Hari v. Lynch et al
DECISION AND ORDER. The Government's Motion to Dismiss 11 is GRANTED because this case is moot. The Clerk of Court is directed to close this case. SO ORDERED. A copy of this NEF and Order have been mailed to the pro se Petitioner. Signed by Hon. Frank P. Geraci, Jr. on 7/25/2017. (AFM)-CLERK TO FOLLOW UP-
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
WESTERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK
Case # 16-CV-776-FPG
DECISION AND ORDER
JEFFERSON B. SESSIONS,
Attorney General of the United States, et al.,
Pro se Petitioner Bohara Hari (“Petitioner”) filed this action seeking a Writ of Habeas
Corpus under 28 U.S.C. § 2241. ECF No. 1. Petitioner alleges that he was ordered removed to
Nepal, but he has not been removed and instead has remained in the custody of the Department of
Homeland Security (“DHS”) for over six months pending deportation. Id. Due to this delay,
Petitioner seeks to be released from custody.
The government has moved to dismiss this case as moot because Petitioner has been
released from DHS custody. ECF Nos. 11, 12. Petitioner did not respond to the government’s
“Where an alien challenging his detention under 28 U.S.C. § 2241 is released during the
pendency of his petition under an order of supervision, the petition is rendered moot.” Harvey v.
Holder, 63 F.Supp. 3d 318, 320 (W.D.N.Y. 2014).
Here, the uncontroverted evidence
demonstrates that Petitioner was released from DHS custody on March 20, 2017. ECF No. 11-1,
at 2. Accordingly, this action is moot and must be dismissed.
The government’s motion to dismiss (ECF Nos. 11, 12) is GRANTED because this case is
moot. No certificate of appealability shall issue, because Petitioner has failed to make a substantial
showing that he was denied a constitutional right. The Clerk of Court is directed to close this case.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
Dated: July 25, 2017
Rochester, New York
HON. FRANK P. GERACI, JR.
United States District Court
Disclaimer: Justia Dockets & Filings provides public litigation records from the federal appellate and district courts. These filings and docket sheets should not be considered findings of fact or liability, nor do they necessarily reflect the view of Justia.
Why Is My Information Online?