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United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit.

UNITED STATES of America, Plaintiff-Appellee, v. Raymundo PALERMO-HERNANDEZ, aka Adan Baez-Cruz, Defendant-Appellant.

Nos. 20-10035, 20-10036

Decided: January 27, 2021

Before: McKEOWN, CALLAHAN, and BRESS, Circuit Judges. David Patrick Savel, Assistant U.S. Attorney, USTU- Office of the US Attorney, Tucson, AZ, for Plaintiff-Appellee Randolfo V. Lopez, Attorney, Randolfo V. Lopez, P.C., Tucson, AZ, for Defendant-Appellant


In these consolidated appeals, Raymundo Palermo-Hernandez appeals from the 41-month sentence imposed for reentry of a removed alien, in violation of 8 U.S.C. § 1326, and the 21-month sentence imposed upon revocation of supervised release. We have jurisdiction under 28 U.S.C. § 1291, and we affirm.

Palermo-Hernandez contends that the district court procedurally erred by failing to consider his arguments and the 18 U.S.C. § 3553(a) sentencing factors, and by failing to explain adequately the sentence. We review for plain error, see United States v. Valencia-Barragan, 608 F.3d 1103, 1108 (9th Cir. 2010), and conclude that there is none. The record reflects that the district court considered Palermo-Hernandez's arguments for a shorter and fully concurrent sentence, considered the relevant § 3553(a) sentencing factors, and adequately explained its determination that the aggregate, partially consecutive sentence was warranted. See United States v. Carty, 520 F.3d 984, 992 (9th Cir. 2008) (en banc); see also United States v. Perez-Perez, 512 F.3d 514, 516 (9th Cir. 2008) (a sentencing judge need not expressly address every sentencing argument).

Palermo-Hernandez next contends that the revocation sentence is substantively unreasonable because it does not run fully concurrent to the sentence for his new criminal conviction. The aggregate sentence is substantively reasonable in light of the 18 U.S.C. § 3583(e) factors and the totality of the circumstances, including, as the district court noted, Palermo-Hernandez's significant immigration and criminal history. See United States v. Gall, 552 U.S. 38, 51, 128 S.Ct. 586, 169 L.Ed.2d 445 (2007); see also U.S.S.G. § 7B1.3(f).


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