Skip to comments.NJ imam deportation case postponed
Posted on 09/21/2013 12:00:43 PM PDT by moonshinner_09
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) One of New Jersey's most prominent Muslim leaders remains in the country seven years after the U.S. government first sought to deport him over allegations that he had ties to a terrorist group, and his day in court over the move has been delayed once again.
An attorney representing Mohammad Qatanani said a hearing originally scheduled for Sept. 12 was postponed until March.
The Department of Homeland Security has been seeking to deport the spiritual leader of the Islamic Center of Passaic County since 2006. They lost the case in 2008, when an immigration judge in Newark ruled the government didn't have a strong enough case to prove the Palestinian had ties to Hamas, which is classified as a terrorist organization by the U.S. government.
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of course. They’re finding his place in the Cabinet.
Actually, there are some very interesting angles to that case that explain why it’s been bogged down in the Federal court system for years. The initial ruling in the case was in the imam’s favor, when the court ruled that there wasn’t sufficient evidence to support the government’s case against him.
Fine hand of Christie at work here?
When does obama get deported?
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