721 Fed.Appx. 143 (3rd Cir. 2018)
ANDRES CAAL-MO, Petitioner
ATTORNEY GENERAL UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, Respondent
United States Court of Appeals, Third Circuit
January 22, 2018
Under Third Circuit LAR 34.1(a) January 9, 2018
opinion is not regarded as Precedents which bind the court
under Third Circuit Internal Operating Procedure Rule 5.7.
(See Federal Rule of Appellate Procedure Rule 32.1)
Petition for Review of an Order of the United States
Department of Justice Board of Immigration Appeals. (BIA
A205-526-197). Immigration Judge: Hon. Rosalind K. Malloy.
ANDRES CAAL-MO, Petitioner: Daniel M. Pell, Esq., York, PA.
ATTORNEY GENERAL UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, Respondent: Todd
J. Cochran, Esq., OIL, Jeff Sessions, Esq., Mona M. Yousif,
Esq., United States Department of Justice, Office of
Immigration Litigation, Washington, DC.
Before: JORDAN, ROTH, Circuit Judges and
, District Judge.
STEARNS, District Judge.
Petitioner Andres Caal-Mo appeals a ruling of the Board of
Immigration Appeals (BIA) affirming an Immigration
Judge's (IJ) determination that he is ineligible for
relief under the Convention Against Torture
We discern no error.
Caal-Mo, a citizen of Guatemala, entered the United States
illegally in April of 2007. On December 5, 2012, the
Department of Homeland Security (DHS) ordered him to appear
before an Immigration Judge. On November 5, 2013, petitioner
appeared with counsel and conceded removability; however, he
applied for asylum, withholding of removal, and a deferral of
removal under CAT. Caal-Mo's application for protection
was based on a series of apparently threatening letters, text
messages, and telephone calls received by Caal-Mo and his
girlfriend from unknown persons in Guatemala.