Skip to comments.Court to decide if illegal immigrants' use of Social Security numbers is ID theft
Posted on 10/20/2008 12:15:43 PM PDT by engrpat
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This question needs a court to decide?? Scary stuff.
I thought this was Scrappleface at first.
How bout we start executing illegal immigrants? Ya think that would stop the problem?
What else would it be?
That social security number of mine is what the government recognizes me as. To them I am xxx.xx.xxxx. How could using that number not be stealing my identity?
I am quickly losing confidence in our justice system. This matter should be cut and dried, settled nearly a hundred years ago, or when the SS numbers first started being issued.
Chaos is what this is, pure and simple.
Ignorance isn’t a viable excuse when actual citizens break the law, so it shouldn’t be an excuse that an invader can use either.
This seems to be an analogue to this:
If agents found that an illegal who was caught in a sweep had murdered someone, they couldn’t try him on murder in addition to the immigration issue?
Why should the Court need to take this case? Of course other crimes can be tried. Americans are tried for other side issues all the time.
Doesn't this seem like a "no-brainer" to the rest of y'all?
I guess if you are an American citizen, it is ID theft. But if you are an illegal alien, no problem. What’s so hard about this decision? The illegals like to claim they have rights in this country yet they squeal like pigs when the law is applied to them equally.
Duh, will they also decide whether or not liquid water is wet?
No doubt the ruling will be 5-4 for or against, depending on whether Anthony Kennedy is having a bad hair day.
Ok. An American citizen can get someones SS number and commit fraud in that persons name, and they are almost certain to spend some time in a Federal Pen. But the SC has to determine if an illegal allien’s theft meets the same standard? The Founding Fathers are probably rolling in their grave for the one millionth time with our studpity.
How is it not? What else would it be?
Perhaps he was getting tired of going by Julie Sinclair and didn't realize what he was doing was illegal. /s
To be devil’s advocate...what if I just made up a SS number and put it on an application?? How can I be charged with ID theft without someone proving that I new the person that the number actually belonged if I made it up in my head? Under that scenario, if I filled in some web form and used a fake email address and it turned out to be a real address of someone else, I would be a criminal??? Not quite.
“Defense lawyers have argued that their clients should not be charged with stealing someone elses identity because the immigrants only were seeking documentation that would allow them to work. They didnt know if the numbers were fictitious or belonged to someone else, their lawyers say.”
Okay, charge them with falsifying official documents, a felony.
Lawyers have done more to harm this country than illegals, liberals, the Japanese and german Military, and the British army combined.
S-o-o-o-o-o.........you thought you heard it all WRT illegals.........
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