Biden transfers 1st Guantanamo detainee to home country WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration on Monday transferred a detainee out of the Guantánamo Bay detention facility for the first time, sending a Moroccan man back home years after he was recommended for discharge. Biden administration releases its first detainee from Guantanamo after nearly two decades in prisonAbdul Latif Nassar was recommended for release in 2016 but remained imprisoned at wartime facility in Cuba for four years under Trump Biden administration transfers its first detainee out of GuantánamoTransfer of Abdullatif Nasser suggests Biden is making efforts to reduce population, which now stands at 39 Biden Administration Transfers Its First Detainee From Guantánamo BayThe Biden team picked up where the Obama administration left off with the repatriation of a Moroccan man, reducing the prison population to 39. Biden administration transfers first Guantanamo Bay detaineeThe Biden administration on Monday announced its first transfer of a detainee from Guantanamo Bay. In a first under Biden, detainee transferred out of Guantanamo BayPresident Joe Biden's administration said on Monday that it had transferred its first detainee from the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay, a Moroccan man who had been imprisoned since 2002, bringing the population at the facility down to 39. Biden released a 19-year detainee from Guantanamo Bay whom Trump kept detained for 4 years despite being cleared for releaseAbdul Latif Nasser, 56, is due to be repatriated to Morocco from Guantanamo Bay, The New York Times reported. Biden administration transfers first detainee from GuantanamoMoroccan prisoner Abdul Latif Nasser had been held by the US since 2002 without being charged with a crime.