Plea Withdrawal.


Byline: Derek Hawkins

7th Circuit Court of Appeals

Case Name: United States of America v. Sergio Marguerito Zacahua

Case No.: 16-4046

Officials: EASTERBROOK, HAMILTON, and ST. EVE, Circuit Judges.

Focus: Plea Withdrawal

Defendant-Appellant Sergio Zacahua requests that we vacate his guilty plea because the district court failed to inform him of the potential immigration consequences of his plea, as Federal Rule of Criminal Procedure 11(b)(1)(O) requires. The government concedes, and we agree, that the district court failed to give Zacahua this admonishment. But because Zacahua does not demonstrate a reasonable probability that, had the district court provided this warning, he would not have pleaded...

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