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Criminal Law Keyed to Abrams
United States v. Adame-Orozco
Citation:607 F.3d 647 (10th Cir. 2010)
Juan Adame-Orozco (Defendant), who had been a lawful permanent resident in the United States, was deported after he was convicted of numerous crimes including selling cocaine. He argued that his guilty plea to the cocaine charges was invalid because, among other reasons, his lawyer had rendered constitutionally ineffective assistance by failing to advise him of the immigration consequences of his guilty plea. Later, after Adame-Orozco was discovered again living in Kansas post-deportation, he was convicted of attempted illegal reentry into the U.S. following deportation, in violation of 8 U.S.C. § 1326.
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