Maria Santos-Neta v. Jefferson Sessions III


UNPUBLISHED PER CURIAM OPINION filed. Originating case number: A200-847-403 Copies to all parties and the district court/agency. [1000185341].. [17-1607]

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Appeal: 17-1607 Doc: 13 Filed: 11/02/2017 Pg: 1 of 2 UNPUBLISHED UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE FOURTH CIRCUIT No. 17-1607 MARIA DA CONCEICAO SANTOS-NETA, Petitioner, v. JEFFERSON B. SESSIONS III, Attorney General, Respondent. On Petition for Review of an Order of the Board of Immigration Appeals. Submitted: October 17, 2017 Decided: November 2, 2017 Before NIEMEYER, KEENAN, and DIAZ, Circuit Judges. Petition denied in part, dismissed in part by unpublished per curiam opinion. Maria da Conceicao Santos-Neta, Petitioner Pro Se. Anthony Ogden Pottinger, Office of Immigration Litigation, UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE, Washington, D.C., for Respondent. Unpublished opinions are not binding precedent in this circuit. Appeal: 17-1607 Doc: 13 Filed: 11/02/2017 Pg: 2 of 2 PER CURIAM: Maria da Conceicao Santos-Neta, a native and citizen of Brazil, petitions for review of an order of the Board of Immigration Appeals (Board) denying her motion to reopen. We have reviewed the administrative record and the Board’s order and conclude that the Board did not abuse its discretion in denying the motion as untimely and number-barred. See 8 C.F.R. § 1003.2(c)(2) (2017). We therefore deny the petition for review in part for the reasons stated by the Board. See In re Santos-Neta (B.I.A. Apr. 7, 2017). We lack jurisdiction to review the Board’s refusal to exercise its sua sponte authority to reopen and therefore dismiss this portion of the petition for review. See Mosere v. Mukasey, 552 F.3d 397, 400-01 (4th Cir. 2009). Accordingly, we deny in part and dismiss in part the petition for review. We dispense with oral argument because the facts and legal contentions are adequately presented in the materials before this court and argument would not aid the decisional process. PETITION DENIED IN PART; DISMISSED IN PART 2

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