Hernandez v. Hassell et al
MEMORANDUM OPINION. Signed by Judge Abdul K Kallon on 11/17/2015. (YMB)
2015 Nov-17 AM 11:14
U.S. DISTRICT COURT
N.D. OF ALABAMA
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF ALABAMA
SCOTT HASSELL, et al.,
Case No. 4:14-cv-00987-AKK-SGC
This is a petition for a writ of habeas corpus filed by Valeriano Arrellano
Hernandez (“Petitioner”) pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 2241, challenging his detention
pending removal under the Immigration and Nationality Act. On November 13,
2015, Respondents filed a motion to dismiss the petition as moot. (Doc. 12). In
the motion, Respondents note that Petitioner was removed from the United States
on October 13, 2015. (Id. at 1; see Doc. 12-1). 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 the 17th day of November, 2015.
ABDUL K. KALLON
UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE
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