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mfcorey1

(10,994 posts)
Sat Sep 14, 2019, 05:25 PM Sep 2019

Disgusting! Georgia driver's license investigation puts a life on hold

Kenneth Caban Gonzalez wanted a driver’s license when he walked into a Georgia Department of Driver Services office two years ago. Instead, he got a warrant for his arrest and a trip to the Liberty County jail.

The department was cracking down on fake Puerto Rican birth certificates, and it believed Caban Gonzalez – who had recently arrived from the island – had submitted bogus identification with his application.

But agency records obtained by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution raise doubts about DDS’ handling of Caban Gonzalez’s case. They also raise broader questions about whether the agency, in its zeal to crack down on immigration fraud, has needlessly burdened other Puerto Ricans — who are U.S. citizens — by confiscating their identification.

The initial justification for Caban Gonzalez’s arrest quickly proved faulty, records show. And federal officials later confirmed his documents were valid.But DDS investigators didn’t drop the charges until long after it was clear their case was flawed. And the agency still hasn’t issued him a driver’s license.

https://www.ajc.com/news/state--regional-govt--politics/georgia-driver-license-investigation-puts-life-hold/VPtQp0cdcRmWZKMYi4oDdP/

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Disgusting! Georgia driver's license investigation puts a life on hold (Original Post) mfcorey1 Sep 2019 OP
K&R for visibility. nt tblue37 Sep 2019 #1
knr struggle4progress Sep 2019 #2
Damn, this is terrifying PatSeg Sep 2019 #3
Are we a police state yet? Ferrets are Cool Sep 2019 #4
it's a play out of Hitlers playbook for the Jews.... throwthe_shoe Sep 2019 #5

PatSeg

(46,235 posts)
3. Damn, this is terrifying
Sat Sep 14, 2019, 07:25 PM
Sep 2019

For every story like this that we hear about, how many others are out there?

 

throwthe_shoe

(26 posts)
5. it's a play out of Hitlers playbook for the Jews....
Sat Sep 14, 2019, 08:02 PM
Sep 2019

a people he can push and blame and then he gets the others (trump base) to let him do what he wants. Hitler was after wealth and power.... sound familiar?... he will ... like Hitler, becoming after the rest of us if we don't show our strength in numbers and fight back... and don't think that elections will do what we need.. we already have seen the repubs cheat at that.

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