Singh v. Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security et al

Filing 2

ORDER TRANSFERRING CASE. Signed by Judge Richard Seeborg on 11/18/11. (Attachments: # 1 Appendix Certificate of Service)(cl, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 11/18/2011)

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1 *E-Filed 11/18/11* 2 3 4 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 5 NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 6 SAN FRANCISCO DIVISION 7 8 SATPRIT SINGH, 9 United States District Court For the Northern District of California 10 No. C 11-5577 RS (PR) Petitioner, ORDER OF TRANSFER v. 11 SECRETARY OF THE DEPARTMENT OF 12 HOMELAND SECURITY, et al., Respondents. 13 / 14 15 This is a federal habeas corpus action filed pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 2241 by a pro se 16 prisoner. Petitioner challenges his detention by the Department of Homeland Security at the 17 Modesto County Jail, which is in Stanislaus County. Stanislaus County is in the Eastern 18 District of California. Venue is proper in a habeas action in the jurisdiction where the habeas 19 petitioner is confined. See 28 U.S.C. § 2241(d). Accordingly, because petitioner is confined 20 in the Eastern District of California, this action is TRANSFERRED to the United States 21 District Court for the Eastern District of California, pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1404(a), Habeas 22 Local Rule 2254-3(b), and in the interest of justice. The Clerk shall transfer this matter 23 forthwith. 24 IT IS SO ORDERED. 25 DATED: November 18, 2011 26 RICHARD SEEBORG United States District Judge 27 28 No. C 11-5577 RS (PR) ORDER OF TRANSFER

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