Qureshi v. Holder et al

Filing 4

MEMORANDUM OPINION. Signed by Judge Karon O Bowdre on 4/17/2012. (FNC)

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FILED 2012 Apr-17 PM 04:25 U.S. DISTRICT COURT N.D. OF ALABAMA IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF ALABAMA MIDDLE DIVISION AFAQ AHMED QURESHI, Petitioner, v. ERIC H. HOLDER, Attorney General of the United States, et al., Respondents. ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) 4:12-cv-0957-PWG MEMORANDUM OPINION Afaq Ahmed Qureshi, pro se, filed this habeas corpus case pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 2241. The petitioner contends that he is being illegally detained by the respondents and that he is due to be released from custody pending his removal to Pakistan under the Immigration and Nationality Act. (Doc. 1). The respondents have filed a motion to dismiss this matter as being moot (doc. 3). Upon consideration, the court finds that the respondents’ motion is due to be GRANTED and that the petition is due to be DISMISSED as MOOT. In support of their motion to dismiss, the respondents have filed evidentiary materials showing that the petitioner was released from custody under order of supervision on February 16, 2012 (doc. 3-1). Thus, the petitioner’s claim for release under an order of supervision or for repatriation is moot. See Nyaga v. Ashcroft, 323 F.3d 906, 913 (11th Cir. 2003) (“a case must be dismissed as moot if the court can no longer provide ‘meaningful relief’”). Accordingly, the court finds that this matter is due to be DISMISSED as MOOT. The court will enter a separate final order. DONE and ORDERED this 17th day of April, 2012. ____________________________________ KARON OWEN BOWDRE UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE

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