Gustavo Mendoza, et al v. Loretta E. Lynch


PER CURIAM OPINION FILED - THE COURT: Lavenski R. Smith, Pasco M. Bowman and Duane Benton (UNPUBLISHED); [4354875-2] Denying petition for review filed by Petitioners Mr. Gustavo Lizardo Mendoza and Mr. Pedro Lizardo Mendoza. [4485378] [16-1079]

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United States Court of Appeals For the Eighth Circuit ___________________________ No. 16-1079 ___________________________ Gustavo Lizardo Mendoza, also known as Gustavo Adan Lizardo Mendoza; Pedro Lizardo Mendoza, also known as Pedro Josue Lizardo Mendoza lllllllllllllllllllllPetitioners v. Loretta E. Lynch, Attorney General of the United States lllllllllllllllllllllRespondent ____________ Petition for Review of an Order of the Board of Immigration Appeals ____________ Submitted: December 28, 2016 Filed: January 3, 2017 [Unpublished] ____________ Before SMITH, BOWMAN, and BENTON, Circuit Judges. ____________ PER CURIAM. Honduran citizens and siblings Gustavo and Pedro Lizardo Mendoza petition for review of an order of the Board of Immigration Appeals upholding an immigration judge’s (IJ’s) denial of their applications for asylum and withholding of Appellate Case: 16-1079 Page: 1 Date Filed: 01/03/2017 Entry ID: 4485378 removal.1 After careful consideration, we conclude that substantial evidence supports the decision. See Garcia-Milian v. Lynch, 825 F.3d 943, 945 (8th Cir. 2016). The petition for review is denied. See 8th Cir. R. 47B. ______________________________ 1 The IJ also denied protection under the Convention Against Torture, but that ruling is not before this court. See Chay-Velasquez v. Ashcroft, 367 F.3d 751, 756 (8th Cir. 2004). -2- Appellate Case: 16-1079 Page: 2 Date Filed: 01/03/2017 Entry ID: 4485378

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