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US v. Garcia-Villegas, No. 08-50503

Defendant's conviction for illegally attempting to enter the United States is affirmed where defendant's admission of alienage was sufficiently corroborated by the testimony of witnesses who observed him climbing over the border fences from Mexico.

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Appellate Information

Argued and Submitted May 6, 2009

Filed August 4, 2009


Opinion by Judge Noonan

Concurrence by Judge Graber


For Appellant:

James M. Chavez, San Diego, CA

For Appellee:

George V. Manahan, San Diego, CA