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UNITED STATES v. MATIAS PENA (2018)

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United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit.

UNITED STATES of America, Plaintiff−Appellee, v. Federico MATIAS-PENA, Defendant−Appellant.

No. 17-11475

Decided: August 24, 2018

Before HIGGINBOTHAM, SMITH, and HAYNES, Circuit Judges. James Wesley Hendrix, Assistant U.S. Attorney, U.S. Attorney's Office, Northern District of Texas, Dallas, TX, for Plaintiff-Appellee Federico Matias-Pena, Pro Se

The Federal Public Defender appointed to represent Federico Matias-Pena has moved for leave to withdraw and has filed a brief in accordance with Anders v. California, 386 U.S. 738, 87 S.Ct. 1396, 18 L.Ed.2d 493 (1967), and United States v. Flores, 632 F.3d 229 (5th Cir. 2011). Matias-Pena has not filed a response. We have reviewed counsel's brief and the relevant portions of the record. We concur with counsel's assessment that the appeal presents no nonfrivolous issue for appellate review.

The motion for leave to withdraw is GRANTED, counsel is excused from further responsibilities herein, and the appeal is DISMISSED. See 5th Cir. R. 42.2.

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PER CURIAM: * FN*. Pursuant to 5th Cir. R. 47.5, the court has determined that this opinion should not be published and is not precedent except under the limited circumstances set forth in 5th Cir. R. 47.5.4.

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