Levi Martinez v. Loretta Lynch
UNPUBLISHED PER CURIAM OPINION filed. Motion disposition in opinion--denying petition for review [999965816-2] Originating case number: A 087-950-045 Copies to all parties and the district court/agency. .. [16-2304]
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UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS
FOR THE FOURTH CIRCUIT
LEVI RIVERA MARTINEZ,
JEFFERSON B. SESSIONS III, Attorney General,
On Petition for Review of an Order of the Board of Immigration Appeals.
Submitted: June 15, 2017
Decided: June 22, 2017
Before NIEMEYER, KING, and THACKER, Circuit Judges.
Petition denied by unpublished per curiam opinion.
Japheth N. Matemu, MATEMU LAW OFFICE P.C., Raleigh, North Carolina, for
Petitioner. Chad A. Readler, Acting Assistant Attorney General, Cindy S. Ferrier,
Assistant Director, Brendan P. Hogan, Office of Immigration Litigation, UNITED
STATES DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE, Washington, D.C., for Respondent.
Unpublished opinions are not binding precedent in this circuit.
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Levi Rivera Martinez, a native and citizen of Mexico, petitions for review of an
order of the Board of Immigration Appeals (Board) dismissing his appeal from the
immigration judge's decision denying his motion to reopen and rescind his in absentia
removal order. We have reviewed the administrative record and the Board’s order and
find no abuse of discretion. See 8 C.F.R. § 1003.23(b) (2016). We therefore deny the
petition for review for the reasons stated by the Board. See In re Rivera Martinez (B.I.A.
Oct. 17, 2016). We dispense with oral argument because the facts and legal contentions
are adequately presented in the materials before the court and argument would not aid the
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