Man tries to bribe immigration officer with thousands of dollars to deport wife
Antonio Oswaldo Burgos offered an immigration officer different sums on three occasions, local media reported, citing the indictment.
He offered $3,000 in May, the same amount on June 5, and increased the offer to $4,000 the next day, according to KATU News.
Burgos’ wife, an El Salvador national, met him several years ago and the couple married in 2015. He’s a legal US citizen.
On Friday, Burgos pleaded not guilty to the three incidents of bribery when he appeared in federal court. He was released pending another trial that is set to start on August 28.
The man has been slammed on social media for his actions following a new spike in the US immigration debate after public outcry over Donald Trump’s zero-tolerance policy.
Do us all a favor and deport his ass.Thanks, Majority of Portland.— Dr. Diploma (@MattyMaxin) June 30, 2018
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