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United States v. McClure-Potts

College-age Ukrainian exchange student overstays his visa, enrolls as freshman at Harrisburg, Penn. high school. He keeps up the charade into senior year, earning academic honors and praise from the mayor. He also dates a girl seven years his junior. He’s caught, incarcerated, deported. Third Circuit: There’s no reason to reduce five-month sentence for American woman who “adopted” him, reaping inappropriate Social Security payout, tax benefits. (Click here for some longform journalism.)


Tags: 2018, Deportation, Sentencing, Third Circuit

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