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No stay of deportation pending adjudication of habeas case (access required)

A defendant lost his bid to remain in the county until his underlying habeas corpus petition is adjudicated. The court joined others in the Fourth Circuit in holding it had no authority to order a stay of deportation proceedings in these circumstances. Background On Jan. 27, 2016 a complaint was filed against Nunez-Garcia in the Eastern District ...