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Criminal Law: Unlawful Use of Identification Documents-Ineffective Assistance of Counsel-Failure to Explain Immigration Consequences

Defendant pleaded guilty to unlawfully using identification documents. At defendant’s plea hearing, the district court confirmed that defendant understood he would likely be deported after serving his sentence and that his attorney had explained the same to him. On appeal, ...

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Criminal Law: Unlawful Use of Identification Documents-Ineffective Assistance of Counsel-Failure to Advise of Immigration Consequences of Plea

Defendant, a citizen of Guatemala, pleaded guilty to unlawful use of identification documents after he used false Social Security and permanent-resident cards to complete an I-9 form. On appeal, defendant argued that his counsel was ineffective for failing to advise ...

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