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US v. Ye, No. 08-1333

Defendant's conviction for concealing, harboring, or shielding from detection illegal aliens and hiring illegal aliens is affirmed where: 1) the district court's supplemental jury instruction on the meaning of "shielding" was not erroneous; and 2) the evidence was sufficient to prove defendant intended to prevent government authorities from detecting the presence of the illegal aliens. 

Read US v. Ye, No. 08-1333

Appellate Information

Appeal from the United States District Court for the Central District of Illinois

Decided November 17, 2009


Before:  BauerManion, and Sykes, Circuit Judges

Opinion by Manion, Circuit Judge