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Criminal – Sentencing Enhancement – ‘Found’ Immigrant (access required)

The sentence for a defendant convicted of illegal reentry into the U.S. in violation of 8 U.S.C. § 1326 was improperly enhanced two levels pursuant to § 4A1.1(e) of the federal sentencing guidelines, and the 4th Circuit remands for resentencing. Defendant appeals from the district court’s imposition of a two-point enhancement pursuant to U.S.S.G. § 4A1.1(e) ...