Candelario Lara v. Eric Holder, Jr., No. 13-1639 (4th Cir. 2013)

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UNPUBLISHED UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE FOURTH CIRCUIT No. 13-1639 CANDELARIO LARA, a/k/a Lara Candelario, Petitioner, v. ERIC H. HOLDER, JR., Attorney General, Respondent. On Petition for Review of an Order of the Board of Immigration Appeals. Submitted: December 17, 2013 Decided: December 31, 2013 Before MOTZ, DUNCAN, and KEENAN, Circuit Judges. Petition denied by unpublished per curiam opinion. Ronald D. Richey, LAW OFFICE OF Maryland, for Petitioner. Stuart General, Ernesto H. Molina, Jr., Watson, Office of Immigration DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE, Washington, RONALD D. RICHEY, Rockville, F. Delery, Assistant Attorney Assistant Director, Joanna L. Litigation, UNITED STATES D.C., for Respondent. Unpublished opinions are not binding precedent in this circuit. PER CURIAM: Candelario Lara, a native and citizen of El Salvador, petitions for review of an order of the Board of Immigration Appeals ( Board ) dismissing his appeal from the immigration judge s denial of his requests for Temporary Protected Status ( TPS ), asylum, withholding of removal and withholding under the Convention Against Torture. We have thoroughly reviewed the record, including the transcript of Lara s merits hearing and the supporting evidence. We conclude that the record evidence does not compel a ruling contrary to the Board s dismissal. See 8 U.S.C. § 1252(b)(4)(B) (2006); INS v. Elias Zacarias, 502 U.S. 478, 481 (1992). We further conclude that Lara was statutorily ineligible for TPS relief as a result of his two misdemeanor convictions. See 8 U.S.C. § 1254a(c)(2)(B). We find no merit to his claim that he is eligible for an exception because the two convictions arose from a single scheme of criminal conduct. Accordingly, dispense with contentions are oral we deny argument adequately the petition because presented in the the for facts review. We and legal materials before this court and argument would not aid the decisional process. PETITION DENIED 2