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CREW v. U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS): Regarding Border Fence: 6/18/08

On June 18, 2008, Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) sued the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) for failure to respond to a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request filed by CREW on March 17, 2008. CREW was seeking the expedited processing and release of records concerning the construction of the U.S.-Mexico border fence. DHS failed to respond to CREW's FOIA request within the generally applicable statutory time limit for response to any FOIA request.