ENRIQUEZ-ALVARADO v. ASHCROFT, 03-60294
The court lacks jurisdiction to review an IJ's discretionary decision not to invoke its sua sponte authority to reopen deportation proceedings.
- Decided 05/19/2004
- Published 05/19/2004
- EDITH BROWN CLEMENT, Circuit Judge:, Before HIGGINBOTHAM, DENNIS and CLEMENT, Circuit Judges.
- United States Fifth Circuit
- For Appellant:
- Karen Katz Feldman (argued), Tindall & Foster, Houston, TX, for Petitioner.
- For Appellees:
- Jennifer Paisner (argued), David V. Bernal, U.S. Dept. of Justice, Office of Immigration Litigation, Thomas Ward Hussey, Director, Terri Jane Scadron, Robbin K. Blaya, U.S. Dept. of Justice, Civil Div. Immigration Litigation, John Ashcroft, U.S. Dept. of Justice, Washington, DC, Hipolito Acosta, U.S. Immigration & Naturalization Service, Houston, TX, Caryl G. Thompson, U.S. Immigration & Naturalization Service, Attn: Joe A. Aguilar, New Orleans, LA, for Respondent.