The opinion of the court was delivered by: Judge Muir
(Petition Filed 05/12/10)
Petitioner, a detainee of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement ("ICE"), currently confined in the York County Prison, York, Pennsylvania, filed the above captioned petition for writ of habeas corpus pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 2241. The petition will now be given preliminary consideration pursuant to Rule 4 of the Rules Governing § 2254 Cases, 28 U.S.C. foll. § 2254, as made applicable to § 2241 cases by Rule 1 thereof. For the reasons set forth below, the petition will be dismissed summarily.
Petitioner, a native and citizen of Guatemala, entered the United States, in 1999. (Doc. 1, petition).
On October 13, 2004, petitioner was convicted for Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, a violation of 35 Pa.C.S.A. § 113-780(a)(32). Id.
On December 8, 2005, Segura was convicted for Contempt for Violation of Order of Agreement in violation of 23 Pa.C.S.A. § 6114(a), when he violated a protection from abuse order. Id.
On August 22, 2005, petitioner pled guilty to Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol. Id.
On August 1, 2009, petitioner was arrested, and charged with Assault and Harassment. Id. Petitioner states that the charges "were withdrawn at the request of the District Attorney." Id.
On August 24, 2009, petitioner was taken into ICE custody and charged with removability pursuant to § 237(a)(2)(E)(ii) of the Immigration and Nationality Act ("INA"), as an alien who after being enjoined under a protection order issued by a court and whom the court determines has engaged in conduct that violates the portion of a protection order that involves protection against credible threats or violence, repeated harassment, or bodily injury to the person or persons for whom the protection order was issued, and pursuant to § 237(a)(2)(B)(i) of the INA, as an alien who has been convicted of any law or regulation of a State, the United States, or a foreign country relating to a controlled substance. Id.
Segura first appeared before the Immigration Court on January 13, 2010, at which time an order terminating proceedings was entered. Id.
On January 26, 2010 ICE filed a notice of appeal with the Board of Immigration Appeals ("BIA"). Id. ICE's appeal is currently pending before the BIA.*fn1
On May 12, 2010, Segura filed the instant petition in which he challenges his ...