Mahamud v. Lynch et al
DECISION AND ORDER: The government's Motion to Dismiss (ECF Nos. 10, 11) is granted, as this case has become moot. No certificate of appealability shall issue, as Petitioner has failed to make a substantial showing of a denial of a constitution al right. The Clerk of Court is directed to close this case. SO ORDERED. Signed by Hon. Frank P. Geraci, Jr. on 7/13/17. A copy of this Decision and Order and the NEF have been mailed to the pro se Petitioner. (SCE)-CLERK TO FOLLOW UP-
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
WESTERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK
MAHAMUD HUSSEIN MAHAMUD,
Case # 16-CV-1001-FPG
DECISION AND ORDER
JEFFERSON B. SESSIONS,
Attorney General of the United States, et al.,
Pro se Petitioner Manamud Hussein Mahamud (“Petitioner”) has 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 Somalia, but he has not yet been removed, and instead has remained in the
custody of the Department of Homeland Security (“DHS”) for over six months pending his
deportation. Id. Due to this delay, Petitioner seeks to be released from custody.
The government has moved to dismiss this case because Petitioner has now been deported,
making this action moot. See ECF Nos. 10, 11. 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 removed from the United States on a flight chartered by
Immigration and Customs Enforcement that departed from the Alexandria International Airport
on May 12, 2017. See ECF No. 10-1. As such, this action has become moot, and must be
The government’s Motion to Dismiss (ECF Nos. 10, 11) is granted, as this case has become
moot. No certificate of appealability shall issue, as Petitioner has failed to make a substantial
showing of a denial of a constitutional right. The Clerk of Court is directed to close this case.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
July 12, 2017
Rochester, New York
HON. FRANK P. GERACI, JR.
United States District Court
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