D.C. Circuit Mostly Affirms Dismissal Of Legal Resident’s Claims Against DHS

Mealey's (June 16, 2015, 5:23 PM EDT) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — A legal non-citizen’s constitutional, due process and Privacy Act claims against the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) regarding the purported collection of his personal data mostly fail for lack of sufficient supporting facts, a District of Columbia U.S. Court of Appeals panel ruled May 15 (Osama Abdelfattah v. U.S. Department of Homeland Security, et al., No. 12-5322, D.C. Cir.; 2015 U.S. App. LEXIS 8010).

(Opinion available.  Document #97-150521-067Z.)

Affirming most of a trial court’s dismissal ruling, the panel found, however, that the...
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