Defendant's sentence for illegally reentering the U.S. is affirmed where a conviction under 8 U.S.C. section 1324(a)(1) is categorically an "alien smuggling offense" under U.S.S.G. section 2L1.2(b)(1)(A), and thus the district court properly enhanced defendant's sentence.
Argued and Submitted February 9, 2009
Filed August 27, 2009
Opinion by Judge Smith
David T. Shannon, Assistant Arizona Federal Public Defender, Tuscon, AZ