No. 03-2738.

394 F.3d 1 (2005)

Paulo Rocha Pereira Da SILVA et al., Petitioners, v. John ASHCROFT, Attorney General, Respondent.

United States Court of Appeals, First Circuit.

Decided January 5, 2005.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Kevin R. Murphy on brief for petitioners.

Peter D. Keisler, Assistant Attorney General, Civil Division, Linda S. Wernery, Senior Litigation Counsel, Office of Immigration Litigation, and Kathleen M. Zapata, Trial Attorney, on brief for respondent.

Before SELYA, Circuit Judge, COFFIN and CYR, Senior Circuit Judges.

SELYA, Circuit Judge.

Petitioner Paulo Rocha Pereira Da Silva, a Brazilian national, seeks review of a final order of the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) rejecting his request for withholding of removal. Discerning no error, we deny the petition.



In November of 1997, the petitioner, previously a domiciliary of Campos, Brazil, entered the United States on a six-month tourist visa. He took up residence in the...

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