In a published decision, the Fifth Circuit affirmed the Board of Immigration Appeals' determination that a person whose removal order has been reinstated is eligible to apply only for withholding of removal and protection under the Convention Against Torture.  Even though the petitioner had been paroled back into the United States after her reinstated order was executed, she was still subject to the limitations on relief described in section 241(a)(5) of the INA, and could not apply for asylum.

The full text of Ramirez-Mejia v. Lynch can be found here: