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Lawmaker pleads guilty to marriage fraud
Ny Post ^ | 6/28/14 | By Rich Calder and Carl Campanile

Posted on 06/28/2014 2:57:42 AM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda

Lawmaker pleads guilty to marriage fraud

By Rich Calder and Carl Campanile

A Washington Heights assemblywoman was forced to resign Friday as she pleaded guilty in Manhattan federal court to a sham marriage that paved the way for her to become a US citizen — and the first Dominican woman elected to a legislative office in New York. Her head hanging in shame, Gabriela Rosa, 47, elected in 2012, admitted to filing bogus documents with the federal government in which she lied about her first marriage to obtain citizenship. Rosa paid $8,000 to a US citizen to engage in the fraudulent nuptials while she maintained a romantic relationship with another man. She is currently married to Victor Estrella and has a 14-year-old son. Rosa admitted to committing the fraud between 1996 and December 2005, when she became a US citizen. “I married the person, and it was not a real marriage,” she told Judge Denise Cote.

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KEYWORDS: illegals
I like that title "Lawmaker". Please, lawmaker my a--, she's an ILLEGAL. More fun and games from the liberal cesspool that is New York city, and of course they don't deport her.
1 posted on 06/28/2014 2:57:42 AM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

What’s so wrong about a “sham marriage” in Washington Heights? People there likely do that all the time. What’s wrong with the American people not being “open-minded” on this when they are on everything else?


2 posted on 06/28/2014 2:59:38 AM PDT by Theodore R. (Liberals keep winning; so the American people must now be all-liberal all the time.)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

We have the same sham “citizen” in the White Hut, so what’s the big deal?


3 posted on 06/28/2014 5:32:26 AM PDT by SgtHooper (This is not my tag!)
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