Defendant's conviction and sentence for illegal reentry into the U.S. are affirmed where: 1) the Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure permitted authentication of official documents under Fed. R. Evid. 901; and 2) defendant's prior California offense of assault with a deadly weapon or by means likely to produce great bodily injury constituted a crime of violence under U.S.S.G. section 2L1.2(b)(1)(A)(ii).
Argued and Submitted May 7, 2008
Filed October 5, 2009
Opinion by Judge Paez
Mark R. Rehe, Assistant United States Attorney, San Diego, CA