Hannatu SHEHU, Petitioner, v. William P. BARR, Attorney General, Respondent.
Decided: July 14, 2020
Before NIEMEYER and FLOYD, Circuit Judges, and SHEDD, Senior Circuit Judge.
Mariam Masumi, JOHNSON & MASUMI, P.C., Vienna, Virginia, for Appellant. Joseph H. Hunt, Assistant Attorney General, Leslie McKay, Senior Litigation Counsel, Margot L. Carter, Senior Litigation Counsel, Office of Immigration Litigation, Civil Division, UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE, Washington, D.C., for Respondent.
Hannatu Shehu, a native and citizen of Nigeria, petitions for review of an order of the Board of Immigration Appeals (Board) denying her motion to reopen. Shehu challenges only the Board's refusal to exercise its sua sponte power to reopen her removal proceedings. However, it is well-settled that we lack jurisdiction to review the Board's decision not to exercise its sua sponte authority to reopen. See Lawrence v. Lynch, 826 F.3d 198, 206-07 (4th Cir. 2016); Mosere v. Mukasey, 552 F.3d 397, 400-01 (4th Cir. 2009). Accordingly, we dismiss 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Petition dismissed by unpublished per curiam opinion.
Unpublished opinions are not binding precedent in this circuit.
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