A FLASH FLOOD WATCH is in effect for most of the Brazos Valley until 12pm. A FLOOD ADVISORY is in effect for southeast Burleson, Washington, eastern Waller, west central Montgomery, and southeastern Grimes county until 7am, eastern Brazos, northern Grimes, northwestern Walker, and Madison counties until 8:15am, and Leon county until 8:30am. A line of thunderstorms -- containing gusty winds, heavy rain, thunder, & lightning -- is sliding east toward the Brazos Valley. 1 to 3 inches of rain could fall as this line continues to move east.
AUSTIN (AP) - A former Sierra Leonean coup leader who lives in Austin is challenging his detention by immigration officials.
A federal lawsuit filed Wednesday on behalf of 39-year-old Sam Kambo says his detention is a violation of his constitutional rights.
Immigration Judge Gary Burkholder in June rejected the government's claim that Kambo had participated in a 1992 mass murder in his native country.
He ruled that Kambo should be allowed to stay in the country.
Kambo remains in jail on a government appeal of the ruling.
Kambo was arrested in October when he went for an interview at federal immigration offices in San Antonio related to his application for permanent residency.
His attorney says Kambo won his case and should be freed.
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