The U.S. district court judge found that neither 28 U.S.C. § 2241 nor 2255 was the correct vehicle to challenge conditions of Jimenez's confinement, and that he should have sued under 42 U.S.C. § 1983. The Court also determined that Jimenez was treated similarly to other prisoners facing deportation, who also weren't allowed to participate in the programs at issue. Finally, the Court found that such programs were intended to rehabilitate prisoners who will parole to the United States for the benefit of the community, so there was a valid reason for the disparate treatment. Thus, Jimenez's lawsuit was dismissed. See: Gonzalez-Jimenez v. United States, U.S.D.C. (SD Ohio), (Oct. 9, 2007); 2007 WL 2948673.
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