Category Archives: illegal reentry

Zambrano v Holder CA7, illegal reentry bars Motion to Reopen and 212 (c) discretionary relief

Reyes, a citizen of Mexico, entered the U.S. in 1979 and was granted lawful permanent resident status in 1989. In 1993, he pled guilty to two felony counts of aggravated sexual abuse of a minor. He was sentenced to six … Continue reading

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Illegal reentry, United States v. Gutierrez-Ceja, Motion to Withdraw 7th Circuit

The defendant pleaded guilty to being in the U.S. illegally after having been removed. The judge sentenced him to 84 months in prison. The statutory maximum prison sentence for illegal reentry is usually 2 years, 8 U.S.C. 1326(a), but removal … Continue reading

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