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Defendant safe from deportation with new plea

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WENATCHEE — A Mexican immigrant who overturned a previous guilty plea that could have cost him his visa pleaded guilty Monday to a far lesser charge that should let him remain in the United States. Flavio Ramirez Cruz, 29, entered a plea to misdemeanor disorderly conduct in Chelan County Superior Court, two years after an ill-advised guilty plea to fourth-degree assault in the same case. He was later able to show that his attorney did not provide proper advice on how his plea would affect his immigration status, and that earlier plea was invalidated last November.

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