Filing 6

OPINION. Signed by Judge John Michael Vazquez on 4/24/17. (cm, )

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NOT FOR PUBLICATION UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT DISTRICT OF NEW JERSEY ____________________________________ : PAPIE KARWEH, : Civil Action No. 16-8122 (JMV) : Petitioner, : : v. : OPINION : CHARLES GREEN, : : Respondent. : ____________________________________: APPEARANCES: PAPIE KARWEH Essex County Correctional Facility 354 Doremus Ave. Newark, NJ 07105 Petitioner, pro se KRUTI D. DHARIA Office of the U.S. Attorney District of New Jersey 970 Broad Street, Suite 700 Newark, NJ 01701 and LAUREN ELIZABETH FASCETT U.S. Department of Justice Office of Immigration Litigation P.O. Box 868, Ben Franklin Station Washington, D.C., 20044 On behalf of Respondent. VAZQUEZ, United States District Judge Petitioner filed a Petition for Writ of Habeas Corpus pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 2241 on October 31, 2016. (ECF No. 1.) He alleges a violation of his right to due process based on prolonged detention in the custody of Immigration and Customs Enforcement. (“ICE”). (Id.) Petitioner is confined in Essex County Correctional Facility, and he has been in custody since April 28, 2016. (Id., ¶2.) Respondent submitted a letter response to the petition on March 10, 2017. (ECF No. 4.) Respondent does not object to a remand ordering an Immigration Judge to provide Petitioner with a bond hearing, in accordance with 8 C.F.R. § 1003.19(c). The Court will, therefore, grant the habeas petition and order Respondent to provide Petitioner with a bond hearing. See ChavezAlvarez v. Warden York County Prison, 783 F.3d 469, 478 (3d Cir. 2015) (due process requires that detention without bail pursuant to 8 U.S.C. § 1226(c) be limited to a reasonable period of time to further the goals of the detention statute.) An appropriate Order follows. Date April 24, 2017 At Newark, New Jersey s/ John Michael Vazquez JOHN MICHAEL VAZQUEZ United States District Judge 2

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