IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
August 27, 2008
PRATAP SINGH, PLAINTIFF,
MICHAEL CHERTOFF, SECRETARY OF HOMELAND SECURITY, ET AL. DEFENDANTS.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Morrison C. England, Jr. United States District Judge
SECOND JOINT STIPULATION RE: EXTENSION OF TIME IN WHICH TO FILE DEFENDANTS' ANSWER AND ORDER
This is an immigration case in which plaintiff has challenged the delay in the adjudication of his immigrant petition by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (CIS). The Court has previously granted the government one stipulated extension of time in which to answer, until August 25, 2008. The government respectfully informs the Court that the agencies involved continue to progress toward a resolution to the matter at the administrative level, and expects that this will occur within an additional 60 day period. Accordingly, the parties stipulate to a second extension of time in which to file the government's answer to the complaint, until October 24, 2008.
Dated: August 25, 2008
McGREGOR W. SCOTT United States Attorney
Audrey B. Hemesath Assistant U.S. Attorney Attorneys for the Defendants
Jagdip Singh Sekhon Attorney for the Plaintiff
Pursuant to this Joint Stipulation and for the reasons stated therein, IT IS HEREBY
ORDERED that the date for filing the government's Answer to the complaint is extended to October 24, 2008.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
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