James Nkuo v. Eric Holder, Jr.
UNPUBLISHED UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE FOURTH CIRCUIT
JAMES SONG NKUO, Petitioner, v. ERIC H. HOLDER, JR., Attorney General, Respondent.
On Petition for Review of an Order of the Board of Immigration Appeals.
June 22, 2009
July 7, 2009
Before WILKINSON and Senior Circuit Judge.
Petition denied by unpublished per curiam opinion.
Peter Nyoh, PETER NYOH & ASSOCIATES, Silver Spring, Maryland, for Petitioner. Michael F. Hertz, Acting Assistant Attorney General, Linda S. Wernery, Assistant Director, Janice K. Redfern, Office of Immigration Litigation, UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE, Washington, D.C., for Respondent.
Unpublished opinions are not binding precedent in this circuit.
PER CURIAM: James Song Nkuo, a native and citizen of Cameroon, petitions for review of an order of the Board of Immigration Appeals ("Board") denying his motion to reconsider the denial of his second motion to reopen. We deny the petition for review.
We review the Board's denial of a motion to reconsider with extreme deference and only for abuse of discretion. 8
C.F.R. § 1003.2(a) (2009); Jean v. Gonzales, 435 F.3d 475, 481 (4th Cir. 2006); Stewart v. INS, 181 F.3d 587, 595 (4th Cir. 1999). its The Board's broad discretion will be reversed only if "lacked a or rational rested explanation, on an departed from
Jean, 435 F.3d at 483 (internal quotation marks and citations omitted). A motion for reconsideration asserts the Board made an error in its earlier decision, Jean, 435 F.3d at 482-83, and requires the movant to specify that error. 8 C.F.R.
§ 1003.2(b)(1) (2009); In re Cerna, 20 I. & N. Dec. 399, 402 (B.I.A. 1991) (noting that a motion to reconsider questions a decision law). for alleged errors in appraising the facts and the
"To be within a mile of being granted, a motion for has to give the tribunal to which it is
addressed a reason for changing its mind." 388 F.3d 247, 249 (7th Cir. 2004). 2
Ahmed v. Ashcroft,
Motions that simply repeat
contentions that have already been rejected are insufficient to convince the Board to reconsider a previous decision. We denying the find motion the to Board did not abuse its Id. in the
discretion we deny
petition for review. facts and legal before
We dispense with oral argument because the are and adequately argument presented not in aid the the
contentions the court
decisional process. PETITION DENIED
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