Humberto Ramirez-Martinez v. Jefferson Sessions

NOT FOR PUBLICATION FILED UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS JUN 18 2018 MOLLY C. DWYER, CLERK U.S. COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE NINTH CIRCUIT HUMBERTO RAMIREZ-MARTINEZ, No. 16-73716 AKA Luis Ramirez-Martinez, Agency No. A201-240-432 Petitioner, v. MEMORANDUM* JEFFERSON B. SESSIONS III, Attorney General, Respondent. On Petition for Review of an Order of the Board of Immigration Appeals Submitted June 12, 2018** Before: RAWLINSON, CLIFTON, and NGUYEN, Circuit Judges. Humberto Ramirez-Martinez, a native and citizen of Mexico, petitions for review of the Board of Immigration Appeals’ (“BIA”) order dismissing his appeal from an immigration judge’s decision denying cancellation of removal. We have jurisdiction under 8 U.S.C. § 1252. We review for substantial evidence the * This disposition is not appropriate for publication and is not precedent except as provided by Ninth Circuit Rule 36-3. ** The panel unanimously concludes this case is suitable for decision without oral argument. See Fed. R. App. P. 34(a)(2). agency’s factual findings, and review de novo questions of law. Mohammed v. Gonzales, 400 F.3d 785, 791-92 (9th Cir. 2005). We deny the petition for review. Substantial evidence supports the agency’s adverse credibility determination based on inconsistencies in Ramirez-Martinez’s testimony. See Shrestha v. Holder, 590 F.3d 1034, 1048 (9th Cir. 2010) (adverse credibility determination supported under the totality of circumstances). We reject Ramirez-Martinez’s contention that the agency erred in not considering his wife’s pregnancy and the subsequent birth of his fourth child in its hardship determination, where he failed to sufficiently raise those issues before the agency. See Segura v. Holder, 605 F.3d 1063, 1066 (9th Cir. 2010) (broad statements in the notice of appeal and brief were insufficient to put the BIA on notice of petitioner’s claim). We also reject Ramirez-Martinez’s contention that the BIA was required to address the issue of continuous physical presence, where the agency’s hardship determination was independently dispositive. See Camacho-Cruz v. Holder, 621 F.3d 941, 942 (9th Cir. 2010) (failure to satisfy any one of the statutory requirements is fatal to a cancellation application). For the same reason, we need not reach his contentions regarding evidence of physical presence. PETITION FOR REVIEW DENIED. 2 16-73716 16-73716 Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ca9 9th Cir. Humberto Ramirez-Martinez v. Jefferson Sessions 18 June 2018 Agency Unpublished 749af7526d520ebf6c351dbd3f1a0dc5b40d79a2

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