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US v. Rivera-Oros, No. 08-2035

Defendant's sentence for reentering the United States after having been previously deported following a felony conviction is affirmed where defendant's prior burglary conviction was a "crime of violence" supporting a sixteen-level increase to his offense level under U.S.S.G. section 2L1.2(b).

Read US v. Rivera-Oros, No. 08-2035

Appellate Information

Filed December 29, 2009


Opinion by Judge Holmes


For Appellant:

Scott M. Davidson, Albuquerque, NM

David N. Williams, Assistant United States Attorney, Albuquerque, NM