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A Dominican national illegally residing in the United States using false identities was sentenced today in federal court in Boston for passport fraud.

Alejandro Valera, 40, a Dominican national formerly residing in Mattapan, was sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge F. Dennis Saylor IV to nine months in prison. Valera will be subject to deportation upon completion of his sentence. In August 2018, Valera pleaded guilty to knowingly making false statements in applying for a U.S. Passport.

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