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Monday, November 2, 2009

No Action Today in the Case of Detained Amuse Bouche Street-Food Vendor

Posted By on Mon, Nov 2, 2009 at 4:05 PM

The attorney for Murat Celebi-Ariner reported no action today in the case of the Amuse Bouche street-food vendor, who was detained last week for a visa waiver overstay. Sasn Francisco immigration attorney Randall Caudle said his client had been expected to have his case reviewed today, when the assigned Immigration Customs and Enforcement (ICE) officer in the case was back at work. Late last week, deportation seemed all but inevitable for the French national. But Caudle speculated that the Deferral of Action Request he filed last Thursday -- combined with a flurry of local media coverage -- probably elevated any decision about Celebi-Ariner's case to what he described as "way above the local level." Caudle said there was no telling when ICE was likely to decide the fate of the street vendor. "It could be today, it could yet be a while," he said.

Caudle also said Celebi-Ariner planned to apply for a green card this afternoon.

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