Third Circuit - Sentencing Procedure

United States v. Jabateh, 974 F.3d 281 (3d Cir. 2020). A 26-level upward departure in an immigration fraud case was not plain error. The defendant, a rebel commander during the Liberian civil war, repeatedly lied to immigration officials, concealing his crimes and portraying himself as a persecuted victim, and his ruse succeeded for almost twenty years.

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