Former Assembly Member Gabriela Rosa Faces Sentencing, Seeks Probation with Support of Electeds | Gotham Gazette


Yesterday, Gotham Gazette reported on the various sentencing memoranda and support letters filed in the federal case against disgraced ex-assemblywoman Gabriela Rosa (a Dominican immigrant).

According to the Gotham Gazette report:

U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara’ssentencing memorandum, however, blasts Rosa’s letter and recommends that Cote sentence Rosa within the guidelines.

A "decade-long scheme to obtain immigration benefits to which she was not entitled are not the acts of a ‘naïve’ person – they are the acts of someone who is calculating and willing to break the rules to advance her own interests," the memorandum reads.

Rosa "shows disrespect to those who pursue [the American] dream through lawful means," the memorandum continues. "Her decision to seek elective office for which she only qualified as a result of criminal conduct…represents an act of hubris warranting sanction."

http://www.gothamgazette.com/index.php/government/5364-former-assembly-member-gabriela-rosa-faces-sentencing-seeks-probation-with-support-of-electeds

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A former state legislator turned NY Post editorial board member, thought-leader, public affairs consultant and commentator, columnist and blogger. Michael has appeared on Al Jazeera America Tonight, NY1/Inside City Hall, FoxNews.com LIVE, YNN/Capital Tonight, The Brian Lehrer Show, The Fred Dicker Show, The Capitol Press Room, and The Daily Show. His op-eds have appeared in the NY Post, City and State, The Legislative Gazette, Bronx Times, The Troy Record, Buffalo News, and the Rochester Democrat and Chronicle. To schedule speaking engagements, email MBenjamin9@optimum.net.
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