit

Albaldawi v. Trump (U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas)

Documents will be added when available. 

Sixth Circuit

Arab American Civil Rights League v. Trump (U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, January 31, 2017)

 

Seventh Circuit

Ali v. Boente (U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana)

Documents will be added when available. 

Doe, John v. Trump (U.S. District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin, Febuary 13, 2017)

 

Ninth Circuit

Washington v. Trump

 U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington

MINUTE ENTRY for proceedings held before Judge Ricardo S Martinez (for Judge James L Robart)- Dep Clerk: Laurie Cuaresma; Pla Counsel: Noah Percell, Colleen Melody; Def Counsel: Michelle Bennett, John Tyler, Arjun Garge; CR: Nancy Bauer; Time of Hearing: 11:30 AM; Telephone Conference held on 1/31/2017. Court sets the following briefing schedule: Plaintiff supplemental brief re issue of standing (limit 6 page) due 2/1/17 by 6:00 PM PST; Defendants' brief (limit 30 pages) due 2/2/17 by 12:00 midnight PST. TRO Hearing set for 2/3/2017 at 02:30 PM before Judge James L. Robart. (LC) (Entered: 01/31/2017)

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

The court has created a publicly available page containing all documents, which can be found here.

The offical audio recording of Oral Arguments on February 7, 2017 can be found here.

Amici Curiae

Ali v. Trump (U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington)

Doe v. Trump (U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington)

Vayeghan v. Kelly (U.S. District Court for the Central District of California)

Mohammed v. United States (U.S. District Court for the Central District of California)

Al-Mowafak v. Trump (U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California)

Azad v. Trump (U.S. District Court for the Central District of California)

Unite Oregon v. Trump (U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon)

Badr Dhaifallah Ahmed Mohammed  v. United States (U.S. District Court for the Central District of California)

State of Hawaii v. Trump (U.S. District Court for the District of Hawaii)

 

Tenth Circuit

Hagig v. Trump (U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado, January 31, 2017)

 

Eleventh Circuit

Tawfeeq v. U.S. Department of Homeland Security (U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia)

 

D.C. Circuit

Zadeh v. Trump (U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia)

Pars Equality Center v. Trump (U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia)

MINUTE ORDER granting in part 16 Defendants' motion to stay the preliminary injunction briefing schedule. The parties are ORDERED to file a joint status report by 5:00 p.m. on 2/22/2017 providing the court with (1) an update as to whether a new Executive Order has been issued or is forthcoming and (2) the parties' jointly proposed updated briefing schedule. The court will order a new briefing schedule thereafter. Signed by Judge Tanya S. Chutkan on 2/16/2017. (lctsc2) (Entered: 02/16/2017)

Documents from Closed Cases:

California v. Trump (U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California)

This case as been dismissed for lack of subject-matter jurisdiction. This was a private attorney general case and was not being brought by the State of California itself.

Doe v. Trump (U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington) 

This case has been voluntarily dismissed.

Hassanpour v. Trump (U.S. Dictrict Court for the Northern District of Texas)

This case has been dismissed. 

Fasihianifard v. Trump (U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York)

This case has been voluntarily dismissed.

Alqaissi v. Trump (U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York)

This case has been voluntarily dismissed. 

Sabounchi v. Trump (U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York)

This case has been voluntarily dismissed. 

NOTICE of Voluntary Dismissal by Sepideh Seyedzadeh Sabounchi (Katz, Sharon) (Entered: 01/30/2017)

Morshed v. Trump (U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York)

This case has been voluntarily dismissed. 

Alinejad v. Trump (U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York)

This case has been voluntarily dismissed.

​NOTICE of Voluntary Dismissal by Mahshid Alinejad (Attachments: # 1 Certificate of Service) (Levine, Jesse) (Entered: 01/29/2017)

Ahmed v. Trump (U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York) 

This case has been voluntarily dismissed. 

PETITION for Writ of Habeas Corpus and Complaint for Declaratory and Injunctive Relief, dated Janaury 28, 2017 filing fee $ 5, receipt number 0207-9243914, filed by Amena Mohammed Abdula Ahmed. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet, # 2 Proposed Summons (Trump), # 3 Proposed Summons (DHS), # 4 Proposed Summons (CBP), # 5 Proposed Summons (Kelly), # 6 Proposed Summons (McAleenan), # 7 Proposed Summons (Madden)) (Cyr, Brendan) (Entered: 01/28/2017)

NOTICE of Voluntary Dismissal by Amena Mohammed Abdula Ahmed without prejudice, dated January 30, 2017 (Kroman, Jennifer) (Entered: 01/30/2017)

Jalayer v. Trump (U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York) 

This case has been voluntarily dismissed. 

