He won his habeas corpus in 2008. Judge Ricardo Urbina declared his detention as unlawful and ordered to set him free in the United States. The government appealed, and the judges decided that he did not have the right to be released in the United States.Spiegel, Peter, , Los Angeles Times, February 19, 2009
As of today Ahmed Mohamed has been confined at the Guantanamo camps for . He arrived at Guantanamo on May 3, 2002.