Passport Fraud: Forge Up To Three Before It’s A Crime – Someone Willfully Put It In The New Immigration Bill – Who?

Current law stipulates that a forged passport is a federal crime. My passport has a few stamps on it, and I’m always a little uneasy when I walk up to the booth and the eyes on the face on the other side are peering deep into mine. Once I forgot to take my sunglasses off, and the rebuff was cold. Senator John McCain (R-AZ) was asked how many times a passport can be forged under the Senate’s newly approved immigration law without the forger being charged with a crime. He didn’t know. The answer is three times – 3 forgeries for illegals before there are consequences…and McCain, a member of the Gang of Eight who wrote the bill was clueless, as was Senator Marco Rubio.  Don’t you want to know who added that provision, was there discussion about it, who was in on the discussion, what was the discussion? I do.  Others in the “Gang,” Jeff Flake (R-AZ), Lindsey Graham (R-SC), Chuck Schumer (D-AZ), Richard Durbin (D-ILL), Robert Menendez (D-NJ), Michael Bennet (D-CO).

 

On Capitol Hill on Wednesday [July 17, 2013], CNSNews.com asked McCain, “Senator McCain, can I ask you a question about the Senate immigration bill? Under the bill, how many passports can someone forge before it becomes a crime?”

McCain said,  “You’re going to have to ask our folks that, I don’t think that we stand for any forgeries.”

CNSNews.com followed-up, “Can you tell me why that would be part of the bill in the first place?”

McCain answered, “ I cannot tell you that it is part of the bill.”

[Page 777] As the legislation states, “any person who, during any period of 3 years or less, knowingly – (1) and without lawful authority produces, issues, or transfers 3 or more passports; (2) forges, counterfeits, alters, or falsely makes 3 or more passports; (3) secures, possesses, uses, receives, buys, sells, or distributes 3 or more passports, knowing the passports to be forged, counterfeited, altered, falsely made, stolen, procured by fraud, or produced or issued without lawful authority; or (4) completes, mails, prepares, presents, signs, or submits 3 or more applications for a United States passport, knowing the applications to contain any materially false statement or representation, shall be fined under this title, imprisoned not more than 20  years, or both.” Source CNS News

It’s hard…you know, it’s just hard to write these bills.

When the question was put to Rubio two days later, he said forgery is a federal crime, so CNS had to school him:

However, Section 3707 of the immigration bill (S. 744)  is titled, “Reform of Passport, Visa and Immigration Fraud Offenses.” It makes no mention of any “waivers,” but it does specifically amend Section 1541 of Title 18 of the U.S. Code, which currently requires criminal penalties for issuing “any” unauthorized passports. As amended by S. 744–the Senate immigration bill Rubio co-sponsored–a person would not be dealt criminal penalties until they forged “3 or more passports.” Source: CNS News

This obviously allows an illegal with a forged passport two more tries if caught – no deportation, no consequences, and we know from past history, after three crimes, there’s likely no deportation – no consequences.

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  • And that’s three tries after they’re caught! What ever happened to liberals’ penchant for zero tolerance? In the age of Islamic terrorism, one forged passport is one too many!

    • proof, I don’t know how we can survive this Congress. I’m waiting for someone besides Gohmert and Sessions to start talking about this.

  • Perhaps this is a way to give them extra chances to get it right, or, in other words, get away with it?

    • Matt, besides what we’ve known for some time now, this is open treason, endangering our country, breaking the law in plain sight. So exasperating!

  • Nobody (as usual) knows what is in these bloated laws that are patched together by all kinds of people (lots of staffers in there). This should be front page news. It’s outrageous.

    • norma, I think both Rubio and McCain were lying. Something this big could not get into this bill without them knowing. It absolutely should be front page news, but will not be. Maybe I’ll tweet Sheryl Attkisson and she if she will talk about it.

  • Justsomebody

    Honestly, Grahamnesty, McLame and the white Hispanic kid Noobio all knew, it’s the immigration version of don’t ask, don’t tell…..

    • Justsomebody, I believe you are spot-on. No way they could not know about this. No way!

  • It gives new meaning to “gang” of eight.

    • Bunkerville, these are the “All-American” gangsters (gangstas) – we pay them to terrorism us, hold them up in the eyes of the world. It is heartbreaking.

  • I can expect that there will be another 9/11 or worse. And yes we can get a lot worse. This is a recipe to help every terrorist in the world gain entry into the US.

    • I classify some of these illegals as terrorists. They blow up our economy without a bomb.

  • Arlie

    It makes you wonder how many fraud passports Obama has. Everything is about him all the time.

    • Arlie – exactly. It makes sense that he has at least two, one of which has to be fradulent unless he legally made some names changes, which we would probably know about. Oh but wait, his records are sealed…for some reason, so I guess we are supposed to now.

  • montanaconserv

    Amazing! They haven’t even read the bill… idiots! Thanks for posting this.. I haven’t seen this anywhere else….

    • montanaconserv, I think they had to know. Someone made this happen and I don’t know if a staffer could get by with that or not…but with the section reading “Reform of Passport, Visa and Immigration Fraud Offenses.” I don’t think they could have missed it – although it was on page 777!

  • Lest anyone forget, early in the 2008 campaign there was a manufactured uproar about someone having looked at Obama’s passport records. This is only significant if someone has something to hide, say one’s nationality perhaps. As of today we still have never seen Obama’s passport records.

    One other tidbit, the odious John Brennan, now head of CIA was in charge of the passport office at that time.

    Let’s see who could possibly benefit, from allowing passport fraud if the immigration bill were to pass with this in it? Mr. Obama possibly? Just saying… Here’s an oldie but a goodie related to the Obama passport record uproar.

    http://tinyurl.com/k86jw3o

    • sandstone “Let’s see who could possibly benefit, from allowing passport fraud if the immigration bill were to pass with this in it?”

      Last night we had a huge “wind event.” I was up very late and our area had a lot of damage…but when I finally made it to bed, the same thought occurred to me. OMgosh, if it passes, he is home free – at least in the mind of the Justice Department.

      I do remember his passport file was breached, although it should be open to the public, as are ours.

      The stories of Brennan converting to Islam is also a factor. Don’t know if it’s true but it came from an agent who worked with him in Saudi Arabia. He didn’t use a Bible to swear-in.

  • A recent story on why the Obama passport records were really opened states the real point of the breaches wasn’t to see what the records contained, but to SANITIZE them by removing info that would prove Obama was ineligible for POTUS.

    http://www.wnd.com/2013/01/did-cia-pick-sanitize-obamas-passport-records/

    • sandstone, Thanks for this link.

      • Not to blow your mind, but this is even more important as it relates to Brennan and the Benghazi cover-up. Seems there’s a connection between him and the Benghazi video that was blamed on the 9/11 attacks.

        I’ve heard the investigator who has researched this topic talk about Brennan and a CIA contractor in Virginia (Stanley Inc.) whose digital fingerprints, as it were, are on the the infamous cover story video. The video and 9/11 attack were part of a false flag operation of BHO’s CIA and the State Dept that blew up in their faces.

        This investigator is showing a time-line of events leading from the passport breaches to the video. He says, “One thing that appears to exist, if my investigative findings are correct, is that some of the same individuals (my insertion, John Brennan) and entities that were directly and indirectly involved in the passport office break-in, including government and defense contractors, appear to have a role in the video controversy.”

        Links here: http://www.homelandsecurityus.com/archives/6860

        and here: http://freedomoutpost.com/2013/07/the-truth-behind-barack-obamas-benghazi-body-of-lies/

        • sandstone, I’m reading. Thanks much.

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