PETITION for Writ of Habeas Corpus and Complaint for Declaratory and Injunctive Relief, dated Janaury 28, 2017 filing fee $ 5, receipt number 0207-9243904, filed by Aria Jalayer. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet, # 2 Proposed Summons (Trump), # 3 Proposed Summons (DHS), # 4 Proposed Summons (CBP), # 5 Proposed Summons (Kelly), # 6 Proposed Summons (McAleenan, # 7 Proposed Summons (Madden)) (Cyr, Brendan) (Entered: 01/28/2017)

NOTICE of Voluntary Dismissal by Aria Jalayer without prejudice, dated January 30, 2017 (Kroman, Jennifer) (Entered: 01/30/2017)

Al Saeedi v. Trump (U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York)

This case has been voluntarily dismissed.

PETITION for Writ of Habeas Corpus filing fee $ 5, receipt number 0207-9243826, filed by Hamdiyah Al Saeedi. (Aboushi, Tahanie) (Entered: 01/28/2017)

NOTICE of Voluntary Dismissal by Hamdiyah Al Saeedi Hamian AbdulHameed and Iman Sudki (Aboushi, Tahanie) (Entered: 01/29/2017)

Bayani v. Trump (U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York)

This case has been voluntarly dismissed.

NOTICE of Voluntary Dismissal by Narges Bayani Without Prejudice (Das, Alina) (Entered: 01/31/2017)

Abushamma v. Trump (U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York)

This case has been voluntarily dismissed. 

PETITION for Writ of Habeas Corpus and Complaint for Declaratory and Injunctive Relief, dated Janaury 28, 2017 filing fee $ 5, receipt number 0207-9243872, filed by Suha Amin Abdullah Abushamma. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet, # 2 Proposed Summons (Trump), # 3 Proposed Summons (DHS), # 4 Proposed Summons (CBP), # 5 Proposed Summons (Kelly), # 6 Proposed Summons (McAleenan), # 7 Proposed Summons (Madden)) (Cyr, Brendan) (Entered: 01/28/2017)

NOTICE of Voluntary Dismissal by Suha Amin Abdullah Abushamma , dated February 7, 2017 (Kroman, Jennifer) (Entered: 02/07/2017) 

Hatahet v. Trump (U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York)

This case has been voluntarily dismissed.

PETITION for Writ of Habeas Corpus and Complaint for Declaratory and Injunctive Relief, dated Janaury 28, 2017 filing fee $ 5, receipt number 0207-9243953, filed by Noor Hatahet. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet, # 2 Proposed Summons (Trump), # 3 Proposed Summons (DHS), # 4 Proposed Summons (CBP), # 5 Proposed Summons (Kelly), # 6 Proposed Summons (McAleenan), # 7 Proposed Summons (Madden)) (Cyr, Brendan) (Entered: 01/29/2017)

NOTICE of Voluntary Dismissal by Noor Hatahet without prejudice, dated January 30, 2017 (Kroman, Jennifer) (Entered: 01/30/2017) 

Emamjomeh v. Trump (U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York)

This case has been voluntarily dismissed.

PETITION for Writ of Habeas Corpus filing fee $ 5, receipt number 0207-9243935, filed by Mohammed Houshmand, Zahra Emamjomeh. (Saad, Thais Maria) (Entered: 01/28/2017)

NOTICE of Voluntary Dismissal by Zahra Emamjomeh, Mohammed Houshmand (Saad, Thais Maria) (Entered: 02/02/2017)

ORDER DISMISSING CASE: Pursuant to Rule 41(a)(1)(A)(i) of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, Petitioners, through undersigned counsel, hereby give notice that the above-captioned action is voluntarily dismissed against the Respondents, without prejudice. Ordered by Judge Carol Bagley Amon on 2/2/2017. (Tavarez, Jennifer) (Entered: 02/06/2017)

Alknfushe v. Trump (U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York)

This case has been voluntarily dismissed.

NOTICE of Voluntary Dismissal by Iman Ismael Ibrahim AlknfusheNotice of Voluntary Dismissal Pursuant to F.R.C. P. 41 (a)(1)(A)(i) (Meyer, Erin) (Entered: 02/06/2017)

ORDER DISMISSING CASE directing that the above-captioned action is voluntarily dismissed, without prejudice, against the respondents. Ordered by Judge Carol Bagley Amon on 2/7/2017. (Tavarez, Jennifer) (Entered: 02/08/2017)

Azimi v. Trump (U.S. District Court for the Western District of New York)

This case has been voluntarily dismissed.

Amer Al Hommsi v. Trump (U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois)

This case has been voluntarily dismissed. 

Dhaif Allah Ahmed Mohammed v. United States (U.S. District Court for the Central District of California)

This case has been voluntarily dismissed. Documents will be added when available.