Moreno v. Barr, 061119 FED4, 18-2269

Docket Nº:18-2269
Opinion Judge:PER CURIAM
Party Name:DAWIN JOEL MORENO MORENO, Petitioner, v. WILLIAM P. BARR, Attorney General, Respondent.
Attorney:Sarah-Frances Warner, THE LAW OFFICES OF PAUL A. SUHR, PLLC, Raleigh, North Carolina, for Petitioner. Joseph H. Hunt, Assistant Attorney General, Carl McIntyre, Assistant Director, Brooke M. Maurer, Office of Immigration Litigation, Civil Division, UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE, Washington,...
Judge Panel:Before GREGORY, Chief Judge, and KING and FLOYD, Circuit Judges.
Case Date:June 11, 2019
Court:United States Courts of Appeals, Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
 
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DAWIN JOEL MORENO MORENO, Petitioner,

v.

WILLIAM P. BARR, Attorney General, Respondent.

No. 18-2269

United States Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit

June 11, 2019

UNPUBLISHED

Submitted: May 23, 2019

On Petition for Review of an Order of the Board of Immigration Appeals.

Sarah-Frances Warner, THE LAW OFFICES OF PAUL A. SUHR, PLLC, Raleigh, North Carolina, for Petitioner.

Joseph H. Hunt, Assistant Attorney General, Carl McIntyre, Assistant Director, Brooke M. Maurer, Office of Immigration Litigation, Civil Division, UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE, Washington, D.C., for Respondent.

Before GREGORY, Chief Judge, and KING and FLOYD, Circuit Judges.

Petition denied in part and dismissed in part by unpublished per curiam opinion.

Unpublished opinions are not binding precedent in this circuit.

PER CURIAM

Dawin Joel Moreno Moreno, a native and citizen of Honduras, petitions for review of an order of the Board of Immigration Appeals ("Board") dismissing his appeal from the immigration judge's ("IJ") decision denying his applications for asylum, withholding of removal, and protection under the Convention Against Torture ("CAT"). We deny in part and dismiss in part the petition for review.

We conclude that substantial evidence supports the agency's finding that Moreno failed to establish a nexus between his past persecution or fear of future persecution and a protected ground. See 8 U.S.C. § 1101(a)(42)(A) (2012); INS v. Elias-Zacarias, 502 U.S. 478, 481 (1992) (stating standard of review). Our review of the facts fails to show that any reasonable adjudicator would be compelled to decide to the contrary. 8 U.S.C. § 1252(b)(4)(B) (2012). Accordingly, we will not disturb the denial of asylum or withholding of removal.

We note that Moreno does not contest the Board's finding that he did not meaningfully...

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