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Wrist-slap sentence for Mexican national who voted for ten years using a fake birth certificate

Published by: American Thinker

By:  Thomas Lifson

A Mexican national who bought a fake birth certificate for $50,000 and has been voting in American elections for a decade has been sentenced to time served – just over one year in the county jail.  Tom Kacich of the News-Gazette in Champaign-Urbana, Illinois reports:

A Mexican national who pleaded guilty last year to federal charges of voting illegally in U.S. elections and making a false statement in an application for a U.S. passport was sentenced Friday to time served, meaning that he could be released from custody any day.

But his attorneys, Tony and Evan Bruno, said it’s unclear what will happen to 34-year-old Miguel Valencia-Sandoval, since he faces deportation back to Mexico by the federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency.

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