Eliseo MOZ-AMAYA, Petitioner, v. William P. BARR, Attorney General, Respondent.
Nos. 18-72126, 20-70069
Decided: September 15, 2020
Before: TASHIMA, SILVERMAN, and OWENS, Circuit Judges.
Eliseo Moz-Amaya, Pro Se Kristen A. Giuffreda, Trial Attorney, DOJ - U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Division/Office of Immigration Litigation, Washington, DC, Chief Counsel ICE, Office of the Chief Counsel, Department of Homeland Security, San Francisco, CA, for Respondent
Eliseo Moz-Amaya, a native and citizen of El Salvador, petitions pro se for review of the Board of Immigration Appeals’ (“BIA”) orders denying his second (petition No. 18-72126) and third (petition No. 20-70069) motions to reopen removal proceedings. Our jurisdiction is governed by 8 U.S.C. § 1252. We deny in part and dismiss in part the petitions for review.
We do not consider the materials Moz-Amaya references in his opening briefs that are not part of the administrative record. See Fisher v. INS, 79 F.3d 955, 963-64 (9th Cir. 1996) (en banc).
In his opening briefs, Moz-Amaya does not challenge the BIA's determinations that his second and third motions to reopen are untimely and that he did not establish any statutory or regulatory exception to the filing deadline. See Martinez-Serrano v. INS, 94 F.3d 1256, 1259-60 (9th Cir. 1996) (issues not specifically raised and argued in a party's opening brief are waived).
We lack jurisdiction to review the BIA's determinations not to reopen proceedings sua sponte. See Mejia-Hernandez v. Holder, 633 F.3d 818, 823-24 (9th Cir. 2011).
Moz-Amaya's requests to terminate proceedings, raised in his opening briefs, are denied.
The government's motion for summary disposition (petition No. 20-70069, Docket Entry No. 9) is granted because the questions raised by the petition for review in No. 20-70069 are so insubstantial as not to require further argument. See United States v. Hooton, 693 F.2d 857, 858 (9th Cir. 1982) (stating standard).
The temporary stay of removal remains in place until issuance of the mandate. Moz-Amaya's motion for a stay of removal (petition No. 20-70069, Docket Entry No. 1) is otherwise denied.
PETITIONS FOR REVIEW DENIED in part; DISMISSED in part.
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