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Ansar Mahmood in Batavia Federal Detention Facility (photo courtesy Chatham Peace Initiative)
Ansar Mahmood in Batavia Federal Detention Facility (photo courtesy Chatham Peace Initiative)

Ansar Mahmood Loses Final Appeal

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A pizza delivery man from Pakistan detained in the US since the September 11 attacks lost a final appeal Tuesday with the Department of Homeland Security. Ansar Mahmood was cleared of all terror-related concerns soon after his arrest. And his case drew broad support from the public and from Democrats in Congress. But Federal officials say Mahmood violated immigration laws and will be deported. Brian Mann has our story.

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Brian Mann
Adirondack Bureau Chief

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