UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
July 2, 2009
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, PLAINTIFF/RESPONDENT,
ARTURO TORRES-CASTILLO, DEFENDANT/PETITIONER.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Hon. Napoleon A. Jones, Jr. United States District Judge
ORDER GRANTING MOTION FOR LEAVE TO FILE SUPPLEMENTAL MEMORANDUM ORDER GRANTING MOTION TO PROCEED IN FORMA PAUPERIS
On May 14, 2009 Petitioner Arturo Torres-Castillo filed the instant petition for writ of habeas corpus pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 2255. [Doc. No. 87.] Petitioner challenges his conviction under 8 U.S.C. § 1326. Also on May 14, 2009, Petitioner filed a Motion to Proceed In Forma Pauperis [doc. no. 88] and a Motion for Leave to File Supplemental Memorandum of Fact and Law [doc. no. 89].
A. Motion for Leave to File Supplemental Memorandum of Fact and Law
Petitioner requests permission to supplement his § 2255 petition with a memorandum of fact and law. The Court hereby GRANTS this motion. Petitioner may file a supplemental memorandum of fact and law in support of his petition no later than July 31, 2009.
B. Motion to Proceed In Forma Pauperis
Petitioner moves to proceed in forma pauperis ("IFP"). Petitioner earns $19.68 per month as compensation for work in the prison hospital, and his prison trust account statement shows a balance of $45.70. Good cause appearing, the Court GRANTS Petitioner's motion to proceed IFP.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
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