Juan David TORRES-VASQUEZ, Petitioner, v. William P. BARR, Attorney General, Respondent.
Decided: June 10, 2020
Before: LEAVY, PAEZ, and BENNETT, Circuit Judges.
Catalina Leff, Law Office of Catalina Leff, La Jolla, CA, for Petitioner Juria L. Jones, Trial Attorney, DOJ - U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Division/Office of Immigration Litigation, Washington, DC, for Respondent
Juan David Torres-Vasquez, a native and citizen of Colombia, petitions for review of the Board of Immigration Appeals’ (“BIA”) order dismissing his appeal from an immigration judge’s (“IJ”) decision denying a waiver of inadmissibility. We dismiss the petition for review.
We lack jurisdiction to review the agency’s discretionary decision denying a waiver of inadmissibility under 8 U.S.C. § 1182(h)(1)(B), where Torres-Vasquez does not raise a colorable due process claim or question of law. See 8 U.S.C. § 1252(a)(2)(B)(i); Mendoza v. Holder, 623 F.3d 1299, 1302 (9th Cir. 2010). We also lack jurisdiction to review Torres-Vasquez’s unexhausted contention that the IJ should have allowed him additional opportunity to submit corroborating evidence. See Tijani v. Holder, 628 F.3d 1071, 1080 (9th Cir. 2010) (the court “lack[s] jurisdiction to review legal claims not presented in an alien’s administrative proceedings before the BIA.”).
Torres-Vasquez’s motion for a stay of removal is denied as moot.
PETITION FOR REVIEW DISMISSED.
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