Ali Albwul v. John Sugrue et al

Filing 11

ORDER DISMISSING Petition for Writ of Habeas Corpus; ORDER Directing Clerk of Court to Enter Judgment signed by Magistrate Judge Gary S. Austin on 04/14/2009. CASE CLOSED. (Flores, E)

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1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 9 10 11 12 13 JOHN SUGRUE, Warden, et al., 14 Respondents. 15 16 Petitioner is a federal prisoner proceeding pro se with a petition for writ of habeas corpus 17 pursuant to 28 U.S.C. 2241. Petitioner has returned his consent/decline form indicating consent to 18 the jurisdiction of the Magistrate Judge. 19 On March 18, 2009, the Court received the instant petition for writ of habeas corpus which 20 Petitioner had filed in the Central District of California. Petitioner challenges his removal from this 21 country following completion of his federal sentence. 22 DISCUSSION 23 On May 11, 2005, President Bush signed into law the "Emergency Supplemental 24 Appropriations Act for Defense, The Global War on Terror, and Tsunami Relief, 2005." Division B 25 of the Act is titled "REAL ID Act of 2005." Section 106 of the Act amended Section 242 of the 26 Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1252) so as to render a petition for review to the courts 27 of appeal the sole and exclusive means of review of an administrative order of removal, deporation, 28 U . S . D i s t r ic t C o u r t E. D . C a lifo r n ia cd UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT ALI ALBWUL, Petitioner, v. ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) 1:09-CV-00506 GSA HC ORDER DISMISSING PETITION FOR WRIT OF HABEAS CORPUS ORDER DIRECTING CLERK OF COURT TO ENTER JUDGMENT 1 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 or exclusion. Section 1252(a)(5) (emphasis added) provides: Notwithstanding any other provision of law (statutory or nonstatutory), including section 2241 of Title 28, or any other habeas corpus provision, and sections 1361 and 1651 of such title, a petition for review filed with an appropriate court of appeals in accordance with this section shall be the sole and exclusive means for judicial review of an order of removal entered or issued under any provision of this chapter, except as provided in subsection (e) of this section. For purposes of this chapter, in every provision that limits or eliminates judicial review or jurisdiction to review, the terms "judicial review" and "jurisdiction to review" include habeas corpus review pursuant to section 2241 of Title 28, or any other habeas corpus provision, sections 1361 and 1651 of such title, and review pursuant to any other provision of law (statutory or nonstatutory). In this case, Petitioner challenges a Judicial Removal Stipulation wherein Petitioner had 8 consented to removal to the country of Jordan. Petitioner takes issue with the removal order and 9 seeks modification to allow for removal to a country other than Jordan. However, as set forth above, 10 the REAL ID Act made petitions for review in the courts of appeals the "sole and exclusive means 11 12 Therefore, the instant petition must be dismissed for lack of jurisdiction. Puri v. Gonzales, 464 F.3d 13 14 ("Collateral proceedings filed on or after May 11, [2005], however, will be dismissed outright; the 15 window for belated judicial review has closed."). 16 ORDER 17 Accordingly, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED: 18 1) The petition for writ of habeas corpus is DISMISSED for lack of jurisdiction; and 19 2) The Clerk of Court is DIRECTED to enter judgment and terminate the action. 20 21 IT IS SO ORDERED. 22 Dated: 23 24 25 26 27 28 U . S . D i s t r ic t C o u r t E. D . C a lifo r n ia cd for judicial review" of a removal order. Singh v. Mukasey, 533 F.3d 1103, 1105 (9th Cir.2008). 1038, 1041 (9th Cir.2006); Medellin-Reyes v. Gonzales, 435 F.3d 721, 723-24 (7th Cir.2006) April 14, 2009 6i0kij /s/ Gary S. Austin UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE 2

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