The government argued in federal court that Gulet Mohamed's lawsuit was moot because he is now back in the country. If he wants to claim his constitutional rights were violated by being put on the list, they argue he should do that in an appeals court.
The judge went along with the government's motion to dismiss, but said Mohamed can file a new, more specific lawsuit.
Mohamed's lawyer says the new suit will include a request for damages and plans for his client to do more overseas traveling.
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