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December 31, 2015 12:21 PM

Colombian immigrant accused of posing as Puerto Rican to obtain license

Authorities say a Colombian immigrant obtained a Florida driver’s license and tried to get a U.S. passport by claiming to be an American citizen born in Puerto Rico

This is only the latest in a lengthy series of cases involving the use of false Puerto Rican birth certificates by undocumented immigrants in South Florida

More than a dozen cases have popped up in Miami federal court over the past year

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