No. 00-20953 Summary Calendar.

265 F.3d 310 (2001)

UNITED STATES of America, Plaintiff-Appellee, v. Teofilo Santos RIVERA, Defendant-Appellant.

United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit.

September 7, 2001.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Timothy G. Hammer, Asst. U.S. Atty., Victoria, TX, James Lee Turner, Asst. U.S. Atty., Houston, TX, for Plaintiff-Appellee.

Roland E. Dahlin, II, Fed. Pub. Def., Marjorie A. Meyers and H. Michael Sokolow, Asst. Fed. Pub. Defenders, Houston, TX, for Defendant-Appellant.

Before JOLLY, BENAVIDES and STEWART, Circuit Judges:


Teofilo Santos Rivera appeals his sentence following a guilty plea to illegal entry after deportation pursuant to 8 U.S.C. § 1326(b)(2).

We review the district court's application of the Sentencing Guidelines de novo and its factual findings for clear error. See United States v. Stevenson, 126 F.3d 662, 664 (5th Cir.1997).

Rivera first contends...

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