Khaled Assaad v. Loretta Lynch


UNPUBLISHED PER CURIAM OPINION filed. Motion disposition in opinion--denying petition for review [999857723-2] Originating case number: A205-932-210 Copies to all parties and the district court/agency. [1000046844].. [16-1688]

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Appeal: 16-1688 Doc: 36 Filed: 03/22/2017 Pg: 1 of 2 UNPUBLISHED UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE FOURTH CIRCUIT No. 16-1688 KHALED ASSAAD, Petitioner, v. JEFFERSON B. SESSIONS III, Attorney General, Respondent. On Petition for Review of an Order of the Board of Immigration Appeals. Submitted: March 13, 2017 Decided: March 22, 2017 Before DUNCAN, AGEE, and FLOYD, Circuit Judges. Petition denied by unpublished per curiam opinion. Jeremy L. McKinney, MCKINNEY IMMIGRATION LAW, Greensboro, North Carolina, for Petitioner. Benjamin C. Mizer, Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General, Papu Sandhu, Assistant Director, Kate D. Balaban, Office of Immigration Litigation, UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE, Washington, D.C., for Respondent. Unpublished opinions are not binding precedent in this circuit. Appeal: 16-1688 Doc: 36 Filed: 03/22/2017 Pg: 2 of 2 PER CURIAM: Khaled Assaad, a native of Lebanon and a citizen of Belize, petitions for review of an order of the Board of Immigration Appeals (Board) judge’s dismissing decision withholding Against of denying removal, Torture. including the his We supporting evidence. his and have transcript appeal of from the applications for protection under thoroughly reviewed Assaad’s merits immigration the asylum, Convention the hearing record, and all We conclude that the record evidence does not compel a ruling contrary to any of the agency’s factual findings, see substantial 8 U.S.C. evidence § 1252(b)(4)(B) supports the (2012), Board’s and decision, INS that v. Elias–Zacarias, 502 U.S. 478, 481 (1992). Accordingly, we deny reasons stated by the Board. the 2016). legal before petition for review for the See In re Assaad (B.I.A. May 19, We dispense with oral argument because the facts and contentions this court are adequately and argument presented would not in aid the the materials decisional process. PETITION DENIED 2

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