Woldegiorgise v. Holder et al

Filing 17

MEMORANDUM OPINION. Signed by Judge Madeline Hughes Haikala on 12/13/13. (ASL)

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FILED 2013 Dec-13 PM 02:13 U.S. DISTRICT COURT N.D. OF ALABAMA IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF ALABAMA MIDDLE DIVISION DEREJE WOLDEGIORGISE, Petitioner, vs. ERIC HOLDER, Attorney General, et al., Respondents. ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) Case No. 4:11-cv-04190-MHH-PWG MEMORANDUM OPINION This case is before the court on Respondents’ Motion to Dismiss as Moot (Doc. # 16), filed December 9, 2013. In their motion, Respondents note that Petitioner was removed from the United States on December 4, 2013. (Doc. # 16-1). Because Petitioner has been removed, the court can no longer provide meaningful relief. Thus, the court finds that the petition for writ of habeas corpus is moot. See Nyaga v. Ashcroft, 323 F.3d 906, 913 (11th Cir. 2003). Accordingly, Respondents’ motion to dismiss is due to be granted and the petition is due to be dismissed. A separate order will be entered. DONE and ENTERED this 13th day of December, 2013. MADELINE HUGHES HAIKALA U.S. DISTRICT JUDGE

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