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No Habeas for Deportation (access required)

Immigrant’s fully expired state court conviction for attempted sexual battery is not a basis for habeas corpus relief to prevent deportation, the Alexandria U.S. District Court says: immigrant is not in custody within the meaning of 28 USC § 2254,  required for jurisdiction. In September 2008, immigrant pled guilty and was sentenced to 11 months imprisonment ...

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