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US v. Castro-Guevarra, No. 08-40796

Defendant's sentence for illegally reentering the U.S. is affirmed where the District Court properly enhanced Defendant's base offense level based on his previous conviction for sexual assault of a child, because that offense constituted a "crime of violence" under U.S.S.G. section 2L1.2(b).

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Appellate Information

Filed July 13, 2009


Opinion by Judge Jones