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The Daily Signal: States Can Prosecute Illegal Aliens For Identity Theft, Supreme Court Rules

By Jason Hopkins

The Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday that state governments can prosecute illegal aliens of identity theft, including aliens who use false Social Security numbers to unlawfully gain employment.


In a tight 5-4 decision, a majority of justices on the nation’s highest court ruled that there is nothing in federal immigration law that forbids state prosecutors from going after undocumented aliens who used false or stolen identification.

Read the full story at The Daily Signal.


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