UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
August 24, 2009
RAMON GUARDADO, JR., PLAINTIFF,
MICHAEL J. ASTRUE, COMMISSIONER OF SOCIAL SECURITY, DEFENDANT.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Sandra M. Snyder United States Magistrate Judge
ORDER GRANTING APPLICATION TO PROCEED IN FORMA PAUPERIS (Doc. 2)
Plaintiff is proceeding pro se with an action in which he seeks judicial review of a final decision of the Commissioner of Social Security denying his application for benefits.
Plaintiff has submitted a declaration that makes the showing required by § 1915(a). Accordingly, plaintiff's request to proceed in forma pauperis is GRANTED pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1915(a). However, the Court will not direct that service be undertaken until the Court screens the complaint and issues a screening order, which will be accomplished in due course.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
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