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Maximum Sentence OK’d for Illegal Reentry (access required)

A lawful permanent resident who was deported after multiple crimes, including the fatal shooting of his pregnant wife, cannot overturn his 240-month maximum sentence on his conviction of illegal reentry into the U.S. in violation of 8 U.S.C. §§ 1326(a) and (b)(2). On appeal, Agustin Rivera-Santana mounts several procedural challenges to the sentence, contending the district ...