California voters could decide in 2020 whether to remove mandatory punishment for falsifying U.S. citizenship records

Monday, July 3, 2017

“Today, if an underage college student uses a fake ID to purchase a six-pack of beer, he or she can be charged with a misdemeanor,”  Bocanegra said in a statement. “However, if an immigrant is caught using that same fake ID, he or she is automatically charged with a felony and is subject to five years in prison."