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VOL. 123 | NO. 42 | Friday, February 29, 2008

State Senate Votes to Make Fake IDs Used by Illegal Immigrants a Crime

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NASHVILLE (AP) - The state Senate has voted unanimously make it a crime for illegal immigrants to use falsified federal identification to gain employment.

Without debate, the Senate unanimously passed the bill and another that would make it a misdemeanor for anyone who manufactures the falsified documents.

The companion bills have yet to be heard in the House Judiciary Committee.

Read SB3488 and SB3600 on the General Assembly's Web site at http://www.legislature.state.tn.us

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