Singh v. Holder et al
MEMORANDUM OPINION Signed by Judge William M Acker, Jr on 11/1/13. (SAC )
2013 Nov-01 PM 02:35
U.S. DISTRICT COURT
N.D. OF ALABAMA
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF ALABAMA
ERIC HOLDER, JR., ET AL.,
Before the court is the Motion to Dismiss as Moot (Doc. # 3)
Respondents note that on August 15, 2013, Petitioner, Mandeep Singh
Immigration and Customs Enforcement (“ICE”) pursuant to an Order of
(Doc. # 3-1).
Respondents argue that, because Singh
has been released on an Order of Supervision, this case is due to
be dismissed as moot.
On August 3, 2012, Singh filed a petition for writ of habeas
corpus pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 2241, alleging that he was being
illegally detained by ICE pending his deportation to India, and
seeking to be released from custody.
(Doc. # 1).
has been released on an Order of Supervision, his petition seeking
that very relief 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’”); see also Spencer v.
Kemna, 523 U.S. 1, 8 (1998) (once a habeas petitioner is released
from custody, he must demonstrate collateral consequences to avoid
Accordingly, Respondents’ motion will be
granted and this matter will be dismissed.
Khader v. Holder, 843
F. Supp. 2d 1202 (N.D. Ala. 2011).
A separate order effectuating this opinion will be entered.
DONE this 1st day of November, 2013.
WILLIAM M. ACKER, JR.
UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE
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