No. 23-334
Title:Department of State, et al., Petitioners
Sandra Munoz, et al.
Docketed:September 29, 2023
Lower Ct:United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
   Case Numbers:(21-55365)
   Decision Date:October 5, 2022
   Rehearing Denied:July 14, 2023
  Discretionary Court Decision Date:
Questions Presented

DateProceedings and Orders
Sep 29 2023Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due October 30, 2023)
Sep 29 2023Pursuant to Rule 34.6 and Paragraph 9 of the Guidelines for the Submission of Documents to the Supreme Court's Electronic Filing System, filings in this case should be submitted in paper form only, and should not be submitted through the Court's electronic filing system.
Oct 17 2023Motion to extend the time to file a response from October 30, 2023 to November 29, 2023, submitted to The Clerk.
Oct 18 2023Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including November 29, 2023.
Nov 28 2023Brief of respondents Sandra Munoz, et al. in opposition filed.
Dec 13 2023DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/5/2024.
Dec 13 2023Reply of petitioners Department of State, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Main Document
Jan 08 2024DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/12/2024.
Jan 12 2024Petition GRANTED limited to Questions 1 and 2 presented by the petition.
Jan 12 2024As Rule 34.6 provides, “If the Court schedules briefing and oral argument in a case that was governed by Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 5.2(c) or Federal Rule of Criminal Procedure 49.1(c), the parties shall submit electronic versions of all prior and subsequent filings with this Court in the case, subject to [applicable] redaction rules.” Subsequent party and amicus filings in the case should now be submitted through the Court’s electronic filing system, with any necessary redactions.
Feb 16 2024SET FOR ARGUMENT on Tuesday, April 23, 2024.
Feb 16 2024Brief of Sandra Munoz, et al. submitted.
Main Document
Feb 20 2024Brief of petitioners Department of State, et al. filed.
Main DocumentProof of Service
Feb 20 2024Joint appendix filed.
Main DocumentProof of Service
Feb 21 2024Record requested from the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.
Feb 26 2024Brief amicus curiae of Immigration Reform Law Institute filed.
Main DocumentCertificate of Word CountProof of Service

Attorneys for Petitioners
Elizabeth B. Prelogar
    Counsel of Record
Solicitor General
United States Department of Justice 950 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20530-0001

Party name: Department of State, et al.
Attorneys for Respondents
Eric Thompson Lee
    Counsel of Record
Diamante Law Group
24225 W 9 Mile
Suite 140
Southfield, MI 48033
Party name: Sandra Munoz, et al.
Charles G. RothNational Immigrant Justice Center
111 West Jackson Blvd., Suite 800
Chicago, IL 60604
Party name: Sandra Munoz, et al.
Christopher J. Hajec
    Counsel of Record
Immigration Reform Law Institute
25 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Suite 335
Washington, DC 20001

Party name: Immigration Reform Law Institute