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United States Court of Appeals, Fifth CircuitMay 2, 2007
225 Fed. Appx. 323 (5th Cir. 2007)

No. 06-51592 Conference Calendar.

May 2, 2007.

Joseph H. Gay, Jr., Assistant U.S. Attorney, U.S. Attorney's Office Western District of Texas, San Antonio, TX, for Plaintiff-Appellee.

Jeronimo Gutierrez-Corral, Federal Public Defender's Office Western District of Texas, San Antonio, TX, pro se.

Appeal from the United States District Court for the Western District of Texas, USDC No. 3.-06-CR-1207-ALL.

Before HIGGINBOTHAM, WIENER, and PRADO, Circuit Judges.

Appealing the Judgment in a Criminal Case, Gustavo Nevarez-Corral raises arguments that are foreclosed by Almendarez-Torres v. United States, 523 U.S. 224, 235, 118 S.Ct. 1219, 140 L.Ed.2d 350 (1998), which held that 8 U.S.C. § 1326(b)(2) is a penalty provision and not a separate criminal offense. The Government's motion for summary affirmance is GRANTED, and the judgment of the district court is AFFIRMED.