UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT WESTERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK
July 6, 2007
BRAHIM BOUCHAIB, PETITIONER,
DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY, U.S. IMMIGRATION & CUSTOMS ENFORCEMENT, RESPONDENTS.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Hugh B. Scott United States Magistrate Judge Western District of New York
Decision & Order
Before the Court is the respondent's motions to dismiss the petition as moot (Docket No. 10). The petitioner, Brahim Bouchaib ("Bouchaib") commenced this action seeking release from detention while awaiting his removal from the United States. The petitioner expressly stated that he "does not seek judicial review of [the] Removal Order" but "only seeks to get released from custody" by either being removed or released. (Docket No. 1 at page 2).
The respondent has submitted documentation verifying the removal of Bouchaib on June 7, 2007. Thus, the petition is now moot. The motion to dismiss the petition is granted.
Buffalo, New York
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