Le v. Sessions et al
MEMORANDUM OPINION. Signed by Judge Madeline Hughes Haikala on 8/23/2017. (KEK)
2017 Aug-23 AM 09:28
U.S. DISTRICT COURT
N.D. OF ALABAMA
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF ALABAMA
THANH HAI LE,
JEFF SESSIONS, et al.,
Case No.: 4:17-cv-01131-MHHSGC
On July 5, 2017, petitioner Thanh Hai Le filed a petition for writ of habeas
corpus seeking to be released from custody pending his removal to Vietnam. (Doc.
On August 7, 2017, the respondents filed a motion to dismiss Mr. Le’s
petition. (Doc. 6). In the motion, the respondents explain that Mr. Le’s petition is
moot because ICE released him from custody on July 27, 2017, pursuant to an
order of supervision. (Id. at 1; Doc. 6-1, pp. 1-2).
Because Mr. Le has been released from custody, the Court no longer can
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, the Court will grant the respondents’ motion.
The Court will enter a separate final order.
DONE and ORDERED this August 23, 2017.
MADELINE HUGHES HAIKALA
UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE
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