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Senate immigration bill: Forging 2 passports no crime

Posted By -NO AUTHOR- On 07/18/2013 @ 11:52 pm In Politics,U.S. | No Comments

(CNS News) Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt) admitted Wednesday that under the Senate immigration bill, forging up to two passports is not a crime, adding that the bill leaves the decision whether to charge someone with passport fraud up to the discretion of prosecutors.

On Capitol Hill on Wednesday, CNSNews.com asked Leahy, “One of the provisions has to do with passports, that’s an important component. Do you know how many passports someone is able to forge before it’s a crime?”

Leahy said, “Well, it depends upon which interpretation is being used. You could have one form which is two, but then there are other criminal conduct that would be involved with that.”


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