Jallow v. Hassell et al

Filing 8

MEMORANDUM OPINION that respondents' 7 Motion to Dismiss is due to be granted and the 1 Petition is due to be dismissed. Signed by Judge Abdul K Kallon on 1/13/2016. Copy of this Order not served on petitioner as he has been deported. (YMB)

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FILED 2016 Jan-13 PM 03:32 U.S. DISTRICT COURT N.D. OF ALABAMA UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF ALABAMA MIDDLE DIVISION OSMAN JALLOW, Petitioner, v. SCOTT HASSELL, Chief Warden, et al., ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) Case No.: 4:15-cv-00999-AKK-SGC Respondents. MEMORANDUM OPINION This is a petition for a writ of habeas corpus filed by Osman Jallow (“Petitioner”) pursuant to 28 U.S.C. §2241, challenging his detention pending removal under the Immigration and Nationality Act. Doc. 1. On January 11, 2016, Respondents filed a motion to dismiss the petition as moot. Doc. 7. In the motion, Respondents note that Petitioner was removed from the United States on January 5, 2016. Id. at 1; see Doc. 7-1. 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. [signature on following page] 1 DONE the 13th day of January, 2016. _________________________________ ABDUL K. KALLON UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE 2

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